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Some Men Dislike Women’s Fiction

“Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.” - Mark Twain … Continue reading...

A Woman’s Heart, Details Between Coquetry and Sentimentality


I don't always agree with the content posted here and the image below is no exception. Today's post is for the Historical Romance fans and writers. Vivid imagery of the times, created by "A Lady", ummm or so it says. Click on the image for a detailed view, not that I'm pleased with the artist. … Continue reading...

Follow Your Highest Aspirations

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. – Louisa May Alcott

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Worth Dying For

Worth Dying For by Hugh MacLeod

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s forthcoming attractions. – Albert Einstein Some have asked, why start Fiction For Women? Genre du jour is about creating the popular, using marketing muscle and generating profits. Not Worth Dying For. The stories of our lives, boundless imagination and creating timeless works are important to me. [...]

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Too Short, The Book Was

“but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.” – Jane Austen

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott was voted Number Three in our Best of Women’s Fiction poll. One of the most beloved books of all time was almost scrapped. The author gave the first two dozen chapters to her publisher and both agreed it was “dull”. Thankfully, the publisher had enough foresight to give the [...]

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Preview Life’s Attractions

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s forthcoming attractions. -Albert Einstein

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Emily Giffin, Heart of the Matter

Emily Giffin and Heart Of The Matter

The delightful women’s fiction writer Emily Giffin graduated from Wake Forest University (summa cum laude) and the University of Virginia School of Law, then ventured into a New York firm for several years before unleashing her true passion, writing full time. Her first novel was rejected multiple times, but garnered her first two book contract [...]

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Lara Zielinsky Blog Talk Radio

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“Readings in Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Fiction” by Lara Zielinsky is an internet radio show on Blog Talk Radio network. She interviews authors and talks about books with lesbian and bisexual women’s themes and content. Genres cover the spectrum, from the broad “literary” novel to heated erotica and erotic romances. Every author of such fiction [...]

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