It was the late 80s when I joined the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association, and I joined for one reason and one reason only. I was going to write a few of those ‘silly little books’, become very rich and then write the kinds of stories I really wanted to write. Worthwhile stories, you know, not just formulaic romances. I mean, how hard could a Harlequin/Mills and Boon be to write? Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back.
And therein lies the rub. Continue reading