Tag Archives: paranormal

Love & Romance

As a romance author I am especially fond of the month of February and the glorification of all we hold dear. Love is in the air, although it’s in the air twelve months a year and twenty-four hours a day … Continue reading

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Inside An Author’s Twisted Mind

What inspired me to write in the paranormal genre? That’s an easy one: Because there are fewer rules, and the ones that do exist, usually you’re making up yourself. I started out writing contemporary romance. I had so many ideas … Continue reading

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Are you afraid of the sophomore slump?

Wikipedia defines the sophomore slump as, “an instance in which a second effort fails to live up to the standards of the first effort.” Like say, the second book of your series, which is about to release in, ohhhhh, maybe … Continue reading

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For a Spook Factor Choose a Halloween Setting

If you’re looking for a setting for your paranormal book, take a look at October 31st—Halloween. It’s a spooky, ancient celebration where darkness reigns. And in a paranormal book, darkness can be important. In our series The Turning Stone Chronicles, … Continue reading

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Consciously Unskilled: Ferreting Out the “I Don’t Know What I Don’t Knows”

Recently I attended a Mindsets and Behaviors training course for my day job. A two day session, I found the topics absolutely fascinating. Discussions included personalities, our own and our peers’, interaction, and the concept of adult learning. Basically, it … Continue reading

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Be afraid, be very afraid – by J.R.Richardson

I am a huge Halloween fan. I start looking forward to October, roughly around July (and not just because that’s when it finally begins to cool off down here in sunny Florida). My family and I like to do Halloween … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap . . . or, not.

I’m a huge fan of outtakes from stories. I love reading them and I love writing them. I’m a huge fan of anything really (alternate POVs, outtakes, pasttakes, futuretakes . . . undertakings, which is what I like to call … Continue reading

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Why the “Paranormal” in Paranormal Romance?

Like Fox Mulder, I want to believe. I want to believe aliens have visited us and perhaps still live among us. I want to believe tortured vampires who barely remember the kiss of sunlight haunt the night. I want to … Continue reading

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