A to Z Challenge: Z is for Wendi Zwaduk

Welcome to the Nice Girls Writing Naughty version of the A-Z Challenge! Today's featured guest author is Wendi Zwaduk. Here's a bit more about Wendi: Wendi Zwaduk is a multi-published, award-winning author of more than one-hundred short stories and novels. She’s been writing since 2008 and published since 2009. Her stories range from the contemporary and paranormal to BDS...
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A Writer’s Four-legged Distractions #WatercoolerWednesday #pets @ngwngroup

Good morning all. Nona Raines here. Welcome to Watercooler Wednesday! This is the day of the week when we Nice Girls Writing Naughty let our hair down and chat about some of the personal goings on in our lives. You know how some parents will go on and on and on about their kids while you smile politely and tune them out? (Disclaimer: I think children are great and I totally un...
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Water Cooler Wednesday – The Cubs Win the World Series!

So, it goes like this: Let's get a schedule together for Nice Girls Writing Naughty. We'll do Saucy Saturdays, and Teaser Tuesdays, and how 'bout Water Cooler Wednesday!  That last one was my idea, in fact, because it's the nice side of the Nice Girls, where Saturday is the naughty, and Tuesdays' Teasers are our most popular and longest-running feature on the blog.  In s...
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Wednesday Water cooler – Writing Space

For years I’ve wanted to claim my own office in the house.  Finally, right before a Writing Retreat,  I hosted at my farm, I buckled down and turned one of the abandoned children’s room into an office.   It is the largest Bedroom in the house with a walk-in closet.   Okay, it's just walk-in cuz I’m 5 feet tall. My husband and I had moved into the room after the last daughter...
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Saucy Saturday – Poker Face

Happy Saturday!  Noony here, with some Noos and a sneak peak.  First, The Noos:  Join me and your other favorite authors over at the Romance Studio's End of Summer Bash.  You can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, prizes from authors, and read lots of great posts.  The party is open through tomorrow, so be there! As for "Saucy Saturday," our new feature here at the Ni...
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#WednesdayWaterCooler: Work & Writing

How do some authors do it? So many authors, including many (if not all) of the Nice Girls Writing Naughty work full time and write.  How do they do it? For me, at times it seems like an ongoing struggle to write at the end of a work day.  I hear some writers get up early to write...who are these people? I am truly fascinated by how my fellow writers carve out time in t...
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Teaser Tuesday – Sapphire Dream

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In our series, the Persis Chronicles, Rachel and I created a universe where Keepers, short for "housekeepers," are prized helpmeets who can command a high salary for their work. One too many days dusting and doing laundry, two jobs that seem to create themselves if left alone for five minutes. As we get our heads together to finish the draft of the third book in the s...
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Um… Xanadu…?

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A. Catherine Noon here, pinch-hitting for the letter "X" for the A to Z Challenge.  Let's see.  X.  X marks the spot?  No, did that last year.  X post facto?  No, too esoteric.  What about an X name?  Xander... Xanadu... In Xanadu did Kubla Khan - yes!  Xanadu!  It was a movie, and a famous poem, and a wonder of the world, was it not?  Let's go find out, sez I!  Intrepid ex...
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Under Cover

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A. Catherine Noon here, with some thoughts on spies.  Under cover operatives are a common theme in romance novels.  Rightly so, in my view; they're fun to write and fun to read.  But it's even more fun to be one. No, I'm not about to confess I was a spy in another life.  But I have been a spy in order to write. A popular writing exercise is to record snippets of conve...
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I is for…Ink

Hi, today we're featuring the letter I on NGWN  and I'm Dakota, and I'm here to talk about one of my favorite subjects.  Ink! Lots and lots of ink. I'm sure many readers have started to notice that many of their heroes, and sometimes heroines are now sporting ink. (Particularly if you are a fan of MC books or shifter tales)  Gone are the days that tattoos were merely for sa...
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