Writing Fiction: Outlining Tips For Pantsers

Writing Fiction: Outlining Tips For Pantsers

In our recent writers’ group meeting we discussed writing fiction and the fraught topic of outlining. Those of us who are pantsers wince when we hear the word: “outline”. Pantsers don’t do outlines; we write by the seat of our pants. We feel guilty about that, so we experiment with outlines every few years. It … Read more

Time Travel And Regency Romance: Three Novels In One Volume

Escape Across Time: Tara, Molly, & Priscilla

Love time travel fantasy novels? Regency romance? You’ll enjoy Escape Across Time: Tara, Molly, & Priscilla: three complete novels collected into one volume. Time travel to Regency England How would you feel if you were suddenly transported across time to Regency England? You’re now 200 years in the past with no prospect of returning home. … Read more

Writing Fiction? Choose Two Writing Strategies For 2020

Writing Fiction? Choose Two Writing Strategies For 2020

“Writing fiction is hard,” one of our writers’ group members said in our final meeting before the holidays. “Next year, I’m choosing just two strategies. With just two, maybe I can focus and get better at writing.” We all loved her “two strategies” idea. The writer shared her strategies with us, then we each chose … Read more

Regency Romance: Oh Dear, The Gossip…

Regency Romance: Oh Dear, The Gossip…

The English Regency period had its own form of social media and celebrity culture. Devotees of Regency romance know that long before Twitter, letters, newspapers, caricatures, and scandal sheets, made money gossiping about the ton. Social media and Regency romance: Melly’s story Readers of the Regency romance The Lady And The Rake: A Scandalous Arrangement … Read more

New Clean Regency Romance: The Lady And The Rake

The Lady And The Rake: A Scandalous Arrangement

Introducing a new novel, and a new series. The Lady And The Rake: A Scandalous Arrangement is a clean Regency romance. It was HUGE fun to write. The novel introduces the Eardleys, who aren’t your typical Regency ton family. Yes, they’re wealthy, and Mrs. Eardley’s daughters are looking for husbands, but the Eardleys know how … Read more