Christina Dodd Celebrates The First Thirty-Four Years Of Her Writing Career

on January 4, 2024

  Yes, it’s true. On February 2, 1990, I got The Call. HarperCollins wanted to buy my first book, a historical romance, CANDLE IN THE WINDOW. The time was 3:30pm. This is an Event Worth Celebrating, so let me share Some Thoughts About Writing. Warning — this is Serious. (Christina waits for the dust from… Read More

Christmas Book Recommendations

on November 26, 2023

Do you love to read heart-warming holiday stories? How about scary holiday stories? Or mystery holiday stories? Or holiday romances? Here’s a list of 2023 and 2024 books recommended by bookseller and reviewer John Charles, bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz, and your host, Christina Dodd. There’s something for everyone. Click to read the descriptions and… Read More


on May 20, 2016

The best writing advice I give is very succinct. Put your butt into the chair and write. There’s no substitute for experience. But since I’m seldom without something to say (ask my husband), I wrote up a random series of: CHRISTINA DODD’S WRITING TIPS About Characters: Plot is important. Characters are more important. Readers must… Read More