On the Road – I’m at Marcia James’ place.

Today I'm guesting on Marcia James' site.  She has a neat twist on guest posts:   Only authors who have characters in their novels with the name "James" get to blog there. Guess which one of my characters I'm talking about today? Flip over to her site to find out. Click here. ________________

How Vampires Stay Happy – and how you can, too

I've been thinking about happiness, vampires and their mental well being. Vampires have a tough row to hoe, really.  I explained how difficult it can be for them when I stopped at Katheryn Wallis’ blog a while ago, when I was also explaining how The Unspoken Ones in the Blood Stone vampire romance series found

FORBIDDEN – MF Historical Romance – Free until Sunday

Please take note of the date of this post! If you’re reading this somewhere in the future, the book is probably no longer available for free and I don’t want you to be disappointed. Check the date line! :) _____________ Forbidden is book one of the Scandalous Sirens series, and it's free until Sunday. I

Friday’s Mash – February 24, 2014

Goodies I've found from chatting, cruising and working (not so) lately: Posts Authors Deserve Better http://bit.ly/1g4TzX6 This is a long, long, thought-provoking post by Barry Eisler (he's the guy that turned down a six-figure deal with a legacy publisher and went indie, instead). If you have the time, click on all the links he provides

Birthday! Wedding Anniversary! Birthday!

It's here!  The one day of the year when Mark and I get everything all at once. Today is Mark's birthday, my birthday, the anniversary of the day we met...and our wedding anniversary. As I've often said, no one has any excuse in our household for forgetting anything. For the first time in eighteen years,

8 Warning Signs You Are Addicted to Time Travel Romance

Time travel romance, like Regencies, has a dedicated and fanatical core of readers.  How addicted are you to the clock-buckling genre? 1.  You used to read every historical romance title issued. You still read historical romances on the rare occasions they’ve been issued, but they are plain steak and potatoes in comparison to the gourmand

LUCIFER’S LOVER – Long Contemporary Romance – Free Until Sunday

Please take note of the date of this post! If you’re reading this somewhere in the future, the book is probably no longer available for free and I don’t want you to be disappointed. Check the date line! :) _____________ Lucifer's Lover is a long contemporary romance, one of only two I've ever written, and

My Life + Working Notes – February 17, 2014

It's the long weekend -- well, the tail end of it.  Mark and I have spent the weekend being creatively productive. I just finished the first draft of Wait, which Beloved Bloody Time fans should be pleased about, as it is the long history of Tally and Lee before the events of Bannockburn Binding.  The

What I’m Reading – February 15, 2014

Even I'm not sure what the list will look like this month.  It's been a bit of a shambles, reading-wise. Let's find out: Write. Publish. Repeat. Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, with David Wright Released only at the end of last year, this book will become a classic guide for indie publishers, I'm sure.  I've

Happy Valentine’s!

I couldn't let Valentine's Day slip by unremarked.  It is, after all, the epitome of romance. I hope you have a great day, filled with bon-bons and roses...and I hope you have an even better evening!  ;) ________________