Tag Archives: heroines

Who Would I Choose to Be?

This week, our hound posed this question: “If you could be — even briefly — one of your OWN characters… which character would you be? Why? For how long?” Since I write romances with happily-ever-after endings, each book has a … Continue reading

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Meg Langslow, Unlikely Romantic Heroine

This week we’re supposed to expound about a favorite romance hero/heroine. I suppose I could say that it’s the heroine of the book I’m currently reading – but that would be a cop-out. So I thought back to the female … Continue reading

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Back To School: The Lead-up

All across the country, kids are getting ready to go back to school.  Some start tomorrow, some not until after Labor Day.  My own rascals have two more weeks left of freedom and they have mixed emotions.  As for me, … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Can Be Hot

So we’re talking about our favorite, hottest movies. Um, I don’t watch that many movies, honestly. And the books I read…well, let’s just say that there are too many really hot ones for me to pick out a favorite…although if … Continue reading

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We Salute You

Howdy folks, tis I, Danica Avet, your friendly Hump Day Fox. This week we’re honoring our men and women who’ve fallen in the line of duty. If you stop to think about it, that’s a very profound statement. Our armed … Continue reading

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Dark heroines. . .

I love a dark heroine with spunk. Smarty-pants attitude and tough, yet a tad broken. Some of the characters I’ve written like that haven’t worked out, though. My crit partners are like, “I don’t like her.” There’s this thing about … Continue reading

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Hear Her Roar

Before I get to the meat of this blog, I have to announce that today is my release day for the third book in my Veil Series, Lifestyles of the Fey and Dangerous. I’m very excited, naturally, but I’m even … Continue reading

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I’m going to confess something here that will probably get me booted out of RWA- I’m not a big romance reader- or I should say, I wasn’t for a very long time.  I read tons of romances as a young girl/woman. … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective on Heroism

A Different Perspective on Heroism By Jeff Salter  Over-Use and Distortion             First of all:  I believe the words ‘hero’ and ‘heroic’ have been over-used and their meanings have been greatly distorted in recent years.  In their search for heroes, … Continue reading

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