Archive | March 2014

The Earl’s Enticement Cover Reveal

Collette Cameron will be releasing her next book on May 28th. Here is the cover reveal of The Earl’s Enticement.

Coming May 28, 2014 from Soul Mate Publishing

A Regency-Scottish Historical

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The Earl’s Enticement Blurb

She won’t be tamed.

A fiery, unconventional Scot, Adaira Ferguson wears breeches, swears, and has no more desire to marry than she does to follow society’s dictates of appropriate behavior. She trusts no man with the secret she desperately protects.

He can’t forget.

Haunted by his past, Roark, The Earl of Clarendon, rigidly adheres to propriety, holding himself and those around him to the highest standards, no matter the cost. Betrayed once, he’s guarded and leery of all women.

Mistaking Roark for a known spy, Adaira imprisons him. Infuriated, he vows vengeance. Realizing her error, she’s appalled and releases him, but he’s not satisfied with his freedom. Roark is determined to transform Adaira from an ill-mannered hoyden to a lady of refinement.

He succeeds only to discover, he preferred the free-spirited Scottish lass who first captured his heart.

A bit about Collette

Wendy Herrington pen name Collette Cameron copy 2Award winning, Amazon best-selling, and multi-published historical romance author, Collette Cameron, has a BS in Liberal Studies and a Master’s in Teaching.  A Pacific Northwest Native, Collette’s been married for thirty years, has three amazing adult children, and five dachshunds. Collette loves a good joke, inspirational quotes, flowers, the beach, trivia, birds, shabby chic, and Cadbury Chocolate. You’ll always find dogs, birds, quirky—sometimes naughty—humor, and a dash of inspiration in her novels. Her motto for life? You can’t have too much chocolate, too many hugs, or too many flowers. She’s thinking about adding shoes to that list.

 Connect with Collette:

Website     Blue Rose Romance Blog   Twitter   Facebook

You can connect with Collette on Goodreads, LinkedIn, and Google+ too. Go to her website for the links, her email address, and mailing address.

Writing Process Blog Tour

I’ve been tagged by good friend and Regency author Collette Cameron to participate in the My Writing Process blog tour.

Here are the questions and my answers:

1 – What am I working on? book 4x2

I am working on a Regency set romance with some paranormal elements. I have  completed the skeleton of an outline as a result of a plotting class I took recently. Since I am a pantser (which means I don’t do much plotting before I start), the class was a challenge for me. The end result was a roadmap for my story so I am  happy about getting further than I ever have as far as planning out a story.

2 – How does my work differ from others of its genre?

I write traditional Regencies but the paranormal element makes it different. I don’t know yet that every book will contain paranormal elements but the paranormal is another topic that I am interested in and like to explore.

3 – Why do I write what I do?

I love history and the Regency period fascinates me. The Regency era was such a unique time. The Industrial Revolution taking place during this era had a significant economic and social impact on the lives of people. Daily life was affected in some way with the different inventions.

4 – How does your writing process work?

My process is still evolving. I am a pantser but I have been working on doing more plotting. I have taken several different classes to learn more about the plotting process. So far, the W Plot method has been the one that best matches the way I think.

I have plotted my book using the W Plot and have a general outline to follow while I am writing. I am certain however that it will change but having a plan of some sort is reassuring.

As I continue studying and learning I am certain more techniques will make it into my list of tools that I can use in my writing.

On March 17th, the following authors will be posting their writing process blog responses.

Kirstin Dansk is a historical romance author with a love for tortured heroes, troublemaking heroines and passionate twists on historical events.

Jess Russell is a multi-award winning romance writer, actress, artist and mom. Her Regency novel, The Dressmaker’s Duke will be available this summer.

Terese Ramin lives in Michigan where she is an award-winning author, editor, mother, knitter, paranormal researcher, and animal rescuer.