Word back from a publisher I queried for my manuscript Catching Her Balance. It was a question. Would I be open to amp up the heat between my Derrick and Jenna? The answer is: SURE! Considering my discussions on this blog, am I selling out? No. (At least I don’t think so.) Both Jenna and… Continue reading Amp up the heat?
At first impression, one might look twice at the title of this blog. “Really? The Lone Ranger? The one with Johnny Depp wearing that crow hat?” Yeah, that one. To all the people who scorn this movie, I hope you’ll take another look. Why? A) It’s a Johnny Depp movie. Never underestimate the Deppster. He… Continue reading The Lone Ranger 2013
I am in love with Romantic Space Operas, and that might be obvious. However, what amazes me is the far-reaching scope of authors who create these stories. “Farscape” indeed. Just wow. They are so amazing, both the social discussions and the question of humanity amid such fascinating vistas. Here are a few of my recommended reads… Continue reading Speaking to Space Operas
All too often, the phrase is tossed around in a scornful manner. For me, that’s saddening. Space Opera is a lovely sub-genre that is unbound by many of the things that often hobble an author and prevent them from painting the entirety of their opus. I suppose this mindset arrived with the invention of the… Continue reading Space Opera? What’s that?
It is truly heartbreaking to realize that what I love so deeply–Popular Fiction–is both scorned and rejected by the literati. I stopped by a nearby university to see if they had any interest in offering classes on Popular Fiction to the undergraduates. Sure, it’s doubtful that PopFic is in any way germane to their degrees.… Continue reading I’ve gotta say it
I have three covers at hand and can’t decide which one to use. The choices are here. A comment there or here would be fine. Or not. I’m flexible. 😀
Please note I did not say it was “wonderful” week. I mean, amazing is defined as: “startlingly impressive.” That does NOT mean I have to like it. (*headdesk*) That’s the reason for the delay in posting. Sorry. Now back to the topic of Futuristic Romance. A good rule of thumb when hybridizing fiction is… Continue reading What an amazing week!