The Professor is not a fan of mushy feelings and rose-colored glasses. He’s a man of logic, rational thinking and precision. This is your Sherlock Holmes, your Spock. The Professor is logical, introverted and faithful. He’s an expert in his field (and probably a few others, since he enjoys delving deeply into a subject to learn all its secrets.) He thinks before he acts and approaches problems methodically, leaving no stone unturned. ... Read More about Hero & Heroine Archetypes: The Professor
Hero & Heroine Archetypes: The Professor
A “bucket list” is a wish list of achievements and experiences you want to enjoy before you die (aka kick the bucket). By the way, I did some research on why the phrase “kick the bucket” is used to mean death. I discovered that a) there are many theories, b) the possible reasons are gruesome, and c) do yourself a favor and don’t look it up. ... Read More about How to Create a Bookish Bucket List
I was recently asked about the definition of a romance hero. The answer isn’t simple. The problem is that every reader has specific expectations about a protagonist. There might be a trait which I think is essential for a hero that another reader considers boring or inconsequential. Also, a reader’s wish list for a hero isn’t static. There are times when she gravitates toward one archetype over another. Sometimes life experience will shape her idea of a hero. She could have developed hard ... Read More about What is a Romance Hero?
Slytherin/Slytherin pairings create Power Couples. You can’t help but marvel at their determination, elaborate plans and particular talent of intimidating the peasants with a pointed glare. Slytherins get a bad rap in the Harry Potter series. Painting them as villains only out for themselves completely disregards the strengths of this house. ... Read More about Slytherin Power Couples
Have you been searching for free reads online? Here are ten sexy and romantic stories I recommend that are available on Harlequin.com. They were published in a serialized format but are now complete so you don’t have to wait for the next installment. No cliffhangers—I promise! ... Read More about Free Online Reads for Romance Readers