Georgette St. Clair

NYTimes Bestselling Author of Paranormal Romance

BBW romance, paranormal romance, and just all kinds of romance

My Guide To Writing Genre Novels Quickly: Part One

Sunday, September 6, 2015

I’ve been promising a series of posts on writing Genre fiction, and I’m between books right now, so hear ya go: My goals when writing are: to create a book that is entertaining and fun and that makes my readers happy (or at least most of them; you can’t please everyone), and to write quickly.


My Guide to Writing Genre Novels Quickly: Part 2

Friday, September 4, 2015

The reason I keep emphasizing the fact that I’m talking about  “genre” novels here is that every genre comes with a specific set of rules and expectations – and knowing these before you start plotting is vital.  For instance, you can’t have a romance without an HEA ( happily ever after).  Well, you can, but


Writing novels: your supporting characters

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

As you are creating your hero and heroine, it’s important to also start planning out the characters for what many people call the “B” plot of your novel. The hero and heroine have the “A” plot. However, they need a cast of sidekicks around, whether it’s friends, family, co-workers, or all of the aforementioned. The


Before You Hit Publish…

Sunday, August 30, 2015

I got some very good advice on what to do before I published my first book, and I am passing it along to you. We’re already assuming that you’ve got a publishable book with a well designed cover (which can be had for anywhere from $50 to a few hundred bucks). The hope is that


Why Would An Author End A Series?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Before I started writing for a living, I started out as a voracious reader. And when I found an author who wrote a series that I liked, I wanted that series to go on forever. I could never understand why authors would write some great books in a series, and then end that series. Now