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Steal from the greats

So you’ve got the story arc for your novel perfectly plotted. You know every point in the story and how each strand of the plot will be woven together. 624 more words


What I expect from a romance novel---I expect everything!

Ah, the romance novel! The secret sin of so many women! You know who you are! You’ve had a hard day at the office, the car’s in the shop again, the mechanic treats you like a four year old and frankly you just can’t bring yourself to care if you’re getting enough calcium in your diet one more minute. 502 more words

Thoughts On Writing

All the bad girls love a pirate...


When it’s

No Tink…come on.

Yeah, do shut up. Firstly, after showing off this.

from the lovely Aquileana.   http://aquileana.wordpress.com/ a most amazing classical blogger,…

No. Actually, I haven’t forgotten. 1,333 more words


The Fault In Our Heroines

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a wonderful article on buzzfeed.com that discussed several points that always swarmed around in my head. What I loved about this article is that it conveys a serious problem in today’s literature, at least in my opinion. 242 more words

Yo ho. Yo ho. A pirate's wife for me.



Somehow I don’t think so. I think Tink’s gonna be as rare as blog readers after that last post. Come on dudes, get your heads out the sick bucket, you’d never do at sea. 1,031 more words


Book Review: How to be a Heroine - Samantha Ellis

I’m going to be completely honest and confess that I picked up How to be a Heroine based on the title (I am always looking to be the heroine of my own story, naturally) and the book cover, which as you can see, features the spines of some of my most beloved books. 507 more words


Chicken, Callalloo and Goat...a scene set for seduction


Okay…Pity poor Lady Fury. If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, she is never going to reach Captain Flint Blackmoore’s. Not on what she has in her larder……. 894 more words