At first I wasn’t going to tell this story. I was like, I can’t write this on my blog! I can’t let people know my book’s less than perfect. My blog felt like a lover I had to confess a potentially game changing secret to. I actually went back and forth over several days, should I … Continue reading I can’t write that on my blog…
A coworker sent me a story from the New York Times featuring several strikingly lovely images of women in gowns with natural hair. The text briefly discussed the often misguided politics behind natural hair, mentioning the recent Nivea debacle that referred to a need to ‘civilize’ onself and depicted a natural. Kudos to the Times … Continue reading The Politics of the Natural… All in Your Head?
I do, all the time. I can’t tell if it’s wishful thinking, or if the universe is really tryna drill the idea into my head, that I need to make this romance writing thing work. Case in point, this morning I lost a contributor. It happens, the magazine editor’s lot in life, so to speak. … Continue reading Ever feel like the world’s tryna tell you something?
said Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. For me, that means no vacation this year. Which sucks, ’cause I was saving diligently for it. I was planning to visit Savannah, GA’s Dresser Palmer House. I saw myself sitting in quaint, chintz-inspired rooms straight out of Southern Living. With my laptop at the ready I’d finish … Continue reading “I have today made a very serious decision…”
So, Fiona Love is still chugging along in sales, one Kindle download at a time. My sister is convinced I’m not gonna pop on Kindle. That I need to sell actual print copies of my book in the neighborhood where most of the urban romance readers are. She even did a little informal research, asking … Continue reading Limiting Myself Is Totally Unintended
Excerpt from the middle of erotic romance novel Fiona Love, for sale in the Amazon Kindle store: “I’m gonna have a strip club for you,” she said now. He laughed as she disappeared into the bathroom. “What?” he yelled over the water running. Fiona emerged a few minutes later with a clean face and … Continue reading Homemade strip clubs can be fun
If you’re anything like me you follow authors, meaning you’ll read everything they write and get real happy when there’s a series afoot. And when you follow authors you can’t help but notice similarities in the way different characters behave from book to book, or how the author will use similar language or descriptors. Susan Johnson … Continue reading This is why I can’t stop writing/reading…