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Vicki Essex (pseudonym) is a romance writer in Toronto, Canada. She’d never read what she used to call a “real” romance book until she started working at Harlequin Enterprises, the world’s largest publisher of women’s fiction, as a proofreader.

After reading her first few romance novels, she thought, “If they can do it, so can I!” After all, she believed, like so many people still do, that romance was “based on a formula,” that “anyone could write a romance” and that “They’ll publish anything!”

After the first year of writing and attending workshops, she couldn’t believe how naïve she’d been. It took three years of grueling work before she finally sold her third book, Fighting for Her Love (retitled Her Son’s Hero for publication), to Harlequ
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Vicki Essex Thank you! You can find my new young adult fantasy series set in the Wild West at V.S. McGrath. The first book of four is called THE DEVIL'S REVOLVER,…moreThank you! You can find my new young adult fantasy series set in the Wild West at V.S. McGrath. The first book of four is called THE DEVIL'S REVOLVER, which is the name of the series as well. It's available now wherever you buy books!(less)
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The death of a pet is hard. Even moreso for writers, for whom these furry companions are often the only company they have day in and day out while they work. And so, here I grieve in the only way I know how: by writing in the absence of a cat no longer here to sleep on my laptop, or swat at my furiously typing fingers. His ghostly presence remains, in the echo...

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Delilah Marvelle Thank you for the friendship Vicki!!!


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