by Carol Burnside So, I had this hair color dilemma with Cass, my latest heroine in the Sweetwater Springs series . . . In Book 1 (A Suitable Wife), Cass was a secondary character I described as petite and blonde. Somewhere in the years between when I wrote that and the current work (Book 3: […]
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SPRING FEVER by Chantilly White Thank you so much to Sandy and everyone at Petit Fours and Hot Tamales for having me on today! It’s great to be here. Spring is well underway—in fact, it’s getting pretty close to summer. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re in the middle of unusually sunny days and warm […]
by Robin Perini Sometimes blogs simply write themselves. As I was trying to decide what topic to explore for my very first visit at Petit Fours and Hot Tamales (which I’m super thrilled about), some irritating little viruses decided to take up residence. It started out so innocently. A bit of a scratchy throat, feeling […]
One of the things I love most about reading romance is the conflict between hero and heroine. A verbal sparring match is fun to read, and I feel cheated if the black moment (where all seems impossible) is too wimpy. I love the angst, the drama, the conflict of two people testing each other, trying on the idea, letting down their guard and trusting.
by Carol Burnside This month we’re talking about our craft of writing strengths. Dialogue comes easy and I try to build my secondary characters strong enough to be good future heroes or heroines. Oh, yeah – and heat. I’m not too shabby at building sexual tension. In A Suitable Wife, long-time friends Sam and Rosie […]
Interviewed by Carol Burnside Today we have not one, not two, but THREE guests with us whose latest books will be released in four days (Sept. 29th)! Please help me welcome authors Jenna Ives, Natasha Moore and Skylar Kade. Jenna Ives lives in Southern California, and has the typical problem that affects a lot of […]
by Carol Burnside The return of students to their studies in the fall has no impact on my life that I can think of, except I might get a good deal on office supplies. Yep, that’s about the extent of it because my kids are unmarried adults who’ve not yet produced offspring. And even though […]