Review: Perfect Match by Zoe May

I’ve made it my mission to read more debut authors this year. And since you know how important reviews are to authors – particularly to new authors – I’m going to combine my mission with my resolution to write more reviews as well. (I’m a multi-tasking kind of girl 😊 ) Today’s review is of Read More

Two Things to Expect from Category Romance

Category romance is one of the many kinds of romance novels out there. And just like with each kind of romance, enjoying it as a reader and author requires an understanding of what it is. Category romances are shorter romance – 50 000 to 55 000 words – which are written according to certain categories or outlines. Read More

Why You Should be Writing with Intention

It’s almost been two years since I got my contract with Harlequin Romance. And in those two years, I’ve learnt a lot. (Most of which I share with you, by the way!) But perhaps the most important thing I’ve learnt is that I should be writing with intention. Here’s why I say so. My first Read More

Two Reasons You Should Believe in Your Writing

Remember the excitement you had when you read the first story you wrote? Remember how you thought your plot was riveting, your characters real and your voice amazing? No? Me neither. Because for as long as I can remember, I’ve wished to create plots and characters like the ones other authors created. And too many Read More

A Valentine’s Day in the Life of a Romance Author

In A Marriage Worth Saving, my hero and heroine meet at a Valentine’s Day event. She’s an event planner, and she’s arranging the event for the hero at his vineyard. It’s utterly romantic. Stars twinkle above them in the sky; there’s wine and great food; a movie; live entertainment. It’s the kind of event that Read More