Receiving the Butt Glue Challenge, Judy was not to be intimidated by a plain bottle of Elmer’s Glue. In order to regain her muse, she photo shopped a face and designed clothing to give “Elmer”personality. This character enhancement inspired Judy to write, but at the end of the day, she rediscovered that her own true love was her real inspiration for writing romance fiction.
The struggle between feeling Genuine Guilt or Bogus Guilt can prevent you from writing. Take charge of your creativity by treating your writing as if it was a full time job. Build your writing habits, and you too can prevent Guilty Feet Syndrome!
Is your Muse stuck when it comes to writing love scenes? Loosen up with special songs that remind you of romantic moments from your first crush, or with your current love.
In my column, I will share my thoughts on writing romance novels, my daily hustle, if you will, toward better writing and publication and the connection between my two loves, words and music. Just so you know, every so often, my body gets the “Boogie Fever” and I must get down with my bad self. Welcome to Boogie Writes. I hope you enjoy it.
Dylan married her high-school sweetheart and they are busy living out their own happily ever after in sunny Florida with their two incredible daughters and a snoring Shiz-Tsu.
Dylan can be found online at: DylanNewton.com
Did you know that February is Creative Romance Month? As romance authors, this is a big month for us! Here are some dates to make the most of the month for you and your writing: TODAY: Check and see how you’re doing on your passport goals. If you need a kick start, listen again to […]
For those of you who did not attend our January general meeting, not only did you miss a great program (which fortunately, you can view HERE, thanks to our SSRA president and presenter, Dylan Newton and SSRA Historian and video guru Rhonda Kauffman), you also missed our new SSRA Secretary, Jennifer Taylor, throwing down a […]
Jennifer Taylor, our wonderful newsletter editor, hopes that you enjoy this month’s issue of Mermaid Tales and adds, “Our contributors have outdone themselves with their articles, and I’d like to thank them for their hard work and professionalism. Happy Learning!” This month’s issue features articles from SSRA members Jennifer Taylor, Loretta Rogers, Judith Kammeraad, Flossie Benton Rogers, […]
Loretta C. Rogers, President of Sunshine State Romance Authors, is an award-winning, multi-published author who will present “The Secrets to Pacing in Your Novel” on Saturday, November 16th. The pace of a novel in any genre is important. During this free seminar, she will show how to strengthen a weak plot through the use of pacing to keep […]
This Saturday, Oct. 26th, we have a do-not-miss workshop on self-editing your manuscript. Useful for both new writers and veterans alike, SSRA Vice-President and Paranormal Romance Author Dylan Newton will be walking you through all you need to know to take your manuscript from Snore to “More!” In Saturday’s workshop, you’ll learn the following: Clues […]
SSRA Members: It’s time to rev up your computers for the 2013 PROD YOUR MUSE challenge! Official PYM begin date: March 1, 2013 Official end date: Dec. 20, 2013 (You have 9 full months to birth your novel). Fee: $10.00 You can enter online via PayPal (You do NOT need a PayPal account to do this) by clicking the PayPal Button […]