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Rebels, Rakes and Rogues: Top Picks from #Romance Authors #amreading #books

I asked some popular Romance authors to help me explain why Alpha Heroes have become such perennial favorites among readers – including this little ol’ closet fan!  And while we’re on the topic of True Confessions:  I can trace my…
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10 Zingers for the (Rat-Fink) Book Editor Who Rejected Your Novel

Yes, fellow fiction writers, when it comes to writing novels and fuming about rejection letters, I can feel your pain. That’s why I created these 10 humorous zingers to take away the sting.  By the way: the inspiration for this post came…
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Writing a Fiction Series: Tips for Developing Spin-Offs and Sequels #writing #writetip #selfpub

Why do publishers consistently single me out to write fictional series rather than single title novels? Well, according to my Bantam editor (who was weeping when she told me never again to kill off a dog on her watch,) my "fiction folks"…
American Romance, Western Romance, American Romance, Victorian Romance

Celebrating Magic & Miracles in my Writers Life #AmReading #RomanceNovel #99c

Do you stop to recognize the miracles in your life? So many of us have been brainwashed to believe that the term, “miraculous,” can only be applied to giant earth-shaking events, like winning the lottery or discovering a cure for cancer. …
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Freeway Freak Out: 7 Stages of Fiction Frenzy while Writing a Novel #Writetip #WIP

So you're writing a novel, huh?  Good for you!  Butt be forewarned: no TRUE writer escapes the Seven Stages of Fiction Frenzy... 1. Eureka! An Idea! Nothing is better than that first spark of inspiration. You feel alive. Your Muse is…
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Book Marketing On the Air: Radio and #Podcast Tips for Writers #WriteTip #Indie #IAN

I just completed several rounds of podcast interviews to promote my Lady Law & The Gunslinger series of Western Romantic Suspense novels, so I’m offering these book marketing tips for writers who want to be “heard.” The following…

20 Tips for Writing Romance Heroines that Readers Can Admire

Readers buy Romance novels because they want to experience the vicarious thrill of falling in love -- and usually with a man who is just a wee bit too dangerous to risk loving in real life.  Romance novels are fantasies, after all.  What…
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Funny Animal Sidekicks Steal Hearts #Humor #RomanceNovels #AmWriting #99c

Written By Prince Rael the Magnificent (Transcribed by Adrienne deWolfe, aka “Minion”) Greetings, Humans! It is I, Prince Rael the Magnificent, writing on a subject that is near and dear to every (self-respecting) reader’s heart: …
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Literary Agents Reject Novels without a Subgenre @AdriennedeWolfe #Romance #Mystery #amwriting

“I’m writing a Mystery,” my writing student told me proudly. And I said, “Great!  Which sub-genre are you writing?” The student said, “Huh?” “You know.  Cozy, Caper, Police Procedural, Hard-boiled . . . “ My student…
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10 Gremlins of Writers Block Doom a Good Story #WIP #WriteTip #Humor

Are you making progress toward your writing goals today?  Or have you fallen victim to one of these 10 nefarious Gremlins from the shadowy realm of Writer's Block? 1. Mind Muncher This warty, pug-nosed menace chews up good inspiration…