Taking It From The Beginning – Part 13

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 13

Chapter 7.  In this first draft, I have Kurt and Quinn have sex in this scene.  Part of me thinks this is way too early, that the uncertainty and distrust is still too raw.  But…they are alone and very, very attracted to each other.  There are no vamps after Quinn, or so they believe.  I’m […]

First Kiss Friday – “Vampnapped” in Must Love Vampires by Heidi Betts

First Kiss Friday – “Vampnapped” in Must Love Vampires by Heidi Betts

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Heidi Betts, author of the paranormal romance story Vampnapped in Must Love Vampires.  Welcome Heidi!  Here’s the first kiss between Charlotte (Chuck) and Sebastian. “What are you doing?” she asked breathlessly, feeling the heat of his body radiating toward hers, and the laser-sharp intensity of his gaze tracking her like […]

New Laurel O’Donnell interview

New Laurel O’Donnell interview

Author Caroline Clemmons, who writes historical and contemporary genre fiction, has graciously interviewed Laurel O’Donnell on her website. Read the full interview here  

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 24

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 24

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air.  All I must do is find it, and copy it.” – Jules Renard, “Diary,” February 1895

First Kiss Friday – Windswept Shores by Janice Seagraves

First Kiss Friday – Windswept Shores by Janice Seagraves

Today’s First Kiss Friday featured guest is Janice Seagraves, author of erotic contemporary romance Windswept Shores.  Welcome Janice!  Here’s the first kiss between Megan Lorry and Seth Dawson. Seth looked up at Megan, who was still on the boat. “Megz, can you find a big container for the meat and chuck it to me?” “Sure,” she […]

Inspirational Quote Monday!

Inspirational Quote Monday!

It’s Inspirational Quote Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “A word is not the same with one writer as with another.  One tears it from his guts.  The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.” – Charles Peguy

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 12

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 12

Chapter six.  It’s time for Kurt and Joe to fight the vampire coven.  Unfortunately, this week I didn’t feel very much like writing a fighting scene.  There were a lot of distractions in my life, so I didn’t have time for a full on fight.  I simply pushed it off for future writing by putting […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 22

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 22

Here’s the quote for the week!  “Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.” – Tom Stoppard

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 11

Taking It From The Beginning – Part 11

Chapter 5.  Quinn is still having those hot dreams about Kurt.  I have her always waking from these dreams at 3:03.  Now, that is significant, but I don’t know why yet.  J  I’ll figure that out later.  Or in the rewrites.  Or take it out altogether. Joe suspects that there is a coven of vamps […]

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 21

Inspirational Quote Monday! – 21

It’s Monday!  Here’s the quote for the week – “A writer is a writer because she writes, not because somebody in New York said, ‘I think I can sell this.’” – Jenny Crusie