Posts tagged with: contemporary romance

For Sale: One Untold Love Story

By On Apr 25 2013, 9:00 am

If we end up sitting next to each other at a restaurant, chances are I’m going to turn you into a dragon. Not *actually* a dragon, but in theory? You just got scaled, baby. See, I’m a dangerous combination of romance addict and romance author with a wild imagination. One of my favorite things is seeing people in love. It doesn’t matter if they’ve been together six months or sixty years. If what they’ve got is the real deal, I’m fascinated. I’ll even admit (a bit bashfully) that I stare. The emotion between them is like an elixir. I can’t help but wonder how they met, how they struggled and when they fell in love along the way. Their story begins to evolve in my mind. What if he was a warlock and she was dark fae? If he was British aristocracy and she was a storekeeper? If he was a cowboy and she was a CEO? I begin their story in my head and then this inevitably happens: Read more…

Terms of Endearment by Shelley Munro

By On Jan 28 2013, 5:34 pm

“Hello, darling.” “Stop right there, sweetheart.” “Lookin’ good, babe!” “Sugar-pie, honey bunch, you know that I love you.” “Aw, snookums.” Endearments and pet names have always been part of our vocabularies. They appear in movies, on television, we see them in books and magazines and hear them in our daily conversations. Some endearments are cute [...]

Conflicted by Conflict

By On Nov 29 2012, 3:04 pm

In fiction there are two types of conflict, external and internal. External conflict is the plot of the story, the mystery or problem the characters must solve by the end of the book. Internal conflict is a character’s inner struggle, his or her doubts and  challenges.  In a romance novel, there should be internal conflict, [...]

Don’t Forget Me

By On Nov 18 2012, 8:00 am

My goal with my Konigsburg, Texas, books has always been to create stories that fit together but that also stood alone. I wanted readers to be able to start anywhere in the series and still feel like they understood what was going on because I know how frustrating it can be to wander into a series [...]

To Try or Not To Try

By On Nov 8 2012, 4:32 pm

I had a new release this week. Malachi’s Word. It’s a male/male friends-to-lovers short story. I’m primarily a contemporary male/female author. But I love reading male/male. Same as I love reading historicals and one day, who knows… Some advised me to write male/male under a different name when I said I was going to try [...]

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