Maggie Wells | Margaret Ethridge

Contemporary Romance Authors

Tag Cloud

8Sunday Blogs Books Characters coastal heat coming soon contemporary romance Contest cover Covers erotic Evelyn Jules Fact or fiction fangirl Friday Flashers GuestAuthor guest author Harlequin holidays hot stuff Kensington/Lyrical Love Games Love Letters Me movies new release Novella Novels Play Dates Publishing Real Life Romance RWA Samhain short story smut Sourcebooks St. Blaise Sunday Six Teaser television warrior Whatchareading WorthTheWait Writing

Archive for Tag: Writing

Monday Mayhem – Typecasting

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog

Do you have a type? I’m working on Easy Bake Lovin’ (Play Dates #2), and one of the plot points is that the heroine is about as opposite the hero’s usual type. Their attraction stirs some not-so-subtle commentary, which, in turn, leads to hurt feelings and confusion. “Type” seems a shallow plot point on first [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – Birthing a book

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Two weeks ago, A BOLT FROM THE BLUE released into the wild. This was a super quick labor – only about thirteen months from conception to birth. Since I am traditionally published (meaning I sell my work to a publishing house, and their team then takes over the editorial timeline and production), this can be a relatively long [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – Off to camp I go!

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Ha! Not that kind of camp. Anyone who knows me knows that I do not sleep out of doors. Nope, I’m doing Camp NaNoWriMo this month in an effort to get the writing mojo flowing. I cranked out over five thousand words this weekend! Woot! I received a visit from the cover art fairy this [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – Take Cover!

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Lightning is about to strike again! My 33rd (!) publication – A BOLT FROM THE BLUE – will be released into the wild this week. **** True love, like lightning, never strikes twice—or does it? As a free-spirited young woman, Hope Elliot was desperate to escape her snobbish high society family. So she ran off [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – I’ve been up, down, all around…

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’ve been feeling completely unmotivated lately. For most of this year, actually. At first, I didn’t worry about it too much. I’d finished another NaNoWriMo in November. December had been its usual whirlwind, but with the special added bonus of a software conversion and move at the day job. Then January came, and I ran [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – I’m conflicted

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog

One of the cornerstones of writing any type of fiction is the need for conflict. At the start of every project, writers ask themselves at least two very basic questions: What does our hero/heroine want most? What is standing in their way? Obviously, we delve deeper into the opposing forces as we move forward with a [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – Shake it up!

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 by   6 Comments | Posted in Blog

So…life took a couple of turns for me last week. I turned the first book in the new Play Dates (Kensington/Lyrical 2017-2018) series in to my editor, and, I turned in my two-week notice at the day job. While I’d love to say I’ll be writing for a living, that’s not the case…yet. What it came [Read more…]

Share

Monday Mayhem – Fresh Starts

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’m still working on finishing the draft of Easy Bake Lovin’ (Play Dates #2), but with the start of the Build a Book 365 day challenge I gave myself permission to play with one of the Silver Fox ideas I have rattling around in my head. Meet Leonardo Sbaraglia. He doesn’t know it, but he’s currently [Read more…]

Share
Secured By miniOrange