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Roberta Pearce

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Roberta Pearce’s relationship with romance novels began when she fell into a box of her aunt’s dog-eared treasures that miraculously opened at the most interesting bits. All through post-secondary adventures – Russian Lit: good; torrid love scenes: better – this amour de HEA took her, though it goes without saying that she failed French. One day, she decided to make a useful contribution to society and write HEAs rather than just reading them, and still seeks one for herself in real life.

Winner of 2013 & 2014 NaNoWriMo, Pearce is still waiting for her cheques. Her influences include Fyodor Dostoyevsky [his dreamy side], Douglas Adams, Rupert Brooke, Mary Burchell, and Omar Khayyam. While she currently has no pets, she once had a pair o
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Roberta Pearce I'm doing the final rewrites for my next novel, Public Frenemy, which I hope to publish in September. It's a contemporary romance [natch!] about two…moreI'm doing the final rewrites for my next novel, Public Frenemy, which I hope to publish in September. It's a contemporary romance [natch!] about two people who both suffered public humiliations at the hands of former lovers, learning to trust enough to love again.

Following that work, I hope to publish the novel that resulted from my NaNoWriMo efforts last year - still a romance, but a bit of a departure for me, as it is also a bit of a suspense, and it's my first time writing in first person!(less)
Roberta Pearce Do it because you love it, not because you want to get rich. LOL.

And, be thick skinned. There will always be someone who doesn't like your work. It…more
Do it because you love it, not because you want to get rich. LOL.

And, be thick skinned. There will always be someone who doesn't like your work. It isn't personal. It just is.(less)
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http://bit.ly/theboysclubnovelI really did have plans to blog more regularly, but I’ve been busy reading Angie Martin’s The Boys Club, so . . . In any event, I found out that Boys was [were? ;) ] voted Self-Published Book Worth Reading on ReadFree.ly and will be on sale for 99 cents for a limited time. So, I thought I’d use this venue to let you know, too! Pick it up and enjoy this rollicking read. [I wish I had a review t... Read more of this blog post »
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“Speaking of which, about assuming you had a condom—I just meant that you, with your experience, would be prepared for responsible sex, even if it were on the fly. An intelligent man is prepared for spontaneity.”
Roberta Pearce, A Bird Without Wings

“A bride should look chaste—not caught.”
Roberta Pearce, For Those Who Wait

“I don’t like being kidnapped. Or manipulated.”

“I’ve done neither, silly. Though I’d like to hear about your other kidnap incidents. The aspects that put you off the experience.”
Roberta Pearce, The Value of Vulnerability

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“You can't blame a writer for what the characters say.”
Truman Capote

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

“The natural tenderness and delicacy of our constitution, added to the many dangers we are subject to from your sex, renders it almost impossible for a single lady to travel without injury to her character. And those who have a protector in a husband have, generally speaking, obstacles to prevent their roving.”
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