Sherryl Woods | Introducing Chesapeake Shores

As many of you know after finding a character accidentally renamed in my Trinity Harbor trilogy, I am very much a right-brain writer with a ...

Donna Lea Simpson | Bucking My Own Trend

I wrote traditional Regency romances for six years with Kensington. I read Regency romances. I researched the period, read about the period, ...

Laura Griffin | Who doesn’t love a good page-turner?

My favorite experience as a reader is to be riveted by a book and simply unable to stop reading while time ticks by all around me.As you can ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Dining With Authors

In my little corner or the world this past week was quite exciting. I had the chance to not only meet but to have dinner with the entertaining ...

Sara Reyes | Weekend Films and Taking it Easy…NOT!

Sometimes we all need to just slow down and enjoy the weekend. At least that is what I tell myself on weekends like this one where I've got a ...

The Heroes of Touch a Dark Wolf, Lure of the Wolf, Kiss of Darkness, and Bride of the Wolf by Jennifer St. Giles.Looking over the four scowling, ...

Kyle Mills | Research: The Art of Not Making Things Up

I’ve learned a lot about novel writing in the more than ten years I’ve been doing it, but most of those lessons came with my first, Rising ...

Cynthia Baxter | Confessions of a Mystery Writer . . . Er, Travel Writer

We’re all entitled to an obsession or two, aren’t we?One of mine is travel. I suppose it’s because I spent my childhood in the backseat of ...

Karen Robards | My First Time

Thanks so much for inviting me to blog! I have to tell you that this is my first time. Yes, (blush), I'm a blog virgin. But I'm so excited about ...

Elizabeth Hoyt | The Middle Child

So my May book is the third in a four book series set in Georgian England. The series is The Legend of the Four Soldiers and the book is To ...

Sandi Shilhanek | When Do You Read?

Are your real life friends like some of mine and amazed at how much you’re able to read? Do they look at you differently because you’re a ...

Sara Reyes | What I learned at SXSW

Broken Lizzard and GwenOriginally uploaded by freshfictionFirst off, SXSW to the uninitiated is South By Southwest, referred to as "SXSW" or ...

Kate Collins | GRAB THE BAR AND HANG ON FOR THE RIDE

What I love about roller coasters is that rush of exhilaration that comes after a long climb up a hill and a breathtaking few seconds of ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | A Ninth and a First

The first, first. Last week delivered to my door, in five boxes, were my copies of my first, first printing hardcover. It's not wholly mine. ...

Linda Thomas-Sundstrom | Loving the Supernatural… and Barbie.

Whether spooky, creepy, fangy, funny, or just plain whacked-out, I love the supernatural. And I'm a "paranormal" writer, through and through. No ...

David Rollins | I, prescient.

Hi there,What can I tell you about my latest book, A Knife Edge, that you won’t get from reading it?When I was writing the book in 2004-05, ...

Kimberly Frost | When In the World Would You Go?

I’d imagine that I’m like a lot of readers in that I love the way that fiction transports me to different times and places…to different ...

Sandi Shilhanek | To Finish or Not Finish?

Last year I did something I haven’t done in about 20 years. I set aside a book unfinished. This week I have been attempting to read another ...

Dianne Emley | Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing

Thank you, Fresh Fiction for inviting me to blog today! I’m Dianne Emley, author of the L.A. Times bestselling Detective Nan Vining ...

Jessica Inclan | A Window Seat of Light

When I was in college, I found myself sitting in the grove of trees by the classroom building with a friend.  We'd just left our class on ...

Lisa Dale | Real love, real characters, real drama

Hello! Lisa Dale and my first book, Simple Wishes, debuted early this year. I’d love to give away a copy of the book today. Keep reading and ...

Stephanie Bond | Staying Safe

I took a self-defense course several years ago as part of the coursework to become a private investigator in the state of Georgia (all for ...

Sharon Page | Where Did You Get Your Love of Reading?

Whew! I’m hoping I managed to have my post in on time. We’ve had a few heath issues here, including little kids at home with the flu, and ...

Sandi Shilhanek | A Good Yarn

I am fortunate enough to be a reviewer, and have the opportunity to read some of my favorite author’s work early. This weekend I’m indulging ...

Sara Reyes | OMG I Hurt A Book!!!!

Yes, people, friends, acquaintances and the casual visitor, I did a VERY VERY BAD thing this week! I committed an offense beyond all ...

Carolyn Jewel | Confessions of a Historical Romance Junkie

Will you Join Me in my Affliction?Thanks, Fresh Fiction, for inviting me to blog here today!It’s no accident Romance is such a popular genre. ...

Linda Conrad | What Do You Love to Hate?

A witch appears in my newest trilogy, The Safekeepers, for Silhouette Romantic Suspense.  In fact, she’s a black witch who curses the Ryan ...

Caridad Pineiro | Creating Characters

First I’d like to thank Fresh Fiction for giving me an opportunity to chat with you! I’m Caridad Pineiro, a USA Today and NY Times ...

Alisa Sheckley/Alisa Kwitney | Fresh Fiction Guest Blog

Back in the days when I was an assistant editor working on Neil Gaiman’s comic book series, The Sandman, romance and comic books were two very ...

Linda Winstead Jones | BRIDE BY COMMAND

First, thanks to Fresh Fiction for inviting me to be here to blog about Bride by Command, which will be officially released tomorrow. It’s ...

Shayla Black | BOUND AND DETERMINED

I’m thrilled that on Tuesday, March 3, one of my favorite books will re-release in trade paperback: BOUND AND DETERMINED. Let me give you the ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Typical Reading Choices

This week I somewhat succumbed to peer pressure. I have decided to request two books from the library that are outside my typical reading ...