Why I Love Books with Smokin’ Hot Sex

on September 29, 2022

Look, I understand that on-page sex in a romance novel isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. And thankfully, there are a plethora of “closed door” romances and every heat-level in between to indulge everyone’s different idea of the perfect romance. But, to me, taking the sex out of a romance novel would be like taking half… Read More

Gina L.  Maxwell

Gina L. Maxwell

Gina L. Maxwell is a New York Times, USA Today, and #1 International bestselling author living in the upper Midwest, despite her scathing hatred of snow and cold weather. As a lifelong romance novel addict, she began writing as another way of enjoying the Happily Ever After stories she's always loved. Her debut novel in 2012, SEDUCING CINDERELLA, hit the bestseller lists within the first month of its release and continues to be a favorite with readers a full decade later. When she's not reading, writing, or spending way too much money on planners and office supplies, she enjoys hanging out with her son and daughter who've left the nest, snuggling with her fur babies, and dreaming of her someday-move to someplace tropical.

http://ginalmaxwell.com/

Writing a Fall-themed Romance

on August 25, 2022

by Jennifer Snow It’s no secret that I love my holiday romances, but my second favorite season in which to set my love stories is fall. As lovely as lazy hot summer days are, the fall of the year has always felt like a fresh start-the changing weather with the cooler days meaning a new… Read More

Jennifer Snow

Jennifer Snow

Jennifer Snow is a USA Today Bestselling Author writing contemporary romance fiction for Grand Central Publishing and Harlequin. Her stories range in heat level from sweet to sexy and are set everywhere from big cities to small towns. Her books are light and humorous, but also full of heart, featuring families and communities readers love to visit over and over again. Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, she now resides in Alberta with her husband and son and three mischievous cats. She is a member of The Writers Union of Canada and the Alberta Writers Guild. She currently publishes psychological thrillers under her pen name J.M. Winchester and writes screenplays and TV shows in her 'spare' time.

http://www.jennifersnowauthor.com

Why I Love the Enemies to Lovers Trope

on August 23, 2022

By Linda Hurtado Bond I have always loved sexual tension. The kind you get when you meet someone you’re physically attracted to, but either you can’t or don’t want to admit it. Maybe that person is attractive in that physical way that appeals to you, and then they go and say something that pisses you… Read More

Linda Bond

Linda Bond

Linda Bond is an award-winning journalist by day and author of romantic thrillers by night. She has won 13 Emmy awards, numerous Society of Professional Journalist and Associated Press awards, as well as a Florida Bar and an Edward R. Murrow award. A breast cancer survivor, she's also active in the Tampa community with The American Cancer Society, Hooked on Hope, and The Shoot for a Cure, raising money and awareness any chance she gets. She's the mother of five, four athletes and an adopted son from Cuba. She has passion for world travel, classic movies and solving a good mystery.

https://www.lindabond.com/

Opposites Attract

on July 26, 2022

The last few months in the McLean household has been nothing short of chaotic. I have found myself, in those moments when I just need to take a break, indulging in a new obsession – restocking and organizing videos on TikTok. I stumbled upon these magical little tidbits of cleanliness and ASMR perfection by chance… Read More

Michelle McLean

Michelle McLean

Michelle McLean is a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl who is addicted to chocolate and goldfish crackers and spent most of her formative years with her nose in a book. She has a B.S. in History, a M.A. in English, and loves her romance with a touch of suspenseful mystery. She resides in PA with her husband and two amazing children

https://michellemcleanbooks.com/

TOUGH JUSTICE

on March 30, 2022

The Genesis of a Spinoff Series – K-9 Special Ops By Tee O’Fallon My life has gone to the dogs. Literally! Not only do I live with two rowdy sheepdogs, but check out my writing stats… My last five published novels were K-9 stories. My next four books—including Tough Justice—will also be K-9 novels. Now,… Read More

Tee O

Tee O'Fallon

Tee O’Fallon is the author of the K-9 Special Ops, Federal K-9, and NYPD Blue & Gold Series. Tee spent twenty-three years as a federal agent conducting complex, long- and short-term criminal investigations, including undercover operations, across many agencies at the federal level, and multi-state investigations as a police investigator. It felt only natural to combine her hands-on experience in the field with her love of romantic suspense. Tee has lived in New York State most of her life with a five-year stop in Colorado. When not writing, she enjoys cooking, gardening, chocolate, lychee martinis, and all creatures canine.

https://teeofallon.com

Inside Jokes

on February 22, 2022

One of my favorite things in well-developed family and friend relationships (in real life and on the page) are the little inside jokes that break tension and strengthen bonds. In my family, we have three ongoing inside jokes: The Raisin Toast song, being “Stobarted,” and the perennial favorite, singing “Happy Holiday” at inappropriate moments. The… Read More

Marissa Clarke

Marissa Clarke

Marissa Clarke lives in Texas, where the everything is bigger, especially the mosquitoes. When not writing, she wrangles her rowdy pack of three teens, husband, and a Cairn Terrier named Annabel, who rules the house (and Marissa's heart) with an iron paw. She also writes young adult novels for Penguin USA as Mary Lindsey For sneak peeks at upcoming projects and chances to win prizes, join her Facebook street team group, Camp Clarke.

https://marissaclarke.com/

Writing Funny and Making It Work

on January 26, 2022

by Miranda Liasson Greetings, Writerspace Readers! If you knew me, you’d know I’m a pretty quiet person who happens to be married to an all-out extrovert. He’s rarely cranky while I need coffee before I can formulate more than a grunt. I am The-Sky-is-Falling and his usual response to my panic and worry is to… Read More

Miranda Liasson

Miranda Liasson

Miranda Liasson is a bestselling author whose heartwarming and humorous romances have won numerous accolades and have been praised by Entertainment Weekly for the way she "deals with so much of what makes life hard . . . without ever losing the warmth and heart that characterize her writing." She believes we can handle whatever life throws at us just a little bit better with a laugh. A proud native of Northeast Ohio, she and her husband live in a neighborhood of old homes that serve as inspiration for her books.

https://mirandaliasson.com/

DO THE THING – How Motivation Stops You in Your Tracks

on November 30, 2021

My writing journey was thirty-two years in the making. When I was eight years-old, I wrote my very first short story. It was about evil winged knights who plagued a kingdom. I don’t remember the details of the story itself, but I do remember it was the start of something that would last for the… Read More

Elle Cruz

Elle Cruz

Elle is a Filipino-American author who writes contemporary romance. She fell in love with romance at the tender age of twelve when she discovered Elizabeth Lowell, and there was no turning back. Elle is a nurse practitioner, wife of a sexy city official, and mother of two lovable goofballs. She lives in beautiful Southern California.

https://www.ellecruz.com/

Enemies to Lovers

on November 19, 2021

My husband and I took out an equity loan on our house. Boring? Maybe, but stay with me. While we waited for the bank official to arrive, I struck up a conversation with the closing attorney. She asked me what I did, and I told her about my current book, The Hookup Dilemma, which was… Read More

Constance Gillam

Constance Gillam

Constance (Connie) Gillam holds several degrees and has worked at every job known to man: phlebotomist, food service worker, underwriter, bank teller, but her one true love has been creating stories. Stories of adventure, excitement, love and always with a hunky guy and a take charge female.

https://www.constancegillam.com/

It all starts with a viral video…

on November 2, 2021

April May Fall is the love story of influencer April Davis and fixer Jack Gibson. April is a mommy influencer with the Calm Mom brand for all things serene and peaceful in motherhood. When a video of not-calm April goes viral for all the wrong reasons, her brand is in jeopardy. Enter Jack Gibson—the fixer… Read More

Christina Hovland

Christina Hovland

Christina Hovland lives her own version of a fairy tale—an artisan chocolatier by day and romance writer by night. Born in Colorado, Christina received a degree in journalism from Colorado State University. Before opening her chocolate company, Christina’s career spanned from the television newsroom to managing an award-winning public relations firm. She’s a recovering overachiever and perfectionist with a love of cupcakes and dinner she doesn’t have to cook herself. A 2017 Golden Heart® finalist, she lives in Colorado with her first-boyfriend-turned-husband, four children, and the sweetest dog around.

Research and Inspiration

on November 1, 2021

by Robin Bielman Hello Writerspace readers! Happy November! My newest release, The Wedding Crasher and the Cowboy, is a few days old and it seems like just yesterday that I was writing the book and doing research to bring my characters to life. Not all my books have required I become best friends with Google… Read More

Robin Bielman

Robin Bielman

Robin Bielman is the USA Today bestselling author of over fifteen novels. When not attached to her laptop, she loves to read, go to the beach, frequent coffee shops (and by frequent she means daily but she's trying to break the habit), and spend time with her high school sweetheart husband and two sons. Her fondness for swoon-worthy heroes who flirt and stumble upon the girl they can't live without jumpstarts most of her story ideas. She writes with a steady stream of caffeine nearby (see above) and the best dog on the planet, Harry, by her side. She also dreams of traveling to faraway places and loves to connect with readers. Keep in touch on social! xoxo

How the ‘Year of ‘No’ Transformed my Entire Career

on September 28, 2021

Starting a career as an author with that first finished manuscript is probably the most exciting and terrifying journey an aspiring writer can embark on. The uncertainty of finding an agent, finding the right publisher, finding reviewers and finding readers is daunting and can be slightly overwhelming. But after that first book does all those… Read More

Jennifer Snow

Jennifer Snow

Jennifer Snow is a USA Today Bestselling Author writing contemporary romance fiction for Grand Central Publishing and Harlequin. Her stories range in heat level from sweet to sexy and are set everywhere from big cities to small towns. Her books are light and humorous, but also full of heart, featuring families and communities readers love to visit over and over again. Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, she now resides in Alberta with her husband and son and three mischievous cats. She is a member of The Writers Union of Canada and the Alberta Writers Guild. She currently publishes psychological thrillers under her pen name J.M. Winchester and writes screenplays and TV shows in her 'spare' time.

http://www.jennifersnowauthor.com