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Violet’s Romance in Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 explores young love as a relatable theme in the form of teenage Violet Parr. She’s just a shy kid trying to figure things out, and sometimes that means … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Doing the Special-Night-Out Thing

Okay, I get it. We need to love our romantic partners, friends, and ourselves, but adding more repeating appointments and mechanical obligations isn’t the answer.

March 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Big Sick in Theaters

Perhaps you’ve heard of the movie The Big Sick, starring Kumail Nanjiani (best known for Silicon Valley) as he copes with his stand-up comedy career, his Pakistani parents, and his … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wonder Woman: A hero for all the right reasons

Reactions to the new Wonder Woman (2017) have run the gamut from positive to enthusiastic. Everyone seems to love finally seeing this DC superhero reach the big screen. It’s hard … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Midnight in Paris

When I wrote the horror romance, Artistic License, I was inspired by the art of the greats—Mondrian, Escher, Van Gogh. I was also inspired by the power art has to … Continue reading

April 28, 2017

Tini: The New Life of Violetta

A heart-warming coming of age story, Tini: The New Life of Violetta is an English-dubbed, Spanish film available now on Netflix. This is a must-see for all of my Sweet … Continue reading

April 14, 2017

Romance Rules and Washington Square

I am often asked as a romance writer if books have to have a happy ending to be considered romance. My answer is yes…except when they don’t. Seems quite contradictory, … Continue reading

March 2, 2017