Archive for January, 2014

Writing a Romance Novel

Monday, January 27th, 2014


writing-romance-2Could this be part of your lifelong dream? Relax. Here you will learn how you can be an amazing romance novel writer. First of all, you should be able to read the available novels regularly. Romance novel writing started some time back in 17th century; so many of these novels are written almost on daily basis. It is not an easy task to write these novels despite the experience you could be having with your life. It can be challenging to turn action into words and be able to explain each and every occurrence in the story.

Some of the romance novel writers concentrate on the sad ending of a love relationship. Lovers might double cross one another and lead to the unhappy ending. Romance books entail two characters falling for each other and end up in a permanent union of marriage. These stories also deal with the happy ending where writers engage the readers in their expectations of a happy union. The lover may also have to go through hell before they reach their destination.

In every generation, you will get a romance book to show the preferences and opinion of different people. Readers would want to know what would work for them in their relationship. Therefore, they provide a very large market for the books. This type of writing requires greater imagination that entails observation of the reality. Most of the romance novels will give a storyline that is not really practical in the daily life. Some readers might fail in their relationships trying to imitate whatever is written in romance novels while other might succeed bonding their union.

Female are used in most marketing strategies. The novel writing also works well with the same idea. A writer keeps in mind a female audience because it pertains to a lot of emotions and women are good at showing them. As an evergreen market, historical romance never dies.  Authors like Donna Hatch have rekindled the popularity for historical romance to a whole new generation.  Development of characters that can be easily identified by the audience is also required. The key thing here is a conflict that emerges among different characters. Also,  the main plot that a reader gets from reading the novel should not be overridden by the minor plots.

A novel writer can publish his work using two formats which includes series and singles. Series is whereby books are produced concurrently with the same novel title. After a period of time, the next episodes or story line is published in order to keep the story flowing. The other one is the singles whereby the whole romance story is published in one book. There is no need of publishing other books to end the romance. Some readers might prefer to read single novel in order to quickly know how the story ended. Other readers may choose to read series to keep them busy and always entertained. Depending on what kind of a reader you are, you will be able to choose on the category that is at your best interest. These romance novel are kept on being published thus making it easier for reader to always find a new book to read.

Is Marriage Counseling Right For You?

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Is Marriage Counseling Right For You?

marriage_counseling-1Are you happy with your marriage? If you feel like you are having a hard time communicating with your spouse, cannot resolve conflicts or feel unsatisfied with your marriage, meeting with a marriage counselor could be the answer to your problems.
Fixing a relationship is tough. It is often very difficult for the couple to understand what is harming their relationship and take action toward healing their marriage. This is where the marriage counselor comes in. Thanks to their position as an observer, the marriage counselor will be able to identify the deep-rooted issues of your couple.
A marriage counselor can help you overcome communication problems in your couple. If you are not sure why you can’t have a meaningful conversation with your spouse, why you seem to argue all the time or why your sex life is not what it used to be, counseling will help you address these issues and learn more about your couple. You will acquire the tools you need to properly communicate with your spouse and find out how you can work toward fixing the relationship.
In some cases, the marriage counselor might not be able to save your marriage. Regardless of the outcome, talking to a counselor will help you make well thought out decisions rather than letting your negative feelings guide you. It is sometimes best for a couple to go their separate ways instead of working on fixing a relationship that is strained beyond any possible reconciliation. If counseling for your marriage leads to this decision, the marriage counselor can help you and your spouse separate in a healthy manner by encouraging communication.
The marriage counselor will give you and your spouse a chance to talk and explain your point of view on the conflicts that are causing tensions in your couple. The counselor will guide the conversation so both spouses have a chance to express themselves on the dividing issues. You will receive helpful tips on how to express your feelings to your spouse and on how to handle conflicts. You will even learn to argue fairly so the conflicts you encounter become occasions to communicate and compromise rather than further straining your relationship. Acquiring these skills takes time and requires some work from both spouses, but benefiting from the guidance of a good marriage counselor will really make a difference.
Do you feel like getting help from a marriage counselor could benefit your relationship? You should discuss marriage counseling with your spouse and look for a marriage counselor if your spouse agrees to going to counseling. YouTube is a great source for self-help videos on marriage counseling.

Marriage relationships might have stress due profound grief from loss of a loved one.  Counseling may be necessary to reconnect and renew the relationship during the prolonged grieving process.  Overcoming grief of the loss of a loved one can be one of the most difficult challenges of one’s life.  Not to mention the strain it can be on a relationship.

Trendy Jewelry and Fashion

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Trendy jewelry and fashion

handmade jewelryIn today’s world, jewelry is just not about exotic and expensive diamonds. Of course, these are definitely very desirable. The woman of today wants a jewel to match each of her clothes in her wardrobe. To this end, there is a varied and great market for fashion jewelry accessories. The available range is very immense and appealing from beads, sparkling crystal stones, paper, terracotta and even glass, today jewelry comes in a wide variety of materials. This trend is not just for jewels, but for all fashion accessories like belts, hand bags, shoes and scarves. Fashion is today a style statement.

Latest trends in fashion jewelry have moved from just using metals and they are now incorporating into it other new materials such as clay, wood, resin, cloth and other semiprecious stones to create and develop some rather interesting intricate patterns and colors that dazzle with many combinations.

Most women enjoy fashion and trendy fashion handmade jewelry is now part of the woman. They desire to put on fine accessories and jewelry compliments the fashion conscious lady. While fine Jewelry is her first choice, it is very expensive. On the other hand, fashion jewelry is usually available at low-prices in a various colors, design, size and patterns.

Women are today able to purchase lots of fashion jewelry ranging from character jewelry, lamp work, bohemian jewelry, ethnic beads, vintage or retro, gold and silver plating from the makers in Italy. It is also affordable to acquire at low cost, terracotta, Austrian crystals, paper jewelry and more. Today the woman can acquire a huge sexy looking assortment of very high-quality great jewels online.

An appealing appearance is something desired by most and especially women. Fashion accessories are just a way to enhance personal, deep beauty of a female. Options are available to accessories like belts, carves, bags, shoes and purses.
To get trendy and fashion jewelry accessories too is not very difficult either. Straight from huge malls, chain stores to even very small stores, they are available. Women are now even able from the comfort of their home to do lots of online purchasing.

Today fashion jewelry is not just a preserve of the rich and celebrities. It is visible in many fashion magazines and on almost every TV channel. It is readily available not just in stores but online too. If that is not all, the very wide products range and varying prices, make them fit different people, and thus making them more accessible than previously.

Handmade jewelry is quite the art.  Especially if the medium is soft silver and gold.  You can find your handmade silver jewelry artist with a thorough web search