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Critique Partners

They say it takes a village to raise a child. I’m now in a position to say that this is true, especially when the child in question is a book and the village is a community of critique partners. 543 more words

Spotlight on Isla Grey and Asylum Harbor

Today on Monday Musings we turn the spotlight on author, Isla Grey, and her new release, Asylum Harbor.


Trouble is the last thing Devon Brown needs when she leaves the painful memories of her past behind and heads to Shell Island. 754 more words


Sequel Baiting


I like book series, much prefer the series that have a set length, and have no problem with future main characters turning up in earlier books (as long as you aren’t required to be up to date with past books in order to understand later books in the series). 344 more words


The Narrative Problem: Points of View

Most romances are written in third person. It’s not a requirement, mind you. There are first person romances, some of them classics (Jane Eyre… 601 more words

On Writing

Solution Saturday: I Smell a Love Triangle

Love triangles appear in stories so often it’s sometimes difficult to realize they’re coming before they settle comfortably into a plot. Even when you’re the one writing the story, sometimes characters have a way of subtly revealing their true feelings even if you didn’t plan it out that way. 425 more words

Meg Dowell

Could we stop putting this scene in every romance… Please? :)

This picture is totally irrelevant. I just thought it was sort of funny.

If you read a lot in any genre the similarities start popping up. 138 more words


No more of these...?

People who follow romance writers’ (rather than readers’) boards and blogs might have noticed at the moment there’s a message being put out there by publishers, for authors: 400 more words