Do you remember your first kiss? Was it magical? Often times in fiction the first kiss is just that. After all, isn't that what the reader wants? To be transported, to feel the romance? I know I certainly want that! While Beshar is no frog, the over-weight middle aged man is not who Jura envisioned… Continue reading The First Kiss
Hey y'all! I'm hosting another giveaway once I reach 150 members in my reader group. I'm currently at 107 so I've almost reached my goal 🙂 If you're a Facebook user and think you'd like to participate (mostly by laughing at my stream of silly GIFs) you can join the group here. Once I reach… Continue reading Another Giveaway!
So I know I said I was back to our normal programming for Friday but...umm, I lied. Instead of another piece of the map and country dissection of Jangbahar, I've chosen to keep the theme going and now ask you to "Meet the Love Triangle! You already know Jura and I believe there have been… Continue reading Meet the Boys- Character Romance Edition
Love triangles seem to be a necessary evil, especially in the Young Adult genre. But do they all suck? I certainly don't think so! In fact, if done well, love triangles can actually help characterize your heroine WHILE adding drama and suspense to the subplot. Instead of dissecting all the reasons the crappy love triangles… Continue reading Gross, Another Love Triangle
Ahh, flirting. Luckily for me, my characters are just as awkward at it as I am! I think the key to building successful romantic tension begins with flirtation and it's even better when the characters are clueless because suddenly the readers are let in on a little secret. We see this all the time in… Continue reading Go Ride A Dragon