Write what you know and… yeah…other stuff

Well, we’ve all heard THAT one plenty of times.

Write what you know, Young Writer!

So who are these writers spewing out series upon series of goblins, dragons, vampies, and fairies? Do they write vampires, because they, well, know vampires? If that’s true, than I feel like I’ve led an entirely sheltered life. I don’t know about you, but mine has been utterly devoid of anything remotely resembling a sexy vampire, hot werewolf, or even a fire-spitting dragon. Quite boring, in fact, compared to other writers, who are apparently writing what they know.
So my only recourse, I suppose, is to substitute knowledge with Continue reading

I’m not looking for a fairytale

Yes, I write romance, but I’m not looking for some fairytale hero. What is sexy to me, might not be the sexy ideal for another, so I can only convey what it is that makes my heart beat faster. So what does it take to knock my socks off? Well, I can give you a few hints… Continue reading