by AJ Pine While it’s true that I want my readers to fall in love with my words, the characters I create, the worlds I build—I also hope we can connect on another level. A more personal level. A…pop culture level. Yes. I’m that author. The one who likes to sneak her favorite things into… Read More
AJ Pine writes stories to break readers' hearts, but don't worry---she'll mend them with a happily ever after. As an English teacher and a librarian, AJ has always surrounded herself with books. All her favorites have one big commonality---romance. Naturally, her books have the same. When she's not writing, she's of course reading. Then there's online shopping (everything from groceries to shoes) and a tiny bit of TV where she nourishes her undying love of vampires and superheroes. You'll also find her hanging with her family in the Chicago 'burbs'.
by A.J. Pine Two and a half years after my first book was published, I’m about to release book number eight, THREE SIMPLE WORDS (10-17-16). All of my books are my little special snowflakes, and sending them out into the world is, each time, bittersweet. Because once release day comes, the book is no longer… Read More
(On Writing NA When I’m Actually an A) by AJ Pine – We’ve all heard the sayings, “If I knew then what I know now…” or “Hindsight is 20/20…” or other variations of the idea that if we could just go back in time and have the wisdom of being a few years older, we… Read More
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Remember When Opium Was Legal?
by Bronwen Evans Okay, I’ll prefix that title by explaining that I write early 1800’s historical romance. Believe it or not, opium could be bought over the counter like a tonic until 1864, and was not restricted as a medicine until 1901. In the early 1800’s opium, available in many forms, became the recreation past… Read More