And Now It’s A New Year

on January 18, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston Last month I blogged about the end of 2016, so it feels only natural to blog today about the beginning of 2017. If you read my blog last month you’ll know that I anticipate the publication of two new books, in different genres, this year: BAD TO THE BONE, the third… Read More

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, currently writes two mystery series for Midnight Ink involving dogs: the Barkery and Biscuits Mysteries where the protagonist, a veterinary technician, owns a barkery and a bakery, and the Superstition Mysteries, where her protagonist runs a pet boutique. Her second Superstition Mystery, KNOCK ON WOOD, will be an October release. She has also written the Pet Rescue Mystery Series, a spinoff from her Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime—also involving dogs. Linda additionally writes for Harlequin. Her August release is a Harlequin Romantic Suspense novel, COVERT ALLIANCE. She also writes the Alpha Force paranormal romance miniseries about shapeshifters—including canines—for Harlequin Nocturne.

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Five Fabulous Things About Writing a Cornish Fairy Tale

on September 21, 2016

by Deb Marlowe Halloween! When Ava Stone approached me about taking part in the Regency anthology series, The Haunting of Castle Keyvnor, I was thrilled!  I love Halloween!   I enjoy the decorations and dressing up and the fun.  I love holiday novellas too.  And though I do write paranormal in my Young Adult Series ,… Read More

New eBooks for a Romantic September

on September 6, 2016

Given that many of you have spent the last three months of lazy summer days devouring eBooks like a box of Godiva chocolates, it stands to reason it is high time to replenish your eBook stash. Welcome to September—complete with cooler temperatures and new eBooks and eNovellas galore. New York Times Bestselling Author Madeline Hunter… Read More

YES, YOU CAN LEARN SOMETHING FROM ROMANCE NOVELS

on June 1, 2016

(AND NOT JUST ABOUT SEX) by Sandra Hill Years ago, a wise editor told me that readers like to learn something from books.  And, no, she wasn’t talking about non-fiction books, or even novels with specific themes, like cancer, or divorce, or child abuse, or whatever.  She was referring to romance novels. In the context… Read More

Heroes With Long Hair–Or not?

on July 1, 2015

By Tricia Skinner Think of your favorite paranormal romance novel hero. He moves with the dangerous gait of a stalking panther. He gazes at you with eyes that promise deep and satisfying pleasure. Those full lips. That chiseled jaw line. And that long hair… Or does he have short hair? No hair? During the editing… Read More

Why End of Days?

on April 27, 2015

by A. S. Fenichel – Good question. Here’s the thing, I love mythology. I love the Greek and Roman myths about gods and mortals. I love the way many of those myths have given us words and phrases we still use today:  Achilles heel, Adonis, Caught between a rock and a hard place, The Midas… Read More

The Realities of Being a (Formerly) Cool Mom

on April 9, 2015

By Danica Winters – I have been busy typing away on book number five of the Nymph Series (to be released Fall 2015), and as I’ve been working on this book, it’s given me a lot of time to reflect on how I used to be cool and I thought I share my thoughts with… Read More

Writerspace Interview With Jo Davis/JD Tyler

on April 6, 2015

Thank you so much for having me here today at Writerspace! I’m looking forward to our visit! 1.  Question: What is the best part of being a writer?  What is the worst? The best and worst parts are the same—the isolation. I’m a loner by nature, so I can disappear into the world of a… Read More