Romance Weekly – My Life As A Romance Novel

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Welcome to the romance Writers Weekly blog hop, where every week a great group of romance writers answer questions and accept challenges. Diverse in what we write, we are unified in the quest to bring you, the romance reader, a very happy ever after.

You can join us daily on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RomanceWritersWeekly/

If you’ve just hopped over from Jenna Da Sie’s blog, or are starting your hop here, welcome.

Geek God

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Today’s topic comes from Victoria Barbour – If your life was a romance novel, what subgenre would it be, and why would your heroine be amazing? Also, what would you call it? Can you write a blurb for it?

 

 

Subgenre: Lets label it a steamy contemporary that just accidentally got shelved with the sweet romances.

Why my heroine is amazing: They say that behind every famous man there a great woman standing behind him. To stand behind a not-so-famous man, especially one who wants to be a romance writer… that’s amazing!

 

Title: Sleepy in Sheboygan

Hey, I even made a cover:

Sleepy in Sheboygan

Blurb:

Passion erupts with all the intensity of Leave It To Beaver as retired sexagenarians Laurie and Steve leave their home town of 37 years to move to the big city. Waistlines expand rapidly with the discovery of each new fabulous restaurant and heads spin in the tasting rooms of numerous local wineries.

As winter closes in on them, that quiet new home in the quiet neighborhood sizzles with each new episode of Top Chef they consume.

But when Steve oversleeps on garbage day, it’s all they can do to get the bags to the curb on time.

Sure to spark an afternoon nap, Sleepy in Sheboygan is the first book in the Are You Kidding Me? He’s Making This A Series? series.

 

Look out New York Times Bestsellers List, here I come.

 

Now skip on over to Tracey Gee’s LOVExtra blog to check out her life story at: LOVExtra.com

 

Romance Weekly – Inspiration

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Welcome to the romance Writers Weekly blog hop, where every week a great group of romance writers answer questions and accept challenges. Diverse in what we write, we are unified in the quest to bring you, the romance reader, a very happy ever after.

You can join us daily on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RomanceWritersWeekly/

Mountain Fire

If you’ve just hopped over from Brenda Margriet’s blog, or are starting your hop here, welcome to a day of inspiration.

 

And check out an excerpt from the amazing Mountain Fire  by Brenda Margriet at: http://www.brendamargriet.com/mountain-fire—excerpt.html

 

Cheyenne Bride

 

Today’s questions come from J.J. Devine – What inspires you? Music? Reading? Movies? People in your life? Situations in life? What gets you motivated to sit down and write?

 

I’ve found a new way to get inspired, and I’m really loving it.

My latest project came to me while searching for pictures on a stock photo site. I just stumbled across this picture:

Handsome Robotic Man Wearing Leather Jacket

Oh man, did it speak to me. A story started to bubble out that I couldn’t hold back. This picture led to others as the plot started consuming me.

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Do you see a story in these pictures? I sure did. My working title is One Hot Zombiebot. I think it’s going to be fun.

 

Will I continue to let pictures inspire my writing? Hard to tell. I suppose it would have to be the right picture at the right time. But if this story is any indication, I’m betting on yes.

 

Now hop on over to A.S. Fenichel’s blog at http://asfenichel.com/blog to find out what inspires her.

And don’t forget to check out Betrayal, Book three of her amazing Demon Hunters series:

Betrayal

A Requiem for Poseidon

The next phase of the Heavenly Wars is coming. This summer Daughter of Darkness hits as the sequel to Son of Thunder. In preparation for that event, I have released a short story entitled A Requiem for Poseidon that helps set the stage. The story stands alone, but also factors into the overall story arc of the series.

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Blurb:
As war rumbled through the heavens, the seas also boiled with battle. Poseidon was one of the first to succumb. Now the alliance of evil gods turn their sights on the Inuit pantheon.

 
Barely surviving the initial strike, the goddess Sedna seeks the sanctuary of the oceans and her old friend Jormungandr. She knows the Norse World Serpent isn’t the evil people believe him to be.

 
Isolated in his watery home, Jormungandr has escaped the war until now and happily welcomes Sedna into his refuge. But when the alliance of evil releases the Kraken, can even gods find sanctuary in the ocean depths?

 
A Requiem for Poseidon is a short tale, and an additional part of the Heavenly Wars series. Chronologically it should be read between books 1 and 2 of the series.

 

 

Just 99¢ and available here: http://www.amazon.com/Requiem-Poseidon-Heavenly-Wars-ebook/dp/B01AONMOKQ/

Romance Weekly – Firsts

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Welcome to the romance Writers Weekly blog hop, where every week a great group of romance writers answer questions and accept challenges. Diverse in what we write, we are unified in the quest to bring you, the romance reader, a very happy ever after.

You can join us daily on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RomanceWritersWeekly/

Falling Stars

If you’ve just hopped over from Xio Axlerod’s blog,or are stating your hop here, welcome to a day of firsts.

 

And don’t forget to check out Xio’s amazing Falling Stars:

 

 

Mountain Fire

Today on our blog hop Brenda Margriet provided our topic: Let’s talk about “Firsts.” Everyone can choose their top three “First” memories and write about those (they don’t have to be on the list here). Some suggestions are: First book you remember reading (or being read to you). First romance novel you fell in love with. First “big” trip (eg. out of country, out of state/province, without parents). First love/kiss. First pet. First Christmas/other holiday (eg. when you were a child, after you were married, after your first child.)

 

 

So lets dive in. Here are my three “firsts.”

My first book love:

Conan

My early years were spent with my nose in a comic book most of the time. I loved stories, but was not much of a fan of words without pictures. Until I stumbled upon Robert E. Howard’s Conan series about the age of fourteen. Suddenly I had no trouble drawing the pictures in my mind. It’s what started my love of reading.

 

My first Romance:

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You never forget your first romance. Mine was Enchanted by Nora Roberts. My wife handed it to me after checking it out at the library and said, “You might like this.” Boy did I ever.

 

My first published book:

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Cover created in Microsoft Paint. A self-publishing experiment. It had it’s issues, but it was all mine. It still is. And if you’d like a copy, I’ve got it up for FREE today. New cover, and a bit more editing: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0077T6F06

 

 

Thanks for joining me today. Four your next hop on the blog tour, check out Leslie Hachtel’s blog at: https://lesliehachtelwriter.wordpress.com/

 

Cover Reveal – Jackson Stiles by Jo Richardson

Today I’ve got a cover reveal for my good friend Jo Richardson:

 

Jackson Stiles
Road To Redemption Series #1
by Jo Richardson
Publication Date: June 2016
Genre: Romance/Action

Jackson Stiles is used to having bad days, but they’ve been especially bad since a certain tabloid reporter seems to have it out for him.

Emma Green doesn’t mean any harm. She simply sees it as her duty to report the misdeeds of certain Private Detectives who charge too much in a society where people need more superheroes and less villains; something even Jackson has convinced himself he deserves to be called, deep in his gut.

When the two of them realize they’re investigating the same suspicious circumstances, Emma makes Jackson an offer he only wishes he could refuse. But can the man who trusts no one allow the one woman he can’t stand help him get to the bottom of a murder he feels responsible for?

Exposed and unsure, these two unexpected allies come together to unmask the mysteries cloaked in plain sight while uncovering secrets within each other. A lost soul and a seeker of truth travel down the road to redemption and discover more than they bargained for.




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A movie fanatic, a writer of stories, a lover of life.

I grew up in Maryland with four siblings, three parents and an endless number of cousins within the vicinity – but it was too cold up North for this thin blooded girl. So today, I live in Florida with my two girls and a husband that shares my same sense of humor and basic take on life as we know it.

Life is too short to put dreams on the back burner.

I write both contemporary and paranormal stories that include mystery, suspense, humor, action, romance, and anything else I can think up.

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