Maggie Robinson

Nov 27
Addicted to Love

woman_crying_1_7djdj_16613_310x235I’m expecting electronic copyedits any day now for Tempting Eden. Mistress by Mistake’s came on comforting paper with little red squiggles. As a former English teacher, I felt right at home, but this old puppy is ready for some new tricks. I also got a couple of revision suggestions from my Berkley editor, which I’m to incorporate in the copyedits. So I’m reacquainting myself with Hart and Eden, who have been with me in all their glory since around March of 2007. I keep hacking away at them, and they keep hacking right back. It seems I’ve rewritten this book a whole lot of times, and the characters never cease to surprise me. At this moment I’d almost like to start from scratch…can I be addicted to revision?*shudder*

I’ve also realized I’ve written 5 more couples since Eden’s wicked stepfather popped into my head, not counting the crazy novellas I dabbled with. But Hart and Eden will always be special to me. I was pretty mean to poor Eden, and she’ll probably never forgive me, even though she got her happy ending. But I’m a sucker for tortured characters.

Who do you prefer, the tortured hero or the tortured heroine? Who’s your favorite unhappy person cured by love?

5 comments to “Addicted to Love”

  1. Barbara Elness
     · November 27th, 2009 at 2:12 pm · Link

    I like the tortured hero myself. The tortured heroine seems so pitiful, but the tortured hero just needs someone to love him and he’ll be fixed. 😆

  2. Maggie Robinson
     · November 27th, 2009 at 5:43 pm · Link

    Barbara, I’m an equal-opportunity torturer. I’ve written both, am finishing up a supremely tortured guy right now. But I must say my heroines have had some tought times—but they’re strong and don’t let anything stop them.

  3. Tiffany Clare
     · November 28th, 2009 at 5:37 pm · Link

    I just think there should be torture all around. I have done it to both hero and heroine, in the same book 🙂

    I love Eden and Hart!

  4. JK Coi
     · November 28th, 2009 at 10:53 pm · Link

    *sigh* I have no idea what this post is about…can’t get past the beautiful website


    But really, I LOVE the tortured hero. I want them both miserable! I’m such a sadist

  5. Maggie Robinson
     · November 29th, 2009 at 5:55 am · Link

    LOL, Kris. I know just how you feel about all this beauty! Still so, so happy about it.

    Tiff and Kris, we really are Vixens, aren’t we…torture for everybody! Keep it coming.