Tag: Reading

Historical Romance and Women

I am a feminist at heart. In my soul, I believe the female form is sacred and is therefore equal to the male. Therefore, I have struggled with my love of the romance genre. As an English teacher, I studied many, many classics and… Continue Reading “Historical Romance and Women”

I am a published auhor

It has actually happened and I couldn’t be more happy or more proud. Funny, though. It isn’t the jump out of my seat, holler from the rooftops kind of happiness. It is a such body hugging warmth. I feel accomplishment. I have reached my… Continue Reading “I am a published auhor”

Available April 8, 2020!

While I would want to spend more time marketing and on social media, Covid-19, in addition to my own health odyssey have inspired me to take action NOW. I want my family and friends to feel happier during these unprecedented times. I want to… Continue Reading “Available April 8, 2020!”

Review: The Duke’s Disaster

The Good: The novel began with a bang – a really great concept with lots of tension and promise for a wonderful novel Noah Winters is a great alpha Thea Collins is a believable heroine with an interesting backstory Noah’s support of Thea near the… Continue Reading “Review: The Duke’s Disaster”

Glue Readers to Your Story #amwriting

The inciting incident in a work of fiction is what gets the plot moving.  Think of it as the first flashy set of fireworks that leads into an awesome display which lights up the sky and sets up the crescendo at the end.  In other… Continue Reading “Glue Readers to Your Story #amwriting”

Slow Going on The Duke’s Disaster

Was super excited to read: When I started, I felt like: (cue the chirping birds) My surroundings are of course not quite so serene, but you get the idea. A few chapters in and I’m feeling more like: I don’t want to feel this… Continue Reading “Slow Going on The Duke’s Disaster”

Dream Deferred #amwriting

Dreams have to be put aside for a plethora of reasons – some valid, some are mere excuses because we fear failure. It is our most sacred duty to ourselves to be true to who we are and what we want to achieve with… Continue Reading “Dream Deferred #amwriting”

How to Plot Your Romance Novel #amwriting

Every word counts.  I tend to skim and skip passages when I feel the plot of a novel is not moving.  So I try to put myself in my future reader’s shoes (or, eyes) and make every effort to ensure the plot is not… Continue Reading “How to Plot Your Romance Novel #amwriting”

Review: Falling Into Bed with a Duke

The Good: Minerva Dodger quickly became one of my favourite heroines because she knows herself and is beyond strong. Ms. Heath creates a female protagonist who is confident in every aspect of her life and relationships – except, in love.  This is something that… Continue Reading “Review: Falling Into Bed with a Duke”

Giddy Over New TBR

I spent five minutes browsing Kobo and this is what happened: I decided to get started on on my goodreads TBR shelf and looked up Lorraine Heath’s Falling into Bed with a Duke.  And then of course, Grace Burrowes’ books were on sale at 2… Continue Reading “Giddy Over New TBR”

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