Monthly Archives: October 2016

Trick or Treat?

On this day I broke my back in a riding accident. In week 5, I was widowed and my life as I knew it changed. There was no easy way to deal with suicide back then, still isn’t. In week … Continue reading

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HumpDay Means Slaving Over the Stove #NEClamChowder #Muffins #Recipes

I was going to write, but as is too often the case lately, the words wouldn’t come. Instead of wallowing in depression, I decided to do something positive… bake blueberry sour cream lemon muffins and prepare a big pot of … Continue reading

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Launch Day! Raveneye by Suzana Wylie #Giveaways #MM #Romance

It gives me great pleasure to help my good friend Suzana Wylie celebrate the launch of her newest gay romance—RAVENEYE! Answers may be found in the desert, if the right questions are asked. With Matteo Velasco and Dusan Sokolov, the … Continue reading

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A New Cover, A Countdown Deal & a Giveaway for Points on a Curve

Every now and again it’s fun to freshen up a book cover to make a book shine, and no one does it better than Rebecca Poole of Dreams2Media. She listens, she understands genre requirements and she’s the consummate professional. To … Continue reading

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It Never Rains…

Merciful heavens… can this year just be over? My poor daughter has had one mishap after another… all on top of the trials and tribulations of moving forward with the transition, including painful surgery and a long recovery period that … Continue reading

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A Chronicle of the Amazon Page Flip Controversy: Or, how to piss off a ton of your vendors all at once

Originally posted on Ruth Nestvold – Indie Adventures:
For the past several weeks (and in some case months), authors publishing through KDP Select have been noticing a massive decrease in pages read (KENP = Kindle Edition Normalized Pages). I blogged…

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Oops! Almost Forgot My Amazon Countdown Deal! The Eagle & the Fox #Sale

After a lovely road trip to north Jersey, exploring Newfoundland—the location for the film THE STATION AGENT—I’m now scrambling to play catch-up with all things digital. And goodness! That includes trumpeting, a day late, my Amazon Countdown Deal for THE … Continue reading

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Women Writing The Erotic: Part Three

Originally posted on Emmanuelle de Maupassant:
In this series (within the 130 authors survey), I’m sharing women’s views on exploring sexuality through fiction. If you haven’t already read Part One or Part Two,  it’s best to begin there. Here, we look…

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Live! The Reluctant Alpha Trilogy (Ranch to Market Chronicles)

Here’s your chance to own an epic gay shifter tale of suspense, with smoking scenes of affection and edge of your seat action and adventure… all in one collection! Introducing… The Reluctant Alpha Trilogy (Ranch to Market Chronicles) Includes: The … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Synopsis—What It REALLY Reveals About Our Writing

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
There is one word known to strike fear into the hearts of most writers. Synopsis. Most of us would rather perform brain surgery from space using a lemon zester and a squirrel than be forced…

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