Asrai Devin

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

June 13, 2013
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Back to the basics of sex in romance (NSFW??)

There was a time I could read three or four novels at once (in the same week). Also, I could read and watch television and keep the plot (and also eat Spitz(TM) sunflower seeds compulsively). I can’t read more than … Continue reading

March 11, 2013
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Is it about the money?

I sat down while my son was playing Mario Kart to read Alfie Kohn’s book I borrowed from the library. Punished by Rewards. It has a long subtitle.  After three pages my brain hurt. I realized I skim read and there is … Continue reading

February 24, 2013
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Argh Grr and my brain

I’ve been tossing the idea around of stringing together some short stories with the hockey couples, Kip and Many; Kyle and Serena; Corey and Nicole; Amy and Scott; Doug and Sophia. These characters are good friends of mine. Anyway, I … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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Self-doubt

I don’t read reviews and I often skip emails from readers. I know I should reply to them, but I can’t. Sometimes I get masochistic and read through some. And I then I get depressed for days or hours. I … Continue reading

January 21, 2013
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Meditations of the Romance Hero

I finally got around to reading Blue Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas. I’d been putting it off because I’d been so disappointed in Sugar Daddy. And I realized why that was. The difference between romance and women’s fiction: Whose story … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
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project Tuesday: January 8

It is Tuesday and that is the day I get to talk about myself and my projects. It is my selfish day and also sort of motivates me for what I’ll do for the rest of the week. My theme … Continue reading

November 19, 2012
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All the what ifs in the world

My WIP is a big What If … book. I have a thing for “soul mates” who have been separated by time and their own misconceptions (see: Second Chance Romance) who get back together later. And then I was surfing Facebook and … Continue reading

October 29, 2012
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Wanna live longer?

I was playing with my phone a few days ago, it’s an Android HTC, I think, and I was installing apps. I installed the Kijiji app and the Ikea App. And then the TED talks app. In case you’ve been … Continue reading

October 24, 2012
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Imagining … kisses

I keep imagining … wearing a garter belt, thigh high stockings long fingers stroking the soft skin exposed just above the stockings gentle teasing fingers, touching soft kisses, long kisses, wet kisses, seeking tongue, nipping teeth, soft lips, gentle murmurs … 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

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