Comparing Our Sexual Bucket Lists

Harley Bucket

I kissed a girl and I liked it The taste of her cherry chap stick I kissed a girl just to try it I hope my boyfriend don’t mind it We hear a lot of talk about buckets lists, those “must have” experiences that people want to achieve at some point while they’re still above […]


Them’s Fightin’ Words: Hot, Sweaty, Make-Up Sex

Couple in bed

Fights between loved ones really suck. The hurt, the anger, the hurled, biting words that end up being the last thing you should’ve ever said. But among lovers, there is one positive outcome from a down and dirty screaming match, and you know what I’m talking about. The down and dirty make-up sex. A recent […]


Naked People Everywhere!

A new book I’m outlining has me considering whether it might work in the plot if I plopped my characters in the heart of a nudist colony. Now, believe me, I understand that such places specifically emphasize the fact that they have nothing to do with sex or lewd, provocative behavior. But, you know, I’m […]


Hoarding: The Secret Life Of A Book Addict

Buried in Books

In addition to reading romance – lots and lots of romance – I’m also a big fan of the horror genre. Not only Stephen King, whose work I’ve been reading since I was fourteen, but other horror writers as well including Clive Barker, Dan Simmons, and Dean Koontz to name just a few. In recent […]


Name That Character

Who Am I

I’ve recently begun outlining a new contemporary erotic romance. I’ve got the story fairly well conceived, but I needed inspiration for my characters’ names so I turned to one of those “name your baby” books. While thumbing through the pages and weighing my choices, I came across an interesting tidbit. Back in 2006, a psychologist conducted a study in […]


Judging Books By Their Covers

To Love Again

In preparation for the release of my upcoming book, Hot Bayou Nights, my editor asked me to let the art department know what the important elements are in my story that should be included on the cover. I was asked to look through several cover artists’ catalogues and let my editor know what I like and don’t like […]