Liz Durano

Ashe and Riley Get New Covers (for the last time)

I really should have been writing but while describing to a cover designer what I wanted on the new covers for Loving Ashe and Loving Riley and then hearing that this wasn’t possible or that wouldn’t come out… Read More

So Just How Steamy is My Stuff?

I’ve been wondering where this post went and thank goodness I found it again. Anyway, if you’ve ever wondered how steamy your stories are, romance author Lyz Kelly made this awesome graphic for what’s hot and what’s not… Read More

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait…

Guess whose preorder just went live??? Yup! Friends with Benefits goes live in four days and I’m actually really excited! It makes for a hectic release schedule considering my last book was released less than 30 days ago… Read More

It’s Been Four Years… And Here’s What I’ve Learned

Yup, this month marks four years of publishing for me. I’ve written for far longer than that but when it came to officially publish my books on a site like Amazon, it’s been four years. I remember making… Read More

Perfection

Today, while going through one of my old books looking for a quote that I had the word “perfect” in it, I realized that I used the word in this particular book so much. In fact, I lost… Read More

#AmWriting, Yes I Am

Somewhere on this blog is a private page that has 32 covers I’ve purchased hoarded since I began publishing—and that number doesn’t include the covers I’ve made. Yes, you read it right. Thirty-two covers. And I can’t show… Read More

A New Day

The little dude is attending a Lego engineering class next door and while I thought it would be a good idea to be his “aide” like the one he had during his school year in case he’d be… Read More

Happy World Book Day!

I could tell you about my favorite books for Word Book Day but I’ll tell you about the first book I wrote and published instead. Finding Sam is set in Southern California’s South Bay cities of Hermosa Beach… Read More

Don’t Fix What Ain’t Broke

Isn’t that how the saying goes? Anyway, after writing 21k words for my upcoming novel, I decided to start over and this time, follow the outline to the letter. This will be my fourth try, third since I… Read More

Make It Your Best

“Make it your best. Every time. Anything less is, well, less, and could lose you a reader that might have loved your later, better work. Readers are won and lost one at a time, and they’re very easy… Read More

Being a Writer

    This pretty much sums up my day 99% of the time.  

A Thousand Words In