Posted by Suzanne Ferrell Jan 31 2012, 12:09 am in Crimean War, historical romances, Lorraine Heath, She Tempts the Devil, Suzanne Ferrell, The Lost Lords of Pembrooke
Once again Banditas and Bandit Buddies, we have our dear friend, Lorraine Heath, in the house. She’s talking with us about her new series, The Lost Lords of Pembrooke. Welcome to the new Bandit Lair, Lorraine. Pull up a chair and we’ll have Paolo serve some wine. Suz: One of the question authors get asked is where do you get your ideas. (My reply is usually, ” from the big book of story ideas,” but only to my coworkers.) But I am fascinated in how you came up with this series. Can you share that process with us? Lorraine: I’ve
Posted by Jo Robertson Jan 29 2012, 11:59 pm in comma crazy, Jo Robertson, language mechanics
I was watching the new television sitcom, “Whitney,” the other night. Mark was trying to get rid of a one-night stand who ended up being a several nights’ stay over. He characterizes her as using the word “supposively.” Or maybe it was “supposably.” Whatever. Later I was reading a book on my Kindle and the author used the same word. Seriously. I almost threw my Kindle against the wall until I remembered it wasn’t actually a book. Now, I’ve been guilty of all sorts of wrong words usage. The favorite my family still reminds me of is when I used
Posted by Susan Sey Jan 29 2012, 12:26 am in guest blogger, Lois Greiman, Susan Sey, Uncorked
I’m going to go ahead & admit this: I’m not a joiner. I talk to the people in my head as a career choice, and just yesterday I seriously considered going out in my Miss Piggy pajamas. (In my defense, they are fleece & pink & delightful.) So when I learned that I probably needed to join a writers group to get any better at writing, I’m not going to lie: I resisted. Hard. But I knew I needed help, & eventually I gathered the necessary courage & did it. I went to a meeting of my local RWA chapter.
Posted by Anna Campbell Jan 28 2012, 11:00 pm in Anna Campbell, Bandita Booty, Blade of Light Series, Debut Author, Kylie Griffin, Light Blade Prize Pack, Vengeance Born
by Anna Campbell That’s right, I said PRIZES! Kylie was so blown away by the welcome she received with us, she decided to throw two LIGHT BLADE SURPRISE PACKS into the mix. So without more ado, and courtesy of Kylie’s cat who picked the lucky winners, the prizes go to: FEDORA (copy of Kylie’s debut VENGEANCE BORN) MOZETTE (Light Blade Prize Pack) HELEN (Light Blade Prize Pack) Congratulations, girls! Please email Kylie on kyliegriffin71 @ optusnet.com.au (no space)and she’ll get your goodies off to you! Thanks for a great day in the lair, everyone!