Howdy, blog! Purely Professional is out in the world, making people happy and horny and curious about their next door neighbors and the potential of remote-control vibrators. What’s been happening in the meantime? Well, for one, my agent has been shopping around Combustion, which is a Steampunk erotic romance. We’ve been getting some offers, which is… Read more Putting the Steam in “Steampunk”
It’s T minus six days until the Purely Professional release day on Monday, January 13th. In honor of the upcoming excitement, I’m sharing a new excerpt. Click through for the goodies…
I’m pleased to announce that I’ve signed a contract with Carina Press, Harlequin’s digital imprint, to publish Purely Professional. I’ve had to keep this under wraps for some time now, but now the book has officially been sold and I’m excited about the next steps! In Purely Professional, a journalist explores the submissive side of her… Read more Purely Professional is under contract!
It’s taken me a while to figure out that yes, when it comes to character types, I have a clear favorite. More than rugged cowboys, sensitive bad-boys, and beefy jocks, my knees go week over the aloof genius. (Or, if you prefer, the “brilliant asshole,” which is an equally accurate description.) The aloof genius is… Read more My Favorite Character Type: The Aloof Genius
I love sex. I love having it, thinking about it, reading about it, and definitely writing about it. I think sex is fun and wonderful, and I think erotica and erotic romance are fantastic. Thus it really riles me up when I see something like this on a writer’s forum: “My characters are going to… Read more A Defense of Erotic Romance
I volunteered for this Blog Hop when I heard about it from the fabulous K. Latham at Writing Before Dawn. I’d never heard of a Blog Hop before, but it sure sounded like fun. It’s like a chain letter, only it doesn’t contain some kind of crappy rhyme about friendship, it doesn’t cost any postage,… Read more Blog Hop! Answering Questions about Purely Professional
I think I was 12 when I started sneaking my mother’s romance novels, ever since she made me return The Mammoth Hunters by Jane Auel to my 8th grade English teacher’s library because the book had too much sex in it. (For the record: it does.) I didn’t really understand sex until that point, certainly didn’t… Read more A Different Kind of “Coming Out” – Writing BDSM