HAPPY BOOK BIRTHING DAY, EMMA VANCE! Folks, say hello to RESCUED BY THE DRAGORIAN #newrelease #scifiromance

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHING DAY, EMMA VANCE! My friend & colleague’s Emma Vance’s debut scifi romance is live today! Join me is screaming “Woo-hoo!” for her, will you? (Feature Friday on a Saturday, because, it’s THE book release day!) Rescued by

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHING DAY, EMMA VANCE! Folks, say hello to RESCUED BY THE DRAGORIAN #newrelease #scifiromance

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHING DAY, EMMA VANCE! My friend & colleague’s Emma Vance’s debut scifi romance is live today! Join me is screaming “Woo-hoo!” for her, will you? (Feature Friday on a Saturday, because, it’s THE book release day!) Rescued by

My next read: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

This is going to be my next read! MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim, introduced me to at the Murder & Mayhem conference. BLURB: The “gripping… page-turner” (Time) hitting all the best of summer reading lists, Miracle Creek is perfect for book clubs

My next read: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

This is going to be my next read! MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim, introduced me to at the Murder & Mayhem conference. BLURB: The “gripping… page-turner” (Time) hitting all the best of summer reading lists, Miracle Creek is perfect for book clubs

Meet Tara, Maggie and Edward #cupidinmontecarlo #smokinghotread #menage

Cupid in Monte Carlo 1 is hot, but I think Cupid in Monte Carlo 2 might be even hotter… PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON AUSTRALIA Meet the cast: Maggie has a beige job, beige clothes, a

Meet Tara, Maggie and Edward #cupidinmontecarlo #smokinghotread #menage

Cupid in Monte Carlo 1 is hot, but I think Cupid in Monte Carlo 2 might be even hotter… PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON AUSTRALIA Meet the cast: Maggie has a beige job, beige clothes, a

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

And now, something completely different: Murder and Mayhem, or, learning while in bed during the apocalypse

Murder & Mayhem is an annual Chicago conference featuring Chicago’s top mystery writers. The 2020 conference was, obviously, cancelled—and the organizers moved at lightening speed to put it all online. So I spent my Saturday in a slightly elevated position

And now, something completely different: Murder and Mayhem, or, learning while in bed during the apocalypse

Murder & Mayhem is an annual Chicago conference featuring Chicago’s top mystery writers. The 2020 conference was, obviously, cancelled—and the organizers moved at lightening speed to put it all online. So I spent my Saturday in a slightly elevated position

Something green for St. Patrick’s Day #cupidinmontecarlo #smokinghotread

Here’s something green for St. Patrick’s Day for you. 😉 PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON AUSTRALIA Want to know what it’s about? I thought so. 🙂 Read on: Martina is an amoral artist who needs to

Something green for St. Patrick’s Day #cupidinmontecarlo #smokinghotread

Here’s something green for St. Patrick’s Day for you. 😉 PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON AUSTRALIA Want to know what it’s about? I thought so. 🙂 Read on: Martina is an amoral artist who needs to

The Amazing Angela Ackerman #writingtips #yycevent #yycliterary

My  penultimate act as VP Programs for the Calgary Association of the Romance Writers of America was to introduce and host the amazing Angela Ackerman at our workshop on Tuesday, March 17. Although it was to be a small event

The Amazing Angela Ackerman #writingtips #yycevent #yycliterary

My  penultimate act as VP Programs for the Calgary Association of the Romance Writers of America was to introduce and host the amazing Angela Ackerman at our workshop on Tuesday, March 17. Although it was to be a small event

Hey! Did I tell you I accidentally wrote a trilogy? #cupidinmontecarlo #hotnewrelease

Hey. I’ve got something to tell you…   You know how I spend waaay too much time in sheesha lounges?     Seriously.     SOMETHING SMOKING HOT… X3 X3 X3 PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON

Hey! Did I tell you I accidentally wrote a trilogy? #cupidinmontecarlo #hotnewrelease

Hey. I’ve got something to tell you…   You know how I spend waaay too much time in sheesha lounges?     Seriously.     SOMETHING SMOKING HOT… X3 X3 X3 PRE-ORDER NOW AMAZON US AMAZON CANADA AMAZON UK AMAZON

Happy International Women’s Day–may we one day NOT need to celebrate it

Every since I’ve been five or six, on March 8, my dad would give me a hug and a kiss and wish me, “Happy International Women’s Day!” After I turned 10, there were usually flowers–for me and for my mom.

Happy International Women’s Day–may we one day NOT need to celebrate it

Every since I’ve been five or six, on March 8, my dad would give me a hug and a kiss and wish me, “Happy International Women’s Day!” After I turned 10, there were usually flowers–for me and for my mom.

OMG, More than a Guilty Pleasure Class, we are done, and you are amazing!

My beautiful More than a Guilty Pleasure writers, you were amazing! A BIG congratulations on your amazing accomplishments and crafting all those happy endings. Now: rest. Celebrate. And gird the loins for Stage 5! This week’s slide deck: Week 8

OMG, More than a Guilty Pleasure Class, we are done, and you are amazing!

My beautiful More than a Guilty Pleasure writers, you were amazing! A BIG congratulations on your amazing accomplishments and crafting all those happy endings. Now: rest. Celebrate. And gird the loins for Stage 5! This week’s slide deck: Week 8

And they lived happily ever after: Day 7 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

So, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE… is it over? You know it’s over when you’ve healed the reader… and delivered an emotionally satisfying ending. Have you done that? Good. Then it’s over. You haven’t… but it’s sort of finished? Good.

And they lived happily ever after: Day 7 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

So, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE… is it over? You know it’s over when you’ve healed the reader… and delivered an emotionally satisfying ending. Have you done that? Good. Then it’s over. You haven’t… but it’s sort of finished? Good.

And they lived happily ever after: Day 6 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

OK, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE! If you have not yet written the sex scene to end all sex scenes, today is the day. Make it HOT. Remember, your Homework for Week 7: And baby, if you stay with me–you’re

And they lived happily ever after: Day 6 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

OK, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE! If you have not yet written the sex scene to end all sex scenes, today is the day. Make it HOT. Remember, your Homework for Week 7: And baby, if you stay with me–you’re

And they lived happily ever after: Day 5 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Squee, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE! Can you feel it? You know what? Today, you can run ahead. If you think you can finish this sucker today… do it. Nothing quite like the high of finishing ahead of deadline. Now,

And they lived happily ever after: Day 5 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Squee, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE! Can you feel it? You know what? Today, you can run ahead. If you think you can finish this sucker today… do it. Nothing quite like the high of finishing ahead of deadline. Now,

And they lived happily ever after: Day 4 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Breathe, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE. You’re about to climax for one last time… No? Feeling a little bit lost all of a sudden? Today’s tough love: GET OVER YOURSELF. This process isn’t about you and your suffering as an

And they lived happily ever after: Day 4 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Breathe, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE. You’re about to climax for one last time… No? Feeling a little bit lost all of a sudden? Today’s tough love: GET OVER YOURSELF. This process isn’t about you and your suffering as an

And they lived happily ever after: Day 3 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Happy Leap Year Day, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE class! Here’s where you probably are right now… Your advice? Roll with it… you’ll seed it in the Stage 5 & 6 of plotting. Or… cut it. Don’t be like Dickens.

And they lived happily ever after: Day 3 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Happy Leap Year Day, MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE class! Here’s where you probably are right now… Your advice? Roll with it… you’ll seed it in the Stage 5 & 6 of plotting. Or… cut it. Don’t be like Dickens.

And they lived happily ever after: Day 2 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Jane! Help! I know what the ending is supposed to be but I don’t know how to get there! I gotcha, babe. In Act 3, you have one job and one job only: So. Guiding principle for every scene. Are

And they lived happily ever after: Day 2 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Jane! Help! I know what the ending is supposed to be but I don’t know how to get there! I gotcha, babe. In Act 3, you have one job and one job only: So. Guiding principle for every scene. Are

And they lived happily ever after: Day 1 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

I am so proud of you, More than A Guilty Pleasure (I actually typed more than a dirty pleasure, lol) Class! You’re in the homestretch! ALMOST DONE! This is the easy part. Really. You might be feeling really good about

And they lived happily ever after: Day 1 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

I am so proud of you, More than A Guilty Pleasure (I actually typed more than a dirty pleasure, lol) Class! You’re in the homestretch! ALMOST DONE! This is the easy part. Really. You might be feeling really good about

Day 14 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

I have the shivers, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Have you shattered her yet? She wants to be shattered. She needs to be broken open, in order to heal. Remember?   Don’t worry. Tomorrow, we start to rebuild. But

Day 14 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

I have the shivers, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Have you shattered her yet? She wants to be shattered. She needs to be broken open, in order to heal. Remember?   Don’t worry. Tomorrow, we start to rebuild. But

Day 13 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

Are you there yet, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? “No, Jane! It’s not working!” Chill. Remember: So… Stop being so safe. So nice. Break something. Better yet… someone. Best of all? Your heroine. Smash her. This week’s Slide Deck:

Day 13 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

Are you there yet, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class? “No, Jane! It’s not working!” Chill. Remember: So… Stop being so safe. So nice. Break something. Better yet… someone. Best of all? Your heroine. Smash her. This week’s Slide Deck:

Day 12 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

So close, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class! Today, a reminder… This is what you’re doing with your plot, your love story. Your Dark Moment. You’re shattering our heroine (reader)… so that you can rebuild her, heal her. You’re doing

Day 12 of Act 2, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #darkmoment

So close, More Than A Guilty Pleasure class! Today, a reminder… This is what you’re doing with your plot, your love story. Your Dark Moment. You’re shattering our heroine (reader)… so that you can rebuild her, heal her. You’re doing