Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

November 25, 2015
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The beautiful real-life setting for my latest book “Love in the Wild” (free to all newsletter subscribers)

Where She Belongs is finally available everywhere you can get digital books and via Createspace. You can find details on the book page.   Can Gabe convince Shanna that she is meant to stay with him and run her father’s … Continue reading

February 23, 2015
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What I am working on

Bree bit her bottom lip. She turned to Bryce, her boyfriend, the love of her life. Her manager. It was time for brutal honesty. It seemed like they held disdain for her feelings and thoughts, leaving her needs utterly neglected. … Continue reading

November 13, 2014
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New cover for Unexpected Romance

I always try to make my covers. I’ve done some well.                And I’ve had some really bad ones, which I can’t post because I deleted them. If you saw some early covers for … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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FML: Too much to do

  Damn it. For readers who want more hockey- you are in luck. My brain figured out the next novel. I know it’s YA for everyone. because I get the feeling i”m going to love this one. (I know I … Continue reading

June 21, 2012
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Headhopping is dumbing down

I’ve been pondering “headhopping” or changing viewpoints right in the middle of action and then back, for a little while. It came up on a writer’s list I subscribe to. When I was learning writing the rule was “NEVER headhop.” … Continue reading

June 18, 2012
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Relationship tips from stories

I was writing the post on “Who’s your hero?” and it occurred to me there some tips to learned from a good romance character. 1. Stop trying to fix who they are. We picked our partners because we loved who they were, … Continue reading

June 14, 2012
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What’s the hold up: eye colour? srsly?

I was writing along, dropping in bits of backstory while I worked them out. Then realizing i was dropping too much story because I was figuring it out. And then I got stuck. What did I get stuck on? What … Continue reading

June 11, 2012
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Who’s your hero?

I’ve fallen in love. With a character. I have to confess, and if you’ve been around here before  you’ll know, I am obsessed with the Dragon Age storyworld. Both Origins and Two (which they should have given a name, not just a … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
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Conversations with the Muse

So we (the muses and I) came up with this wonderful idea. This wonderful world where people with kind of ESP started a war to take over the world, or the government (it’s not really Earth based) at least. But … Continue reading

April 16, 2012
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Impatience

I commented on this really great post about the power of diligence when it comes to writing (and anything you pursue). My comments were about being impatient for the external rewards of “success”. I know success is one of those … Continue reading

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