Question: What’s my method for creating titles for my books?

How do I come up with titles for my books? Like many writers — maybe most — I choose a working title to use while writing the book, one that reminds me of the theme of the book and keeps me on track. But it’s seldom the eventual title of the book. For that final …

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Question: What should a writer know about a story before beginning to write?

What should you know about a story before beginning to write? The answer depends on what kind of writer you are. Some writers prefer just a vague idea that grows over time as they write and dig deeper into the story and their characters. Others want or need an outline to keep them on track. …

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Question: What is your favorite trope in romantic fiction? Your least favorite?

What's my favorite trope and my least favorite? Guess what. I have some pretty strong feelings about romance as it’s written today. Okay, not just romance, I have a gripe with what I believe is the most common trope in fiction today and it just happens to also be found in romance. Let me explain..... …

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