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Category Archives: Romance writing
There’s a lot of great things about being an author in general (it’s actually my dream job), but science fiction romance in particular has a lot going for it. Here are 10 fun reasons to write SFR: 1. You can … Continue reading
Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Romance Novel Thesaurus is now available in ebook on Kobo, Nook and iTunes! Previously, Naughty Words was only available in Kindle and paperback on Amazon and paperback on Barnes & Noble. Naughty Words for … Continue reading
The crafting of a romance novel blurb, from draft to final…#romancewriting #fictionwriting #writecraft
I write blurbs the same way I write a novel–by pantsing, not plotting. I let the ideas come to me. If I attempted to sit down and craft a blurb, I would stare at a blank screen going uhh…. … Continue reading
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