Books

Brand New Wishful Novel–Turn My World Around!

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Hola readers!  I know, I’ve been quiet for ages.  It’s because I’ve been head down writing writing writing!  This is the first of those products, a book that wasn’t even on the production schedule this year.  :gives Tucker the side eye:  Nevertheless, here it is, Wishful #6, Turn My World Around.  What’s the statute of limitations on […]

Musings

My Favorite Contemporary Romance Conflicts

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I’m thinking about contemporary romance again this morning while I enjoy my quiet cuppa tea.  Last year, whenever I started noodling over the idea of writing some contemporary romance, Susan and I made a list of the kinds of conflicts you find in CR.  This has always been kind of an issue for me.  A […]

Books

When Is Contemporary Romance No Longer Contemporary?

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I’m still pursuing my quest to find decent contemporary romance to read.  So far the “body” count is up to 7.  I did make the realization that many of the paperbacks I’ve pulled to read from my collection were picked up at the used bookstore who knows how long ago and many are rather dated, […]

Books

Why Contemporary Romance Doesn’t Work For Me

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I don’t read a lot of contemporary romance–with the notable exception of Nora Roberts, who is just on my automatic buy list, period.   So excepting La Nora, who does such a marvelous job building friends and families and relationships with people I’d love to know in real life, I tend to find contemporary romance, well, […]