Author Archives: Nancy Fraser

About Nancy Fraser

Like most authors, Nancy began writing at an early age, usually on the walls and with crayons or, heaven forbid, permanent markers. Her love of writing often made her the English teacher’s pet, which, of course, resulted in a whole lot of teasing. Still, it was worth it. When not writing (which is almost never), Nancy dotes on her five beautiful grandchildren and looks forward to traveling and reading when time permits. Nancy lives in Atlantic Canada where she enjoys the relaxed pace and colorful people.

Too Much Work … Not Enough Holiday Time

I know, I know, everyone’s thinking holiday blogs, holiday blogs. I’m not quite there yet. I would be but I still have work to do that takes precedence over the pre-Christmas tidy, or decorating, or wrapping presents. Just a side-note, … Continue reading

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Finding Your Writing Groove

With the beginning of fall and everyone returning to a more normal schedule, you’d think there would be more time to write. Not necessarily so when you consider school prep, after-school activities, errands that still require running. And, for the … Continue reading

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The Chase is On …

Or … as authors often call it … finding a new plot. As great as it feels to come up with a new story idea, the hard work behind ‘the chase’ is not all that glamorous. Both authors and readers … Continue reading

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The Author on Vacation

Sorry for the delay in getting this online but I just returned from a ten-day family vacation late last night and was too pooped to even turn on the computer. During my travels (by car) with family, I did realize … Continue reading

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The Joys of Research

One of my very first columns for the Soul Mate authors blog was called, Out of the Shoebox and Into a Book. In it I chronicled some of the unusual and fun things I’d found hidden away in my mother’s closet … Continue reading

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A Dark Day for Romance

I don’t usually re-post blog columns I’ve posted elsewhere, but I felt this issue needed re-stating. When I first began writing romance in the early 1990s my first thought was … writing is a fairly solitaire existence. Then, I discovered … Continue reading

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Nurturing Our Book Babies

Crafting an entertaining romance is a lot like carrying and birthing a child. You plot and plan and practice. Before you know it, a fledgling manuscript is incubating in your head and, hopefully, on your computer screen. You outline and … Continue reading

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