The romance of music

I've always loved music. I was one of those creative kids growing up. I was an avid reader and writer all through primary school, but music stole my heart during my teenage years. I had piano tuition and vocal training, and while I was pretty average at reading music, composition was my thing. Every song …

It’s not all about sex: creating tension in romance

When people talk about tension in romance novels, you'd assume they're referring to sexual tension. It's an easy assumption. After all, the most memorable romances have that amazing sizzle between the heroine and leading man that keeps you wanting to turn the pages (or watching the screen).  Mulder and Scully (X-Files). David & Maddie (Moonlighting). …