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Men, Women and Drama.

Would it surprise you to find out that men have drama? In fact sometimes I think they produce more drama than women. They just won’t acknowledge it. Now, if you’re […]

Never Use These Words

Practically. Almost. Just. Nearly. Kind of. Sort of. Essentially. Roughly. Your (my) characters are either going to DO something, or not DO something. If they are in mid-act of something, […]

No Man Buns

Just so you are aware, I hate man buns. (The hair concept, not the rear end concept). Either it’s samurai hair fashion gone wrong or long hair that is too […]

Character Fashion

I can see my character in my head. How her hair looks. What shoes she is wearing. But you can’t. So it’s up to me to create a very clear, […]

The Awkwardness of Sex

Think it’s all like the movies? Heavily scripted, perfect dull lighting, hair all nasty and tangled, ripped abs. Everyone assumes they know exactly how to pleasure the other person? Think […]

Damsel in Distress

What’s a good mix of qualities for a romance heroine? (Spare me from the 50 Shades of Abuse). Well, you need to decide her purpose in the story. Is she […]