GUEST BLOG: What Inspired My Characters? by Grace Burrowes

When I think over the Christmas stories that get to me, two stand out. The first is “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the longest running television Christmas special ever there was. The second is “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Every time I think about the misfit toys...

DUCK CHAT: Slow Burning with Maya Banks!

Today we welcome Maya Banks to The Pond to celebrate the first book in her new Slow Burn trilogy. We meet the Devereaux family in Keep Me Safe – Caleb, Beau, Quinn, and Tori. Caleb is frantic to find Ramie St. Claire, who formerly assisted police find kidnap...

GUEST BLOG: Writing Family by Lauren Dane

I like to write series. One of the main reasons is that I get to write a large cast of characters who all intersect with one another at some point. Because, really, the best way to understand a character is through the eyes of the people in their lives. Their...