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Talking about Comics at NINC

TweetI’m a guest at the Novelists, Inc. blog today: Sometimes You Need Comics. I have another “Fresh Meat” post up at The Criminal Element, this one on J.T. Ellison’s new novel, Where All the Dead Lie.

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Don’t Google Yourself, Write!

TweetI’m over at Novelists, Inc. today, talking about why procrastinating by Googling yourself is bad in more than one way.

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Critique From Outside Your Comfort Zone

TweetMonday, I post about critiquing outside my comfort zone, about a critique I’d done for a close friend. Here’s her side of the story. But Mostly, I Just Remember Feeling Terror by DrinkingCocoa I hadn’t felt this kind of writing … Continue reading

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Janet Mullany on Time Travel

TweetPlease welcome my guest, Janet Mullany! # Time Travel A woman wiser than myself—my agent—told me I had a contemporary voice and although I didn’t believe her, I gave it a shot and ended up with a two-book contract for … Continue reading

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Romance and Academia

Tweet I’m over at the Novelists, Inc. blog today, posting about romance in academia in relation to the IASPR conference in New York City. I’ll be at the conference next week, followed by RWA Nationals, but am not sure of … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Saskia Walker

TweetPlease welcome my guest, Saskia Walker! # The joys and challenges of creating historical worlds by Saskia Walker As writers of historical fiction we aim to create historical worlds that are as believable and accurate as possible, in order to … Continue reading

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Criminal Element is live!

TweetI’ve been doing some blogging for a new mystery/crime novel site, The Criminal Element, and it’s finally launched this week! My first post for the site is Crime’s Couples: Barbara Hambly’s Benjamin January and Rose Vitrac, from her series of … Continue reading

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Just a Gigolo…Hero?

TweetToday at Heroes and Heartbreakers, Just a Gigolo…Hero?, in which I discuss some of the ways in which romance heroes have been, umm, on the game. Kate’s Father: I’m sad because, my darling, our poverty has reached such extremes that … Continue reading

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Mary Balogh’s TANGLED

TweetAt Heroes and Heartbreakers, I analyzed Mary Balogh’s Tangled as an erotic romance. I focused on the first two sections of the novel, and how the marriage of the two main characters develops and changes through their sexual relationship.

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If You Build It, They Will Come: Worldbuilding in Urban Fantasy

TweetIf you missed it on Wednesday, I have a new post on Heroes and Heartbreakers: “If You Build It, They Will Come: Worldbuilding in Urban Fantasy.” My other posts at Heroes and Heartbreakers.

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