Let’s Talk About (Writing) Sex, Baby

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

People often get women’s fiction, the genre in which I write, confused with romance. I could go on and on about the difference between a romance novel and women’s fiction. For example, in the former, the focus is on the love relationship, whereas in the latter, the focus is on a woman’s inner journey. But, when it comes down to it, the difference is in the sex scenes. In romance, sex…

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Love, Lust, and Deb Tawna’s MAKING WAVES! (Giveaway!)

I was raised by romance novels. Not literally. I mean I do have actual parents. But I grew up reading them. I started out with the Sweet Dreams series, which had covers like this one (and according to the Wikipedia article, models included Diane Lane and Courteney Cox – don’t you love Wikipedia?), and gave me a very skewed view of teen romance. Or maybe I was just choosing my…

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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Deb Elise Would TOTALLY Stow Away With Deb Tawna’s Making Waves Crew!

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY, TAWNA!!!! I want to make a cake shaped like the cover of Making Waves, but with inappropriate toys instead of candles.  Or just with inappropriate candles, so you can… you know… blow them. I can’t help but think in sexually loaded double entendres when I think about Tawna’s book.  I warn you — this is a hazard when you read Making Waves. Another hazard?  You won’t want…

Monday, August 1, 2011
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