Friday Friends: Guest Authors Skye Warren and Annika Martin

Welcome to TWO very special Friday Friends today! We are hosting the fabulous Skye Warren and Annika Martin, co-authors of our Nice & Naughty Reading Club selection this month, Prisoner. The two authors "sat down" with me (via e-mail) and shared some interesting behind-the-scenes info about the book we're all reading...and what's ahead for this series. Please welcome Skye ...
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Friday FAN: Brandi & 50 Shades of Grey

Welcome to our first ever Friday FAN post! I’m so excited about this new blog feature, that will introduce you to some of our very special fans and their love of reading. Today’s guest is Brandi D from Massachusetts. Brandi recently had an uber cool experience in Romancelandia and I asked her to share it with us. Luckily for me, she said yes! Brandi, tell us a little (or a ...
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Wednesday’s Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony

It's Winter in Chicago.  This means snow, and ice, and cold; lather, rinse, repeat.  (Preferably with the Oxford comma.)  I snapped this shot while hiking in Anarctica and it's a picture of the giant ice sheet that broke off the continent and it's the size of Delaware. Oh, sorry, wait; that's from the movie, Day After Tomorrow.  The picture is actually of the snow drift at m...
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Wednesday's Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony – and a Question

Happy Wednesday! It snuck up on me this week.  I was on vacation the week of the 8th and didn't really catch up to myself until this morning, and realized hey, wait, it's Wednesday! I have a bunch of good stuff for you this week: We received the edits and cover art form for Emerald Keep.  We're getting ready to turn those in, and Torquere now does pre-orders!  Once they get...
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Hunky Holidays Blog Hop!

Welcome, welcome! The Nice Girls are at it again! It is December and there is something just so wonderful about curling up in front of the fireplace when it's snowing outside, either with a wonderful cup of something hot or a nice glass of something alcoholic. Take a moment and imagine it. I'll wait. Now, wouldn't it be even more amazing if you had a sexy someone right the...
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Wednesday's Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony

A. Catherine Noon here. I thought I'd share a few posts for your reading pleasure. After all, it's Wednesday, and Wednesdays are for the web. (I made that up, but it sounds true, doesn't it?) I've had the great privilege of being one of the co-Municipal Liaisons for the Chicago Region of National Novel Writing Month. What that means is that I'm part of a team of four people ...
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Inside Scoop: Creating a Book Cover

Ella Sheridan, author, writer, romance author, erotic romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, Teach Me, Southern Nights, NGWN, Nice Girls Writing Naughty, cover reveal, inside scoop on romance covers
Hi, everyone! *waves* Nice Girl Ella Sheridan here. You know, even before I became a writer, I was fascinated with how writers do things. I guess maybe it's like those behind-the-scenes features on DVDs, the ones that tell you how all the special effects were created, what the actors thought about their roles, the other actors, et cetera, what went into the making of the set an...
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The Inside Scoop

RWA National conference, San Antonio, TX
On Romance Writers' Conferences... Writing romance isn't just about good sex, hot heroes, and stringing words together like beads. Writing books is a career that includes production schedules, marketing, and craft. So where do authors learn all that stuff? The information is out there in blog posts, books, and forums, but 1 really fun way to do this is to attend a writers’ ...
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