The Many Facets of Love

Posted Oct 26 2018

The Greeks have 7 different words to describe love: Eros (sexual love) Ludus (playful love) Philia (friendship) Agape (selfless love) Philautia (self-love) Pragma (longstanding love) Storge (love of children) Good romance novels depict most or even all of these. 1. The couple is attracted by eros. Sexual chemistry initially draws them to each other, but that’s […]

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Amazon Ads

Posted Oct 12 2018

Today I’m going to provide a brief survey of Amazon ads and how they work for authors. Disclaimer: I did my research on the Internet. Although I tried to cross-verify all the information provided below, it’s entirely possible I fell prey to some of the misinformation floating around the Web. (!) Eight Ladies Jilly and […]

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Which Comes First?

Posted Oct 4 2018

I’ve been doing an in-depth critique for a writer friend. She has a lot of talent, and she’s as committed a writer as I’ve ever seen. She stood up to the scrubbing sandstorm of my critique and kept asking for more. Tough lady! Working with her has gotten me thinking about the kinds of issues […]

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