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I just dragged myself through the chapter where I introduce my villain(s).  Ergh – it took me four cups of coffee to make it to the end.

You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to write about someone being slowly torn apart without using the ‘bad’ words (those you’re not allowed to use when writing).  Or repeating ‘bubbling blood, frothing blood, pooling blood’ or any other descriptive involving bloody blood.  By the time I was halfway through I rather thought my ‘shredded organs’ were inspired. (more…)

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Why is smell so important in romance novels?  Have you noticed how much scent is involved in the average romance?  But even more interesting than this, is the amount you find in paranormal romance.  Everyone seems to be smelling everyone else in HD.

Is it because vampires, werewolves et al have a keener sense of smell?  Or being supernatural, otherworldly type creatures, are they meant to smell preternaturally more than the average human male/female?  (Who in my experience wear those terrible deodorants that double as aftershave/perfume erghh).

I have a theory. (more…)

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My latest villain is a demon and he’s up to no damn good!  And my heroine knows it – though the ‘big revelation’ of his dastardly plans hasn’t come up yet.

In fact, she’s only just met him – but I’m already having trouble getting her to believe his ‘cover’.  (This demon would be no good in the FBI). (more…)

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Well, I finally got past my hot, dirty love scene.  There was a moment when I wondered whether my vampire would bite my heroine – but he didn’t.  Apparently he’s just not that kind of bloodsucker.

Truly, I’m a bit disappointed.  After all, the bite from a werewolf, vampire, demon or any other sexy beastie you’d like to add is hot and possessive, erotic and strangely thrilling… and it’s romantic. (more…)

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