33_Rejection Does Not Define Your Writing

Rejection Does Not Define Your Writing

Each year, I set writing goals for myself. This year, one of those goals was to write something outside of my work for Harlequin. I saw it as an opportunity for growth and a practice of discipline. It was both easier and harder than I’d expected, and required balance. But I did it, and ended Read More

31_You deserve to be a confident author

You Deserve to be a Confident Author

When I wrote the post about author anxiety, I mentioned how debilitating it can be. Author anxiety quietly erodes your self-confidence. It makes you doubt yourself as an author, which can then affect how you feel about yourself in general. Or your general confidence can affect your confidence as an author. In fact, you might Read More

31_Six Books that Made Me Proud to Write Romance

Six Books That Make Me Proud To Write Romance

By now you know that I love romance. It’s what I write and what I love to read. This year, I’ve been making more of an effort to read. (The Goodreads Reading Challenge tends to do that to you.) It’s meant that I’ve expanded my usual preference for Nora Roberts to include new authors like Read More

30_Why The Mindy Project Made Me Love Romance Novels More

Why The Mindy Project Made Me Love Romance Novels More

  The Mindy Project is one of the only television shows that characterises itself as a romantic comedy. Since I consider myself to be somewhat of a romance connoisseur, I can confirm that it is. In fact, besides Jane the Virgin, it might be the only show on television at the moment that actually resembles Read More

29_Three Simple Ways to Stick to Your Writing Goals

Three Simple Ways to Stick to Your Writing Goals

Last week, I wrote about why setting writing goals works. After you read that, you may have thought ‘well, Therese, that’s easier said than done’. If you did, I’ve got you covered in today’s post! I’m sharing three simple ways to stick to your writing goals. These tips have helped me to stick to my own Read More