April and Me

by Linda O. Johnston Busy month!  Next weekend I will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on both Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday, I’ll be volunteering in the afternoon at the Los Angeles Romance Authors booth, and on Sunday I’ll be signing at the Sisters in Crime booth, staffing the Mystery Writers… Read More

2 Rules–to follow them or not to? Hmmmmm.

Any author’s first book–even published years late–is the dearest to her heart and this is mine, La Belle Christiane. When I began writing my first manuscript, I literally ran after my two toddlers with a clipboard in my hand and wrote whenever they paused. 🙂 I wrote that story without knowing anything about the fiction… Read More

The Sister Least Likely

by Amanda Ashby When I first decided to write about three sisters who start up a vintage wedding planning business to save the family farm, I never planned to make one a baby book. And I certainly didn’t plan for that to happen to the youngest sister, Bec, who is only twenty-two and a free-spirited… Read More

1 BRINGING BACK FAMILIAR

by Carolyn Haines On a hot April day in Lower Alabama, I find myself drifting back in time to my beginning writing career. I’d been lucky enough to sell some books to Harlequin Intrigue, and my dream of being published in long form had been realized. But I also knew that I was just on… Read More

What’s a SEAL Brotherhood?

by Sharon Hamilton I follow a lot of blog posts by Special Forces guys and former SEALs who have a unique perspective on this. I have to warn any of you snowflakes out there. I’m not often politically correct. This will not be an exception. (OMG did I say that?) I have a further discussion… Read More

1 Ozzie! The Hero Everyone’s Been Waiting For…  

Hey, hey, hey!  Julie Ann Walker here, talking about my newest release in the bestselling Black Knights Inc. series, WILD RIDE, and why you will absolutely, positively fall in love with the hero.  Now I could wax poetic about Ethan “Ozzie” Sykes for hours upon hours – he’s just so yummy.  But as the internet… Read More

What’s the Deal With Montana?

by Jeannie Moon My newest title comes out on April 4th and once again I’m visiting the wonderful world of Marietta, Montana with my book, Daring the Pilot, which is part of Tule Publishing’s Men of Marietta series. The premise of this multi-author series, focuses around a boys and girls activity center that the town… Read More

Fun Facts About The Highland Duke

by Amy Jarecki How many of you read or have read historical romance? Before I became a writer, historical was always my fallback genre. Having a bad day? Read historical romance. Just broke up with my fiancé? Read historical romance. Taking a flight across the country? Read historical romance. Well, that’s how it rolled for… Read More

The (Not So) Glamorous Life of a Romance Writer

by Michelle Major When people learn I’m a writer, there are a variety of reactions. Mostly how cool it must be, how they’ve always wanted to write a book and my personal favorite about how they’d love to have all kinds of time to dream of stories. Well, me too, but that isn’t always how… Read More

1 SIGN OF THE TIMES

by Wendy Corsi Staub My new psychological suspense novel, BONE WHITE (HarperCollins) hits store shelves this week, and I’m hoping my Florida readers near The Villages will come see me at 7 p.m. tonight at Barnes and Noble on Lake Sumter Market Square, 1055 Old Camp Road. With every release, I tend to reflect over… Read More