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The Great Big Jump · 1w ago

Unrequited: A Twitter Rant Thread

The following entries were taken from a rant that I'd posted on Twitter last week. This was in reaction to a social media conversation about romance in the Philippines, and how audiences (an...
The Great Big Jump · 2W ago

True North and The Korean Drama: Lessons in Romance Writing

Allow me to explain: The plaid-covered hottie featured above is Lee Dong-Wook, best known to K-drama fans as Grim Reaper on Goblin. As you can see, Dong-Wook is a snack-and-a-half, though no...
The Great Big Jump · 2W ago

Last Day for the Smashwords Sale!

First of all, I cannot describe how thankful I am to those of you who got your free copies of Save the Cake and Crushingly Close during the Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale this month. Your sup...
The Great Big Jump · 4W ago

How To Revise A Hot Scene

At the beginning of my career, I was a total wimp when it came to sex scenes. Sure, I had a steady reading diet of steamy novels on my Kindle, but I was scared of writing about the actual ac...
The Great Big Jump · 1M ago

The Non-Writing Things

It's no secret that I don't write all the time. I have this blog when I'm not working on my manuscripts, and my social media presence (mostly Twitter and Instagram) is mainly half self promo...
The Great Big Jump · 1M ago

Killing Them Softly

Last weekend I talked about my #romanceclass2017 manuscript, and how I was ready to drop everything that I was working on just so I could get cracking on the revisions. Sure enough, hours af...
The Great Big Jump · 1M ago

Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale - Get My Books For FREE!

The Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale is in full swing! Now's your chance to get Save the Cake and Crushingly Close for FREE in every ebook formatJust go straight to my page at
The Great Big Jump · 1M ago

Bimonthly Goals: July to August

(A glimpse into the future.) Now that I'm back from my break, I'd like to talk about a few things that I've learned about myself in the last two weeks. I decided to start with a Bimonthly Go...
The Great Big Jump · 2M ago

Laying Low

And the hits just keep on coming...As I am writing this, I am recovering from an upper-respiratory infection, which was something that used to happen to me toward the end of every semester w...
The Great Big Jump · 2M ago

Confusing Times Ahead

I was going to post some short fiction here on the blog for this week, but the last few days have gotten crazy for me, and it's hard for me to talk about it without going into too much detai...