What Makes the Perfect Romance Novel?

on November 13, 2013

I’ve seen this question asked and answered many times.  Some say there’s a formula.  Others say its emotion on the page.   A unique writing voice comes into play. The RITA contest rules say only:   The work contains a central love story, and the resolution of the romance must be emotionally satisfying and optimistic. If you… Read More

Eden Carson

Eden Carson

I am a native Californian currently living in San Diego with my wonderful husband and two kids. I’ve tried my hand at several careers over the years, including teaching English in Brazil and Eastern Europe, marketing in environmental engineering, and software development. I started writing romance several years ago and discovered my true passion! Nothing gives me more satisfaction that creating a world and fascinating people to live and love in it.

Eden Carson’s latest romance, Widow, Spy, & Lover, placed second in the Laurie Award contest sponsored by the Smoky Mountain Chapter of RWA. Eden Carson also won second place in the Silken Sands Readers’ Choice contest sponsored by the Gulf Coast Chapter of RWA and was a Quarterfinalist in the ABNA Romance Category for 2012 for her first novel, Untamed Journey.