I love animals, especially dogs. I grew up with small dogs-poodles, Pomeranians, Yorkshire Terriers. We had a few cats too. But when I got older and moved out on my own I was amazed at how much I loved bigger breeds. My husband introduced me to Chocolate Labrador Retrievers, and we got our first lab…. Read More

Disasters and How To Use Them

by Linda O. Johnston I’m a writer.  Everything I see and do can provide an idea for something to write, or to include in a story that I’m already writing. And maybe that will be the case with all of the horrible disasters that have been occurring across the country recently. But I’m mostly so,… Read More

We Want No Stinkin’ War!

By Gina Danna The American Civil War – why would I write a story during this timeframe? All stories written about this time are all just Gone With The Wind in a different style…. The War Between the States – the ‘official’ name for the Civil War of 1861-1865 – is a fascinating and complex… Read More

Being Real in an Imaginary World

by Danica Winters Let’s get real. We are kindred spirits. Anyone who spends as much time as we do, well, we have to have a ton in common. We want men (on and off the pages of our books) who are just as imperfect as we are. We want heroes who make us think, and… Read More

New Release Deadly Secrets

by Margaret Daley My new release this month is DEADLY SECRETS, the 10th romantic suspense and last book in my Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations Series. I was excited about the premise of this story. I wanted to have a story about a past relationship that ended when the heroine left the hero at the altar…. Read More

My Favorite Fur-baby

by Michelle Major When my kids were very young, other moms used to tell me they dreaded their children coming home from play dates at my house because of the requests for a trip to the pet store. I’m a total sucker for animals and almost zero willpower when it comes to saying no to… Read More

Fasten Your Seatbelt. Get Ready for Suspense and Romance From 8 Authors!

By Margaret Daley Pre-Order Available: Targeted for Danger–$2.99 until September 10th when price goes up I’m part of a box set called Targeted for Danger that is now up for pre-order and will be release September 5th. There are eight authors in this set: Margaret Daley, Susan May Warren, Christy Barritt, Lynette Eason, Ginny Aiken,… Read More

The Secret to a Great Sex Scene

by Rebecca Brooks I. love. writing. about. sex. I sometimes hear authors say they find sex scenes awkward to write. I get it. It’s hard to know what to get the characters to do. It can feel silly. And what if people I KNOW are going to read this?!? (True story: my dad reads everything… Read More

4 Marriage Isn’t For Everyone—Or is it?

by Bronwen Evans It’s release day for A LOVE TO REMEMBER, book #7 in my Disgraced Lords series. I had the most fun writing this book, because both the hero and heroine had an aversion to marriage—each for good reason. But as in any good romance something had to change, and as usual it took… Read More