Lauren Dane Guest Post – Worldbuilding and Characterization

Please welcome my guest, Lauren Dane! # Worldbuilding and Characterization The first book I wrote was a paranormal. I loved the freedom of building worlds. They were my rules, my world, the characters did what I told them to. Of course when something didn’t work or make sense, that was all me too. Building a […]

Kirsten Saell Guest Post – "Writing F/F(/M) for the Female Gaze"

Please welcome my guest, Kirsten Saell. # Writing F/F(/M) for the Female Gaze I adore men. I love their hard bodies and their strong chins and the frankness of their bodies. I love the sound of a deep voice growling something naughty in my ear, accompanied by the rasp of poky, prickly whiskers against my […]

Sale!

I’ve sold a short–very short–story reprint to editor Alison Tyler for a Harlequin Spice anthology titled Alison’s Wonderland. The theme is modern day fairy tales. Here’s the table of contents:The Red Shoes (Redux) by Nikki MagennisFool’s Gold by Shanna GermainThe Three Billys by Sommer MarsdenDavid by Kristina LloydManagers and Mermen by Donna George StoreyThe Clean-Shaven […]

Caroline Stevermer Guest Post – Digging for the Metaphor

Please welcome my guest, Caroline Stevermer! # I’m Caroline Stevermer. In addition to A College of Magics and A Scholar of Magics, both available from Tor’s Starscape imprint, I’ve collaborated with Patricia C. Wrede on Sorcery and Cecilia, The Grand Tour, and The Mislaid Magician, all from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (Their mass-market paperback line is […]