Author Archives: Collette Cameron

About Collette Cameron

Bestselling, award-winning Historical Romance Author Collette Cameron pens Scottish and Regency Romances featuring rogues, rapscallions, rakes, and the intrepid damsels who reform them. Mother to three and self-proclaimed Cadbury chocoholic, she’s crazy about dachshunds, cobalt blue, and makes her home in Oregon with her husband and five mini-dachshunds. You'll always find animals, quirky—sometimes naughty—humor, and a dash of inspiration in her novels.

A Book in the Hand is Worth . . . Five eBooks

The title of this post speaks to the cost of buying books, not the degree of reading enjoyment, though, I’m sure there are those who’d argue the latter as well. I’m of an age, that until a few short years … Continue reading

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Six Thing Authors Do To Tick Off Their Readers

A few weeks ago, I saw a rather lengthy thread on The Beau Monde forum of Romance Writers of America. It seems a disgruntled reader had not only written a harsh review, but emailed the author with her complaints. No, … Continue reading

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BUMBLING BLOGGING ETIQUETTE 101

I posted this article on my blog several weeks ago, and because it was tremendously popular, I wanted to share it here. Okay…some things happened that made it necessary to update the contents. Blogging, it seems, is an evolving skill. … Continue reading

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CRITIQUE PARTNERS-ANGELS OR DEMONS?

Having written my first book, Highlander’s Hope, without any critique partners, I know from experience just how invaluable they are. I’m convinced I would have had much less rewriting and editing if I’d had a few comrades in writing dissecting … Continue reading

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A Bit of Inspiration for 2014

I just finished scheduling posts for my blog this week. January 16, 2014 will mark the first year anniversary since I launched my new website and blog, blueroseromance.com.  I guess I can’t call them new anymore. It’s been a busy … Continue reading

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MUSE SCHMOOZE-OR HOW TO WRITE ANYWHERE

Lately, I’ve been thinking quite about the whole concept of muse and inspiration. I often get asked what my inspiration is. What do I have to have around me when I’m writing? Who, or what, is my muse? A good … Continue reading

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A Chocoholic’s Take on Writing

I originally wrote this post for RomCon, but thought it would be fun to share with my Soul Mate Family too. Writing romance is like making chocolate…really. I hear the nay-sayers. What does she mean writing romance is like chocolate?  It’s … Continue reading

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