Romance & Adventure Author. Available Now: NIGHT OF FIRE Steampunk Western as part of the Ether Chronicles w/wife, Zoë Archer, from Avon Impulse. Post-apocalyptic romance THE LAST NIGHT from Carina Press. The Limit War series from Liquid Silver books. Soon: IRONHEART, superhero romance from Entangled Publishing. www.nicorosso.com
Romance writers do what they love, and they get paid for it. They hone their craft, like any other writer. They value their work, and they speak with an honest voice, telling the stories that they want to tell. I can’t imagine anything more feminist.
"I believe that the lack of respect for the industry has much more to do with pure sexism than anything else. What could be more frightening to the establishment than an organized group of women with the intelligence and the financial leverage to say what they think? And they think that love wins. How dare they? How terrifying. We must subject them to ridicule."
An officially licensed full-size replica of the extra-terrestrial creature from the 1979 20th Century Fox film Alien, one of a limited edition of 100 made by Hollywood Collectibles Group from the original production moulds used to create the alien costume for the film, designed by H. R. Giger
Hey, romance fans! I’m giving away paperback copies of my rom-coms THE DIMPLE OF DOOM and THE DIMPLE STRIKES BACK on Goodreads. The contests end on August 15th. If you like a dorky heroine who never gives up and a dimpled art thief who ruins lives, then you might dig my books!
This past weekend, Romance Writers of America announced the 2014 RITA Award winners at their annual conference in San Antonio, Texas. And while there could only be one winner for each category, this year’s finalists all are worthy of praise and more. Congratulations to all of the winners!
A writer’s tools might include an inkwell and papyrus scrolls or less expensive wax tablets and stylus. The tablets could also be bound and they could be erased with the flat end of the stylus. Papyrus was made of the pith of a water plant; ink was a mixture of soot, resin, wine dregs and cuttlefish.
Roman Terracotta Inkwell (1st or 2nd Century A.D.)
Roman/Egyptian Papyrus Letter (early 3rd Century A.D.)