The F-Word

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I’ve been a published author for just a little over seven months. In that short time I’ve had four books release and sold two more. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Considering so many people are working so hard and so long … Continue reading

Never Say Never

  BASIC PUBLISHING RULE: “You’ll never get anything published unless you know someone in the business.” When I first broke the news at work that I’d been published, the strangest thing happened. Without warning, I was surrounded by writers and/or … Continue reading

Everybody In The Pool! Or Why I Lavish Attention On Secondary Characters

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I adore secondary characters. From the very first book I wrote, I crammed them in there. And not as throw-aways, either. To me, the uniqueness of characters in terms of appearance, backstory, quirky expressions/gestures/crutch words, phrases they say, etc., is especially … Continue reading

Why Baby-Daddies Give Good Swoon

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I think over the course of all my posts here on CRC I’ve made my stance on swoon pretty clear: give it to me or take a hike. And while I love the wounded souls, the animal lovers, the plain … Continue reading

Fangirl

  Definition of “fangirl” from Urban Dictionary:  A   rabid breed of human female who is obsessed with either a fictional   character or an actor. Similar to the breed of fanboy. Fangirls congregate at   anime conventions and livejournal. Have been … Continue reading

Trope VS. Trope–Tell Us Your Favorite!

Where would the romance world be without the high-octane emotion of a secret-baby plot? Or a pretend fiancé, or a marriage of convenience? The trauma, the drama! I could eat it up with a spoon. One of the first romances I ever read dealt with an inheritance (sadly I … Continue reading