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Plotter or pant-ster?

  There are basically two types of writers, plotters and “pant-sters.” Some are a hybrid of both. Plotters are those super organized people who must map out their entire book before sitting down to write it. They use various methods to achieve this goal. I have a friend who devotes an entire wall of her

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An interview with author Barbara Barrett

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing author Barbara Barrett (photograph above).   Barbara Barrett can’t help being a bit schizo when it comes to her lifestyle, since she lives half the year in Florida (guess which season) and the other half in her home state of Iowa. She believes she has the best of

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My heart’s in steel

My novel Hearts of Steel is being released on Monday, October 8. In celebration, I’m sharing the copy from my acknowledgement page because it explains the inspiration behind this contemporary romance. This novel would not be in existence were it not for the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Romance Writers of America, of which I am

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A rose (or book) by any other name …

Today, I welcome guest, author Lynn Cahoon. Lynn is a contemporary romance author with a love of hot, sexy men, real and imagined. Her alpha heroes range from rogue witch hunters to modern cowboys. And her heroines all have one thing in common, their strong need for independence. Or at least that’s what they think they

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