In a recent writers roundtable over at comic and fiction writer Sean H. Taylor's blog (Bad Girls, Good Guys and Two-Fisted Action, and if you're not reading it, you're missing out), we talked about the best and worst advice we've ever received as writers. More than half of us piled on the hate for that … Continue reading In defense of “Write What You Know”
Today is the day! My fairy tale romance, Christabel's Tale, is finally out from Purple Sword Publications. Without further ado, get your copy here: http://purplesword.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=172 ! But if you need a little further ado, I'll be happy to oblige. I love this story. Not surprising; I love all my stories. But writing this one was the … Continue reading It’s Release Day!
What is it? A convention celebrating all things creative - writing, publishing, filmmaking, visual art, gaming, social media, blogging, fandom - basically, if you're making art of any kind, you'll find kindred souls and better methods at Imaginarium. Fandom conventions are always fun, but art, filmmaking and literary tracks can get swamped by the excitement … Continue reading Imaginarium 2014
Wanna score a free e-book? My latest and greatest, Alpha Romeo, a contemporary Hollywood romance in the tradition of Danielle Steele and TMZ, comes out tomorrow, Wednesday, August 20, from Purple Sword Publications. I know, right? I'm so psyched, I can't stand myself. The only thing that would make me happier would be to know … Continue reading ALAS, ‘TIS DONE: Psssst . . . . hey kittens . . . . over here . . . 8 Free E-Books, 8 hours to grab’em
Me and a whole slew of other amazing writers of paranormal and supernatural horror and romance have gotten together to wind down bikini season with a "Hot Summer Bash." The grand prize winner will get a $100 Amazon gift card (aaaaiiieeee, the irony; it burns us!), plus a long, cozy autumn's worth of e-books from … Continue reading Hot Summer Bash – Much read-y stuff to win!
Whatever happens with Amazon/Hachette and the rest of the terrified and terrifying world of publishing as we know it, I'm still writing books and still being lucky enough to get'em published. My brilliant and beguiling editor/publisher, Traci Markou of Purple Sword Publications, emailed me this morning to say my next book, a non-paranormal contemporary romance … Continue reading Back to my regularly scheduled being a writer thing . . .
In which lesser vampire authors Lucy Blue and Alexandra Christian bemoan the fate of their idol. LUCY: How much do we hate Anne Rice’s new UK cover?!!??! LEX: WTF is wrong with them??!!! It looks like a cheap romance novel. And I say that as an author of cheap romance novels… LUCY: My cover for … Continue reading A Blasphemous Conversation