Hello! I’m Tabitha Barret and I write the Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance series, The Third Throne. I was thrilled to be invited as a Guest Blogger for Elizabeth! When she contacted me, she told me that she wanted to know why I write romance and what makes a good romance character. It’s a great question, but one that doesn’t have an easy answer. Romance comes in different forms and means different things to different people. Some people think that gifts and dinners are a way to sweep a girl off their feet. Others believe that long walks on the beach and ice cream on the pier are enough to fall in love. I believe that these are just superficial things. They catch a girl’s attention, but it’s not enough to keep a love affair going.
Think about your best date. You were nervous and excited. You put on your best outfit, did your hair and make-up, and smelled like a fresh bouquet. Flash forward a few weeks, months, or a year later and that guy you were so smitten with is long gone. He was rude, or weird, or didn’t want a commitment. Sitting at home, alone, you wonder, what’s wrong with me? Why can’t I get a guy? These are the wrong questions, but we will address them later. Continue reading Am I Worthy of Being Loved?