We can’t marry because of…Yes, we can. It’s not an issue

One of the wonderful things about romantic fiction is that you can create the kind of relationship you want, the kind you’ve always dreamed of. In the case of Tan and Sinna, a mature one, filled with honesty. In this tale, almost all of the tension originates from outside sources. Not that they don’t have … Continue reading We can’t marry because of…Yes, we can. It’s not an issue

You ever hear your man say something so fabulous you just want to eat him?

Do you ever stop and think, damn. My shit’s out of order. Like, I need to get my routine together and stick to it. When I do that, I’m frickin’ gold! Right now? Yo. You see I forgot to blog last week, right? Just triflin’! Sorry about that. But I’m workin’ on it. I feel … Continue reading You ever hear your man say something so fabulous you just want to eat him?

Side characters make the world go ’round — and make a story soooo good

I love side characters. They’re like the supporting characters in movies or TV shows. They’re colorful, they make things interesting, and they’re wonderful tools to advance a story forward — or they should be. In this blog, which picks up where last week’s left off, I offer more from Sinna’s visit from Lani and Tommy. You may recall they were participating in her first appearance on a South Korean talk show, and it was going very well. LOL Continue reading “Side characters make the world go ’round — and make a story soooo good”

When your girls are just as bad ass as you, and everyone in the world knows it

Saints and Sinnas CoverI’ve always written about families of characters. Meaning, from one of my books to the next, you will see the some of the same supporting characters. I enjoy the continuity, and if I’m honest, I have a tendency to fall in love — or very serious like — with my characters, and I can’t bear for them to be relegated to just one story. Continue reading “When your girls are just as bad ass as you, and everyone in the world knows it”

You take the bad with the good, but you should always push it aside for love

Saints and Sinnas CoverI have an old friend, one of my oldest friends, actually, and he loves when I tell him stories from my books. He says they feel familiar, like he’s seen it in a movie, and he always shouts out the next part: “He died!” No, fool, I laughed recently. “Few people die in my books.” Though I do have some things planned… Continue reading “You take the bad with the good, but you should always push it aside for love”

The rise of the side character – the people you want to steal the narrative scene

I love side characters. I love them so much, I have side characters who’ve made an appearance in more than one of my books. It’ not hard, since I tend to write about families or groups of friends, each person getting their own story. For me, side characters are integral to the story. It’s like … Continue reading The rise of the side character – the people you want to steal the narrative scene