JoAnn Ross

JoAnn Ross

I was fortunate to sell at a time of great sea change in the romance genre; suddenly heroines were allowed to be portrayed as having rich, fulfilling lives. They didn't need a man for security or self-esteem, but having that one very special man in their lives proved the icing on the cake.More JoAnn Ross quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While the romance genre has expanded so much over the years, in an odd way it's also narrowed, with too many people trying to stick stories into tight, well-defined marketing niches. It can, admittedly, be a tricky balancing act, but I believe the key is to be able to step back and take a long hard look at what you do well, what makes your work different from other writers, what feels the most natural to you when you're writing.More JoAnn Ross quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always loved books. My mother told me that before I could talk, I'd babble in my crib as I turned the pages of my little cloth books, apparently telling stories to go along with the pictures.More JoAnn Ross quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of the writers I know have somehow managed to stay in touch with that inner child who's never heard of such a thing as an internal editor.More JoAnn Ross quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reporters ... most were carrion who fed on human tragedy.More JoAnn Ross quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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