Cookin’ Up Romance

Here’s a major event with hundreds of chances to win novels of all types. Barbara Vey of Publishers Weekly is celebrating 3 years with her Beyond Her Book blog with virtual parties all week. Today, Saturday, is the big Romance Blowout. Sourcebooks Casablanca authors have assisted in the party for the second year now with […]

Harlequin Horizons

Today, the romance blogosphere is abuzz with news of the launch of Harlequin Horizons, a vanity/subsidy press created by a cooperative venture between vanity press Author Solutions and Harlequin Enterprises. The news has spewed the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate all over the romance-themed websites and comment boards. Within the romance community, Harlequin is a […]

Realizations

We went to see The Proposal tonight, with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. I’m a sucker for romantic comedies, so I was excited to see it. The comedy part was great, but I felt like there was something missing in the romance. When the characters finally came together, it somehow didn’t seem believable.  What was missing […]

Wanted: Fantasy Men

Scrape is tall. He’s dark. He’s handsome. He’s perfect romance fodder, and a real inspiration (nudge nudge, wink wink). But I can’t base all my romantic heroes on him. For one thing, they can’t all be hot-cha fighter pilots. For another, he’s a little too good to be true. Really. I keep waiting for him […]