Confessions of a Romance Writer

Pockets of WildflowersI have a confession to make. I’ve been cheating.

I had good intentions. You can read about them in this post Juggling Summer, Kids, Sheep and Writing .

Unfortunately, the unexpected happened…I fell in love…with the new book I started. I should have seen it coming. After all, it is a romance novel.

It didn’t help that when I created the male character for the female, I created someone who I’d consider a great catch. I’m the writer, so I see through his faults and his lies, and I see what dwells in his heart. Darn it. Maybe I should have made him less likeable, but then, maybe Olivia wouldn’t have fallen for him either.

The woman slapping the man and sending him off to be never seen again doesn’t work in romance novels.

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Versatile Blogger and Five Great Blogs to Follow

Versatile Blog AwardOn May 8th, Christi Corbett awarded me with a Versatile Blogger Award. Things have been so hectic this spring—with posts topics coming out of the woodwork and outside forces stealing me away from the computer—that I didn’t get a chance to respond.

The first step after receiving this award is to thank the person who presented it and link to their blog.

Thank you, Christi. Check out Christi’s blog to read her thoughts on writing and things that catches her interest. Don’t forget to watch the wonderful book trailer found under Site Pages.

The second step after receiving the Versatile Blogger Award is to tell seven things about yourself.

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