Category Archives: romance

From Erotica to the grit of Western Historical Romances

    Thanks to Sherri Goodman for an article on the resurgence of interest in the romance genre. She makes some good points here comparing today’s erotica and western romances to those of yesterday. Covers shown range from Luna Zega’s … Continue reading

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Looking for resources

Soon after my first or maybe it was the second western historical romance was published by Topaz, I was invited by the University of Arkansas to conduct an adult education course on “Writing the Romance.” It was a delightful six … Continue reading

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Getting the request

Getting an email that a publisher wants a full manuscript in reply to a query with partial isn’t quite as exciting as getting “the call.” But it’s almost. I’ve had both, so I can swear to that. Excuse me, but … Continue reading

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