on April 4, 2018

by Catherine Mann If you’ve frequented my Facebook page, you’ve undoubtedly seen many photos of cute dogs and puppies! I’ve volunteered in animal rescue for decades, and I weave dogs into my stories whenever possible. In my April Harlequin Desire, THE LOVE CHILD, the heroine has a service dog, a subject matter I wanted to… Read More

Catherine Mann

Catherine Mann

USA Today bestseller Catherine Mann writes contemporary romance for Berkley, Harlequin, Sourcebooks and Tule. With over seventy-five books released in more than twenty countries, she has won a RITA Award, the Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award, and the Bookseller’s Best Award. She’s also celebrated six RITA finals, an RT Reviewer’s Award finalist, three Maggie Award of Excellence finals and a Bookseller’s Best win. After years moving around the country bringing up four children, Catherine has settled in her home state of South Carolina. The nest didn’t stay empty long though as she is active in animal rescue. Catherine enjoys hearing from her readers and can be found online frequently on Facebook. She can also be reached via mail at: P.O. Box 291023, Columbia, SC 29229. (For a free bookmark, send a self addressed stamped envelope.)

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Dissecting family drama series romance

on April 3, 2018

I’ve long been drawn to the alchemy of family. It’s where the emotional action is in life, and in fiction. When writing a romance series, grounding the series in family drama provides a rich and dynamic cohesive element in which romance readers become deeply invested. They care greatly about what happens to the family over… Read More

The Everyday Heroes

on March 12, 2018

By Margaret Daley I’m starting a new series called Everyday Heroes. I finished a long series about Strong Women and had so much fun writing about women who went through difficult, extraordinary situations. I featured different professional women from a teacher to law enforcement officer to a woman running a rodeo company.      … Read More

Valentine’s Day -Thumbs Up or Down?

on February 14, 2018

Last Thursday I took part in a Valentine’s Day Party on Facebook. One of the authors asked the readers–How did you meet your husband or true love? It seemed an appropriate question for that event. Two readers, however, responded that they were single and were happy to be. And I thought-YES! I know that it’s… Read More

Almost Valentine’s Day

on February 2, 2018

Hi. My name is Leslie Hachtel and I write romance novels. Why? Well, I could come up with a lot of reasons, but the truth is…I love ‘love’ and a happy ending. There is nothing better in the universe. As simple as that. And, who doesn’t like a good love story? Okay, there are probably… Read More

Pour Me Another!

on January 26, 2018

By Jenna Sutton Although most writers love doing research, I’m not one of them. I always considered research a necessary evil to make sure my books were accurate and authentic. But the research I did for my new Trinity Distillery series was so much fun, it didn’t feel like research. It felt like a vacation!… Read More

Getting to Meet One of My Favorite Celebrities

on January 24, 2018

Have you ever hoped that you could meet your favorite celebrity? What would you say? How would you act? Questions like that helped inspire the idea for my just released novel, #Starstruck. I am a proud pop culture junkie. I make a daily stop at Eonline.com to see what’s happening in the entertainment world. I… Read More

Quick—What’s the Last Romantic Thing You Did?

on January 17, 2018

by Laura Marie Altom Stumped? Me, too! LOL! A friend of mine tackles the newsletter for a writers’ organization we belong to, and out of the blue she hit me up for an emergency article quote. “Quick!” she said, “tell me something you did that was romantic.” I was mortified that as a romance writer,… Read More

Me, too

on January 11, 2018

Women are speaking up in the #Me,Too movement like never before and the world is taking notice. At last, women’s stories are being listened to and taken seriously. This is truly an extraordinary time. So how does Romance become part of the #Me,Too movement? While some critics claim Romance novels reinforce negative stereotypes, I disagree…. Read More