Tag: blog tour

Book Covers: Do People Sell Better?

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** We all know book covers are the first way readers are drawn to a book they buy – especially from an author they haven’t read. A book cover needs to stand out among the multitudes and catch the eye. But it also needs to … Read More Book Covers: Do People Sell Better?

Insta-Love: Love It or Hate It?

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/30/2014 as a guest post on Coffee Talk Writers – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** I have a theory about who loves and who hates insta-love. I have been reading romance novels of various sub-genres (contemporary, paranormal, teen, etc.) since I was about twelve years old. My theory is entirely based on my own personal … Read More Insta-Love: Love It or Hate It?

Black Orchid Blog Tour: Retrospective

Another awesome blog tour. And, as always, due entirely to Ms. Deejay and the awesome folks at Masquerade Crew Tours! Thank you for the excellent servies! And giant thank you to all the bloggers/reviewers for hosting me!!! Giveaway: The giveaway of a $40 Amazon gift certificate and eBook copies of the first 3 Svatura books is still in progress. Go to any of the … Read More Black Orchid Blog Tour: Retrospective

The Appeal of Fated or Destined Love

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/29/2014 on Bitches Be Writin’ as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** One of my personal favorite paranormal romance devices is that of the destined or fated lovers. In the Svatura series, I call them te’sorthene. By this I mean that fate or the universe or the powers-that-be have given some kind of … Read More The Appeal of Fated or Destined Love

Oh the Drama!: The Incorporation of Serious Issues in Contemporary Romance

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/28/2014 on 3 Partners in Shopping as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** I am, primarily a writer of paranormal romance. However, I both read and write contemporary romance as well. A trend I have noticed just in the last five to ten years or so is that of the need for serious … Read More Oh the Drama!: The Incorporation of Serious Issues in Contemporary Romance

My Top 10 Desserts

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/27/2014 on Lilly Mac’s Blog as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** Is it possible that you know me personally? Because you could not have asked this question to anyone who would struggle more to answer. I am a dessert-aholic. In college, when I was a broke student, I would save my money … Read More My Top 10 Desserts

The Evolution of Sex in Romance

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/25/2014 on Getting Personal as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** As a reader of romance for the last 25 years (I started young, what can I say) – one of the trends that I’ve found particularly interesting is the evolution of sex in romance. When I first started reading romance at the … Read More The Evolution of Sex in Romance

Key Elements of Paranormal Romance

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/24/2014 on Cabin Goddess as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. This topic was requested and I really enjoyed thinking about and writing this post. Kriss had some awesome graphics to add to her post. I highly recommend you click that link and read the post there. *** I think if you ask any … Read More Key Elements of Paranormal Romance

My Top 10 Bad Habits (or Bottom 10)

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 6/23/2014 on Indie Author How To as a guest post – part of my Black Orchid blog tour organized by Masquerade Crew. *** I had a lot of fun with this top 10 list. There were so many ways I could take it. My personal bad habits, my writing habits, my pet peeves for other’s bad habits, the bad habits I’m trying to train … Read More My Top 10 Bad Habits (or Bottom 10)

Black Orchid Blog Tour

It’s time for a blog tour!!! Organized by the awesome folks at Masquerade Crew, Black Orchid – fourth and final book of the Svatura series – will be making stops at 25 great blogs across the internet book-verse. Tour Dates: June 23-30, 2014 There will be a giveaway including a $40 Amazon gift card and an eBook package of all 4 Svatura books at the end of the … Read More Black Orchid Blog Tour