WIP Wednesday!

WIP Wednesday!

A little while back, I shared an excerpt from the paranormal romance I’m writing. I didn’t share the beginning, however, and later thought that maybe I should have! So here’s the opening to the book! I am in final edits now, and I am super … Continue Reading →
5 (or 6?) Myths About Romance Novels

5 (or 6?) Myths About Romance Novels

This post contains sexual language. Many people harbor misconceptions about the romance genre. I used to myself, which is why I didn’t read romance for the longest time. As a writer, I often encounter the following wrongheaded ideas… 1. Romance novels use hilarious euphemisms for genitalia. This hasn’t … Continue Reading →
WIP Wednesday!

WIP Wednesday!

Hey there! Today I’m going to be sharing an excerpt from my work in progress. It’s the first novel of a paranormal romance trilogy, and I’m in the middle of revising it now. I considered providing some context for this scene, but I don’t want to give … Continue Reading →
100 Sexy Names for Contemporary Romance Heroes!

100 Sexy Names for Contemporary Romance Heroes!

I have a real interest in character naming, which was why I compiled the master list of historically accurate Regency names a little while ago. For this list, I consulted various online forums where people discuss baby names. I’ve included both popular names, which can be … Continue Reading →
Badass Latin Phrases For Tattoos!

Badass Latin Phrases For Tattoos!

I’m revising a paranormal romance novel and so I was researching a bunch of Latin phrases, as one does. I realized many of them would be fantastic for tattoos, so I thought I would share them with you! But please, double-check the spelling before you … Continue Reading →
Go Ahead and Brag on Facebook!

Go Ahead and Brag on Facebook!

This cool writer I just met on the Internet wrote a piece about how it’s OK to brag about getting a Pushcart Prize nomination for your writing, which obviously it is! In a discussion about the post, though, someone said that it’s too small of a distinction … Continue Reading →
MASTER LIST for Naming Regency-Era Characters!

MASTER LIST for Naming Regency-Era Characters!

This is a really big list of historically accurate names for that amazing Regency romance you’re writing. To put this together, I used portions of UK Census Returns of 1801 and 1821, snippets of Burke’s Peerage 1826 that I could find online, and various parish records … Continue Reading →