Tag Archives: habits of writers

Naming romance novel characters: S is for irony

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

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Author Cailin Briste uses her office for writing and jewelry making #AuthorsInSpace #SFR

By Cailin Briste I am messy. There’s just no getting around it. I actually cleaned up for the photos that accompany this article. My desk reflects my creative process. It’s actually a two-person desk created by my husband from Ikea … Continue reading

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Author Brooke Hodge finds productivity in finishing her own writing space

By Brooke Hodge I have been writing for the better part of my life. I started in my cousin’s bedroom because he was the first person I knew to get a computer and that’s where it was. I’ve since upgraded … Continue reading

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‘Migatory’ #SFR author Lea Kirk shares her many writing spaces #AuthorsInSpace

By Lea Kirk When Cara first asked if I’d like to share my writing space with you all, I made a weird gulping sound. What I wanted to share was my neat and clean dream office, complete with walnut floor-to-ceiling bookcases, a … Continue reading

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From mail order brides to criminals to reality shows, the inspiration behind the Alien Mate series

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

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The importance of having A Room of Her Own…Athena Grayson on Authors In Space

By Athena Grayson A Room Of Her Own? Virginia Woolf famously said “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” She even wrote it in a book she called “A Room … Continue reading

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Sela Carsen’s office gets a writerly makeover…#AuthorsInSpace #SFR

Hi! I’m Sela Carsen and this is my office! I’m lucky to be able to have an entire separate room for my writing and I recently gave it a makeover. When we moved into this house, this was the nursery … Continue reading

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#SFR Author AR DeClerck shares the beauty of her office #AuthorsInSpace

By AR DeClerck When I first started this writing gig, I was writing at night on an old 2000 HP Compaq desktop in my bedroom. That meant, I had to turn everything off when my husband wanted to get to … Continue reading

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#AuthorsInSpace: Liza O’Connor’s office is a comfy, cozy writing cave

By Liza O’Connor Welcome to Liza O’Connor’s real writing cave. It has lights, heat, air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, a plush recliner with a heating pad and a pillow. I also have an electric blanket as well. I confiscated (with her … Continue reading

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Don’t call it an “office”–call it a couch…Melisse Aires’s writing space #AuthorsInSpace #SFR

By Melisse Aires I don’t actually have an office. I do have a small space in the corner of my bedroom I suppose I could call an office, but I only use it if I am on a video-cast(maybe twice … Continue reading

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