Readers, I wanted to direct you to a huge giveaway of books by different authors, which is hosted on my alternate blog, Writing in the Modern Age. It runs until Saturday evening and the giveaway is Halloween-themed, so if you like either paranormal romance, romantic suspense or time travel romance with a bit of mystery… Continue reading Free Romance Books!
Hi, readers! I just wanted to pop in and mention that my cool friend and fellow author Devika Fernando is running a huge giveaway for a limited time on her blog. With 16 authors and 19 books, how could you possibly go wrong? Oh, and they're all romance books, or related to romance in some… Continue reading My awesome author pal Devika Fernando’s big giveaway!
There's a reason some of us call ourselves writers. There is something mysterious or alluring about the beckoning page or blinking screen. There is a certain power to writing. The power of the pen. Or for those who aren't semi-Luddites like me, the power of the keyboard. Perhaps we should call it the power of… Continue reading Famous Quotes by Writers on Writing
Bestselling author of UPON YOUR RETURN and 18 other books. Finalist and Runner-up in the MARSocial’s Author of the Year Competition. Honorable mention in the January 2014 Reader’s Choice Award. Liebster Blogger Award for 2013 and 2014. Top 50 Authors on AuthorsDB.com. Winner of the Great One Liners Contest on the Directory of Published Authors.
Marie Lavender lives in the Midwest with her family and three cats. She has been writing for over twenty years. She has more works in progress than she can count on two hands.
At the tender age of nine, she began writing stories. She majored in Creative Writing in college because that was all she ever wanted – to be a writer. While there, she published two works in a university publication, and was a copy editor on the staff of an online student journal. After graduating from college, she sought out her dream to…
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Check out my article on how to do research with your writing today on Belinda Y. Hughes’ blog!
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When my friend Belinda suggested the topic of how to do your homework when writing historical romances, I thought I’d take it a step further since I have done all kinds of research in my writing career. Research is a dual-edged sword. It can be a total blast if you’re into learning about new things. On the other hand, it can be a real pain when it’s difficult to find the right information. No matter what stage of writing you’re at, you will, at some point, need to look something up.
First of all, let me get the big question out of the way, the one I was arrogant enough to ask myself so many years ago. This coming from someone who wasn’t a fan of history class, but loved reading historical romance. Cue the irony.
“Why is research so important?”
Indeed! Why should we go to…
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The Hottest Male in Literature contest is back at Inner Goddess. July 1-4 is nominating, July 5-6 is voting on top 10 nominees. They will also be giving a prize basket to a random participant. Location: http://www.innergoddessforum.com/ Don't forget to nominate Grant Hill or Gabriel Hill! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00I0D9LQ8 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JTKTODG