Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Just a quick post to let you know that Jet Mykles new book, Squire, the first of her new Indigo Knights series, is coming out in about a week at Loose Id. To read a blurb from the book (YUMMY i assure you) look below at my blog list and click on the link. As you know, Jet is a huge favorite of mine and the person who got me to say yes, i can write fiction. So go to the blog list or to http://www.computerotika.com Enjoy!
Thursday, August 26, 2010
There's a lot of vampires these days, but only a few really great ones. Here's a rundown of some of the vampires i love best. Maybe a few will be yours too.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
The book i'm currently reading -- Safe Harbor by Tymber Dalton -- got me thinking about BDSM (that's bondage, discipline, sadism, masochism for the uninitiated). Like many people not in the lifestyle, i still enjoy some element of D/s (dominant/submissive) in books, like in Safe Harbor. And i wonder why that is. Am i a closet submissive yearning to get out? A Dominatrix in the making? (God knows, i have a controlling side and my husband loves me in boots.) But no, i don't think so.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Every writer and reader knows that the very essence of successful fiction is conflict. No conflict, no story. The main characters have to be challenged, confronted. We have to see them grow under pressure. They must have something big to lose and equally big to gain.
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
I'm a big fan of Lynn Lorenz. (see a link to her website on my blog roll) She writes mostly m/m and m/m/f and has been a great model for me in my writing. (Ah,
Of the three books in the series my absolute favorite is the last, Edward, Unconditionally. This is the story of the unlikely romance between Jack, the ultimate alpha-male and chief of police in a small
There are a lot of wonderful characters in Edward, Unconditionally such as Edward's grandmother who he has come to heal, and all of the men who starred in the previous two books (BTW, i read this book first and had no trouble understanding all the characters and their relationships. I went back later to read their stories.) Their responses and reactions to Edward help us see him more clearly. Edward is described as dark-haired, slender and "too pretty to be a man." In Edward's character,
I tried to find a picture that i thought might begin to capture some of Edward and really couldn't fit my mental images in a photo. So i just went for broke and chose a picture as outrageous as Edward. The feathers? Edward at the Atlanta Gay Ball! : )