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Some previews and updates

Tweet1. I had a couple of previews go live recently at Heroes and Heartbreakers: Summer Rain, an anthology, and Beyond the Velvet Rope by Tiffany Ashley, an erotic romance set at an exclusive nightclub. 2. I’m going to Readercon July … Continue reading

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Writing and Holidays

TweetI had a new post up Friday at Heroes and Heartbreakers, a preview of Death and Resurrection, the new novel by R.A. MacAvoy. This post originally appeared at Novelists, Inc.. Writers take holidays? Is that possible? Some writers write every … Continue reading

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2011 in Sales and Publications

TweetI have a guest post up at the Novelists, Inc. blog today: Writing and Holidays. And now, the time has come for me to sum up the year, in terms of sales and publications. This year was a hard one … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop The Business

TweetI haven’t been written any fiction since the end of August – this was on purpose, to give myself a break and to read for research and to, well, just read. (I have been writing a lot of nonfiction blog … Continue reading

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One week to go!

TweetOne week from today, a New York book club is having a meeting. They read a “light” book every August. This August, it’s my first book, The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom & Their Lover. I was invited to attend. … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To

TweetI haven’t posted a lot about writing lately – that’s because I haven’t been doing much writing! Part of that is because I needed some time for family and friends, and part of it is that I desperately needed some … Continue reading

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Digital Publishing Linkgasm

TweetThere have been some substantial articles recently that go deeper into issues of digital publishing and how it’s affecting and possibly might affect the print publishing market. Romance author Stephanie Laurens wrote a 7-part, very thoughtful commentary on recent changes … Continue reading

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Accomplishments This Month

TweetI haven’t spent a lot of time writing this month (mostly on purpose), but I did accomplish a few things, most of them very necessary. 1. I bought some books on the craft of writing, which I haven’t done in … Continue reading

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Accepting Compliments

TweetI have to work on accepting compliments about my writing. It’s weird to think of that as a skill that one must acquire, but the more I talk to people about my writing, the more I realize how difficult it … Continue reading

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Tagging on Amazon

TweetI’ve been wondering – how often have you found a book on Amazon through their category search? Apparently, those categories are somewhat fueled by tags applied to items by users. Many items with the same tag, for instance “erotic romance,” … Continue reading

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