Julianne MacLean

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  • My Summer Reading List

  • I just had an amazing summer vacation, binge-reading a stack of novels I’d been wanting to read for a while but simply couldn’t get to. That’s because I tend not to read other author’s books while I’m writing one of my own. There are a few reasons for that. When I’ve been working with words all day,… Read more

  • What I’ve been reading lately

  • I have to admit, it’s tough to read when I’m in the middle of writing a novel, and I tend to just watch television at night when I close my laptop for the day. This is partly because my eyes are tired and I just want to be entertained by a different medium. I usually watch… Read more

  • A book to love: make your words work

  • If you’re a fiction writer (or aspire to be one), this is a must read. Read it from cover to cover and don’t skim a single word. Focus and pay attention – and apply what you learn to your own work. This will also make you a better critique partner if you have writer friends… Read more

  • A book to love: Shelly Thacker’s His Forbidden Touch

  • I feel it’s time for some author nostalgia and a little proof that dreams do come true… Allow me to share with you a part of my journey as a writer. When I first began to dream of this career in 1993, I knew I wanted to write a western historical romance because that’s what… Read more

  • A book to love: The Longing

  • Here is an author I’ve loved since I read her first novel, Shades of Honor, back in 2002. At the time I was a debut author with my first romance novel Prairie Bride, and I had the great pleasure of meeting Wendy Lindstrom at an RWA conference when she was nominated for a Golden Heart… Read more

  • Book blogs to love

  • If you enjoy learning about great ebook deals and special releases, here are a few sites that might interest you. Awesome Romance Novels lists romances and they are usually on sale at great prices. Be sure to subscribe to the email list so that you receive the notices directly to your inbox and don’t miss… Read more