Tag Archives: Romance

Imprisoned gets a name

The Easter holidays are over (I hope you ate as much delicious chocolate as I did!), and today I decided on my next writing project. Yay! Feels great to get started really digging into something again. After going over all … Continue reading

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Before and After the Wedding done… again!

Yes, that’s right, yesterday I finished Before and After the Wedding, my angsty, dark, erotic marriage-in-trouble romance, again! Unlike in the movies where writers seem to type up a perfect draft from scratch, hit “THE END”, and send it off … Continue reading

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Favorite romantic novels of 2013

Now that we’re getting close to the end of 2013, I thought I’d share some of my favorite romantic novels and novellas of the year. Not necessarily published 2013, but read by me this year. 🙂 So without further ado, … Continue reading

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Before and After the Wedding done!

Before and After the Wedding, my angsty marriage-in-trouble romance, is DONE and off to my first readers! Yay! I’ve been celebrating with some delicious Lindt dark chocolate with whole hazelnuts. I heartily recommend it. 🙂 I’d thought to take a … Continue reading

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Amalfi Coast

I’m nearing the end of my edits of Before and After the Wedding. My characters are back at the beautiful Amalfi Coast in Italy and I’ve been looking over pictures to get the setting fresh in my mind before I … Continue reading

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Tortured characters—why do we love them?

Or perhaps I ought to say, “why do I love them?”. Because I do. Just last week I was down with a nasty cold, and wanted something engrossing to take my mind off things. I picked up three “angsty” romance … Continue reading

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Italy and Japanese Cartoons

I’m close to finishing my Italian-placed romance novel (tentatively titled Before and After the Wedding), and yesterday I was perusing some of the early scenes I wrote while still freewriting around the concept. Well, one of the “scenes” I found … Continue reading

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What makes something erotic?

I got this question the other day and it got me thinking. There are probably, oh, about a million answers or so, but here’s one thing I thing I find essential for erotic writing at least: sex has to matter … Continue reading

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