Guest Author: Dianne Hartsock talks about love, plus free ebook!

I’m happy to have Dianne Hartsock on my blog today to talk about falling in love. With Valentine’s Day already here in some parts of the world, what could be more appropriate? And Dianne is a great person to talk about it. Her books do a wonderful job of transporting the reader into that falling-in-love … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: Six Lines from Pacific Rimming

My contribution this week to the Rainbow Snippets meme comes from Pacific Rimming, my short MMM romance about a middle-aged married couple and a younger man who fall in love while vacationing on Vancouver Island in Canada. I recently re-released it with a new cover. This excerpt takes place in a bog near the western coast of … Read more

An author’s review of PayHip as a venue for selling ebooks

An overview of the PayHip platform for selling digital e-books directly to readers, with a look at its benefits and drawbacks compared to retailer ebook stores like Amazon. The platform is fairly easy to use, but it can be cumbersome to manage sales. It’s up to the author to decide whether the higher proceeds from each sale are worth the extra work. … Read more

Samhain is closing … again

It’s been a crazy two months, hasn’t it? Torquere, All Romance, and now Samhain closes. I’d been rooting for them to keep things going after they revamped last year. As a writer, the frustrating thing is not knowing what percentage of these closings are due to poor business acumen, and what are due to Amazon’s … Read more

Author Interview: Shira Glassman talks about Treasure Hunt

When the Empress sends her Imperial guards Vasily and Aleksei into the dragon’s cave to steal treasure, they doubt the existence of the dragon and take advantage of the time alone in the dark to drink vodka and fool around. Little do they know, the dragon is watching Vasily’s expert domination, and he likes what he sees! … Read more