After a slow two weeks, progress on The Romance Novel Project has resumed. Progress is steady; although, it's not as fast as I would like it to be. That said, this post serves to announce the primary romance trope that will underscore and direct the action. I've struggled with this defining trope's identification, because the … Continue reading Romance Update: Trope Announcement
Time for the weekend update on The Romance Novel Project. Since I missed my Thursday post due to work-induced exhaustion, I'm going to combine them in this one. The short and sweet of it is that I believe I've figured out how to fix my conundrum of fearing that I need to switch the roles … Continue reading Romance Update: Edit as I Go
A serious thunderstorm is heading our way. As a result, school has gone virtual. I've given my students activities to complete, and I check email periodically. As the rain nears, the barometric pressure drops, and a gentle, cool calm fills the air. I know the storm will be a beast, as heavy rainfall and tornadoes … Continue reading Rainy Day Writing
I do apologize for the melodramatic title, but that sums up my feelings at present. I've moved beyond the "Adhesion" beat, and we're moving through the blossoming of romance that ends with the next pinch point/plot twist. That sounds great. I'm about 60% through the first draft. That also sounds great. So why am I … Continue reading Romance Update: AAAARGH!
As I've previously mentioned here and on social media, since I have found myself way ahead of schedule in drafting my main urban fantasy/paranormal thriller series, The Adventures of Sam Hain, I have decided to take a break from the darkness surrounding her future and write a fluffy, sweet paranormal romance. Yes, a vampire is … Continue reading Romance Update: Meet Cute