Tiger Tiger and NaNoWriMo

Photo from The Ultimate Guide to the Largest Cats on EarthTIGER TIGER is coming from Samhain Publishing in July, 2013. We've signed the contract and will start edits in January, after the holidays. We decided to share a bit about the process for those of you who are curious.First, a short blurb: TIGER TIGER is the second in the Chicagoland Shifters series, which started with ...
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Underwater Basketweaving – or, “It’s Research!”

One of our newer stories, which will be part of the forthcoming Bound series, features a character who owns a pleasure boat.  He used to be a sailor and worked on a fishing trawler, and the group of people he's part of used to run a trawling company.The only problem is, Rachel and I don't know much about boats.I mean, they float, right?  And they're pretty.  Seag...
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Working and Writing – Creating Sane, Grounded Practices

Many of us who write, do so while working for a living doing something other than writing.  While on the one hand, this seems like we might rather write full time, on the other we can see it for the opportunity it is while we're waiting for our ship to come in.StructureWhen we work outside the home, we have to be somewhere at a set time.  This teaches us structure. Th...
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Two Articles For Today

I have two new articles for your enjoyment today.  The first, Who To Write About (When You Can’t Write About Your Friends and Family), shares some of Rachel and my secrets about how we come up with characters to write about.  The second, Why Big Goals Don’t Work - Baby Step Your Way To Success, discusses some thoughts about how to go about setting goals that lead to a...
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Collaboration

No writer is an island, and there are many places writers can go for support and fellowship.  One of the best communities on the internet for such community is Romance Divas, an award-winning site and forum.  We are pleased to report they are hosting an article Noony wrote on Collaboration.  We hope you'll stop by and leave a comment!Thanks for reading!
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Guest Blog Post at Delilah Devlin’s Blog!

Wow. We have great news! The amazing Delilah Devlin has graciously given us space on her blog for a guest post, WHEN BETA RELATIONSHIPS BECOME SERIOUS; or “How To Use a Catcher’s Mitt”. Please stop by and let her know you're visiting.While you're there, check out her new releases and her awesome backlist (over 80 titles and counting); and if you're a writer, notice that she ...
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