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An Interview with Ishabelle Torry

An Interview with Ishabelle Torry

It is my mildly inappropriate pleasure to introduce Ishabelle Torry to my blog today. As a fellow Breathless Press author and one of my first tier beta readers, I have to say I’m wholly pleased and totally honored to have her here today. I have a slightly relevant interview lined up, personally tailored as all my interviews are; I hope she finds the Ember Leigh Interview World to be a pleasing and nourishing ecosystem.   Welcome to the blog, Ishabelle,…

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On Writing Romance: Myths and More

On Writing Romance: Myths and More

Romantic Myths Debunked! I found this article recently by Anne Gracie: Romantic Myths. I should admit right now that reading this article felt like I had just made some sort of breakthrough with my psychologist. THANK YOU, ANNE GRACIE, THANK YOU. Why so important? I hope you read for yourself, but I’ll summarize here the most relief-worthy moments of the piece: “Romance is about how two people overcome obstacles to make a relationship work. In murder mysteries a detective overcomes…

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In Defense of Romance

In Defense of Romance

It took me a long time to come out of the Romance closet. Plenty of negative connotations surround the romance genre, which hover like a cloud of mosquitos on a balmy summer night, constantly ready to bite. At least, that’s how it felt to me. From my earliest days as a writer of romance, I felt obliged to keep my passion a secret. I was afraid of someone belitting my dreams. Afraid of them mocking the only desire that had…

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