Archives for the month of: November, 2016

If you are like me, you have encountered the word “balance” many times over. You eat a balanced meal, you balance your time between work and personal life, and you balance your checkbook when you absolutely have to. Read the rest of this entry »

Oppressed people always touch my heart and soul. Maybe in a past life I suffered through slavery or resettlement or pogroms. Maybe my belief that what happens to any one person on the planet happens to all of us sways my feelings. But for whatever reason, I carry it as a burden. Read the rest of this entry »

I’m reading books these days by folks who need a better editor. Not naming names, because obviously, the lack of editing doesn’t bother many people. I totally have issues with lack of commas or commas where not needed, wrong tense, and head hopping. I can see it clearly in the books I read. But when I read my own work, the blinders come out.


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Heather Graham, Nalini Singh, and Rebecca Zanetti. Speaking at the 2016 RWA National Convention on Paranormal specifically and Romance in general. This is the last of three blogs sharing my notes from that wonderful chat session. Read the rest of this entry »

On the second Sunday of each month, I have the pleasure of introducing a new author of my acquaintance to my readers. My guest this month is Lynn Miller, author of paranormal romances. Read the rest of this entry »

Last Thursday, I left you all hanging with the promise of more from my notes on Paranormal Chat from the 2016 RWA National Convention. The speakers were Heather Graham, Nalini Singh, and Rebecca Zanetti. Sadly, my notes aren’t clear on who said what most of the time. But let’s just jump in, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »

I’m totally in love with Elle Kennedy and her Off Campus series. I even stalk her on Facebook. But I have to admit to a slight disappointment when Logan turned out not to be gay. And the two gay women were merely secondary characters. Read the rest of this entry »

At the Romance Writers of America National Convention in San Diego this past June, I loved hearing that trends don’t really exist any longer. Thanks to self-publishing indie authors, we don’t have to wait for the traditional publishers to decide what will be up and coming. We can write whatever we want and the readers love it. As long as we write a good story, an audience will be found. Read the rest of this entry »

A Novel Approach

Welcome to A World of My Making.

Elizabeth Giambrone

Humble blog of a steamy romance writer.

The Bowman's Inn

Remarkable romances and unforgettable couples. An anthology revolving around Cupid and Psyche, and beyond.

Francisco Cordoba Author

Me and My Writing

Jane Austen Sequels Weblog

A Jane Austen blog by Jane Odiwe, author of Jane Austen Lives Again,Project Darcy, Searching for Captain Wentworth, Mr. Darcy's Secret, Willoughby's Return, Lydia Bennet's Story, Mrs Darcy's Diamonds, Mr Darcy's Christmas Calendar...


The Forgotten Writer

Only One More Page

"Of all the comforting objects in this world, few things are as reassuring and accepting as books. Books keep and reciprocate our secrets, dreams, regrets, and hopes better than any friend in the world." - Drea Damara (The Weeping Books of Blinney Lane)


Hard case books

Short Tale Shrew

A Flash Fiction Writing Community

So, I'm Writing A Book?

documenting my writing misadventures...

Louise Redmann

Escape your world...

Writings By Ender

The Writer's Adventure

The Greenland Diaries

It began with a drum. Then the monsters came. I've been hiding ever since.

Road 2 Healthy Life

Road to Healthy Life