A Hard Man is Good to Find – Fear of the Alpha

I think you’ll all know by now that when it comes to heroes, I’m an alpha girl all the way. I like a hard man. A man who doesn’t take any crap from anyone. A take charge, protective man. And most especially a tortured man. Mmmmmm….tortured man….*Homer Simpson donut noise* Ahem. So anyway with all … Continue reading “A Hard Man is Good to Find – Fear of the Alpha”

When Your Hero is a Complete *$%#&#

Okay, I’m admitting this up front – I love a good b*stard. I really, really do. I like reading about them and I loooove writing them. There’s is something very satisfying about a sexy, arrogant SOB who gets his comeuppance at the hands of the heroine. The powerful, autocratic alpha male brought down by some … Continue reading “When Your Hero is a Complete *$%#&#”

Neutering the Bad Boy

It’s funny the things you find out about your characters that you don’t realise until you’ve written The End. Have done the HEA for the Hammer Pants ms (actually they’re Hammer Capris since I’ve come up short on the word count) and figured I’ve been pulling back on my hero. I wanted him to be … Continue reading “Neutering the Bad Boy”

The Rudeness of the Frenchman

I’m not talking about Frenchmen in general, just about my particular Frenchman. And his problem with rudeness. Because sadly, in the first chapter he is not at his best and is quite rude to the heroine. Now some people who have met him had no problems with his rudeness and yet others found it difficult. … Continue reading “The Rudeness of the Frenchman”