Archives for the month of: January, 2017

For many years now, science has linked gum disease and infections to heart disease and other illnesses. We are more and more coming to see our bodies as one whole system. Like a well-written story, everything works together. Blood circulates throughout the entire system and can carry health or illness with it. Read the rest of this entry »

As a writer, you have probably heard that the sense of smell is the least used in writing fiction. We use words, so vision is well represented. We write dialogue, we write personal connections, so hearing and touch are all good. Taste could probably be used a bit more, outside of bedroom scenes. But smell is in itself a somewhat negative word. Writers tend to ignore it. This blog is helpful for all the underused senses. http://acreativemoment.com/2008/07/18/words-to-describe-smell-sound-taste-touch/ Read the rest of this entry »

I don’t expect to talk about the concept of an innate ability to select the best styles and decorations, but I did want to briefly explore how that got to be. Have you tasted the latest shoes? Well, so far I have no input on that, so maybe there is no documentation on it. I’ll have to borrow someone’s Oxford English Dictionary. Read the rest of this entry »

The sounds we hear these days are unique to the computer era in many cases. At the grocery store, when someone’s credit card purchase is approved, the particular beep the card reader makes is instantly recognizable and so grating on the ear that if the person doesn’t pull out their card, you are tempted to do so for them. Read the rest of this entry »

In a Romance novel, the sense of touch is important. The touch of his hand on her cheek, the touch of his breath as he leans in to kiss her, the touch of fire in her body as she recognizes her attraction to him. The touch of her satin gown as he slides it off her shoulders. The soft fur of the cat which insists on sitting on his lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Many of my blog ideas come to me while I am walking my dog or doing gardening. These are also the times when the best story plot twists arrive in my brain. Sadly, I usually lose those because I don’t write them down or my hands are too dirty to pull out my phone and make a verbal memo. I’m totally waiting for my brain implant that Bluetooth’s me to a central computer network.

 

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Every once in a while, someone pops into a group and makes everything sparkle with fun and laughter. Francisco Cordoba is a gifted writer with imagination to spare, and he also takes time out from a busy life and career to tease and encourage other writers in the Scribophile groups. Read the rest of this entry »

Regency England is a challenging historical era in which to set erotic Romance. The rules are strict and the least error on the part of a young lady can ruin her life. The men were held to be unable to control their lusts, so no blame on them. Being female came with so many rules and ways to end badly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Resolutions never do much for me. I have found them to be detrimental to my process. Like when I have been eating clean and having a relaxed meal and someone tells me what I should be eating. Bring on the lava cake and donuts, because I will go out of my way to say, “Oh, yeah?” Sigh. 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...

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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)

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documenting my writing misadventures...

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

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