Just listen

Just listen

I don’t know if it’s the same in the U.S., but here in Belgium, all anyone can talk about is the potential of the Brexit. As I write this on Thursday morning, the British polls have just opened. By this evening we’ll know which way things will go. Despite the fact that I have moved […]

Where do you write?

Where do you write?

When the songs of the birds has just about drowned out the sound of traffic, and my nose is beginning to run, I know I’m in the right place. This is where I want to work. I’ve found a bench to sit on because, once again, I’ve forgotten a towel to place on the wet […]

Backing Up

Backing Up

  I had a horrendous realization on Monday—none of my hero’s story was going to work. I had to complete rewrite his entire story line. Argh!! When I originally plotted out this book it was a stand-alone Regency romance (this was a number of years ago). Then, a few months ago, when I remembered that […]

Working on that marketing

Working on that marketing

I’ve started taking an on-line marketing course. I’ve done similar things before—watching Nick Stephenson’s free videos and so on, but Stephenson’s course and those he recommends tend to cost in the many of hundreds of dollars—money I just don’t have to spend (I’d rather use the same money to get a fantastic cover or buy […]

Nasty characters

Nasty characters

I really hate to sound nasty, but is there a new trend in annoying, unpleasant heroines and heroes who are attracted to being insulted? I’m currently reading the second book like this. The two books are different in almost every way except in their horrid, unlikable heroines and the fact that they are both historical […]