Romance Pet Peeves: Love Triangles

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m going to talk about LOVE TRIANGLES. Specifically, love triangles gone wrong. Which is most of them.

Romance Pet Peeves: Separation As Conflict

I recently read a book that really bugged me, and after mulling it over I’ve figured out why. I decided to make a blog post about it, and that spawned an idea for a semi-regular  blog series about my… Read More

This Is Not Who You Are

The words of the songs from Moana keep echoing in my head: They have stolen the heart from inside you, but this does not define you. THIS IS NOT WHO YOU ARE. You know who you are.

A Merge of Magic – Fay of Skye Prequel

A Merge of Magic A Fay of Skye Prequel – Part One of Six Viola Fay Seward had the terrible misfortune to fall in love with her soul mate at the age of sixteen. Rather than inform him… Read More

Book Soundtracks – A Theft of Magic

My first post about book soundtracks was more of a “what a book soundtrack means to me” or “how I craft my book soundtrack” type of post. From here on out, the posts in this series are going… Read More

Goodreads Giveaway for Essential Magic

I’m hosting a Goodreads Giveaway for Essential Magic! There are 10 copies of the paperback version up for grabs, so enter for your chance to win! Goodreads Book Giveaway Essential Magic by Cara McKinnon Giveaway ends July 31, 2016…. Read More

Why Happily Ever After Isn’t Always “Prince Charming”

Today on the blog I have Andi Adams, author of The Girl in the Glass Box! This is an awesome YA novel that re-imagines the Snow White fairy tale with a fresh perspective. Part of that change is moving… Read More

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