Category Archives: Writing Tips

It’s Fat Tuesday so it must mean it’s Mardi Gras

How could I forget….. Coustums, drinks with crazy names, celebrations lasting for days in a town with a rich history of witches, warlocks and vampires. As a paranormal romance writer, I must re-group and send inspiration to my fellow writers … Continue reading

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Love, hate, and extremes in fiction

Things men in the past witnessed were too cruel or too unusual to fit into reality and so it was made fiction. Continue reading

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#Amwriting: 10 Cures for Writer’s Block

Whether you are just getting your feet wet or already neck-deep in the process of writing a novel, you may find that your fingers have stopped typing and that your brain has become an unresponsive lump of grey matter. Even when … Continue reading

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Sex Scenes in Romance Novels: Better Graphic or Left to the Imagination?

Whether in movies or in books, sex scenes are always tricky. Going too far may scare people away, while keeping it too tame will start a contagion of yawning. When it comes to fiction, particularly romance, writers are in grave … Continue reading

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Writing Fiction: #AmEditing Tips From @ChangeItUpEdit

Please welcome Candace Johnson from Change It Up Editing and Writing Services. Candace Johnson is a professional freelance editor, proofreader, writer, and ghostwriter who works with traditional publishers, self-published authors, and independent book publishers in both fiction and nonfiction. We asked … Continue reading

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#Amwriting: How to Create Believable Paranormal Characters

Paranormal romance is one of the most popular genres of romantic fiction. Why? Because we want to believe in the myths and the legends. We want these creatures to exist. That’s why the key to making an engaging paranormal, horror, … Continue reading

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