To me, infidelity and adultery is something that is a flaw that must be overcome in a romance.
This was a topic Keishon blogged about last week. (Thanks Tee!). I recall there being a controversy over Jane Feather’s book featuring Jack and Arabella in Almost a Bride. This was a book published pre Dear Author, but it was a book both Jayne and I liked. The hero, Jack, ... more >
Sarah of SmartBitches and Maili were discussing on Twitter about being out of step with popular opinion regarding books. I admit that I had some qualms when I posted my B review of Joan Johnston’s Outcast and saw that Sandy at AAR had given the same book a D! I ... more >
I kind of made up this poll so I could talk about a recent blog post that I saw wherein the author appeared to describe the Scottish hero in absolute terms: But there is far more to a hero who wears a kilt than just his clothing. If the story ... more >
Last night, on Twitter, Alice Hoffman totally lost her shit over a review written by novelist Roberta Silman at the Boston Globe. As Ron Hogan so beautifully summed it up: In addition to playing the Famous Writer Card on Twitter, Hoffman also played, among others, the Feminist Card (“Girls are ... more >
Nearly all ereading devices have had mp3 players. I don’t know if this is for audiobooks or music playing. But I do know that writers often to listen to music to get them in the mood for certain scenes. Do readers listen to music while they read? I prefer perfect ... more >