Julianne MacLean

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  • Join Me at My Reader Hangout

  • To all my readers and for my book-loving friends out there, I cordially invite you to join me at my regular hangout on Facebook, MY BOOK TRIBE. This is a group that is outside of my own Facebook page, a place where a number of my author pals share the space to talk about books… Read more

  • 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