This November, I'll be participating in my 18th NaNoWriMo. That’s National Novel Writing Month, if you’ve never heard of it. The quick and dirty description of NaNoWriMo? Write 50,000 words in 30 days. It is an intense amount of words for most people to write in a month. If you succeed, you win nothing except bragging rights … Continue reading My Favorite NaNoWriMo Hack Helps Everyone
I got to be a panelist at a convention this weekend, my first time in an actual room filled with people. Yay! And one of the favorite questions the other panelists and I were asked was, “When you’re writing sex scenes over and over again, how do you keep the scenes from getting repetitive?” This … Continue reading Preventing Your Many, Many Erotic Scenes From Getting “Not So Fresh”
Recently in one of my paranormal romance groups, this post popped up: Ok Authors, When you’ve written an erotic novel, do you label it as such exclusively or do you label it as romance as well? I get why people like erotica, I do, but it’s just not for me, and a couple of books … Continue reading You’re Probably Wrong About the Difference Between Romance & Erotica
Some time ago, a thread popped up in one of my paranormal romance groups about PNR written by men. I was intrigued by this, having never read a romance novel written by a man (at least, that I knew to be a man). I know for a fact that the m/m women write is mostly … Continue reading I read a romance written by a man.