Happily Ever After

There are dozen of reasons to read romance novels. Maybe hundreds. Entertainment value, for one. Spicy love scenes, for another. They also show what a good relationship looks like, and tell us what we should demand of our lives and our partners. They teach us we need to love ourselves before we can love others, […]

The Best Kind of “Trouble”

I’m in “Cowboy Trouble” again! I’m spending a lot of time with Luke and Libby and the crazy characters who populate my first book, which will be re-released next year. My publisher has kindly allowed me to go through the manuscript and fix all the bugaboos lurking in the text. It’s an author’s dream to […]

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 […]


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 […]

Romance Is Good for You

People are people, and let’s face it: a lot more of us are looking for love than are looking for the meaning of life.