How Emotional Depth Touches the Human Heart in Stories

Grabbing your readers and pulling them into your story-world is a bit like trying to lure a cat into a bathtub and we all know how that usually ends. When I initially submitted my work to publishers, I struggled with … Continued

How Misbehaving Characters Can Enrich Your Story

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Today, I wanted to talk about misbehaving characters. You know, those men and women who you spent hours meticulously creating interesting quirks, detailed backstories and physical features that scream, “My readers will love you!”  You’ve poured your heart and soul … Continued

Crafting Layered Characters in Romance

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Remember last week’s post about breathing life into your romance novels with character development? Today, I’m riding that wave right into the fun, occasionally tricky, but always satisfying world of character creation. Writing, a well-crafted character is as crucial as … Continued

Breathing Life into Your Romance Novel With Character Development: Part 1

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When you’re weaving a tale of love in the world of romance writing, your characters are the stars of the show. They’re the ones leading your readers on a whirlwind journey of passionate romance, heart-stopping breakups, and that oh-so-satisfying resolution. … Continued

How Real Life Experiences Inspire My Novels

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In today’s blog post, I am stepping out of my comfort zone to share something deeply personal. As someone who values privacy in a world that demands transparency into our personal lives, I typically reserve sharing my life experiences for … Continued