Tag: writing tips

The Perfect Kiss!

Have you ever read a romance book and thought – ohhh. That is the perfect kiss! Maybe it was a movie. A TV show that made your toes tingle and your heart skip a beat. I think most of us remember the first kiss that really touched your heart, really made you believe in romance. For me, it was the first kiss between Anne … Read More The Perfect Kiss!

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Planning a historical romance series

One of the biggest challenges of being an author is planning a historical romance series. I know that there will be people who disagree with me, but I think this is true for three reasons: Planning a series, any series, is complicated. You have way more characters to keep track of, you need to ensure that things like time of the year or even … Read More Planning a historical romance series

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How do you write male characters?

I am asked a wide range of different questions about the way that I write, but the question that comes up most often is ‘How do you write male characters?’

It’s a great question, but it’s always a little irritating. I mean, I’ve never been a duchess either, but no one asks me how I manage to write those types of characters!

Basically what it all comes down to is three things, so if you want to write male characters, pull up a chair, and see whether these three tips can help you…

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Editing Away…

You know, I’m going to be honest: editing is exhausting. Honestly, it’s just exhausting! I can easily write 15,000 words in a day, but editing for more than three hours I start to get a headache and I have to look away. Editing is challenging, especially if you are editing your own work. You know what you are trying to say, and you just … Read More Editing Away…

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My ‘keep writing’ secret

One of the questions that I’m frequently asked as an author is: “Where do you get all of your inspiration from?” And you know what? Sometimes that is a really difficult question to answer. Don’t get me wrong, I am one of those people who drives their spouse insane by waking up in the middle of the night with a fantastic idea and having to get … Read More My ‘keep writing’ secret