After releasing the third book in the Matchmaker Café series, Falling in Love with Emma, about a French baker who wonders if she will ever get out of the friend-zone with the man who owns a fish market, it seemed appropriate to write a food-themed blog that combines chocolate and the craft of writing. Chocolate because it’s mentioned in every book… Read More
Pam Binder is an award winning and New York Times Bestselling author. Publishers Weekly has said: “Binder gracefully weaves elements of humor, magic and romantic tensions into her novels.” Drawn to Celtic legends and anything Irish or Scottish, Pam blends historical events, characters and myths into everything she writes. Pam is also a conference speaker, an instructor in the University of Washington’s Popular Fiction extension program, president of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association and program director of their monthly meetings and summer conference.
You’ll notice my blog this month is a variation on a famous back-to-school essay theme. While I can’t personally recall ever being asked to pen a “What I did on my Summer Vacation” essay during my school career, I hear it’s a common academic request. And I would have loved this topic! No one enjoys… Read More
by Maria Geraci Whether you go the beach, the lake, the mountains, or just hang around the house, the long lazy days of summer are a perfect time to catch up on your reading. And there’s no better reading than a good juicy beach read. What makes a good summer read? Well, it depends on… Read More
by Caridad Pineiro First of all, thanks to my Writerspace friends for letting me visit today to chat about WHAT HAPPENS IN SUMMER (June 5, 2018), my new release in the At the Shore Contemporary Romance series! Writers are readers too and one of my favorite kinds of stories to read is a second chance… Read More
Can you believe it–I’m asking for help in choosing a cover model. At least nobody can say I’ve just spent the winter sitting by the fire sipping hot cocoa! Though I did do some of that. I already decided that my next book will be out in June and that it’s another “season” in my… Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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Rise of the Firestarter: What Makes a Hero?
The romance and superhero genres have one major element in common: they’re about hope. That means Alec Farley, the star of my first superhero romance, Rise of the Firestarter, had to be heroic as a romance hero and as a “super” hero. Since this is the first book in my Phoenix Institute series, Alec also… Read More