Author Archives: The Passionate Pen

About The Passionate Pen

The creator of the Passionate Pen has an intense passion for passion in all its guises. She is an author, artist, and photographer who believes in the power of passion and creativity to transform peoples lives.

Why your reviews matter…

Everything I’d heard about self-publishing is that it was impossible to make a living, reach readers, or produce a quality product. But last year (2010), I heard about how some other authors like Joe Konrath and Karen McQuestion are doing … Continue reading

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Audaciously Obsessed: How Passionate Obsessions Empower Heroes and Heroines

    When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds. Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. … Continue reading

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New Zealand Romance and Bride of Gold—The Inspiration Behind the Story

The idea for this story was sparked when I read about a very successful Italian fashion-tycoon who said, ‘My biggest regret is that I gave my life to my job.’ It struck me as very, very sad. I wondered why … Continue reading

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New Release—Bride of Gold

Bride of Gold If you love a good romance, stories with art-inspired themes and New Zealand is a place you’d love to visit, you’ll love Bride of Gold– available from Amazon here getBook.atBrideofGold. I’m so thrilled with the wonderful reviews I’ve received for … Continue reading

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Bride of Gold and a change of season…

Bride of Gold and a change of season… Summer is here for my friends on the other side of the globe, and for us down under it’s heavenly winter. No matter what your change of season if you’re looking for the … Continue reading

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How writing can save your life, boost your resilience and empower your warrior-spirit

A few of you have asked about “the intruder.’  I’ve shared how writing romance saved my life on my non-fiction blog and thought I’d share with you here. We all know how wonderful it is to escape into a good … Continue reading

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Guess who won THE FLIGHT OF PASSION GOODREADS GIVEAWAY?

***WINNER OF THE FLIGHT OF PASSION GOODREADS GIVEAWAY *** 1820 people entered – 1 lucky person won. Congratulations to Amira for winning a signed copy of my book Flight of Passion. I’m so excited that ‘she’ will be winging her … Continue reading

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