Tag Archives: Cara Bristol

What happened to Breeder??? #ScifiRom

A few readers have contacted me asking where they can find Breeder, the first book of the Breeder science fiction romance series . Short answer: it’s temporarily unavailable for purchase. Breeder had been published by Loose Id and the rights … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: what actually happens when you a release book

You want me to do what on release day? Nooooo…. On release day, I dance to a frenetic beat, a la “Maniac” from the movie Flashdance. (See it on You Tube here) I clear my calendar for the day and … Continue reading

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#8Sunday: He fought the good fight…from Claimed by the Cyborg

In this scene, former lovers March and Julietta are together. She has shown him a secret grotto in the palace, and she entices him to go skinny dipping. She is still supposed to be bonded to Naimo. The first line … Continue reading

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Cover reveal: ALIEN MATE, my next science fiction romance #SFR #SciFiRom

Falsely convicted. Exiled to a desolate planet. Forced to take an alien mate. The unofficial blurb (subject to change, and it probably will) Not only did my Earth government fail to protect me from the syndicate that wants me dead, … Continue reading

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#8Sunday: From Claimed by the Cyborg…if only she could regain what she gave away

Welcome to another installment of Claimed by the Cyborg and Weekend Writing Warriors. When we last left our star-crossed lovers, Julietta and March had said their final goodbyes. However…a lot happened after that, which I won’t tell you about because … Continue reading

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A funny story about the redo of Naughty Words for Nice Writers, romance thesaurus

In revising and updating Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Romance Novel Thesaurus I added a dozen new chapters and 800 more synonyms, so of course the  book had to be reformatted for publication. Each “chapter” is labeled by subject. In … Continue reading

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Third person or first person in #romance…pros and cons

I remember the first book I read that was written in the first person point of view: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell. I was nine years old, just starting to read for pleasure. The first person POV … Continue reading

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#8Sunday: From Claimed by the Cyborg…the final goodbye (kiss)–or is it?

If you’ve been following each Weekend Writing Warriors excerpt, you know that March went to Xenia to search for his former lover. When he finds her, he learns that she is engaged to be bonded to another man and she … Continue reading

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An updated Naughty Words for Nice Writers thesaurus available now

800 MORE synonyms than the first edition A dozen new categories/sections Amazon Buy Link Two years ago, I published the first edition of Naughty Words for Nice Writers. The sex scene thesaurus developed out of my need for functional, usable synonyms. … Continue reading

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#8Sunday: Not the friendliest of reunions…from Claimed by the Cyborg

Cyborg March has been searching for a woman from his past who literally disappeared in the middle of the night while he slept. When he finds her, years later, it is on the eve of her “bonding” to another man. … Continue reading

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