Category Archives: Gallivanting With Gwen!

Does the Genre Dictate the Story or the Story the Genre?

I write romance, but for a long time now I’ve been thinking about writing within a new genre. Up to this point, all but one of my eight romance novels has had a strong villain.  This has allowed me to … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Theatre

  ) It was in middle school where I found my first love all those years ago, and it wasn’t a boy, or, God forbid, one of the Beatles, but rather an extracurricular class called Acting for the Stage. As … Continue reading

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Signing Sightings

Not exactly easy, carrying around a suitcase full of books, bookmarks, candy and other assorted swag and treats, but I do it as often as I can. What am I talking about? Book signing, of course. I’ve done quite of bit … Continue reading

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Keep On Keeping On

Lately our household has been deluged by one crazy event after another. If the holidays weren’t enough, now I’m having to deal with a grandson born 11 weeks early, a husband who has spent over two weeks in the ICU, … Continue reading

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Eat, Play, Love

I have been thinking lately about how food is related to sex and love. All three are sensual experiences which require a certain amount of pleasure in anticipation, preparation and consummation. Dining enhances the experience of love, and love the … Continue reading

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How Do I Love Playlists? Let Me Count the Ways

Long before I was a writer, I was a musician. It’s the steady thread that has woven throughout my life. Music runs in my family. My mother was a ballroom dancer, and even though she couldn’t carry a tune to … Continue reading

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Long Live the Dreaded Deadline

I truly do not know what I would do if there was no such thing as a deadline. Two options loom largest: 1) I’d never get started until the last minute; or 2) I’d keep futzing around with something, never … Continue reading

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