Tag Archives: paranormal romance

Protip: Yoga doesn’t cure writer’s block (which doesn’t really exist anyway)

What do werewolves and writer’s block have in common? Neither of them exist. That being said, I have been experiencing technical difficulties with my current project. It’s a good idea, has a solid backstory and setting, and, I think, is … Continue reading

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Book review: J.R. Ward’s COVET

I read this because I didn’t want to judge an entire genre on one shitty book. I’ve heard great things about J.R. Ward, and I just CAN’T do any more vampires – they’re just, ugh, not sexy – so I … Continue reading

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All Hail the Self-Rescuing Princess; or, a book review of Afterlight, by Elle Jasper

Well, folks, I finally read a romance novel. Warning: contains spoilers and righteous feminist rage. So this book… totally happened. It was, you know, fine. I thought I’d give it a run, and it’s technically my first romance (even though … Continue reading

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Genre and aesthetic

Author’s note: When I talk about the sections that books live in, I’m talking specifically about the shelving standards at Barnes & Noble booksellers, because that’s where I work and am therefore most familiar with their classifications. I recognize that … Continue reading

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The first step is admission

So here I am, deep in the throes of editing – So here I am, deep in the throes of eating graham crackers for breakfast and waiting for Blur to get out of the shower, and it’s occurred to me … Continue reading

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The time between projects

So, during the long, boring, seemingly interminable time that readers have my manuscript and I have to wait for them to return it with comments – hint, hint, readers – I’ve started pulling out old stuff I’ve written. I need … Continue reading

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