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Girl Next Door Leaves TV to Write #Romance #Novels @BarbaraAnkrum #writetip #historical

If you’ve ever watched television, then you’ve probably seen Barbara Ankrum. Long before this #1 bestselling Romance author focused her attention on writing, she worked as an actress, appearing in dozens of commercials for Hertz, McDonald’s, and Michelob Beer, to name a few. But you’re most likely to remember Barbara from a national, Head & […]

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The Rebel Rutter Rides Again in PISTOLS AND PETTICOATS @AdriennedeWolfe #romance #ebook #western

WARNING:  Pistols and Petticoats contains devilish hijinks, sassy ladies, smokin’ cowboys, dastardly outlaws, star-crossed lovers, runaway brides, and a rollicking slice of sexy!  See how the West was REALLY wooed in this hot new Historical Western Romance anthology by bestselling authors!   Some heroes capture an author’s heart.  They refuse to go away quietly after “The […]

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Novel Writing: Balancing Historical Accuracy with Myth

Novel Writing:   Balancing Historical Accuracy with Myth Please help me welcome today’s fab guest columnist, Merry Farmer, who writes award-winning Western Historical Romances. In our politically correct, modern world, a writer has to weigh historical accuracy against “shock value” or “controversy” when handling certain perennial Western themes, such as the slaughter of the buffalo, […]

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Secret Baby Spices Up the Romance of These Old Flames

Amazon.com Widgets   Welcome contemporary Romance author, RoseAnn DeFranco! Writing Novels That Sell has the privilege of kicking off this fab author’s book tour! I was absolutely charmed by RoseAnn’s writing style.  Not only is she a strong writer of all things yummy (like humor, sexual tension, and heroes to sigh for,) she weaves a […]

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Country Music’s Bad Boy Meets His Match: Texas Romance

Amazon.com Widgets   Welcome contemporary Romance author, Mackenzie Crowne! If you love to read Romance novels, this is the tour to follow. Check out Mac’s prizes — and all you have to do is leave a comment to win. Wow!   Comment and Win Great Prizes! Contemporary Romance Author, Mackenzie Crowne, is awarding one of […]

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Feisty Heroines: Guest Post by Bestselling Author Marie Higgins

Amazon.com Widgets Welcome bestselling Romance Author, Marie Higgins, who writes Time Travel novels with feisty heroines! Marie agreed to inspire us today with some of her favorite feisty heroines — and an excerpt from her new book, featuring one of her own sassy characters.  Feisty Heroines By Marie Higgins I’ll admit, I don’t like reading […]

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Creative Visualization: Keep the Faith in Your Writing

Creative Visualization: Keep the Faith in Your Writing About 25 years ago, I became determined to become a published novelist – particularly in the Historical Romance genre.  Ten years and a bazillion rejection letters later, I was introduced to the idea that I could work with the Universal Law of Attraction (LOA) to become a […]

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Become the Hero of a Published Romance Novel

Looking for something exotic, romantic, or just plain amusing for your honey as a Valentine’s Day gift?  A gift that won’t put you in the dog house?  Or get you in trouble with the police? How ‘bout this idea:  have your beloved featured as the hero or heroine of a published Romance  novel.  That’s “write!”  […]

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Book Signing Survival Tips for Fiction Writers

Book Signing Survival Tips for Fiction Writers For you new authors, who are dreading your first, official book signing, take heart.  There’s always book signing #2. Okay, okay.  I’m kidding.  (Sort of.) Earlier this year, I wrote one of my more popular posts,  Humor for Fiction Writers:  How to Hand Sell at Book Signings.  As […]

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How to Write a Novel: Tip #12 Great Endings Sell Books

How to Write a Novel: Tip #12 Great Endings Sell Books  Savvy writers of commercial fiction understand that the ending of a book must serve a dual purpose: 1)  The ending is where your final (and most important) plot thread is logically resolved.  2)  The ending is a sales tool for your next novel – […]

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