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Hero-A man to fall in love with

I’m an avid reader of romances, as well as a multi-published romance author. I write about heroes…and, of course, heroines. What makes a good hero in a romance? There are many articles on the subject, many posts from talented authors. Here are some of the traits most loved in a hero: Attractive Talented or skilled in some way Wealthy More than brawn His admiration, respect and love for the heroine grows Maybe frustrated with the heroine, but devoted to her Has flaws, but not tragic flaws Loveable on many levels and unforgettable Redeemable qualities Unmistakably masculine Driven Protective   Sources:[...]

Promotion: When is enough, enough?

Writing a book is hard work, every author knows that. After that grueling process, you need to figure out the whole “promotion” thing. It’s not enough to have the book published in some form and have it listed on one or many of the book selling sites. There is too much competition out there for similar books. You, the author, need to determine how best to Promo, Promo, and then Promo some more. I’ve been preparing to present a program for a local writers’ organization this weekend on Social Media, in other words learning all about promotion. The task of[...]

It’s All About Pleasing Your Man (Woman)-June Contest

June already? Wow! Plus it is time for a new contest for June in connection with Romance Books 4 Us. This time It’s All About Pleasing Your Man. The contest begins today (June 3) and runs until June 30. The randomly selected winner will be chosen on July 1. CONTEST DETAILS Leave a comment about what you do special to please your man (or your woman). One randomly chosen commenter will win a Muffin Tops cupcake mold (they’re sooo cute).   By Starla Kaye

May contest winner announced

I’m happy to announce that the winner of my May “It’s All About Me (You) Contest winner is Lola Karns. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and left a comment about how you like to pamper yourself.