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Damon Suede. This page gathers information, freebies, and more for fans who are looking for a little something extra by way of Damon Suede.

Damon Suede

Please feel free to have a poke around. Links galore If you're interested in LGBT romance resources, I've created a page of links divided into the following sections Event Calendar I may be headed your way. Why Write a Romance? - Writing a Romance Novel. 20 Tips for Writing Strong Heroines that Readers Can Admire. Thanks to my Wild Texas Nights historical Romance series, I developed a reputation for writing strong heroines that readers could admire.

20 Tips for Writing Strong Heroines that Readers Can Admire

Part of my enthusiasm for strong woman characters comes from my upbringing: my parents encouraged me to be extremely independent. I have operated my own writing business since I graduated from college. More to the point, I wanted to write about strong women because I was bored reading about ingénue heroines. When I first started reading historical Romance novels, I was in high school. “Spunky” 18-year-old heroines with no life experience were relevant to me then. I suspected that I wasn’t the only female reader who was seeking a different type of heroine in the historical Romance genre. Writing Interesting Sex Scenes. Okay, you knew that I was eventually going to write this post, didn’t you?

Writing Interesting Sex Scenes

The first rule about writing sex scenes is that you have to know your audience, and that there are no hard-and-fast rules. At least that’s what I’ve come to conclude, because different people’s tastes vary widely. Some readers enjoy erotica–or at least a steamy romance in which sex serves as a suitable proxy for emotional connection. Others detest any story that has any sex in it whatsoever.

Most are somewhere in between. The reason for these wide differences in reaction is because of the nature of sex. Add Verbs: Creating Characters that Pop Off the Page by Damon Suede. Happy Wednesday, RU Crew!

Add Verbs: Creating Characters that Pop Off the Page by Damon Suede

Today, I’m excited to have Damon Suede return to talk with us about a topic he touched on during his last guest lecture with us. As I’m just beginning a new manuscript, I will definitely use Damon’s verb strategy to better define my characters and their conflicts. Welcome, Damon. The class is yours! This post follows up on a topic raised in the comments to my last visit to these hallowed halls. When we ask people who don’t read romance novels for a definition of the genre, they tend to focus from the outside in on adjectival flamboyance: flowing tresses, creamy skin, rampant manhood, and ample everything. Tips and Articles for Writers. Do you have an article you'd like me to link to on this page?

Tips and Articles for Writers

Feel free to submit your article links . Resources for Writers. There is some overlap in the content of the Tips and Articles page and the Favorite Websites for Writers page, and where you choose to go really depends on what you're looking for.

Resources for Writers

The Favorite Websites for Writers page has links to many great sites that are specifically for writers plus links to a lot of the best websites by other authors who have made their sites writer-friendly by offering many great tips and articles for writers. On the other hand, the Tips and Articles page has many links directly to articles written for writers, including articles I've written, grouped into caterogries to help you find just what you're looking for.

Explore and decide for yourself which is the most helpful to you. The Writers' Resources page has been divided into a group of pages that contain a substantial collection of links to publisher guidelines, research sites and links, general resources such as online dictionaries, thesauruses, and style guides, agent information, and search engines. Erotica Readers & Writers Association. Authors Resources There are three rules for writing the novel.

Erotica Readers & Writers Association

Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. —W. Somerset Maugham. Erotic Romance: Publishers. List of Erotica and Romantica Publishers. Deb Stover Website, Award-Winning Author. Included in How to Write a Romance For The New Markets Genesis Press, Inc ISBN: 1-885478-46-1 Copyright by Deb Stover -- All Rights Reserved Purple Prose.

Deb Stover Website, Award-Winning Author

What is it? Where did this term originate, and how did romance authors become the lucky professionals to be slapped with this label? Purple prose consists of words and phrases that sound stilted, overly descriptive, or cliché. The main area where romance writers in particular are accused of inflicting the reader with purple prose is in love scenes. We still use euphemisms in love scenes, though I find them much more realistic than they once were. Authors of Erotic Romance & Blog Archive & BANNED BOOKS WEEK! Erotic Romance. Entangled In Romance. Romance Writing Resources: Workshops, Contests, Software, Books. Romance Writing Resources for Beginners and Established Writers For the Romance writing section I searched the world wide web and found lots of informational and instructional links that will fuel your desire to write your novel and to provide resources that will help you do so.

Romance Writing Resources: Workshops, Contests, Software, Books

Good luck and happy writing! "Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. Tell Me a Story, Desdmona. Dictionary of Sexual Terms and Expressions. Hearts Through History Romance Writers. By Margaret Breashears On Apr 7 2014, 2:45 pm in nineteenth century life, Texas On one of my jaunts to explore local Texas history I stopped at the Heritage Village Museum in Woodville, Texas.

Hearts Through History Romance Writers

From the outside I could see some old historic buildings. However, the inside of the museum and the exhibits which walked me through life in east Texas during the nineteenth and early twentieth century surprised me. From the 1920’s homemade still to the 1830’s copper bathtub in the back of the barbershop, the exhibits took the visitor through a walk back in time. Curators deftly created a rather complete town that distilled overlap of the time and technologies throughout the 2 Comments. Category:Erotica Publishers - RomanceWiki. Sensual Reading : Sensual Stories by Deanna Derbyshire. Sensual Words for Writers. Sensual Word Menu.

By Sharla Rae When I was supposed be writing my blog for today I was catching up on new favorite TV series, Game of Thrones. I thoroughly enjoyed the chopping off of heads, sex, creepy zombies of the North, sex, war, slaughtering of animal, and did I mention steamy sex? There’s just one problem. Adrianna's Romantic Writing Sensual Thesaurus. Romance Writers of America. The Erotic Writer. Original romance stories, exclusive excerpts of new releases, blog posts, giveaways. Erotica Readers & Writers Association. Authors Resources There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. —W. Somerset Maugham Links in the left and right sidebars lead to a variety of calls for submissions, publisher guidelines, and self-publishing services. Romance, a little on the Wild Side. Writerly Links. Resources for Romance Writers and Readers. "Books aren't written - they're rewritten.

Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. " — Michael Crichton This is my dedicated website for romance writers and readers. Of course, if you write other kinds of fiction, you too are more than welcome to visit. :) In fact, I'll go so far as to say you might learn something from us romance writers. We work long, hard hours writing our love stories. Guide to Writing. By Tommyhawk1@AOL.COM. All About Love – Romance writing Home. is now part of Allaboutwriting. We still offer online romantic fiction courses and provide everything from foundation writing skills to advanced support while you write a complete novel. Romance writer Alissa Baxter’s blog can be read here. Writing Tips and Writing Advice. Writing Erotica. I can’t find Linda Orlando (she originally posted this as a course on Suite101).

The link with her name comes up broken, 404. I think I talked to her once, when she was starting the topic there. At the time I was in flux with Suite101, either leaving or thinking of returning. In the end I left it behind. Packing Heat: Erotica Writing Tips and Techniques: Category Archive for Word Choice.

Erotica. Write Sex. Morgan's Tutorials. Introduction to Writing a Romance Novel. Most of you can probably remember the moment it happened — the instant when the idea of writing a romance novel first filled your heart with dreams and your head with characters. The Passionate Pen presents... Romance Publishers. Welcome to the heart and soul of The Passionate Pen!