Does Size Matter?

Is bigger really better?  Or is it all in how that short length is used? Five years ago, the most popular sized book being bought at Ellora's Cave was the quickie - short stories under 10K words that sold for less than $4. They sold by the bushel. Ellora's Cave is a lot of things,

Spanking On The Sofa…Are Romances Get Hot All Over?

Spanking On The Sofa...Are Romances Get Hot All Over? As an author, I’ve found the phenomenal success of the “vanilla BDSM” novella, Fifty Shades of Grey, at times either bewildering, astonishing, or encouraging.  At all times I have been curious to know why that book, rather than the staggering number of erotic romances -- including

Working Notes – What’s Up Round Up: In The Mail, Too.

As I'm quietly and steadily working my way through Blood Stone, and the weekend started out with an empty email in-tray, and nothing moving on Facebook or anywhere else, I thought this was going to be one of those bulletins where I would have nothing to report, except for progress. But Sunday, which is usually

Ease Yourself Into MMF Romances – Part IV

Ease Yourself Into MMF Romances – Part IV Where To Find Your MMF Romances This is Part Four of a Series Part 1: Ménages Categorized Part 2: How can MMF be romantic? Part 3: How To Read Your First MMF Romance Part 4: Where To Find Your MMF Romances Part 5: Narrow Down Your List

Enz of Editions…New Editions, New Covers. News.

Split Enz, the Aussie/Kiwi punk/rock/vaudeville/swing band from the '7os and '80s, released their first compilation album to mark their tenth anniversary, in 1983.  They called it Enz of an Era, thinking it was a fitting tribute to ten good years. Which it was. They had no idea at the time that Split Enz would be

It’s Just A Job – High Elves

It's Just A Job - High Elves This is a continuation of the It's just a Job series, that has survived the loss of the blog, transition to the newsletter, newsletter/blog hybrid and back to this blog again. Some of the series can be found on my articles pages, including the most recent installment, Dark Elves,

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