Romance Weekly – #LOVECHATWRITE

Love Write ChatDo you like to read romance novels? Wouldn’t you like to know more about your favorite authors? Well you came to the right place! Join the writers of Romance Weekly as we go behind the scenes of our books and tell all….. About our writing of course! Every week we’ll answer questions and after you’ve enjoyed the blog on this site we’ll direct you to another. So come back often for a thrilling ride!

 

If you are joining me from Fiona Riplee’s site, or just starting your blog hop here, welcome.

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Today we feature another writer’s challenge, this time from Mishka Jenkins: ‘Time for a challenge! Write a love letter, 400 words or less that has to include the words ‘Sweet, Pumpkin, and Brush.’
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For this challenge I’m going back to my first book, Swiftly Beats the Heart, and my hero Ryan (Speedster) writing home to Beth (Cheetah) from an extended mission battling the bad guys:

 

 

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Hey Pumpkin,

It’s been too long. Sleep comes hard (yeah, you took that right) each night I’m away from you. I miss so much the sweet brush of your lips against mine, the way your hair smells when we spoon, and the vibrant red I can raise in your cheeks with just a wink.

You’re blushing even now, as you read this, aren’t you?

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but that’s just not possible in this instance. My heart is completely yours, and absence only makes my heart ache. I count the days . . . hell, the minutes . . . until we can be together again.

I’d send you some flowers, but I know better. So I’m sending another Amazon gift card so you can load up on those trashy romance novels you seem to devour so voraciously. Do you think of me when you’re reading them, or are you off on an adventure with some Fabio type hero?

Not that I mind your book boyfriends. Well, okay, maybe I’m a bit jealous. They never seem to have to try at all to have those fabulous bodies, and incredible good looks. Sure, I can complete a half-hour workout in five minutes, but it’s still work. And they always have the right words, while I, hell, there just aren’t the right words to describe how perfect you are.

But, I digress.

I’m wrapping things up down here as fast as I can, and hope to be home sometime next week. I know, you’d think the fastest man in the world could move it along a little quicker, but the Mutant League hasn’t been making things easy for us.

How’d the doctor’s visit go yesterday? Has the morning sickness passed? I know you’d rather be here in the field with me, but you know that won’t be possible for another few months. You’ve got a more important mission on your hands, well, in your womb.

God, I’m going to be a father. That still hasn’t really sunk in. I love you so much.

Take care, and write when you can.

Love,

Ryan

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Hmmm, maybe there is a sequel in my future.

In any case, jump to Victoria Barbour’s blog and see what she wrote. She’s one of the amazing authors in the Passionate Kisses collection:

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Romance Weekly – #LoveChatWrite

Love Write Chat

Do you like to read romance novels? Wouldn’t you like to know more about your favorite authors? Well you came to the right place! Join the writers of Romance Weekly as we go behind the scenes of our books and tell all….. About our writing of course! Every week we’ll answer questions and after you’ve enjoyed the blog on this site we’ll direct you to another. So come back often for a thrilling ride!

1. Scenario: A Hollywood producer is interested in your book. Can you come up with an enticing logline (plot summary of 25 words or less)?

My novel in 25 words or less?
Okay Hollywood, here it is: The son of the Thunder God, Thor, has a lot to live up to…and no time for love.

2. Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?

Ohhh, casting call!
For my hero Jord Thorson there’s really only one choice (well, two, but Chris Hemsworth is needed to play the part of Thor, Jord’s father): The amazing Ryan Frye
What? You’ve never heard of him? Check here: http://www.wizardworld.com/ryanfrye.html and here: http://www.pinterest.com/rfrye27/thor. Awesome, am I right, and he has his own hammer.

For the lovely Meghan Larson I’d choose Julianne Hough ( http://juliannehough.com/ ). Petite, spunky, and athletic enough to handle the action.

3. Does the storyline of your novel compare with any films out there?

The storyline is big, blockbuster stuff. An easy comparison would be the recent Thor movies, or any superhero type movies. Lots of action and big special effects. But then you’d also need to blend in the romantic elements, sexual tension, and hijinks of a movie like How to lose a guy in 10 days or The Proposal.

I hear you out there. Yes, I have spies all over the interwebs. You’re wondering what the other authors of Romance Weekly answered. Start (or continue) the tour by visiting the wonderful Carolyn Spear: http://www.carolynspearromance.com/blog.html