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…


ROSEMARY HARRIS Talks Switching Genres and Debuting Again + Double THE BITCHES OF BROOKLYN Giveaway!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

We’re excited to welcome Rosemary Harris, whose latest novel, THE BITCHES OF BROOKLYN, has been called “smart, sassy, and sophisticated.” After writing four successful traditional mysteries, Rosemary has taken the exciting plunge into a new genre and publishing journey. Don’t you just love the title, The Bitches of Brooklyn? Be intrigued, be very, very intrigued by this description: Are they really bitches? That depends who you ask…Rachel, Clare, Tina and…


Deb Amy Channels Cinderella And Embraces Conflict In Women’s Fiction

This statue-angel-thingy sits on my desk displaying one of my mottos: Embrace Change.  Frankly if I hadn’t, and didn’t, and wouldn’t, I’d be up the proverbial tree and creek. But in my writing world of women’s fiction (no heroes, no zombies, no high heels) the opposite must be true. Your main character (mc), and perhaps your secondary characters as well, cannot embrace change. At least not at first. Conflict must…

Friday, December 14, 2012

Spermicide and other beauty secrets. By Deb Lisa Daily

I was wracking my brain for some clever beauty secret to share with all of you, and I could not stop flashing back to an early episode of the Oprah show I watched in my teens: A very attractive woman in her forties claimed the secret to keeping her model-perfect skin so smooth, youthful and beautiful was to slather it with a big ‘ol glob of spermicide. Yes. Every night…

Wednesday, June 25, 2008