ionR: Diversity in romance A couple of authors writing an article for RWA’s Romance Writer Report (RWR) on Diversity in romance, asked me a couple of really thought provoking Questions about Diversity in romance, I thought I would extend their reach and get your feedback on this topic. Here’s the […]
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ionR: Novel Engagement App I’m thrilled to announce that Romance Writers of America® (RWA), your favorite nonprofit trade association for romance writers with over 10,000 members worldwide, just released the first app dedicated solely to romance novels, romance readers and romance authors— it’s called Novel Engagement™! At release, there are […]
ionR: Kindle Unlimited This ionR concerns a new service provided by Amazon called “Kindle Unlimited”. This is not an advertisement for said product, we’re simply wondering what the opinions are about paid services like these. There are a few different membership ‘clubs’ around, but KU offers something a little different […]
Multi Author Box Sets – Deal or No Deal? As a reader looking for deals… a Multi author box for 99c is a Steal. Multiple Full length novels for JUST 99c? Wow! Couldn’t get a sweeter deal than that. I for one am not a big fan of box sets… If it […]
Book Summary Pet Peeves I have to read a lot of book summaries. And when I say ‘a lot’, I mean a crapton. Like anything else that one sees all the time, there are things used in summaries that make me grit my teeth – and some of them are […]
i on Romance: Getting Books Into Hands There’s a pretty big news story that concerns young readers, and it’s about LeVar Burton using Kickstarter to resurrect his show, “Reading Rainbow”. I know it’s not in the Romance genre, but I’d like to talk about the general concept of getting people […]
i on Romance: Tattoos and You So many books feature a tattooed hero or heroine. Of those, I’d say about two thirds show the said character on the cover. Sometimes the character is considered a “bad” boy or girl, and sometimes not. Either way, the tattoo says something about them. […]
i on Romance: Cover Clones With the rise in self-publishing, cover art is something that is becoming more standardized. Now, it’s not the worst thing ever – once you’re reading a book, the cover is behind you. But have you ever looked at something on Amazon (or your shopping site […]