The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover Excerpt – Kickass Heroines

This excerpt comes from The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover. # “Give us the horses or you die,” the lead rider demanded. He was a big man, heavily bearded and, like all three of the brigands, wearing a mask bound over his eyes and nose. “No!” the Duchess said. Henri grinned in […]

Short Fiction FAQ – Part Two

Question: Is there a market for erotic flash fiction? Will agents and editors think I can’t write novels if most of my sales are short fiction? There is not a huge paying market for flash fiction, but there are some markets. I would browse this page regularly. For publications that don’t specifically mention accepting flash […]

Short Fiction FAQ – Part One

Establishing yourself as a writer of short fiction can pay a little money and, more importantly, establish a “track record” which can help in making valuable contacts among your fellow writers, editors, and agents. Short fiction also provides experience with writing to spec (answering calls for submissions), dealing with editors, reading contracts, locating reprint opportunities, […]

Siegfried Sassoon, "The General"

The General ‘Good-morning; good-morning!’ the General said When we met him last week on our way to the line. Now the soldiers he smiled at are most of ’em dead, And we’re cursing his staff for incompetent swine. ‘He’s a cheery old card,’ grunted Harry to Jack As they slogged up to Arras with rifle […]