Saturday, June 29, 2013

Weekend Quotes Natalie Goldberg and William Goldman

Weekend Quotes
Writing quote

“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.”
― Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

Historical romance (sort of) quote

 “Love is many things none of them logical.”
― William Goldman, The Princess Bride 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Convention Prep - Getting Ready for Nationals

Check out this video to see how to save time getting ready for a writers convention.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Weekend Quotes - William Wordsworth and Isobel Carr

Weekend Quotes
Writing quote

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”
― William Wordsworth

Historical romance quote

(Devere)  “If good, honest lust is not enough, I could make you fall in love with me.”
“And I could make you wish you were dead,” Livy ground out from between clenched teeth.
― Isobel Carr, Ripe for Seduction

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Writing Dialects

Want to write dialects, but not sure you can. Watch this video for help.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father's Day

1837 Friedrich von Amerling -
Rudolf von Arthaber with his Children



Happy Father's Day!

To all the men out there that are heroes not only to their wives, but to their kids as well.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Weekend Quotes - Dr. Seuss and Sabrina Jeffries

Weekend Quotes
Writing quote

"The writer who breeds
more words than he needs
is making a chore
for the reader who reads."
― Dr. Seuss

Historical romance quote

"Angels didn't sit on the lap of wicked scoundrels-not unless they were the fallen kind.”
― Sabrina Jeffries, The Truth About Lord Stoneville

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Showing Emotion - Buffy The Vampire Slayer

How can Buffy the Vampire Slayer teach us about showing emotion?
Watch the video to find out.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Blogging and an announcement

Hi everyone. I wanted to let you all know that I'm blogging over at Ladyscribes today. I hope you will come and visit with me as I discuss life, romance, and children.
Also, stay tuned for tomorrow. I've got a fun little announcement to make and I hope you'll join me for it.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Weekly Quote Wednesday Carl Sagan and Shana Galen

Weekly Quote Wednesday
Writing quote

"Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time ― proof that humans can work magic.”
― Carl Sagan

Historical romance quote

"How could his breath on her skin feel so good? And wouldn't he find her utterly ridiculous if she were to ask him to simply breathe all over her?"
 ― Shana Galen, Lord and Lady Spy