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What was the author thinking?? IRRESISTIBLE ATTRACTIONS Reader’s Guide

Ever read your favorite author and wonder, what was she thinking while she wrote that? Sometimes maybe, what the hell was she thinking? I’ll tell you my thoughts as I wrote IRRESISTIBLE ATTRACTIONS,  Rod and Cane 6. But only in a roundabout … Continue reading

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#Romance: the appeal of the young heroine…

When I started reading romances as a teenager (a few decades ago), the heroines were almost always young and virginal, age 18 to 20, maybe 22. If memory serves, I may have read a few where the heroines were 17. … Continue reading

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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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