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Adding a bit of Gothic flair…

by Caitlin Crews, author of His For Revenge When I was a girl I adored Daphne Du Maurier books—really, any book with a bit of Gothic flair. One of the finest nights of my life was spent in an English … Continue reading »

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“The thread may stretch or tangle but it will never break”: Victoria Parker on Kismet and To Claim His Heir by Christmas

by Victoria Parker, author of To Claim His Heir by Christmas An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle but it will never break. This Chinese … Continue reading »

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Real Life Heroines

by Jennifer Hayward, author of The Magnate’s Manifesto As authors we put ourselves in the shoes of our heroes and heroines to bring you believable, complex, three dimensional characters you’ll fall in love with. Sometimes we have the background from our … Continue reading »

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Little, Glittery Things

by Sharon Kendrick, author of Christmas in Da Conti’s Bed It’s the little things which count – especially when it comes to characterization   When I’m teaching students on my Tuscan writing holiday we talk about fleshing out characters and making them … Continue reading »

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The Guts and the Glory

by Jennifer Hayward, author of Changing Constantinou’s Game As romance writers our promise to the reader is a happily ever after that lives on in their mind, hopefully for a great time to come. We crave the chance to see the characters … Continue reading »

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