Tawna Fenske | Where Do I Hide the Condom?

At the start of my career as a romantic comedy author, I vowed I would never write a TSTL heroine. For those unfamiliar with the lingo, ...

Sharon Cullen | His Saving Grace

He glanced at her over his shoulder. “I keep thinking it will go away, that I will wake up and be better, but that’s not going to happen. My ...

VANISHED by Elizabeth Heiter

Eighteen years ago, FBI profiler Evelyn Baine’s best friend disappeared.  Now, the Nursery Rhyme Killer is back – and if Evelyn doesn’t ...

Robin Covington | The Top 5 Worst Songs for a Wedding

When I’m not working my day job as attorney and writing my books, you can always find me performing lead vocals for a band. Yep- for a fee and ...

Celebrate the Holidays with Fresh Fiction Reviewers

What a great team of reviewers we have Our review team, led by Pat Richardson and Sandi Shilhanek, has published more reviews this year than ...

Elley Arden Holiday

Elley Arden | Do You See What I See? Elley’s #sightsandsounds of the Holiday Charity Event

The holiday season is in full swing and I love this time of year, where the focus is on sharing love and laughter with friends and family, ...

Colleen Shannon | One Riot, One Ranger

That’s the Texas Ranger motto, but when Chad Foster’s rebellious brother goes missing, it’s time to put his elite training to use ...

Sarah Rayner | On Writing “Fresh” Fiction

Hello, everyone, I’m Sarah Rayner and it’s great to be back at Fresh Fiction on the release day of the follow-up to the international ...

Rebecca Zanetti | Release Day for MARKED

Thank you to the Fresh Fiction gang for having me here to celebrate the release of MARKED today! I can’t believe the day is finally here when ...

Larissa Ione | Top Five Favorite Angels and Demons

Thanks, Fresh Fiction! Excited to be here, and super excited to share with you my list of Top Five Favorite Angels and Demons from TV and the ...

Jennifer Barnhart | Sugarplum Fairies, Christmas Miracles, Santa: Not this Year

Every year from Halloween to Christmas, people begin the frantic schedule of Holiday parties, shopping, family visits, and the marathon of ...

Cynthia Sax | Hitting the Halfway Mark for SINFUL REWARDS

Cynthia, congrats on being halfway through your 12-month serial Sinful Rewards! Can you tell us a bit about the trials and tribulations of ...

Jennifer Dawson | Something New Series Overview

The Something New series was never intended to be a series at all. My original idea was a runaway bride walks into a dive bar, hooks up with a ...

Amanda Usen | The Deep, Dark Making of MAKE ME, TAKE ME

I did things in my wilding days that make me wince and suck in a slow, tight breath of sadder-but-wiser air. The most humiliating among them is ...

Tiffany Reisz | One Tip to Keep a Series Fresh

“A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” – Steve Jobs As of today (November 22, 2014 when I’m ...

E.J. Copperman | Behind Inspector Specter

“Where do you get your ideas?” Writers get this question all the time. It’s an honest question asked by readers and in some cases ...

Krista Davis | The Legend of Becca Wraith

Is there a ghost story from your youth that stands out in your mind? One that gave you chills? Maybe a local story or a traditional campfire ...

Janet Chester Bly | The Right Start: Fans Weigh In On First Pages

In the early stages of a doing a first draft for my first solo novel, WIND IN THE WIRES, I gave a shout-out on social media for volunteers to do ...

Lia Davis | Vampire, Gargoyles, and Christmas?

One is a subspecies of demon. Another is a guardian. And, well, Christmas is the last holiday many would expect to see either of them celebrate. ...

Ally Broadfield | Why All of My Heroines Love Jewelry

If I could get away with it, I would probably wear pajamas all the time, but my grandmother never left the house unless she was wearing the ...

Katlyn Duncan | Writing New Adult Versus Young Adult

I think each genre has their own challenges that a writer must overcome, but today we’ll focus on two that I have some recent experience in: ...

Wynter Daniels | Picking Favorites

It’s one of the cardinal rules of parenthood—don’t play favorites with your kids. I think I did a pretty good of obeying that one when I ...

Diana Cosby | Giving The Gift Of Thanks

Gifts come in many shapes and sizes, but I believe the most precious ones are those delivered from the heart. It's easy to get caught up in the ...

Shawntelle Madison | Crafting a YA Sci-Fi

I’m so excited to visit Fresh Fiction again and chat about my latest release and how I finally got a chance to apply some of the graduate ...

Jessica Peterson | Behind The Hope Diamond Trilogy

As any writer will tell you, the ideas are the (kind of) easy part – it’s the writing that’s difficult, the (sometimes magical, other ...

Rebecca Yarros | New Adult Roller Coaster

Ah, New Adult…Man, I love this little genre. It’s the age where you’re finally making peace with not only who you are, but how you relate ...

Q&A with Syrie James, Author of JANE AUSTEN’S FIRST LOVE

I've heard that you just got back from The Jane Austen Society of North America's yearly conference. What sort of things happen at a conference ...

Rebecca M. Hale | A Watchful Society

The third installment of the Mystery in the Islands series, AGROUND ON ST. THOMAS, opens with a grand jury indictment of the sitting governor, ...

Joyce Lavene and Jim Lavene | Cats and Witches

Like cats and mysteries, cats and witches just seem to go together. Witches have had cat familiars for as long as anyone can recall. They were ...

Sylvia McDaniel | Lipstick In the Old West

Currently I’m working on a new series called Lipstick and Lead set in the late 1800s. It’s about three sisters who are bounty hunters, which ...

Charlene Groome | Hit the Ice

Carla Sinclair is the likeable TV sports anchor in Vancouver. She’s driven to do the best job she can and break stories before her ...

Conversation with Bernard Cornwell

Great news! The newest book in the Saxon Series will be out next year AND the first book's adaptation, THE LOST KINGDOM, has already entered ...

Shelley K. Wall | Strange Collections

Do you have any strange collections? Recently my husband cleaned out a cabinet under the sink and found that I’d been hoarding wet-ones ...

T.C. LoTempio | Of Cats and Cozies

Most of the mysteries on my bookshelf, I confess, are cozy mysteries. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the genre, cozies are a ...

Lucy Burdette | Key West: Where Characters Drop from Trees

Drop from trees like overripe mangos, I should say! A couple of years ago, I began to plan my Key West mystery series. I had the idea for a food ...

Cleo Coyle | Once Upon a Grind and a Magic Bean Necklace Giveaway

Do you have a favorite fairy tale? Mine is Cinderella, but I am no Disney princess. While I love pumpkins, I’d rather turn one into a pie, ...

Tina Ann Forkner | My Summer of Romance Novels

One summer when I was about sixteen and out of books to read, I happened across a heavy brown paper bag full of books. I knew they were my ...

Jade Lee | It’s Done!

  Guess what??? A. Martians have landed in my back yard and they're pooping gold! B. My 3 year old niece has just created the ...

K.B. Hoyle | BREEDER Blog Tour

Fresh Fiction is proud to participate in the blog tour for BREEDER by K.B. Hoyle. When asked to give one question to Hoyle, Fresh Fiction staff ...

Megan Mulry Gallery | Miki’s Bucket List for the Adventurous Woman

Photo courtesy of Laurie Durden Photo courtesy of Mary Turner Photo courtesy of Mary Turner Photo credit: Peggy Sirota, ...

Megan Mulry | Miki’s Bucket List for the Adventurous Woman

The heroine of my latest release, ROULETTE, is very buttoned-up in some ways and very daring in others. In her work life, Miki Durand is a ...

Isabel Cooper | Highland Dragons

THE HIGHLAND DRAGON'S LADY, in retrospect, involves just a vast amount of people running around in the middle of the night. On occasion they ...

Sofia Tate | Top 5 Italian Romantic Escapes

What is it about Italy? I’ve been lucky to have visited the nation of la dolce vita three times in my life-Rome, Florence, Milan, and Venice. ...

Alyssa Alexander | A Heroine’s Sharp Edges

So there I was. Staring at the computer screen around 4:30 am and wondering who would be the heroine of my next book. I already had a ...

Katee Robert | Bless the Dirty Talking Hero

We all love him. You know the one – the hero who likes to whisper things that make both the reader and the heroine melt. He always knows the ...

Jayne Fresina | A Heroine in Charge

"I once stared down a bull that got free of its rope in a crowded souk. I've climbed a banyan tree— barefoot in a monsoon— to rescue a ...

Eileen Dreyer | The Risks and Rewards of Writing a Series

Mind you, I've never done this before. Write a series, that is. Not intentionally, anyway. I tend to discover secondary characters along the way ...

Lorelei James | More of the Mastered Series

As an erotic romance author, one of the first questions I’m asked is if I’ve “done” every sexual scenario I’ve written ...

Laura Childs | Happy Holidays and Remember When

A guest blog from Laura Childs, author of the Cackleberry Club Mysteries, Tea Shop Mysteries, and Scrapbooking Mysteries. As I fuss about my ...

Juliet Blackwell | Hearst Castle Dreams

About halfway down the coast of California stands a grand estate on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Called San Simeon, or Hearst’s ...

Duffy Brown | Learning to Ride

Question: What is the hardest part of learning to ride a bike? Answer: The pavement. Evie Bloomfield here, all the way from Chicago to ...

Kara Braden | Heat Up Your Winter on the Isles of Scilly with THE DEEPEST NIGHT

Just off the coast of Cornwall lies the most gorgeous, welcoming holiday destination you’ve probably never heard of: the Isles of Scilly, a ...

Isabella Alan | Rogue Amish

It’s hard to believe that MURDER, SERVED SIMPLY is my eighth book featuring Amish characters. Throughout those eight novels, I’ve stuck my ...

Ann Purser | Suspicion at Seven

SUSPICION AT SEVEN is the latest in my Lois Meade Mystery series, and involves another murder hunt alongside Detective Inspector Hunter Cowgill. ...

Liz Johnson | 5 Reasons SEALs Make Great Romance Heroes

For the last three years, I’ve been writing about navy SEALs, and I’ve been reading about them for a lot longer than that. Biographies, true ...