How Hot Do You Like It?

I have been going through Madeline Hunter’s articles for USA Today since I really enjoy her take on the romance novel business. One that was recently published was on the sexual heat in romance stories. 3,086 more words

Historical Romance Novel

Little Lessons

Here’s a tip for all you aspiring writers:

Don’t try to write a love scene while you have a sinus headache. It’s a lot like sex when you have a cold; what is supposed to be a pulse raising, mind numbing enjoyment, is really just annoying and the sooner it’s over the better.


Hottest On Screen Kisses

Some of my favorite on screen kisses

 Noah and Allie’s kiss in the rain from, The Notebook

Hawkeye and Cora in Last of the Mohicans… 37 more words

Diversions From Writing

The Squelchy Bits

The scene: lunchtime in the foodhall at a busy suburban shopping centre just a few weeks before Christmas.

My partner in crime isn’t in the office, so I’ve taken the opportunity to grab a precious hour and knock out some writing over a plate of teriyaki chicken. 388 more words

Tracey Hamill


Sooo…The Fate of a Bullett (YES TWO T’s) is a ‘Light R’ rated story….With Love scenes…IT was and remains really difficult for me to write scenes depicting love-making in any detail but they are there in this book and apparently good… 123 more words


Public Declarations of Love: Fantasy Romance vs Romantic Comedy

So I just got back from Germany last week – a trip home that unfortunately involved about 22 hours in a plane. Most of those hours were spent in an awkward half-sleep fostering a sizeable collection of neck cramps. 906 more words