julie garwood

November 3, 2009

The Villain of the Piece

You know, we spend a lot of time with our heroes and our heroines. We watch them battle against the universe, against circumstances, against bad guys and even against themselves. But the real nature of a hero is only revealed when put into direct opposition with the villain of the piece. In fact, some of the greatest heroes were made great because of the villains they fought. The darkness they battled against and in some cases, nearly succumbed to. Best Villains Arguably, my criteria for best villain are not going to be yours. To me, the best villains are memorable […]
July 15, 2009

Sex on Location

Sex on location? Yes, I said sex on location. Tonight, the Sapphire Blue authors will be hosting a chat at Coffee Time Romance. The Path to Freedom author Lisa Pietsch will be moderating the chat. Our topic is going to focus on sex on location. Sex Scenes and Location The old saying suggests that location is everything. But is it really when you are writing a sex scene? This is a tough question to answer. In a romance novel, sex scenes serve a pivotal role in defining intimacy in your characters relationship. But how important is the location of the […]