Tag Archives: romance readers

A free #spanking with the Jan. 13 launch of Reasonable Doubts?

I wish I could give everyone a spanking who wanted one, but I can offer membership in the Rod and Cane Society, a fictitious organization of spankos and the setting for Reasonable Doubts. Tuesday, January, 13, Reasonable Doubts, the next Rod … Continue reading

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Join the Rod and Cane #spanking Society? Now you can!

Readers and fans of the Rod and Cane Society spanking romance series soon can become card-carrying crimson members of the sooper sekrit fictitious organization. On January 13, 2015 Reasonable Doubts, the next Rod and Cane book, will release, and I’ll be on virtual … Continue reading

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For readers: demystifying author-speak lingo

If you follow your favorite authors on FB, their blogs, or Twitter you might hear them toss around words like HEA, SWAG, WIP, pantsing. What does it all mean? For those not familiar with author jargon–I’m here to help! Author … Continue reading

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The winners of the Terran Reader Contest ($50 Amazon cards) are…

SJ Maylee and Angel/NoAngel! Their names were chosen by Random.org from among those Terran readers who posted a review by May 20. Congratulations ladies! Each of you will receive a $50 Amazon gift certificate. Thank you everyone who participated in the … Continue reading

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Pre-release contest results & a heads-up on the BIG Terran Reader Contest!

Last week I unveiled the cover of Terran, the second book in the Breeder sci-fi romance series to be released Tuesday, May 6 by Loose Id. In conjunction with the cover reveal, I held a prize drawing for a $10 … Continue reading

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Hold me, thrill me, shock me…

Don’t tell me a story. Grab me by the shirt, drag me out of my comfortable, but common world, and throw me into your novel. Take me hostage. Make me laugh, cringe, weep, gasp. Make me embarrassed by the stares … Continue reading

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Facebook group for readers, authors of Spanking Fiction

Do you read spanking fiction? Domestic Discipline. Spanking romances. M/F, F/F, maybe even some F/M? Spanking Fiction a group for readers and authors has debuted on Facebook. It’s a place to discuss spanking fiction. What do you like to see … Continue reading

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Some info on romance reader behavior….

My former corporate life taught me  the importance of measurement and analysis in achieving success. Tracking progress toward a goal and adjusting as needed helps one to achieve it. The goal, of course, is to meet customer needs. And knowing … Continue reading

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Ebook romances outsell paperback versions…

Here’s a happy shocker: 44 percent of romance novels purchased are ebooks. That’s up from 22 percent the previous year. Yep. Ebook romance sales doubled from the first quarter of 2011 to the first quarter of 2012. That 44 percent … Continue reading

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What turns you on in erotica/erotic romance?

When you read M/F erotic romance or erotica, what turns you on? Is your libido stirred more by focusing on the guy – what he looks like, what is being done to him – or by experiencing a vicarious thrill … Continue reading

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