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    • USA Today Happy Ever After Interview: A SEAL’s Fantasy

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      I’m so happy to share the USA Today HEA interview I participated in.  In it, I got to talk about a few of my favorite things… Sexy SEALs, writing, awesome readers, Sexy SEALs, strong heroines and what makes SEALs hot.

      Here’s a peek:

      Q: The women in your stories are resilient, self-directed women who happen to fall in love with strong, protective men. How much of yourself is in these women?

      Tawny: Well, when you put it like that, I want to say my heroines are just like me! But, seriously, there are always elements of me in my heroines — I have to understand their fears, their needs and hopes to write them, and quite often those fears, needs and hopes come from my own life. My heroines face choices in their story, both in believing in their own dreams and making them a reality, and in the choice of whether or not they can handle what it means to live their life with a SEAL. I think it takes a strong woman to accept and even thrive in a relationship with a man who is committed to not only putting his life on the line, but also one who is gone a great deal of the time. And when it comes to the Special Ops there is the added layer of secrecy since these heroes will never share where they are or what they are doing.

      I hope you’ll check out the full interview on USA Today’s Happy Ever After

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    • Teaser Tuesday: Dominic Castillo
      I know it’s not out until September (actually the third week of August in print *g*) but I had to share a teaser to introduce you to the hero from A SEAL’s Fantasy.  Because, well, I love this story  It was just so fun to create a cocky, confident, ultra-strong hero and have him ...
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    • July’s Hunk of the Month

      For July’s Hunk of Month contest, it’s all about those hot summer blockbuster movies and their totally hot leading men! Our choices are Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager in Transformers: Age of Extinction, or Dwayne Johnson as Hercules in Hercules.

       

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    \"The best antidote to writer\'s block is ... to write.\" ~Henriette Anne Klauser
    “You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”  ~Ray Bradbury
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    “Writing is easy:  All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.”  ~Gene Fowler
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    Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.
    We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
    It\'s a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
    We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.