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Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
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Actually, I find it great fun to develop family series with lots of characters.
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And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking.
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Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
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As much as I value my microwave, if it came down to a choice between that and the Internet - the mike would go.
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Category has offered me a wonderful canvas on which to paint - they might be quick, charcoal sketches rather than the more detailed or sweeping oils I do outside of category. But art is still art.
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Certainly the plagiarism, and dealing with the fallout of it, was the most difficult thing I've ever faced since I started writing.
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Each of my characters comes from somewhere, and where they come from, good or bad, has a large part in forming who they are, and who they can become.
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Every single book is a challenge.
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Every writer has to figure out what works best - and often has to select and discard different tools before they find the one that fits.
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First, I really believe that since writer is a term without genre, a good one should be able to write believable male and female characters.
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For myself, I've always felt that if you remember those expectations, if you focus on the ongoing relationship between the hero and heroine, category can be amazingly flexible.
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For over a year I continued to submit mss, and have them rejected - the last few with rejection letters indicated the story was pretty good, but I was American.
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However, the best of the best is when I can get up - between 7:30 and 8:00, work out for 30-50 minutes, then go straight to work.
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I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking.
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I decided to write category romance as I'd recently discovered them, and enjoyed them.
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I do indeed write on the road. My laptop goes with me everywhere.
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I don't base any character on a real person, and really don't do composites either. I make them up.
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I don't believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn't read for pleasure.
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I don't fiddle or edit or change while I'm going through that first draft.
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I don't think you can write - at least not well - if you don't love stories, love the written word.
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I feel strongly that plagiarism is the line no writer can cross, and if it is crossed, must be dealt with firmly. I had to stand for my work.
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I find I use the Internet more and more. It's just an invaluable tool. I do most of my research on the Net now - and certainly do the bulk of my communicating through email.
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I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean. Just get the story down.
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I just don't depend on inspiration much.
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I long for typical days, but rarely get them any more.
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I loved the process of writing.
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I need to write to be happy.
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I read a lot - and I read a variety of genres.
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I think writing classes can certainly help a new writer with the nuts and bolts if they're rusty.
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I would hope that my writing's cleaner than it was when I started.
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I write quickly, which can cause some inventory problems in (publishing) house.
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I'd always loved to read - and come from a family of readers - but I never thought about writing as a career.
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I'll usually work until about four or five - take a short break mid day to run through the email that's come in or read and post on the boards.
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I've gotten to know a number of readers from being online, and really treasure the time I've spent with them.
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I've never felt category is restrictive.
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If a book's moving well, or I was interrupted over six million times through the day, I'll usually go back and write for another hour or two.
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If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations.
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In the summer of '80, Silhouette bought my first book.
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Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
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Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story.
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My editors and my agent had all suggested writing under another name so I could keep up the pace that's comfortable for me.
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My own sense of family, where I came from and what I made for myself is an important part of my life.
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Now, I'll say this. I've never taking a course on writing. I've never read a book on writing. This isn't something that would work for me.
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One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written.
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The fact that, as I mentioned earlier, romance will absorb and incorporate so many elements from so many other genres and still remain true to its form.
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The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.
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What I write deals with relationships, with making families. It just follows that I would often write about family and what it means.
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When a writer is lucky enough to have a character like Daniel insisting on being part of her work, she listens.
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When American writers embraced the category form and began to make it theirs, our women became sharper, stronger and more accessible to the reader.
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When you're writing category, you don't have a lot of time or a lot of room and the focus of the book is on the relationship.
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You don't find time to write. You make time. It's my job.
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