Stretching My Creative Comfort Zone

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A year ago my writing group, the Melbourne Romance Writers Guild (MRWG), decided to put together an anthology titled Sweet and Spicy to mark our 25th anniversary. The idea excited me. The reality filled me with wave-crashing panic. At the time, my only published works, Lethal in Love, was in …

Killers and Kisses

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To view the original post, please visit Melbourne Romance Writers Guild What makes a great romance heroine? Backbone. I love a heroine who’s her own boss. A woman who isn’t afraid to stand up for what she wants or believes in. A great example is Dee Byron from my short …

Why judging competitions is a great lesson in writing

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For the past couple of weeks, I found myself slumped between writing projects, staring at a blank screen with not a creative thought in sight. Not because I had no idea what to start next – inspiration for a new series has plagued me relentlessly for the past six months …

How To Slip Inside Your Character’s Mind by Michelle Somers

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There are so many things to love about being a writer. For me, one in particular stands out. Analysing people. I love delving into the why’s and wherefore’s. Who are they? Where have they come from? Why do they do what they do? All in the name of research, of …