If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations.
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What I write deals with relationships, with making families. It just follows that I would often write about family and what it means.
I'd always loved to read - and come from a family of readers - but I never thought about writing as a career.
Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
I do indeed write on the road. My laptop goes with me everywhere.
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There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours.
Look at the United States today. We have made mistakes in the past. We have had shortcomings. We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes.
Henry Cabot Lodge