Benjamin Button and Man Romance

- by Eileen Dreyer

Man Romances and the Myth of LIT-rature I finally saw Benjamin Button last night, and I have to tell you, it pissed me off. Again. Just how many times were we going to watch man romance movies and be told that they’re great art? Let’s put this into context. I write romances for women. ‘Pulp […]

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The Wellspring

- by Eileen Dreyer

As you might have noticed from my website, my blog, my frequent appearance at Irish music bars and even more frequent singing of suicidal Irish music, Ireland is the home of my heart. No, I wasn’t born there. In fact, no one in my immediate family has been born there since the 1870′s. But beyond […]

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The Community of Writers

- by Eileen Dreyer

During the course of my writing career, I have gained something more important than awards, more faithful than editors, more vital than computers. I have built my community of writers. There are many things important to a writing career: talent, discipline, desire, stubbornness. We need an education in how to put our stories together, whether […]

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The Urge to Ostrich

- by Eileen Dreyer

I’ve been in this business over twenty years. I don’t admit that to just anyone, mind. But I know you won’t tell anybody. To be perfectly frank, while I have spent my time doing careful research on the market and trying my best to keep up, things have recently sped right by me like a […]

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