Tag Archives: contemporary romance

Real Men Read Romance

At the risk of sounding immodest, the advice I’m about to impart on how to crank up the romance level with your significant other is so simple, yet so brilliant, I expect to be awarded a significant humanitarian award. Like … Continue reading

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Meet 5 Furry Creatures from my Books

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Apparently, I’m incapable of writing a book without animals. I’ve tried, but it doesn’t work. They insist on sneaking in. I try not to let the furry creatures steal the scene, but it’s an uphill battle. When asked recently why … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: ‘The First Kiss’ from FUR BALL FEVER

In a flash, Nick’s act of expediency turned into a real kiss. Gracie’s familiar scent and taste flooded his senses. A wave of lust, thick, fast, and damn near irresistible, stole his breath away. Emotions he’d thought long buried stirred, … Continue reading

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A Memorable Birthday Dinner

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Last night, my husband and I celebrated my birthday at an upscale seafood restaurant. Wine flowed. The meal was perfect. Everything was delicious, especially the lobster. But something was missing. Last year’s excitement must have spoiled us, because we kept … Continue reading

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The SHINE ON Award: 12 Random Factoids About Me

Maureen Fisher is the proud recipient of the prestigious SHINE ON Award in the ‘Sassy Romances That Tickle the Funny Bone’ Category I was recently nominated for the SHINE ON Award, and am given to understand that in order to … Continue reading

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Real Men Do Read Romance

When I opened my email this morning, I found an amazing and totally unexpected review for my paranormal romantic suspense, THE JAGUAR LEGACY, in my Inbox. The title was, “Many Thanks,”  and the email was from —- wait for it … Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy (My Writing Process)

I haven’t written much since, well, after my return from Mexico in March. COLD FEET FEVER has been languishing  on my D drive for several months. As everyone knows, writing avoidance is a BAD THING for an indie author who … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: Cold Feet Fever

For today’s sample, I thought I would unveil the first scene of my WIP, Cold Feet Fever, sequel to Fur Ball Fever. I’m 2/3 of the way of the first draft, and thought some of you might be interested in … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Self-Editing Your Masterpiece

Editors and agents are inundated on a daily basis with hundreds of queries from eager authors. The competition is fierce, so aside from having an outstanding plot and fascinating characters, your writing must be clean, tight, and enticing. For that … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday (Nick & Grace’s First Kiss)

Excerpt from FUR BALL FEVER: All of a sudden what he’d started as an act of expediency turned into a real kiss. Her familiar scent and sweet taste flooded his senses. A wave of lust, thick, fast, and damn near … Continue reading

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