Posts tagged with: paranormal
By Mary Hughes On Jun 1 2013, 9:00 am
This is where authors live.
Back when I was the Volvo Goddess (I ran an automotive marketing database and let me tell you, I could make that data sit up and beg) I found myself doing a strange thing every September.
I started dating my checks with the next year.
The problem is, car models jump the gun, year-wise. 2013’s cars were on sale in 2012 and 2014’s will be on sale soon. You can bet marketing firms are already gearing up ads for 2014’s shiny new models, and 2013 isn’t even half done.
I learned from that experience that if you work in next year long enough, you start believing it’s already here. Read more…
By Ursula.Bauer On Apr 25 2013, 9:01 am
As an author of paranormal romances, with a penchant for suspense and action, it’s no surprise that I’m always looking for a new mystery/thriller to feed the mind. BBC America has a fantastic line up of shows for the mystery and thriller fans, whether you’re looking at historical set police procedural like Copper or Ripper Street, detective [...]
By Denise Tompkins 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 [...]
By Shona Husk On Apr 13 2013, 8:00 am
When writing paranormal romance there is automatically an extra layer of conflict because of the otherness. Vampires come with blood issues. Shape-shifters have packs (or lack of in Brightwater Blood). Even a simple genie in a bottle story has problems when he has to go back in the bottle (Boyfriend in a Bottle). In Ruby’s [...]
By Russell R. James On Mar 15 2013, 9:00 am
Isolation is terrifying. In our interconnected society, we’ve become so dependent on others, being cut off from them is scary. The most punishing prison confinement? Solitary, of course. When isolation occurs in a novel, we can easily internalize the panic of the protagonist, alone against the forces of darkness. We understand the fear that comes [...]
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