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Jilly: Keeping The Mystery Alive

Some books, like mysteries and police procedurals, are all about solving the puzzle. The reader expects to play detective, and it’s the author’s job to play fair and feed the reader enough information for them to work out the answer, though ideally not too soon. 544 more words

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My Mind's Eye

This week we are asked if we use ‘visuals’ when doing our writing. That is to say, do we seek out pictures that match our expectations of our characters and settings? 447 more words


The Scam Artist

So the romance world has another outrage to deal with, but this time it’s been perpetrated on us rather than by us. A writer named John Havel decided to “expose” Amazon’s bestseller list practices by plagiarizing a novel and then manipulating it onto the list. 531 more words

On Writing

4 Great Things About Being A Filipino Romance Author (Right Now)

by Mina V. Esguerra

When I started writing fiction, I had the impression it was going to be a hobby, something I would do when I had an extra few minutes a day, and maybe I’d finish writing one book and be done with the entire business of it. 540 more words


Congratulations Jeanne! Golden Heart Winner!

The Eight Ladies were thrilled to be in New York to witness our very own Jeanne Oates Estridge win the Golden Heart for her paranormal “Demons Don’t” on Saturday night! 102 more words

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WRITING is romancing with self… breaking the self-imposed exile.

Life is indeed very beautiful when we are in the state of romance, but that state changes with age and stage of our life. It’s the paradox of life. 1,025 more words


Real life... gross.

These past two weeks have been unending. Just a ton of stress.
Last week:
3 classes

3 papers

1 Praxis exam (PASSED!)

1 trip up North… 209 more words

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