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Hi. I’m M. Jane Colette and I write love stories for grown-ups and erotica for smart people. My current HOT NEWS: CHERRY PIE CURE won the 2018 Next Generation IBA Award in the chick lit category (Woo-Hoo!) I’m teaching More Than

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WELCOME!

Hi. I’m M. Jane Colette and I write love stories for grown-ups and erotica for smart people. My current HOT NEWS: CHERRY PIE CURE won the 2018 Next Generation IBA Award in the chick lit category (Woo-Hoo!) I’m teaching More Than

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More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 26 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: She didn’t want him to know. About any of it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 26 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: She didn’t want him to know. About any of it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 25 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It was just a bowl of fruit. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 25 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It was just a bowl of fruit. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

Have you got your halloween costume yet? #bittersweethalloween #halloweencostume #contest

I want to play a game today. If you’ve read Bittersweet Halloween and you know what Will and Florence’s Halloween costumes are–email me at TellMe@mjanecolette.com with the answer for a chance to win an ARC of Text Me, Cupid. If

Have you got your halloween costume yet? #bittersweethalloween #halloweencostume #contest

I want to play a game today. If you’ve read Bittersweet Halloween and you know what Will and Florence’s Halloween costumes are–email me at TellMe@mjanecolette.com with the answer for a chance to win an ARC of Text Me, Cupid. If

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 24 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Sometimes, it’s just about the cleavage. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 24 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Sometimes, it’s just about the cleavage. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

How & Why To Use Writing Prompts #writingprompts #writersos #dirtywritingsecrets

True story: I wrote the entire first draft of Consequences (of defensive adultery) in response to writing prompts. So I’m a fan of this technique. There are four main reasons WHY I love writing prompts so. <<1>> They are an excellent

How & Why To Use Writing Prompts #writingprompts #writersos #dirtywritingsecrets

True story: I wrote the entire first draft of Consequences (of defensive adultery) in response to writing prompts. So I’m a fan of this technique. There are four main reasons WHY I love writing prompts so. <<1>> They are an excellent

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 23 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Two hearts that beat as one, my ass.     RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 23 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Two hearts that beat as one, my ass.     RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Day 22 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Maybe she was a demon after all.   RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Day 22 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: Maybe she was a demon after all.   RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

Welcome to Week 3 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: to Plot or to Plan

Welcome to Week 3 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Mastering the Romance Novel Form to Tell the Perfect Story. This is an in-person class that I’m teaching in Calgary, and, if you’re coming to us late–sorry! You canna join.

Welcome to Week 3 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: to Plot or to Plan

Welcome to Week 3 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Mastering the Romance Novel Form to Tell the Perfect Story. This is an in-person class that I’m teaching in Calgary, and, if you’re coming to us late–sorry! You canna join.

More Than a Guilty Pleasure, Week 3, Day 21 ;) #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: The rug burn was worth it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

More Than a Guilty Pleasure, Week 3, Day 21 ;) #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: The rug burn was worth it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

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More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 20 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: But then, suddenly, his wings fell off. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 20 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: But then, suddenly, his wings fell off. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 19 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: First, she would need six pounds of cherries. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 19 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: First, she would need six pounds of cherries. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

Do you like Crime and Romance together? Meet Roxana Nastase and Rowena Dawn #featurefriday

My colleague and fellow Canuck Roxana Nastase (who writes under a few different names herself) has three hot new releases out that straddle crime and romance, and she’s offering people a rather fantastic deal on them. Check this out: THREE

Do you like Crime and Romance together? Meet Roxana Nastase and Rowena Dawn #featurefriday

My colleague and fellow Canuck Roxana Nastase (who writes under a few different names herself) has three hot new releases out that straddle crime and romance, and she’s offering people a rather fantastic deal on them. Check this out: THREE

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 18 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It turned out he did know a thing or two about knots. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 18 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It turned out he did know a thing or two about knots. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is

She’s a janitor: does it matter what your character does for a living? #gettingtoknowflorence #bittersweethalloween #halloweenromance

(Because I’ve got my More Than A Guilty Pleasure class on my blog right now daily for writing prompts, and because I’ve a new release out this month and another coming in November, I’m multi-tasking and I’m relating posts to

She’s a janitor: does it matter what your character does for a living? #gettingtoknowflorence #bittersweethalloween #halloweenromance

(Because I’ve got my More Than A Guilty Pleasure class on my blog right now daily for writing prompts, and because I’ve a new release out this month and another coming in November, I’m multi-tasking and I’m relating posts to

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 17 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It was not ideal. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to a natural

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 17 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: It was not ideal. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to a natural

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 16 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: He didn’t think a kiss could be that bad. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 16 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: He didn’t think a kiss could be that bad. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 15 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: “Tell me more.” RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to a natural ending.

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Week 2, Day 15 #writingprompt

WRITING PROMPT: “Tell me more.” RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to a natural ending.

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving #gratitude #iamgrateful

That’s all. 😉 Some writerly reading for your holiday Monday from Brainpickings: Chekhov’s 6 Rules on Writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/10/03/chekhov-6-rules/ Jeanette Winterson’s 10 rules on writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/09/05/jeanette-winterson-10-tips-on-writing/ Elmore Leonard’s killer 10 rules on writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/08/21/elmore-leonard-10-rules-of-writing/ mjanecolette ★★★ STAY IN TOUCH TellMe@mjanecolette.com INSTAGRAM * Twitter * GOODREADS * Facebook * LOVE

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving #gratitude #iamgrateful

That’s all. 😉 Some writerly reading for your holiday Monday from Brainpickings: Chekhov’s 6 Rules on Writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/10/03/chekhov-6-rules/ Jeanette Winterson’s 10 rules on writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/09/05/jeanette-winterson-10-tips-on-writing/ Elmore Leonard’s killer 10 rules on writing: https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/08/21/elmore-leonard-10-rules-of-writing/ mjanecolette ★★★ STAY IN TOUCH TellMe@mjanecolette.com INSTAGRAM * Twitter * GOODREADS * Facebook * LOVE

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 14 #writing prompt

(Yes, Week 2 is two weeks long AND has 21 days. Writer math. Ha ha.) WRITING PROMPT: No one was surprised when the couch tipped over. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 14 #writing prompt

(Yes, Week 2 is two weeks long AND has 21 days. Writer math. Ha ha.) WRITING PROMPT: No one was surprised when the couch tipped over. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your