Happy Release Day! Here’s a gift for you.

To celebrate release of Myths, Moons, and Mayhem, I’m offering a special gift. Get Myths, Moons, and Mayhem TODAY and you’ll also get seven of my paranormal and speculative stories collected into an ebook I’m calling Chance & Possibility: Seven Fantastical Tales of Gay Desire. … Read more

Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents features Myths, Moons & Mayhem!

Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents invited me to their blog today to talk about Myths, Moons & Mayhem and the special giveaway we’re doing for everyone who purchases the print or ebook on Friday the 13th, our release day. (That’s TODAY in most parts of the world.) … Read more

What to Look for in a Small Publisher, Part 2: Contract Terms

Infographic with the following text: What to Look for in a Small Publisher Contract Terms Advice from M Pepper Langlinais more info: dalecameronlowry.com/contract-terms/ For how long does the publisher plan to hold the rights? There should always be an end date with the opportunity for the publisher to renew. Is there something in the contract for rights reversion? Is there a way to get your rights back if the publisher closes or you want to try a new publisher? Will your book appear in print? Does the publisher guarantee your title will have a print version? If not, how important is that to you? Does the publisher have distribution and marketing? Are they going to actively market your book? Will they distribute your book to stores and libraries? How and when do you get paid? Do you get paid monthly, quarterly, or yearly? Are royalties based on cover price ("gross"), or what the publisher gets after expenses ("net")? Do they own your next book(s)? If things don’t go well with your first book, you don’t want to owe the publisher all your manuscripts.

It’s important not to sign any offer that a publisher sends you. M Pepper Langlinais was here on Tuesday talking about how to evaluate a small publisher based on its books, online presence, and marketing efforts. Now she’s back to talk about the legal stuff: contract terms.
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Myths, Moons & Mayhem release tour: Excerpt from Clare London’s “Inside Man”

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Thanks to Angora Shade for featuring Myths, Moons & Mayhem on her blog today. Her post includes an exclusive clip from the first story in the collection, Clare London’s “Inside Man.” … Read more

8 Vampire Stories for 99¢—3 Days only!

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Ravenous, a collection of eight erotic vampire stories featuring a variety of genders and orientations, will be released this Friday on Amazon Kindle. If you’d like to pick up a copy, this is the perfect time, because it’s discounted at 99¢ for those who order it prior to release day. On the 13th, it goes up to regular price.

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Rainbow Snippets: A classics professor, a handsome student & a campus janitor stave off the forces of evil

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A snippet from “The Secret of the Golden Cup” by Rebecca Buchanan, a delightful adventure in which a linguistics professor trying to translate an ancient artifact finds himself at the center of a magical war. With an unfairly attractive student and a campus janitor as his only allies, it’s not so easy to stave off the forces of evil.

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Pen to Pen: Finding Time to Write as a New Author with Sarah Hadley Brook

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In this week’s Pen to Pen column, author Sarah Hadley Brook tells of her entry into publishing later in life and the challenges of fitting her second career into an already busy schedule. It’s advice we can all benefit from, whether we’re new to writing or have been publishing for a long time. … Read more