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Category Archives: Romance writing
Girls just wanna have fun. Or this author does anyway. There is humor in most of my romances, but I’m writing the Alien Mate series specifically to be funny. The trope –Earth women becoming the ‘mail order’ brides of aliens–is … Continue reading
How can you not laugh at the idea of women becoming mail order brides to aliens? The trope itself is preposterous and silly, so in writing Alien Mate, I made it out to be light and humorous. Why would a … Continue reading
Inflation affects everything–even the net worth of romance novel heroes. Remember when a girl married a rich guy, and he was a millionaire? That’s not good enough anymore. Now the hero has to be a billionaire. With some rationale: in … Continue reading
The challenge of creating alien main characters in science fiction romance #scifirom #PetsinSpace #cyborg
“I think if we Terrans had met the Farian people before our languages evolved, we’d use to the word Farian to mean beauty.” – Benson Vincere, Hunted by the Cyborg Aliens as secondary characters are fun and easy to develop … Continue reading
Art and writing….are they alike? This past Friday I attended the “First Friday Art Walk” in Springfield, Missouri, a monthly event in which local galleries hold an open house and feature the works of local artists. You can drink wine, … Continue reading