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What Happens When I Write a Sex Scene

I do love a sizzling, toe curling, face flushing sex scene. I love the voyeurism of it, the tantalization, the memories it might dredge up and the ideas it might offer. I love seeing two people hit their peak, especially when it’s surrounded by lashings… of love and romance. What did you think I was going […]

Pen vs Keyboard – Brain Wars (or what happens in your brain when you write by hand)

What differences does it make in your brain if you write with a pen or type on a keyboard? Lots of writers believe that their creative juices flow more freely when they take to handwriting. I happen to be one of them. But is there any evidence that this is so? I wanted to know, […]

Squee!! New Covers!!

I’ve recently been doing a little bit of title-and-cover updating for my Perth Girls series. While I liked my titles and covers, I wasn’t sure they properly conveyed the intent of the series, that it was a romance series, and that it was about individual relationships. I also updated blurbs and meta-data, so that searching […]

A Labour of Love

Whoever it was who said writing a romance novel is easy needs to spend a week in my shoes. I am around 5000 words (two writing days) away from penning the final words in The Defiant One – the second book in my Perth Girls series. Its been a mission. I’ve had to dig deep, […]

Setting Goals and Kicking Butt – the ancient Japanese art of Segokibu.

Like every other worthwhile endeavour, writing a book takes effort. Writing a whole bunch of books takes a whole bunch of effort. Writing a shitload of books… well, you get the picture. Building a career as a bankable author is a daunting task. Ask any bankable author. Apart from the very rare overnight sensation (EL […]

Each one of you is a Little Piece of Me…

They say you put a little piece of yourself into every story you write. With my Perth Girls series, each of the three heroines definitely got a piece of me, or should I say, I gave them a piece.   They are my ‘write what you know’ stories, so it made sense to give those […]

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