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Four of my favourite romance authors in one brilliant collection! @SophieWestonbks

Sophie Weston is a long time member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, and for a long time has been one of my favourite category romance authors. I’m absolutely delighted that Sophie is turning her hand to category romance again, and not only that, her new book is part of a collection with three of my…… Continue reading Four of my favourite romance authors in one brilliant collection! @SophieWestonbks

authors · books · romance · round robin

Bad boys in fiction – why we love them, yet revile the bad girls

It’s time for another Round Robin, and another thought-provoking topic, especially for romance authors and readers: In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, why do you think “bad” boys are so popular as heroes, and “bad” girls so often reviled? In real life, can those labelled “bad” really change, or are such fictional romances misleading? This…… Continue reading Bad boys in fiction – why we love them, yet revile the bad girls

books · editing · point of view · romance · writers · writing tips

Writing tips: how to alternate point of view (part two)

Last week I wrote a post on how to make sure your point of view is consistent  and thus avoid confusing your readers with “head-hopping” (ie changing point of view too randomly within a scene). I showed the mechanics of handling point of view in the third person, but there’s more to changing point of…… Continue reading Writing tips: how to alternate point of view (part two)