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Tag Archives: fiction writing
In revising and updating Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Romance Novel Thesaurus I added a dozen new chapters and 800 more synonyms, so of course the book had to be reformatted for publication. Each “chapter” is labeled by subject. In … Continue reading
800 MORE synonyms than the first edition A dozen new categories/sections Amazon Buy Link Two years ago, I published the first edition of Naughty Words for Nice Writers. The sex scene thesaurus developed out of my need for functional, usable synonyms. … Continue reading
You’re typing along and you accidentally hit the wrong key, causing something to go terribly wrong in your manuscript. Stop. Don’t touch anything. Back away from the computer. Emergency step No. 1: Now, take a deep breath and hit Control … Continue reading
If you read sci-fi romance, one of the first things you’ll notice is how much aliens from other planets resemble humans. Not only do they look like us, when it comes to mating, our DNA is perfectly compatible. Inter-species reproduction is … Continue reading
What an amazing year. Not a dull (or idle) moment. In 2015 I celebrated my sixth year as a published author, my one-year Indieversary, and published my 22nd book (Stranded with the Cyborg). I set some new personal records,writing more … Continue reading
I’m often asked how I come up with my story ideas and what my writing process is. Honestly, I don’t know. It’s a mystery to me. I’ve written 24 erotic romances now, and while a few knit together effortlessly, most of … Continue reading
When I had a corporate job, my schedule was cut-and-dried. I spent Monday through Friday, 9-10 hours a day at the office, and I crammed personal errands, recreation and “living” into weekends and two to four weeks of vacation. But … Continue reading
How do I write? Where do I write? When did I start? What did I learn from writing sci-fi romance? Indie Sci-fi & Fantasy interviewed me about that and more. Interview here