Mika Jolie | Recipe Sharing – Linguine and Clam Sauce by Dean Conrad Morello

Every man should have a secret dish he can cook to knock a woman’s panties off. Imagine this. Tonight’s the BIG date at your place. Date #3. ...

Elizabeth Coldwell | Letting Your Guard Down

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘bodyguard’? One of those huge, silent, black-clad men keeping a discreet distance as ...

This week at Target, special price for Marie Bostwick’s THE PROMISE GIRLS

Buy at Target THE PROMISE GIRLS by Marie Bostwick In an emotionally rich and captivating new novel, New York Times ...

The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth…Sometimes…

We haven’t met yet so I need to ask you to read the following sentence and withhold judgement until the end of the post, okay? Ready? Here ...

Have You Ever Milked A Snake?

No, that’s not a euphemism. It’s an actual job and my heroine, Clover Lee, in THE NEGOTIATOR has held the position along with a ton of other ...

Ghost Wolf – history/inspiration

In WOLF BITE, released in July 2014, Mason Clayborne heard the sound of a familiar woman being mugged—pursuing the sound he raced into an ...

Updates from Eloisa James

Eloisa is heading to Wisconsin this week for the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Week-end. This is a fun-filled three day event featuring 60 ...

Samanthe Beck | Emergency Response

This might be a strange confession coming from a woman who just finished the third book in a series featuring emergency responders, but I am ...

Noelle Adams | Inspirations from Nature

Pets have always been a popular feature in romance and women’s fiction—dogs in particular—but it’s much less common to have wild animals ...

Kelsey Norman | The Writing Journey

When I told people I wanted to be an author, it wasn't as though I had told them I wanted to be the next big movie star and they'd say, "Good ...

What’s the importance of pacing?

We are passing on this AutoCrit excellent blog, with permission from Jocelyn, for your perusal. Ever watched a movie that was so packed ...

Jack Fisher | It’s all about Sex!

Sex! Now that I have your attention, I’d like to talk about my aspirations and inspirations in the world of romance. Please bear with me. I ...

Expanding Comfort Zones

My husband and I are currently planning the biggest trip of our lives – China! And I have to admit, I’m a basket case. What if I forget ...

Science Fiction Romance and Real Life Inspiration

“Write what you know.” The sentiment is probably as old as writing itself. Yet how does it translate into a futuristic romance filled with ...

Interview with Ryan Taggert from MY KIND OF YOU

Today we’ll be chatting with Ryan Taggert, the handsome hero from MY KIND OF YOU, the first book in my new Trillium Bay series. Ryan has ...

Laurie LeClair | Love, Laughter and Ever After

I love to write—and read—about characters who steal into my heart and linger long after the last page is turned. Cody McCall and Hannah ...

Linda Reilly | A funny thing happened on the way to the publisher . . .

There are so many components that go into writing a mystery. Fun characters, sneaky red herrings, a plethora of guilty-looking suspects . . . ...

Gayle Leeson | The Warm Fuzzies

Comfort food and holidays typically give us a nostalgic or sentimental feeling. In SILENCE OF THE JAMS, Amy Flowers wants her Down South Café ...

A Chance Interview with Susan Wittig Albert

Every now and then I go for broke—take a chance that the biggest names in the industry will answer my requests for an interview. I’ve never ...

Lisa Wells | Heroes Named Jack

Sometimes I worry about my characters. Actually, I spend a lot of time worrying about my characters. How can I not? I torture them for at least ...

Nina Croft | Why Sexy Space Stories Work for me…

Last year, my fabulous publisher, Entangled Publishing, brought out a new imprint; Scorched (Beyond your Wildest Fantasies!) and I was asked if ...

Don’t miss your Chance!

Oh No Last Day for Boas! Join us for afternoon tea at the historic Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas. Enjoy delicious treats while dining ...

Adriana Anders | Best Small Town Romances

What is it about the small town romances that hits us in the feels? On a day like today (it’s dark and rainy outside), I love diving into some ...

Author Match with Traci Douglass

Writes: Contemporary and Paranormal Romance full of wit, humor, and heroes and heroines willing to risk it all for their happily ever ...

Shelli Stevens | You did WHAT for research?

Sometimes when I’m writing a book, I love to find a way to make it more authentic. Like when I recently wrote a rodeo romance, I hopped in my ...

Amanda Ashby | Vacation Flings

You know how it is. The sun is hot, the drinks are cold and wearing a bikini and hot pants is a legitimate dress code. And then you meet the ...

Vivien Jackson | Gadgets / Techno / Magical What’s YOUR favorite?

I love gadgets, bonus for futuristic technomagical ones. If a given gizmo could conceivably appear in both a James Bond film and a Bruce ...

Abbie Roads | The Twelve Perks Being a Writer

Being a writer in today’s market is harder than it’s ever been. You have to be a social media guru—you have to be constantly marketing and ...

Fiona Quinn | The Kitchen Grandmother

Lynx is a special operative who helps solve the riddle in WASP, the first book in the Uncommon Enemies Series (2017, SilverHart ...

Meet Sonia Taitz, author of GREAT WITH CHILD

GREAT WITH CHILD tells the story of ambitious, driven Abigail Thomas. The hard working daughter of immigrants, Abigail is up for partnership at ...

Meet the Band – Charlotte West & GOOD LIES

About Good Lies: Releasing May 8th, 2017 If Warren Price was gasoline, I'd be a lit match. Addison Wanks, rock ’n’ roll’s favorite ...

Lena Gregory | Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Whether or not ghosts exist is a big debate in my house. My daughter and I firmly believe in ghosts, while my husband and one of my sons do not. ...

Weddings and Matchmaking

Thank you, Fresh Fiction, for hosting me and my new series today! SOMETHING OLD is the first in a series about four college friends who reunite ...

Proof Of God Or Hoax?

Several years ago, TIME MAGAZINE’s cover story asked the question “Is God Dead?” in our society. While it is generally believed today that ...

Jenn McKinlay | Bringing out the Crazy!

Weddings. They bring out the crazy in a person, don’t they? I’ve done more tours of duty as a bridesmaid and maid of honor than I can count ...

What’s up with the Writing about Cops and Terrorists?

Not long ago I was at a book signing for my latest novel, OPERATION SCORPION, and a reader asked me the question – why do you write so much ...

Amanda Adams – On Writing…The Best Advice I Never Heard

I’ve been writing a long time. I won’t tell you how long, because I’d give away my age – but long enough to not care to admit it. J And ...

Vanessa Vale | Top 5 Favorite Foods

Korean- I went with my mother to Korea in 2015 and had home cooked meals. We didn’t eat in restaurants (OK, a few), but mostly church ...

The Imperial View

Inspired by the lush PBS mini-series “Victoria,” this month we’ll look at fiction that explores the world of imperial rulers—and check ...

Julie Ann Walker | Meet my Chicago!

Hey-oh, everyone! So happy to be back on Fresh Fiction talking about my newest release, WILD RIDE! The book follows Ethan "Ozzie" Sykes on his ...

Donna Alward | Top Five Reasons to NOT Date your Best Friend’s Little Sister

In SOMEBODY'S BABY, veterinarian and neat-freak Rory Gallagher is faced with the knowledge that Oaklee Collier, his best friend’s little ...

Maple Sugaring and Mud Season—Oh My!

It Must be March in New England What would a big stack of Maine blueberry pancakes be without fresh maple syrup poured over the top? We’re ...

Susan Wittig Albert | 25 Years of China Bayles

This year marks the publication of the 25th China Bayles mystery, THE LAST CHANCE OLIVE RANCH. Gosh—it seems like yesterday when the first ...

Sailing into the Story: Behind the Scenes of A STAR TO STEER HER BY

The date is indelible in my memory: February 20, 1995. I was a sophomore marine biology student, about to embark on SEAmester: a nine-week ...

Lynn Winchester | Top Five Favorite TV Shows

Like most authors, when I’m not writing or reading, I am refilling my tanks with the juicy, creative mojo that is television. I am about as ...