Even after writing ten books, I still imagine that the process goes something like this: I sit down, words flow, and I write outrageous quantities of perfectly clean prose in the minimal amount of time. Ha. Ha. Ha. I actually happened to document a lot of the process of creating Prudence’s story, What a Wallflower Wants. And it’s not so simple (but there is wine!). Here’s a behind the scenes look from the first line to the finished product.
These days it seems the ever popular historical romance genre has become dominated by dangerously seductive Regency era dukes. Once upon a time, a girl could find some bad ass cowboys in historical westerns, tycoons in turn of the century NYC, and medieval Knights charging in to save the day. It makes one wonder: has the historical romance genre become narrowed down to just dukes?
I inquired with fellow romance authors and editors to check on the state of our beloved historical romances
The title says it all…
Romance Writers Told This Type of Hero Would Never Sell. These Authors Showed How Hot They Could Be.
In which I, a non-sporty girl, speak to authors of romance novels featuring alpha athletes and learn why their so darn hot in this blog originally published at The Huffington Post.
After more than 10 books and 10 years in the publishing industry, I have learned a thing or two and I’m excited to share it with you! Join me and the Hearts of Carolina one-day workshop in which I share everything you need to know to get a writing career up and running. Keep reading for all the glorious details about the workshop and how YOU can attend!