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Kirkus Reviews | Fresh Fiction: The Harlequin Bachelor Cover Competition
News / January 17, 2013

Yes, I got into it. Poor friends, not only did you have to hear me spout off at book club, which by the way was a delightful evening with our guest Julie Ann Walker and filled with forbidden foods (yummy, pancakes!) but it also devolved into a roaring conversation on when authors share TOO MUCH! But sticking today’s topic of the week, what do YOU think about the collaboration of our beloved Harlequin books and the reality show THE BACHELOR? Check it out on Kirkus Reviews and tell me what you think! Read the article

Jayne Fresina | Inspiring moments
Author Guest / January 17, 2013

When people find out that I’m a writer, the first question most ask is, Where do you get your inspiration? I’ve thought about this a great deal, because it would actually be very useful to know where I find it! But those little sparks of inspiration can make themselves felt at the oddest moments and not always when it’s convenient. Let’s put it this way – inspiration doesn’t come on demand, no matter what music I play, or how quiet the house is, or how close that deadline looms. I wish it did. Truth is – my inspiration sulks. She is the diva that knows exactly how valuable she is and comes out of that dressing room when she’s ready. Not a moment before. And on a good day, when the stars are aligned, she puts on a show I don’t want to miss. Which is inconvenient if I’m supposed to be doing something else. I know I’ve always been a daydreamer and inspiration has treated me like her plaything, at her beck and call. I vividly remember a school PE teacher yelling at me on the basketball court for looking as if I was in “Paradise Lost”. I was…