LOST: ONE HEART, HARDLY USED AT ALL, IN GOOD CONDITION…

The advantage of falling out of love is that, given a little healing time, a new-found Love is always just around the corner. Hope springs eternal. This is what keeps Romance Authors in business. We never stop believing that the next one will be The One. At the grand age of 71, I have many […]

HOW TO KEEP WRITING WHEN THE STORY FIGHTS BACK

Found this great summary of a writing problem on Tumblr. Anyone who has tried to write even one complete 40,000 word story understands how this feels. And when you just…CUT THE SUCKER RIGHT OUT! DELETE IT!…oh, the sweet relief. And you can then carry on writing. The door swings open once more.

DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

In life there are moments that stand out, that make a day memorable. But usually, those moments are just yours, privately, not any kind of public thing. When my editor at Solstice wrote me after I anxiously submitted my latest book, Sacred Trust, to her and said: “What a powerful story, Vanayssa! It gripped me […]