Please welcome author B K Harrell on to the blog. Their contemporary romance The Infertile Heart is now available on Amazon.
It’s A Woman’s World…What Are You Doing In It
The most common question I get asked by people is why contemporary romance. This is genre dominated by female writers that has long intrigued me. I started reading romance books in 2010 and have read over one thousand books since then. I used to joke that it was research, but the truth is, I really enjoy the genre…There very few genres out there that are designed to make the reader feel good when they finish the book.
The truth is that I’m a romantic at heart. I enjoyed the classics growing up, Austen, Bronte (yes both of them), Margaret Mitchell, Thomas Hardy, and current author Nicholas Sparks (that love affair has dimmed). I remember the important dates in our relationship, the early morning sunrises, and the sunsets. So, romance always seemed to be where I was heading when I began my writing career.
I think that it is important to write what you know. It makes it more believable than writing about things outside of our comfort zone. In my writing, I focus on three sub-genres in contemporary romance: medical, military and sports. I try to ensure that there is as much realism as possible in my writing and that the reader doesn’t go away thinking about silly mistakes that I made. As a reader, I’m very critical of the things that other authors write. I hate to see simple mistakes made when referring to proper military terminology or medications being given in incorrect forms. My hope is that readers will appreciate the time and effort I put into ensuring everything is correct when they read the story.
To answer the question I started with, I write romance because I love a happily ever after. I like seeing the joy in people faces when the hero and heroine finally give into their love and passion for one another. Finally, I love letting my romantic side run free.
To contact B K Harrell you can use the information listed below:
Website: www.theinfertileheart.com; www.bkharrell.com
Purchase Links for The Infertile Heart are below!
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-infertile-heart-bk-harrell/1123757397?ean=9781514477144