A Willful Woman…

Thoughts about books from a romance addict.

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The post I mentioned about the image of motherhood in Morning Glory is up at Heroes and Heartbreakers.

(8/1/14 I’ve removed the title of this post, because it was coming up in some disgusting searches.)

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Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together!

I’m over at Heroes and Heartbreakers, writing about romances based on beloved children’s books.

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Meanwhile, In Another Movie

The latest Julia Spencer-Fleming book about Clare and Russ inspired me to write about favorite catchphrases in romance novels over at Heroes and Heartbreakers. Got any good ones I forgot?

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It’s Weird Out There

 

suspicious

I’m currently writing a piece for “Heroes and Heartbreakers,” and collecting titles on a particular theme. It happens to be one simply bursting with new books right now — the popularity of certain television shows likely contributing to the trend — and many are self-published. I’m finding myself reluctant to use any of the self-published titles, and I feel bad about it. I don’t want to discriminate against indie authors, and a lot of the books have very intriguing premises. But even though I’m only mentioning books, not reviewing them, I feel uncomfortable with the possibility that a book I tacitly promote could be riddled with errors, or really obvious fanfic.

I think the freedom authors get from the ability to self-publish is terrific, but right now I’m thinking of an old fake “Saturday Night Live” commercial my husband told me about, which had the tagline: “The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.  Something to think about, from the people at Trojan.”

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Why even bother…

I have a piece on favorite romantic meals at Heroes and Heartbreakers, with a title so perfect, I may never be able to title anything ever again.

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