Okay, so a single book doesn’t equal a classic series sparked by a marvelous tale and inspiring many other enjoyable stories. My point is, should you want to know, I totally feel your pain when the books are turned into movies. And they had to cut so much from the actual written story. So very harsh! Continue reading “Tolkien Fans, I Feel Your Pain”
Yet another, further disclaimer: Julia Ward is a firecracker and keeps things interesting on my Scribophile group, Writers Who Love Romance. She had queued up to write something for the Bowman’s Inn anthology when her personal life got in the way. She is charming and talented, someone I am honored to call a friend. Continue reading “Introducing Julia Ward”
RWA– Romance Writers of America is an outstanding organization for writers of any type. Yes, they are slanted toward us romance writers, but there’s a good reason for that. I’ll share that story another time. Today I want to give you an overview of the recent conference in March put on by four local RWA chapters in Brea, California. I’ll share more details on the panels in future posts. Continue reading “California Dreamin’ Writers Conference 2017 – Best Tips”
As I said last time, the benefits of membership in Romance Writers of America include meeting some of the most amazing and talented writers in the business today. Anne Rice and her son Christopher are working on a lot of exciting projects like bringing The Vampire Chronicles to television. After they answered questions that were submitted ahead of the event, the audience was allowed to ask questions. Continue reading “Anne Rice and Christopher Rice, continued.”
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. Continue reading “Paranormal the Third”
Every month I chat with an up and coming writer, to share ideas with him or her, and to chat about the writing process. This month, Bren Kyveli took the time to answer a few questions.
All the meetings of my local chapter of Romance Writers of America have been super valuable. I hope I can encourage you to find a chapter and join. Even an on-line chapter is valuable to a writer. We were fortunate enough to have Callie Hutton, USA Today best-selling author of Regency Romances, Western Historical Romances, and the occasional Contemporary Romance, come talk to us. She is delightful. Continue reading “Making History Relevant”