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. Here’s a behind the scenes look from the first line to the finished product.
In which I am reminded that romance novels are sometimes more than fluffy, escapist reads.
The original first chapter of What a Wallflower Wants.
There were two possible prologues for Wallflower Gone Wild. This is one of them!
I adore this little scene with Emma, Olivia and Prudence trying to decide what to pack for a house party where one is faking an engagement with a duke in order to be named heir to a fortune. I mean really, what do you wear in that situation? Alas, this scene didn’t make it in the final version of the book, but here it is for your amusement!
This little scene of Emma, Olivia and Prudence cutting class at Lady Penelope’s school appears as a flashback in What a Wallflower Wants. No spoilers here…just thought everyone would like a peek at the girls before they hit the ton!
The true, behind the scenes story of how my readers and I came up with the fabulous title for my third Wallflower novel…