Smelling the roses

My mother’s name was Rose.  These days it is an old-fashioned name and ironically acceptable because everything old is new.  It amuses me because I am Italian and tradition asks we pass names down so the trend doesn’t really apply. It is something we do, or used to do. I passed the name on to […]

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Romances, so many types but what makes them work?

Working on my re-write for Unexpected Obsession has conjured up some questions particularly when it comes to the ‘romantic scenes.” It surprised me how much I was noticing whilst I made changes. Love stories are so much more than boy meets girl. For the narrative to keep our attention the author has to put in […]

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