Tara Taylor Quinn | Black and White; Right or Wrong; You Tell Me

My favorite colors are…non-colors. And that’s so me. So TTQ. I’ve never been a joiner. Hard to believe from someone who was president of a ...

Meri Weiss | CLOSER TO FINE

June 24, 2008, the release date of my debut novel, CLOSER TO FINE, has now come and gone. The birthing process is over—the novel can now live ...

Yasmine Galenorn | Things That Go Bump In The Night & Other Delights

From the time I was a little girl, I was terrified of the house I grew up in because I knew it was haunted—by what I couldn’t say, but a ...

Jenna Petersen | Accidentally Dark: Or I Didn’t Mean to Make Him Alpha

I am funny. Okay, I may not be stand-on-a-stage-do-The-Last-Comic-Standing funny, but I can tell a funny story and I have a quirky sense of ...

Jill Marie Landis | Celebrate Every Day!

Aloha to all of you readers out there in cyberspace. How exciting to be back on the Fresh Fiction Blog and in such good company.This month I ...

C. C. Harrison | Strong Women

I admire strong women, don’t you? I’m not talking about famous women who have made important world changing contributions to science, ...

Janet Evanovich … the FEARLESS FOURTEEN Signing

Janet Evanovich and SandiOriginally uploaded by freshfictionDFW Tea does group activities ... such as dinner together and a signing excursion. ...

The Reader and the Book Club…

Book clubs are HOT HOT HOT now and I know why! If you find a good one, it's more than just a time to discuss books and find reading "soul ...

Tony Eldridge | The Great Equalizer

I stumbled upon Fresh Fiction from the recommendation of a friend who loves the site. As I began surfing, I thought to myself, “Wow, we have ...

Cindi Myers | Research and The Writer

I started my career writing historical romances for Berkley and Kensington, under the name Cynthia Sterling. I’m a history buff and I loved ...

Vicki Lane | No Manolos, No Makeup, and the Romantic Interest is Bald

"She flowed into his arms and they stood silently for a moment: two middle-aged people, much encumbered by heavy winter outerwear and vintage ...

Christina Meldrum | When a Plot and Its Characters Collide

How does a writer create a story with a compelling plot AND compelling characters? This was a question I asked myself throughout my writing of ...

Lisa Plumley | Isn’t it funny?

I have a confession to make: Most of my friends don't read romances. For one reason or another, they simply...don't read romances. Period. ...

Shirley Hailstock | Weddings!

The word brings up images of a blushing bride, a nervous, tuxedo-clad groom and joyful tears in the eyes of family and friends. Months, maybe ...

Susanna Carr | Readers and Writers Getting Together

Last weekend I went to the Reader & Writer Get Together Lori Foster and Dianne Castell host every year in Cincinnati, Ohio. To read more ...

Cherie Feather | The Freedom of Erotica

I’ve been reading romance novels for over twenty years and writing them for over ten years. They are a significant part of my life. I’ve ...

Dianna Love | Walk the Land

Research is the strength of all stories, regardless if it is contemporary, historical, fantasy or futuristic. So how does an author create real ...

Barbara Bretton | Escape Isn’t A Dirty Word

I did something yesterday I haven't done in a very long time: I took myself out on a date.A movie date, to be precise. I had been hard at work ...

Patti O’Shea | Risky Business

One of the things that satisfies me most about writing is exploring the characters’ fears, their hopes, and dreams. Each book has had ...

Linda Conrad | Why Do It?

I had every intention of writing a blog about my latest release for Silhouette Romantic Suspense, SAFE WITH A STRANGER (the first book in my new ...

Allison Brennan | Where do you get your ideas?

That's the single most common question I receive when I speak to reading groups. The thing is, it's not an easy question to answer. There's not ...