Here is the handout from the “Writing, Researching, and Marketing Your Non-regency Romance” panel we did at #RWA16. I will add a bibliography of helpful books eventually, but for now I’ll just add the best tip given during the panel, when someone asked Ms. Bev about receiving rejections from agents and editors who wanted her to … More Beyond Almack’s Handout
I realize that I never posted the cover for my upcoming historical espionage romance, An Extraordinary Union! I know I’m biased, but man do I love this cover! As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger, combining their unique skills … More An Extraordinary Union Cover and RT in Photos
(Disclaimer 1: this post is a general discussion of the romance industry. Personally, I’ve been lucky enough to work with an awesome agent and attentive editors and publishers, but many, many marginalized authors have not.) (Disclaimer 2: I know that publishing is hard for white romance authors, too, and that they also face rejection and income … More The Economic Impact of Non-Diverse Romance, Part I: The Quality “Problem”
Welcome to the second edition of Fangirl Fridays, the post in which I present the awesome writers (and their awesome books) that generally leave me in this state while I’m reading: Today I’m fangirling over Falguni Kothari, whom I was lucky enough to meet at my local RWA chapter. Falguni is hilarious, and her books exhibit … More Fangirl Fridays: Falguni Kothari
Hey! Today I have a really special treat: for the the Valentine’s Rewind Blog Hop, a bunch of authors are taking a look back at some of their favorite characters. This is one of the last stops on the blog hop, but if you need to catch up you can find the complete list of participating … More Valentine’s Rewind Blog Hop: Catching Up with Sofie and Ivan
Hey! So the last few days have been pretty exciting! First up: I was on the Smart Bitches, Trashy Books podcast! It was really fun chatting with Sarah, and so surreal! We talked about lots of stuff, but primarily the Romancing the Globe column I’m doing with the Romance Writers Report (RWR), where I get to … More Podcast and Re-release Cover Reveal!
Hey! Welcome to the first installment of Fangirl Fridays, which is basically the blog version of me grabbing you by the collar and shaking you until you read the authors I think you should be reading. The star of the first installment is the fabulous Melissa Blue. I’ve been a fan of Melissa’s since I … More Fangirl Fridays: Melissa Blue