Cover Reveal: What’s Left of Me by Jennifer Loring

I am so excited to be able to announce this book! I loved Firebird and I’m looking forward to the next chapter for Aleksandr and Stephanie! WHAT’S LEFT OF ME by Jennifer Loring The Firebird Trilogy, Book #2… Read More

Writing Sex Scenes

If you have looked at the cover image on my website, with the sexy couple in the center, you can probably tell that I write steamy romances. I chose to write sexually explicit material for a few reasons…. Read More

Sex and Magic

To continue this week’s theme of romance and sex, I thought it was a good time to discuss how I bring the fantasy elements into my fantasy romance. Often in fantasy stories, the mages or supernaturally-inclined folk are… Read More

Sex and Romance Part Two: Steamy or Erotic?

In a previous blog post, I defined romance as follows: Romance as a genre is any story where the relationship between two (or sometimes more) characters is central to the plot and structure. If your story is structured… Read More

Guest Blog by A.J. Culey

YA and children’s author A.J. Culey is visiting today, with a fun article previewing the events to come in her newest paranormal humor book, The Trouble with Antlers, which releases June 23, 2016. Human Proofing Shifter High by Norris… Read More

What Makes a Romance Novel?

First of all, let me come right out and say that no genre should be disparaged for existing. Many people look down on romance as though it is worthless or “too formulaic.” One of my favorite quotes upholding… Read More

Essential Magic Blog Tour

Essential Magic releases in less than a week! To celebrate the release, I’m going on tour! I will be visiting various blogs all next week. Here on my blog, I’ll be posting a series on sex and romance,… Read More

My Indie Publishing Story

When I first started writing, I assumed my career would follow the path that was common at that time (the 90s-now I’ve dated myself!). I would try to find an agent or hope my work made it through… Read More

Essential Magic

eBook retailers: Amazon | iBooks | Kobo | Nook Print retailers: Amazon | CreateSpace Essential Magic – The Fay of Skye, Book One A woman driven to excel. A man ashamed of his past. A desire that could lead… Read More

Making Time

Over the last few weeks, several of my author friends have posted or shared blogs and articles about writing and productivity (I posted one on Facebook). There are myriad lists of to-dos and not-to-dos, but almost always, the… Read More