ON HAPPILY EVER AFTERS

  I’m stepping out of the literary closet to say–I’ve written a romance! Not only have I written a romance, I’ve read A LOT of the genre this past year (47 and counting to be exact,) and the more I read, the more I am amazed how what a bad rap it has amongst the group who claims to be “the masses.” Most of those “rappers” are probably tucked in bed with a book and a flashlight or a Kindle, reading love stories like crack, but too embarrassed to admit it. But why? Romance is happy. Romance is hopeful. Sometimes hot, but always satisfying. In a world that desperately needs more HEA's … [Read more...]

TO ALL THE HATERS-HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

I'm stepping out of the literary closet to say--I'm writing a romance! Not only am I writing a romance, I'm reading A LOT of romance, and the more I read, the more I am amazed how what a bad rap the genre has amongst the group who claims to be "the masses." Most of those "rappers" are probably tucked in bed with a book and a flashlight or a Kindle, reading love stories like crack, but too embarrassed to admit it. Why should they be embarrassed? More than half of the stories are well researched, complex, multi fascited plots and the other half is fluff and fun. You see the cover of THE SPY IN … [Read more...]