Fresh FIction Box Not To Miss
Linda Charles | NO LOOKING BACK
Author Guest / September 26, 2019

Do you ever hear a tune or the words to a song and it stays with you for days? Weeks? Or, maybe months? What is it that gets you in? Is it the tune? Or the words? The tune makes me pause to sit and listen, but the words and sentiments linger longer. That happened to me a couple of months ago when I stumbled upon the song ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ sung by Labrinth and Emeli Sande. I’d discovered them on YouTube, bought the CD and play it every day – that song speaks to me. The words are beautiful and I love the sentiments expressed. It started me thinking about relationships. We all have them and love to read about them. Whenever I pick up a book to read or start to plot a story, there is an element of excitement and curiosity. You begin to wonder how things will pan out for your hero and heroine. The same applies to every day relationships and particularly when you meet someone your gut tells you might be significant. When you’re a teenager romance can be so easy and carefree. You don’t have anything to hide. The trouble is, we all…

Terry Spear | Fans Make All the Writing Worthwhile!
Author Guest / September 26, 2019

I made a two-hour trip to Katy, Texas to meet with a fan from Minnesota, who is originally from Colombia, and we had lunch and enjoyed talking about her home of Colombia, and why she loves to live here. I signed books at the Books-A-Million in Katy and at West Oaks Village Barnes and Noble in Houston. We had a really good time, but one of the things we talked about was how my GPS was misdirecting me to one of the bookstores. “You know,” I said to Lola, “I wrote about this in SEAL Wolf Surrender where the heroine was lost–because her GPS was misdirecting her–and the SEAL wolf had to rescue her. Well, that is me. All the time.” Except for having a sexy wolf to rescue me! The same for her! You see, writing about what really happens in your life makes connections with my readers. How many times do they get lost because of following a GPS’s directions? I had a reader tell me she loved figuring out which parts of my stories had happened to me and which were purely fiction. That’s what makes it fun for me. I love it when my fans tell…