Tag: Redemption

7 tidbits you may not know about One Love

Posted March 9, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
7 tidbits you may not know about One Love

Ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look at how a book comes to be? You know, beyond the whole writing part of it? Well, here’s One Love. 1. One Love really started with One Night In historical romances, the idea that a man might pay a woman to spend the night with him (even non-sexually) isn’t that far-fetched. […]

Amanda’s plans for 2017

Posted January 3, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words, Goal Tracking
Amanda’s plans for 2017

I started 2016 full of intentions and plans for publishing. I’d finished the first draft of Redemption in November 2015, and figured I could push it out into the world at some point in 2016. That didn’t happen. But other, amazing things happened. We adopted Scarlet. I traveled to Alaska and nurtured my love for […]

What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Posted November 24, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Hey everyone! Mel, here. You may not know me, but you’ll find me as the lead (YES, LEAD, because Ian refuses to participate in this list-making torture, so I can say whatever I want) in Amanda Shofner’s book Redemption. She asked me to pop by today to talk about what I’m thankful for while she’s […]

The most grandest of NaNoWriMo plans

Posted November 1, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
The most grandest of NaNoWriMo plans

In case you haven’t looked at a calendar recently, allow me to tell you the date: November 1st. To the writing community, that signals the beginning of NaNoWriMo, the month of novel writing. And given that I haven’t devoted a blog post to discussing my projects or what I’m writing on since JANUARY (ouch) (*blushes*), […]

First Line Friday — More Redemption!

Posted December 18, 2015 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
First Line Friday — More Redemption!

Sometimes when you’re writing, you create a character who just sort of… makes you laugh. In Redemption, that’s Hal. (Whose name will probably change, although his personality won’t.) Unrequited feelings are tough, but Hal doesn’t let that stop him from attempting to “romance” Mel. I’m still in the process of edits, so that means things might […]