We Don’t Call Them “Dead”lines for Nothing

- by Emilie Richards

I spent last week searching for hidden objects.  What time I didn’t spend with nose to ground–a skill I learned from the local beagle–I spent watching half the appliances in my house fall apart.  Ah, some people look for signs of changing seasons, colored leaves gently drifting to the ground, that first tracing of frost […]

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Watch Out: She’s Got a Title and She’s Not Afraid To Use It

- by Emilie Richards

I am a title fiend. While some authors couldn’t care less what their books are titled, my editors know we’d better get this right at the very beginning, or I will be consumed with the desire to completely rewrite my growing manuscript to correspond to whatever changes they make. I will then be late for […]

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Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

- by Emilie Richards

Having taken a Mexican appetizers class with my lovely daughter-in-law, I was not surprised to discover a tortilla press and keeper among my birthday presents this month.  Both of us had been fascinated by the process of making sopes, small freshly made tortillas with the edges turned up, then filled.  Now I had my own […]

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Whose Story Is It, Anyway?

- by Emilie Richards

Imagine my surprise when last year, I discovered that two of my Silhouette romances were being filmed for German television in New Zealand.  Imagine my greater surprise when more were optioned and I was invited to see one of my first novels, Sweet Georgia Gal, being shot last month.  Could I say “yes” fast enough? […]

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