Author Archives: Cara Bristol

2017 in review: a surprising renaissance year…my best ever….

The year in review blog is my annual report to myself. Compiling and analyzing the data give me insight and direction to move forward. 2017 was a pivotal year for me. It was a surprisingly great year. I’m calling 2017 … Continue reading

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Charlee Allden designs her office to spark creativity #AuthorsInSpace #SFR

By Charlee Allden My office was a major selling point back when I bought my townhouse ten years ago. It is a strange little flex space between the main part of the house and the garage with lovely French doors … Continue reading

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Backlist to the Future: Warrior Wench by Marie Andreas, #Kickass #Heroine

By Marie Andreas This book started out as a graphic novel idea. I even had the first scene storyboarded. Alas, my artistic skills wouldn’t have cut it ;). I still think it would make a great graphic novel—or fast-paced Anime … Continue reading

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The reading order of the Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series…

Some readers have asked what order they should read the  Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series. I want to emphasize that each book of the cyborg romance series is a standalone with an HEA, no cliffhangers. Each book is a complete story; … Continue reading

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Author & military wife Kyndra Hatch toys with different writing spaces #AuthorsInSpace

By Kyndra Hatch There is one constant in my life, and that is moving. In the 15 years I’ve been married, we’ve moved 10 times. And, wouldn’t you guess it, we’re about to embark on our 11th. So, when Cara … Continue reading

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Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card in the Freebie Friday drawing ~ Holiday edition! #FreebieFriday, #Giveaway #SFR

Happy Holidays, everyone! Hanukkah just ended, Christmas is right around the corner, and New Year’s is on the way. In celebration of the season, this month’s Freebie Friday drawing is bigger and better than before! Answer a simple question and … Continue reading

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Backlist to the Future: The Chaos of Luck by Catherine Cerveny, #scifirom

By Catherine Cerveny When I originally wrote THE RULE OF LUCK, I never expected to write a sequel. Never. Ever. Sure, I daydreamed about what might happen to the characters after the first book ended and even imagined a few … Continue reading

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BookBub! Get Irresistible Attractions for FREE…2016 finalist for best BDSM romance #spanking

Squee! I got a BookBub Featured deal on Irresistible Attractions (Rod and Cane Society 6). You can get it for free from your favorite ebook vendor: Universal download link Irresistible Attractions was a 2016 finalist for a Golden Flogger Award, … Continue reading

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What I learned in 2017 part 3: follow the crowd…except when you don’t

“Minding your own business” is bad advice when it comes to publishing. You can learn a lot by keeping tabs on your fellow authors. You’ll find out what genres and tropes are hot, what kinds of book covers are trending, … Continue reading

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Authors In Space: The kitchen is the heart of Grace Goodwin’s writing space

By Grace Goodwin Hi everyone! I spend hours and hours in my kitchen. My desk is there. When the desk gets too cluttered, cramped, or I need a change of pace I move really really far away — to the … Continue reading

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