Blair McDowell | On Casting THE MEMORY OF ROSES

A friend of mine is a film editor. She has worked on a number of major films, including one of my all-time favorites, Under the Tuscan ...

If We Could Turn Back Time… Eliza Knight, Terri Brisbin and Claire Delecroix

Once upon a blustery fall day, three bestselling romance authors got together to create a boxed set of stories that traveled far beyond our ...

Barbara Longley | Writing: Is it a choice, or a compulsion?

A coworker recently discovered I'm not just a teacher, but also a published author. He asked me what "made me" decide to become a writer. I had ...

Paula Altenburg | Ten TV Shows that Top my List

I'm not really much of a television watcher. I have commitment issues. If I get into something in the evenings, it tends to be episodic and ...

Mark Henry | Um…What? How PARTS & WRECK Came To Be

When I tell people that my first paranormal romance, PARTS & WRECK, is set amongst the vivisectionists of a secret organization that ...

Kristina McMorris | THE PIECES WE KEEP: Inspired by true stories

It all started with a televised news segment. At the center of the story was a young boy who frequently suffered from physically violent night ...

Jared C. Wilson | Digging Up the Bones of a Novel Given Up for Dead

I began writing my first novel in 1997, the year my wife and I moved from Houston, Texas to Nashville, Tennessee. I have wanted to be a ...

Lisa Carter | When Setting Becomes a Character ~ Comment To Win

Aloha from the 50th state and the land of a thousand rainbows. Have you ever read a book with not only a terrific storyline, but where the ...

Amy Matayo | The Wedding Game

Would YOU marry a stranger for two million dollars? I totally would not. Definitely wouldn't. No way, not happening. Not in a million years. ...

Ginger Garrett | What Did the Squid Say to the Turkey?

On Thanksgiving Day, I'll find out. The Basques are descending on my home for the holidays. My husband's family is from the Basque country in ...

Patricia Rosemoor | Animal Instincts

Animals bring joy to my life. Not just my own pets, but anyone's animals. Even the big guys. Which is why, when I thought it was time to start ...

Eva Gordon | Mixing or is it stirring, Historical with Paranormal Romance?

How combining the two genres pleased my inner historical/fantasy geek and the romantic adventurous in me. I've always been a fan of epic ...

Ann Lawrence | Christmas in Savage Bay

Every year, I stock up on holiday books, and I've always wanted to write one. Well, I finally have! CHRISTMAS IN SAVAGE BAY will be released ...

MJ Flournoy | A Matter of Trust

What's in a name? Funny you should ask. Apparently where my characters are concerned, it's everything. I try not to obsess over selecting my ...

Sourcebooks Casa for the Holidays

On today's Casa for the Holiday's blog stop, the Sourcebooks Casablanca Christmas romance authors are sharing a cute holiday scene from their ...

Gina Conkle | Remember Your First Turkey?

You know what I'm talking about: the first Thanksgiving turkey you ever roasted. How'd it come out? No matter what happened, the meal was an ...

Roz Lee | Looking for the Raisins ~ Free Download

While hunched over a bowl of cereal this morning, I came to a few conclusions about my favorite breakfast, and life in general. There are ...

Kathy Wheeler | Dreams on Hold…What would you do with a Million Dollars?

Sometimes you never know where your inspiration might come from. As I began to put together this post, I ran across a blog that offered 105 ...

Rosemary Harris | What’s Your Secret Love?

It was love. Once. Or lust. An inexplicable pull. A deep, visceral attraction. I'm talking about the item that hangs in your closet. Unworn. ...

Cindi Madsen | Cooking with a Hero ~ Comment To Win

I'm so happy to be back on Fresh Fiction today! Since my latest release is a holiday story in the STRANDED WITH A HERO CHRISTMAS anthology, I ...

Cynthia D’Alba | Welcome to Texas

Hi All! Cynthia D'Alba here. Thanks to the Fresh Fiction gang for having me here today to celebrate the release of the second book in the Texas ...

Regan Black | Military Heroes Mean More Than Great Abs

Thinking of military heroes brings to mind characters in their physical prime (who doesn't love a sizzling six-pack?), who aren't afraid to jump ...

Four Knights to Sweep You Off Your Feet – only $.99

Are you craving a bold, handsome hero to sweep you off your feet? Or, at least take you on a delicious adventure far from the dishes and ...

EXCLUSIVE Interview with Lindsay McKenna & Michael Jaco

Lindsay McKenna, author of DOWN RANGE, sat down with our Janene Putman recently to discuss her newest release, what it's like creating sexy ...

Katherine Garbera | Traditions!

It's safe to say that most if not all of my traditions revolve around my family and food. My earliest memories are of sitting in the kitchen at ...

Nicola Marsh | VENTURING INTO A NEW WORLD

After publishing 43 adult contemporary romances in 10 years, the question I've been asked most often recently is ‘why have you ventured into ...

Dee Dee M. Scott | When The Characters Won’t Stop Speaking…

I'd like to thank Fresh Fiction for hosting me. Years ago, while vacationing with my family, an idea popped into my head that stayed on my mind ...

Lindsay McKenna | Introducing COURSE OF ACTION

DEAR READER COURSE OF ACTION was created by myself and Merline Lovelace for Harlequin Romantic Suspense. There will be three books, one ...