Saturday, July 26, 2014

Saturday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Jessica Jefferson

I love historical romance. It’s not as if I haven’t read other genres—in fact, I’m quite the fan of NA and contemporary. Every so often I’ll get particularly wild and read a book without romantic elements…though those times are few and far between. But for some reason, I always come back to historical romance—specifically, regency.

So it got me thinking—why? Why do I love reading regency romance? Not just the traditional regency romances, but the sexier, more modern regency novels too. After hundreds, if not thousands of regency notches in my proverbial bed post of books read, there are very few plot devices or story lines that I haven’t read before. And then it hit me—that’s why I love it. I find it comforting to know that by the time I’m done reading, the hero and heroine will have resolved their conflict and all will be right in the world.  But, it has to be more than just that. After all, happily ever afters are pretty common place in the world of romantic fiction.

What are those key elements of regency romance that make me come back for more?

The Season

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Fiction University: What's it About? How Movie Trailers Can Help You Write Better Query Letters
  2. Let Me Explain to You a Thing: Describing your protagonist when writing in first person
  3. Let Me Explain to You a Thing: Describing your protagonist when writing in first person
  4. A Helpful Way to Determine When Not to Use “Whom” | Live Write Thrive
  5. The Deconstructed Regency…What does it take to create a regency romance? | Embracing Romance
  6. Writing Strong Transitions: Scene to Scene, Chapter to Chapter, How to Keep Your Reader Turning the Page
  7. 10 Tips on Writing – and Writing More | G.S. Wright
  8. How Believable Is Your Character’s Storytelling? | Part 2
  9. 6 Ways eBooks Are Reaching More Readers
  10. Comment Etiquette  Daily Writing Tips
  11. Sentence length for creative writers; narrative and syntax
  12. 101 Fabulous Blog Topic Ideas | Molly Greene: Writer
  13. 6 Ways to Expand Your Social Media Reach
  14. 4 Things You Should Know About Writing a Cozy Mystery Novel |
  15. Why Word People Have to Be Visual People When They Become Indie Authors |
  16. From the Write Angle: Building Partnerships
  17. Character Skills and Talents: Promotion | WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS
  18. The Violet Femmes | Romance Authors Blogging About Our Journey Toward Happily Ever After
  19. Writer @Ava_Jae talks sensory details and imagery in openings in the second Fixing the First Page critique:
  20. Why I've switched to self-publishing | The Passive Voice |
  21. Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: What Makes a Successful Ebook
  22. Creative Entrepreneur: Business Models For Authors | The Creative Penn
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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