It’s A Fine Day for Capitol Danger!

Posted Aug 8 2015 in , , , , , , ,

This post originally appeared on the Romance Bandits blog. Hello everyone! First of all, thank you for being here! The Romance Bandits blog got hacked and we’ve had no way to let you know and no way to answer comments or post blogs.(Jeanne actually wrote this post but couldn’t get in to put it up, […]

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Continuing Love

Posted Feb 16 2015 in , ,

Have you noticed how the definition of romance has broadened in the past couple of years?  Suspense has made room for grittier stories.  Paranormal/fantasy has become more hospitable to serious otherworldly powers, extended plots, and sometimes even other worlds. Contemporary has accepted some light paranormal elements, and historical has veered away (sometimes to my sorrow) from incorporating so […]

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Road Trip! (Part 1)

Posted Apr 4 2014 in , , , , , , ,

This post originally appeared on the Romance Bandits blog. Hi, everybody!  As you read this, Jeanne and I are on a research trip in coastal Georgia.  As the blog posts, we’ll be getting a good night’s sleep in preparation for our Okefenokee Swamp trip tomorrow.  After that, we’ll work our way north.  Jeanne, what’s on […]

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The Difference a Year Makes

Posted Aug 26 2012 in , , ,

As you read this, the dh and I are on our way home from taking the boy to college.  This trip has been different in several ways from the one we made just a year ago.  For one thing, he was actually with us.  Last year, he had a chance to participate in a five-day […]

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Sold!

Posted May 26 2012 in , , , , ,

Isn’t that a great word, “sold?”  I haven’t been all that fond of it for a while.  It always applied to someone else’s book, never mine, so hearing it generated a little envy and a lot of longing.  There was also a degree of fear that it would never apply to a book of mine. […]

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Music for the Moment

Posted Feb 26 2012 in , ,

This post originally appeared on the Romance Bandits blog. Our family lost a friend this week, and thinking of him led me to the idea for this blog.  I met Chris during my early days in comic book fandom.  We belonged to the same apa (amateur press alliance–kind of like a fat chain letter but […]

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Makers of Imaginary Realms

Posted Mar 26 2008 in , , , ,

by Nancy Northcott “Get your head out of the clouds.” “Where were you–Mars?” “Act like you have some sense.” Have you ever heard the above applied to you or someone in your vicinity? Usually a dreamer? A reader or writer? Readers tend to be thinkers and, at times, dreamers. Writers tend to be both. Sometimes […]

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