Hollywood in Fiction: A discussion between authors Morgan and Jennifer Locklear and Alexandra Richland

For those of you unfamiliar with these authors, they have written books set against the backdrop of Hollywood.

Alexandra Richland spends rotating twelve-hour shifts working as a registered nurse at a Toronto hospital, indulging in her love of science and medicine and caring for patients with their own unique tales to tell. 

When she is not on duty, Alexandra escapes into her own imagination. Therein lies a fantasy world of thrilling adventure, gorgeous men, classic Hollywood glamour, exotic getaways, and a seductive dose of romance. Alexandra captures these stories in her popular novels, The Starlight Trilogy and Frontline, her novella, Slip Away, and her short story, Gilded Cage. 


Morgan and Jennifer Locklear met in 1989 as teenagers and became high school sweethearts.  They have been married since 1995 and live in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States with their two children, a son and daughter.

Although both enjoyed creative writing in their youth, they have only been working as a writing team since 2010. Since then they have created a dozen full-length and short stories together.

Jennifer has been employed in fundraising and development for a non-profit organization since 2000. She also enjoys participating in charitable activities, both locally and online. In her (limited) free time she is an avid reader.

Morgan has been employed in the hospitality industry since 1998. He has been active in the local performing arts community since childhood with many acting and directing credits to his name. He is also a musician and songwriter and has recorded 6 albums.


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Blogiversary Guest Post: Alpha Males Part 2: The Good, The Bad, and The Alpha by Alexandra Richland

In honor of our Blogiversary, Alexandra Richland (author of StarlightGilded Cage and Frontline) has drafted two guest posts related to a subject near and dear to a reader’s heart – the Alpha Male.

The first installment discussed the traits that make the Alpha Male such an attractive and desirable character. If you missed that post, you can read it here.

This second installment discusses the paths Alpha Males follow – the heroic and the anti-heroic.

*fans self*

Many thanks to Alexandra for her insights and for providing well-developed examples in the gorgeous forms of Trenton Merrick, the Alpha Male in her novel Frontline and Aidan Evans, the Alpha Male in her story, Starlight.

You can find Alex on twitter here


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