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
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!
In November, I released Carmilla's Ghost, the second book in my main book series, The Adventures of Sam Hain. As I have repeatedly asserted in previous posts, I conceived of the novel as an urban fantasy murder mystery with a gothic romance subplot. The following image is how I marketed the novel. So, imagine my … Continue reading Carmilla’s Ghost: That Time I Accidentally Wrote Erotica
So, here's another weekly update on the cheesy paranormal romance novel I'm writing. Again, this novel is to take a break from the dark urban fantasy series The Adventures of Sam Hain. I've finished Act I, and I'm about to shake things up and propel the novel into Act II. Of course, now would be … Continue reading Romance Update: Changing Roles?