***GUEST POST*** No Restraint, Elizabeth Black

I’m delighted to welcome Elizabeth Black on my books blog.

Romancing the Past Blog

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Thank you, Romancing the Past, for having me as a guest blogger. My name is Elizabeth Black, and I’m here to tell you about my new, delicious erotic romance novel, No Restraint. I’m also offering a give-away of one of my two erotic retellings of fairy tales, either Trouble In Thigh High Boots (erotic Puss In Boots) or Climbing Her Tower (erotic Rapunzel). Your choice. Enter the contest and good luck!

I love to eat. I especially love to bake and make treats. My husband specializes in meals, and I specialize in desserts. The more decadent the better. I get out all my baking gear in the Fall .There’s something about Fall that brings out my homing instincts, and you can’t get homier than when you bake pumpkin bread and gingerbread men. So far this season I’ve made maple candy, gingersnaps, pumpkin bread, angel kisses (meringue cookies with chocolate…

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The Joy of Taking it Slow! Or why I’ll never do NaNoWriMo #AmWriting #WWWBlogs

We all have different ways of working, but I know I’m not a nano writer. No no no!!!

Alison Williams Writing

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Every November, Twitter, Facebook and blogs are full of tales from the front line of NaNoWriMo – or National Novel Writing Month. The aim is to write 50,000 words during November and it does seem to galvanize writers everywhere into action.

But while I agree that it is good to sometimes have deadlines and targets, the thought of NaNoWriMo makes me shudder. Can it be good to put so much pressure on yourself?

Writers are terribly insecure beings on the whole. And we’re also our own worst critics. We set ourselves up, a lot of the time, for failure by putting unnecessary pressure on ourselves when we don’t really need to. And I can’t help feeling that for me, and possibly for a lot of other writers, NaNoWriMo could pile on that pressure and add to writers’ guilt.

You know what that is – berating yourself because you haven’t met…

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