INGRID WEAVER | VOICES IN YOUR HEAD, AND OTHER WRITING SIDE EFFECTS

One of my pet peeves are the drug commercials on TV that show happy, smiling people who seem totally oblivious to the Voice Of Doom in the ...

Sara Reyes | Author + Books + Video = Excitement?

I always tell people -- find something to do that connects with your passion in life and you'll be successful! And the rule has proved itself ...

Erin Quinn | What If You Could Undo The Past?

Time is something I never have enough of. Like most people, I work a full time job, have a family, and claim some semblance of a life . . . and ...

Loucinda McGary | ANNIVERSARIES

First I want to thank all the wonderful folks aFresh Fiction for inviting me here todayand I want to extend SUPER CONGRATS on your anniversary! ...

Tawny Weber | Your Inner Self…Costume Fun

In my upcoming Blaze, FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME, my heroine is attending a class reunion costume party. The rule? To wear a costume that ...

Hank Phillippi Ryan | HOW DO YOU TELL THE REAL THING

This time of year, my thoughts turn to love. Why? Because just this time of year, 14 years ago, I met Jonathan.I had been invited to share a ...

Blythe Gifford | Back To School—EXCITEMENT OR RELIEF

Back to school. Don’t the very words evoke an emotion?For me, the phrase summons crisp, new beginnings. This year, the feeling of ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | THE GREAT LITERARY DEBATE

This week I’m listening to The Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews, and while listening one term really struck me. The term was empty literary ...

Sara Reyes | Reader Interrupted, I Hate When a Good Book Butts into Life!

I picked up two sets of books last weekend at ArmadilloCon, both fantasies, one set by Scott Lynch about otherworldly thieves and Patrice ...

Jessica Andersen | FROM BOOK TO MOVIE…CHOOSING THE PERFECT CAST

I’m often asked how I would cast the movie version of SKYKEEPERS, which is the third book in a sexy series about a group of magic-wielding ...

Terry Spear | Making Your Story FRESH!

First off, I wanted to congratulate Fresh Fiction on celebrating their anniversary and thank everyone for having me guest blog as part of this ...

CELESTE BRADLEY | EXPLORING THE PARENT CHILD RELATIONSHIP

In the past nine years, I've written about Regency spies, politics, family dynamics and fairy-tale heiresses. I've written about chimney sweeps, ...

AMANDA MCYINTYRE

August 18, 2009Day fifteen of the blog tourTORTURED, erotic medieval, Harlequin Spice, Aug.'09-Amanda McIntyre)See the book trailer at: ...

Spotlight on Hank Phillippi Ryan

FAKING IT!Raise your hand—who loves designer purses? We all do. They’re gorgeous, glamorous and desirable—and they look like they cost a ...

JOEY W. HILL

Though I’m a devoted fan of the vampire tale, you wouldn’t know it by how few books I’ve read in the genre. That’s because I’m very ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | TRYING TO UNRAVEL THE KEEPING AND RE-READING PHENOMENON

I think it’s time to share a deep dark secret about me. I don’t as a general rule keep books, and I don’t re-read. I do have a fairly ...

Sara Reyes | Why A Reader Attends a Science Fiction Fantasy Literary Convention (or "Con")

Some Con Books you should get!:"Why are you going to xxxCon?" Something I get asked each time I tell my book club I'm going to a con soon. And ...

Jeff Abbott | THE FIVE THINGS THEY NEVER TELL YOU WHEN YOUR BOOK IS ON THE SHELF

I’ve written eleven novels, and each one has been both joy and challenge. My latest thriller, Trust Me, was no different in that regard. I ...

TARA JANZEN | EIGHT GREAT THINGS ABOUT BEING A ROMANCE WRITER

I was going to blog about sex in cars. In my CRAZY and LOOSE books there is a lot of sex in cars. I remember reading an online comment one time ...

SIMON BECKETT | THE PERFECT PUBLICITY PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Well, it's been an interesting week. Work on my new David Hunter novel was temporarily suspended for a sudden flurry of publicity. Which makes a ...

Lisa Jackson | It Takes A Village

I never intended to write a series of connected books. I was always a stand alone girl. Well, okay, there were a few books in my old series ...

Julie Ann Long | SINCE THE SURRENDER… AN EXCERPT

Captain Chase Eversea and Rosalind March employ a street urchin, Liam Plum, to help with their search for Lucy, Rosalind’s missing ...

Sandi Shilhanek | TAKING A RIDE ON THE READING ROLLERCOASTER

I’m sure we’ve all had weeks full of ups and downs, because after all isn’t that part of life? This week has been full of them for me, ...

Sara Reyes | How I Attended a Sherrilyn Kenyon Signing Event…or New Friends, New Experiences

Books Included:This week I seemed to spend half my time buying books, getting a ticket for a book signing and then standing in line and waiting ...

Allegra Gray | Are YOU the Heroine?

I admit it. When I think of my all-time favorite romance novels, it’s the guys I remember. Sometimes the plot. But always the guy. The heroic, ...

Jennie Bentley | When life imitates art and vice versa

Last year around this time, I was getting ready to start promoting my debut, Fatal Fixer-Upper, first in the Do-It-Yourself Home Renovation ...

Rita Herron | THE DEMONBORN: DARK HUNGER

Myths and legends and the paranormal worldWhen I first conceived of the idea for the Demonborn series and Dark Hunger, I knew I wanted to write ...

Allyson Roy | COULD YOU WRITE A BOOK WITH YOUR SPOUSE? A QUIZ!

Whenever people find out that Allyson Roy translates into a husband and wife team named Alice and Roy we get reactions from other couples as ...

Michele Dunaway | What works for me…

Might not work for you. It’s a concept I’ve been mulling lately as I get ready to teach another year of school, where I have to ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Did the economy change your library

This week one of my Yahoo groups was discussing the newest Suzanne Brockmann book, Hot Pursuit. One of the ladies in the group was planning on ...

Sara Reyes | Anniversaries of Books, Authors and Web Sites…

In August Fresh Fiction will celebrate its 5th anniversary. In the Internet world it's a real milestone, as it is for a small business. Most go ...