Linnea Sinclair – THIS IS MY HALLOWEEN COSTUME…

Trick or Treat! I’m disguised as a blogger today. Usually I look like a science fiction romance author, which means I look a lot like a ...

Lois Greiman – Fantasy Freebies!

Hey, I have a new Christina McMullen UN-mystery (Unmanned) coming out at the end of the month, so…in honor of Christina and her less than ...

Jodi Thomas | How do we get back up when we fall.

When considering a topic, I've decided to go with one few writers talk about--How do we get back up when we fall.In my writing career of nearly ...

Nancy Bush | THE BINKSTER’s BLOG

(with a little help on the keyboard from Nancy Bush):Most of you know, I'm a pug and star of the Jane Kelly Mystery Series by Nancy Bush. You ...

Maddy Hunter | Not Your Average Saturday Night

Having been raised in New England, educated in convent school, hired as a church organist at age thirteen, and born into a family that boasted ...

Shirley Damsgaard | "Witch" is Better — Romance or Mystery?

How did a small town Midwesterner ever decide to write about witches?? Well, I’ve always been the type of person who believed if I could read ...

Julia London |The Price of My So-Called Fame

Ah, this business! You plug along for years, putting out book after book, hoping that your small group of readers will grow into a group large ...

Carla Neggers | Travel Tales: Writing on the Fly

I'm on the road. I just arrived in beautiful Salt Lake City on not such a beautiful day, but what incredible scenery. It's my second time out ...

Anticipation…anticipate…wait

During the summer I feel like I’m constantly waiting, anticipating the last week of September when the fall TV season begins. This summer was ...

Jennifer Lewis | Alpha Females

Anna Marcus, the heroine of my book Seduced for the Inheritance is a tough cookie. She’s dealing with the fallout of divorce and bankruptcy, ...

Jane Porter | A Thing Called Grace

I’m a hard worker, a good mom, a loyal friend, and sometimes a pretty decent writer, but that doesn’t mean everything goes smoothly. In ...

Shari Shattuck | Men in Fiction

When I was asked to do this chat I politely requested some subject ideas. The ladies at Fresh Fiction very kindly hinted that most writers talk ...

Tawny Weber | What If and Why?

What if and why are two of my favorite things to ask. I'm notorious for asking them in writing and in life. (I think I ask often enough I drive ...

Michael Balkind | A sports mystery writer’s inspirational vacation.

Recently my family and I went on vacation out to Colorado and Utah. We were heading to Colorado first to attend a family reunion. My brother ...

Sandra Marton | Shifting Gears

Well, not gears, exactly. What I’m talking about is a shift in seasons.I live in New England. That’s in the northeastern part of the United ...

Donna Lea Simpson | When series change their ‘look’.

Most authors’ romance or mystery series have a definable ‘look’. The novels in the series all bear a striking resemblance in graphics ...

Patti O’Shea – A Peek Behind the Book

Ideas come to authors at different times and in different ways. Sometimes one flash is enough to trigger an entire story. That's what happened ...

Bonnie Vanak | When Romance Authors Cheat On Their Heroes

The heroes of Bonnie Vanak’s Egyptian books stood outside their creator’s house. Jabari of The Falcon & the Dove gave the door a blank ...

Patrice Michelle – Turning Readers On!

I’ve been an avid reader since I was ten years old. Blame it on the elementary school’s reading program (re: read twenty books in a month ...

Jamie Leigh Hansen – To Dream a Hot Dream

I can’t be the only one. I hope. Are writers the only people who occasionally wake up with this scene in their head, like they were watching ...

Sandy Blair | Forever Love is definitely alive and well.

This weekend in Clearwater, Florida our confirmed bachelor friend Dave Dion married his beautiful Cheryl and a happier couple I’ve yet to see. ...

Sherryl Woods | Just Between Friends

When you've lived as long as I have and in as many different places, maintaining friendships takes a lot more time and energy than it did when ...