Writing Seasoned Romance

By Shannyn Schroeder Just a few years ago, I don’t think the term “seasoned romance” existed. New adult was a new category that focused on young people in their early twenties, in college or just starting their careers, with the focus being on figuring out how to be an adult. While the concept resonated with… Read More

Once Upon a Sports Romance

When I decide to write something that I’m unfamiliar with, would do poorly at, or don’t completely understand, I always feel a little…wary. This is definitely the case when I write anything about sports. Taking on a whole book that has a sport as a central topic, theme, or occupation is daunting when you’ve never… Read More

INTERVIEW with JoAnn Sky, NO HEARTBREAKER REQUIRED

Please tell us a bit about your new release. NO HEARTBREAKER REQUIRED is the second of three books in the Biggest Little Love Story series and takes place in Reno, which is known as the “Biggest Little City in the World”.  NO HEARTBREAKER REQUIRED is a sweet, contemporary romance with a bit of western flair…. Read More

Accuracy – the Author’s Responsibility

By C. M. Wendelboe Have you ever watched an old western movie, intent on finding out if the characters will make it out alive, really getting into the meat of the story when . . . there’s a jet contrail in the sky in the distance? Or there’s a truck tire mark plain in the… Read More

I Write Where You Vacation

Everyone, at some point, comes to Florida. Or they want to. It’s easy to see why: there are magical theme parks in Orlando, luxury hotels in Miami, cruise ships in Fort Lauderdale. And the beaches… everyone wants to vacation on a Florida beach, am I right? Maybe you have already been here, or are planning… Read More

6 CARDS UP

Hi, everyone! I’m Heather McCollum, author of happily-ever-afters featuring brawny Highlanders and feisty heroines. I’m thrilled to be here today on Writerspace to celebrate my newest Scottish historical romance, THE WICKED VISCOUNT! This story takes place in the 17th century, during a time of great political, religious, and social upheaval in Scotland and England. Cat… Read More

Southern Sweets

Strawberry picking is a favorite mid Spring pastime here in the South. As soon as those little bitty seeds go in the ground it’s an anxious countdown till that day in May when you can head to your local U-pick farm and fill your baskets with fresh strawberries. It’s so fun being out in those… Read More

Clash of Culture

I’m excited to be here and talk about my new release Vow of Silence. One of the things that I love about this book, and what I think sets it apart from other romantic suspense is the location. I wanted to tell a story that took place in Lancaster County and involved the Amish community…. Read More

May Marches On

Happy May, everyone. I fairly much described where I was in my writing when I blogged at Writerspace last month. My fifth Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, For a Good Paws, is now available. It’s the last in the series, and my last book for its publisher, Midnight Ink, which is closing. I also talked about… Read More

Tips and tricks for the Stressed-out Author

Usually I am a slow writer, but circumstances forced me to write my new release, Heart’s Desire, at the fastest pace I’ve ever written. In order to finish on time, I had to push myself to my limit—and I’m sure many of you can relate. Anyone pursuing a career as an author knows for every… Read More