Sandi Shilhanek | Anthology – Book Counts

As I contemplated this week’s blog I was really struggling for a good topic, and decided to read instead of worrying over the blog…either an ...

Sara Reyes | New Mexico Aventures…

I'm on vacation in New Mexico, visiting a place I've only flown over before because it's fun to see what's actually on the ground. The United ...

Marie Bostwick | There is nothing I would not do for my children.

Unfortunately, my children know this and have no compunction about exploiting my weakness. Over the last 26 years, that exploitation has been ...

Colleen Thompson | The Goose Bump Award

Some people fear spiders. For others, it takes rats or scorpions or snakes to really rev up the old goose bumps.For me, it’s alligators. ...

Karin Tabke | Bouncing Off the Walls!

If someone doesn’t glue me down soon I’m going to hurt myself. Why all the extra energy? Lot’s of reasons. Despite this economic downturn ...

Joy Nash | Birth Order and Writing

Oldest? Middle? Youngest? Only? Does your position in your birth family determine aspects of your personality? May psychologists believe that ...

Carolyn Jewel | Vampire Reproduction

The other day over at my writing blog, I mused about something that’s often puzzled me; that is, the subject of Vampire Reproduction. With ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Are you Impulsive?

For the last two weeks or so I’ve been listening to the radio station I listen to at work advertise Fiddler on the Roof starring Topol. I’ve ...

Sara Reyes | Making My List…Checking it ?

Big confession time, shocker isn't it? But I don't make reading lists. Gasp! Yup, reading a book is a time of relaxation and to "get away from ...

Jill Marie Landis | The Tale of THE ACCIDENTAL LAWMAN or The Book with the Big Headed Hero.

Last year Steeple Hill released HOMECOMING, my first western historical with an inspirational theme. The story is set in a fictional Texas ...

Maria V. Snyder | Unexpected Gifts

I’d like to first thank Fresh Fiction for inviting me to blog on their wonderful site – Thanks so much!I’m so lucky to have such great ...

Dana Marton | Daydreaming

I love a great many things about romance, but I like the fantasy aspect the most. Daydreaming is such a wonderful pastime, isn’t it? And ...

Pack Your Beach & Vacation Totes!

Believe it or not summer is upon us and that means VACATIONS! Okay, maybe just a mini vacation or even a short weekend away from work but it's ...

Alisa Sheckley/Alisa Kwitney | Borders

Borders can be pretty dangerous places. People slip over them in the dead of night, bringing desperate travelers, contraband goods and stolen ...

Devon Vaughn Archer | NEIGHBORLY LOVE — FACT OR FICTION?

When I was writing my current Harlequin romance release, KISSING THE MAN NEXT DOOR (Kimani, May 2009), I couldn’t help but wonder just how ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Timing Says Something About You…What?

Sandi has a sweet spotOriginally uploaded by freshfictionThis last week found me once again attending a book signing with the wonderful ladies ...

Sara Reyes | What’s in a Name?

I was passing time with a fellow reader this week, waiting for books to arrive for processing and our conversation wandered as most readers do ...

Connie Cox | Defending My Reading Choices

How many times have you had to defend your reading preferences? If you read mysteries, science fiction, or even thrillers, I’ll bet you’ve ...

Alexandra Benedict | The Reunion Romance

For me, the main appeal of a reunion romance is the prospect of getting a second chance at love. Have you ever wondered "if only ...?" or "I ...

Rebecca Cantrell | Like a First Love, Berlin Never Lets You Go…

“Life is a cabaret, old chum, come to the cabaret!” sings Sally Bowles in Cabaret, the movie musical set in 1931 Berlin.Who wouldn’t want ...

Stephanie Bond | How to Refill Your Creative Well

I’m coming off a crazy-hard writing year where I wrote 3 manuscripts for my BODY MOVERS humorous mystery series so they could be released back ...

Jillian Burns | Saying Goodbye For The Summer

Tonight is the season finale of one of my favorite TV shows, THE MEDIUM. In fact, this week a lot of my fave shows have season finales. So, I ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Thank you Mother

When I sat down to write this blog I really wanted to write something that would honor the connections between books and mothers. My first ...

Sara Reyes | Get These Voices Out of My Head!

Buy Your Copy todayI was so excited this week, the latest Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire book went on sale, and I got my hands on a copy ...

Deirdre Martin | Patience Is A Virtue, Or So I’m Told

About eleven years ago, a friend talked me into going to see a psychic. It was an amazing experience; she predicted many things about the future ...

Deidre Knight | It’s a Crazy, Small, Connected World!

Recently Samhain Publishing released a true book of my heart, BUTTERFLY TATTOO. This edgy and genre-bending contemporary romance is my seventh ...

Maria Geraci | Got Bunco?

In case you don’t know what Bunco is, let me explain. Think of a guy’s poker night. Then substitute the beer for frozen margaritas, the ...

Virgina Kantra | Fairy Tales or Real People…

Orange Fairy TalesRussian versionWhen I was a kid, I read my way through our library's whole rainbow row of Andrew Lang's fairy books. That's ...

Lauren Dane | Relentless

We’ve all got tropes we like – assassin heroes, marriage of convenience, small town romance, older man/younger woman (or vice versa), uber ...

Sandi Shilhanek | READ ME RIGHT NOW!

Recently I attended a book signing for Kate Jacobs the author of several books including The Friday Night Knitting Club, Comfort Food, and Knit ...

Sara Reyes | Do Special Events Make for a Better Relationship with Artists Creation?

And by artists I am referring to authors and film makers this time around. We'll leave the musicians, painters, sculptors, and programmers out ...

Amy J. Fetzer | The Challenge of Writing a Series

Jack of all trades…A master of none? Well not quite. I don’t consider myself a master of anything, even writing novels. Each one is ...