Tag Archives: contemporary romance

Send a note, spread cheer, take a breath.

Old-fashioned, written words bring a smile to my face. How about yours? I’m blessed with the luxury of a combined writing office and craft room. For special notes, I use my card making station, below. The calming lake view helps … Continue reading

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How do you remember your dad? Father’s Day is June 16th!

My dad dreamed of being a farmer. Yup, he preferred bib overalls to the dress shirts and suit coats he donned for work five days a week. Dad and Mom saved enough to buy 186 acres near Evart, Michigan. May … Continue reading

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New Hat: Published Author! by Janina Grey

I’ve always joked that I have multiple personalities in reference to the numerous different hats I wear at any given moment. In reality, these hats complete me. And now I have one more to add to my wardrobe. First, there … Continue reading

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Springtime Friendship

Spring presents a fresh and friendly start to life on multiple levels. The photo shows my garden glistening from the Good Friday shower. Rhodies, rosemary, and unknown shrubs bloom into splashes of welcomed color. Neighbors and a friend in nursing … Continue reading

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Writing the Book of Your Heart

One of the questions authors get asked quite often is: Which of all the books you’ve written is your favorite? Continue reading

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More Raven Award News from SMP

I’m piggybacking on Carole Ann Moleti’s post from yesterday and inviting readers to vote in the Raven Awards. Books are automatically entered in this contest when they receive a 4 or 5 star review from UnCaged Books. Then the public … Continue reading

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#Amwriting Curvy Girl Romance

I’ve started my first ‘curvy’ heroine story. I didn’t do it because I was writing to trend, although it’s certainly a happy coincidence, since curvaceous women in romance definitely seem to be in at the moment. What woman doesn’t want … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Sex (cough)

Since my last blog for SMP (Insta-Love) addressed the same subject, I will qualify this entry, same general subject, as “additional research” (ahem). As authors, we all come to realize—quickly—that book reviews are as individual as are readers. Some will … Continue reading

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Love of Christmas Reads, by Tina Susedik

Thanksgiving is over. The kids and grandkids are gone. House is put back in order. Husband and I have had leftovers twice – so far. I’ve thought many times about what I’m thankful for – which are too many to … Continue reading

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Top 20 Ways to Make Your Romance Hero A Sexy Alpha Guy

Ever wonder how to make your beta hero alpha in your current romance novel manuscript? Wonder no more. Continue reading

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