Autumn Journey: Falling in Love with the Dark

It’s finally autumn in Portland and maples with their tall, fiery red and orange offerings silhouette¬†the overcast sky. Lawns that had gone gray and dry from a long season of no rain have bloomed in thin carpets of tiny green sprouts. Amber leaves blanket the...

Mother of Dragons and Sneak Peak

I saw a t-shirt that said “Mother of Dragons” – of course from the HBO series Game of Thrones. As soon as I laid eyes on that shirt I was instantly in lust. I am the Mother of Dragons! Me me me! Not that upstart in the desert, carting three baby...

Nareen Rocks It

Dearest Readers, Dragon Lovers, Fantasy Fans… A few kudos for Nareen of the Draca worth mentioning! You could practically hear my jaw hitting the ground when I casually opened the email link to the awesome ‘Love Romances Cafe” yahoo group that said:...

Why Does Romance Always Include Heartbreak?

…Just sayin’. The unpredictable, twisty, sometimes crazy path of romantic love, sooner or later, will break your freaking heart. Possibly over and over. Sheesh, the pain! The bittersweet, horrible, unavoidable pain when things end. You know it needed to...

Erotica as an aphrodisiac

The explosion of main stream acceptance of erotic literature is one that has been puzzling, intriguing, and delighting me. Truly wonderful erotic romance has been available in hundreds of titles by many many talented authors for years. Why the sudden surge? Oh sure,...