Sharp Bite of Pleasure

…nd her father’s killer and reclaim Penny. When I decided to write Sharp Bite of Pleasure I thought about all the authors of paranormal romance who have influenced me, not only as a writer, but as a reader who admits that the paranormal romance genre is my “crack”. Here are some of my all-time paranormal romance authors I adore and want more from: JR Ward is one of my absolute favorite authors. Her Black Dagger Brotherhood series is my ultimate “c…


…ouped together, which can only be a reason for celebration. Source: The Telagraph Abominable Authors We’re used to hearing of all kinds of celebrities acting abominably; actors, singers, people who are celebrities for no real reason at all. Despite their supposedly difficult behaviour, authors are not usually part of this list. However, Huffington Post has compiled a list of authors who have apparently behaved badly. Surprisingly – or…


New Authors Reading Challenge 2012 hosted by Literary Escapism I love finding new authors so I’m looking forward to starting this challenge. I’m also going to use this challenge to start all the series I have been wanting to read but just haven’t gotten around to yet. See below for more info about how to join in   Timeline: 01 Jan 2012 – 31 Dec 2012 Rules: Pick 15, 25 or 50 new authors For more info or to sign u

Thoughtful Ramblings

…enyon at a book event during which she said she actively never reads any of her reviews… Ever. My opinion? Authors should only reply if they can maintain their dignity in the face of extreme negativity. If not, walk away. As a reviewer, I absolutely love getting comments back from authors, it truly makes my day. But I have (yet at least) never been on the receiving end of an upset author. I think a lot of authors forget that when they becom…

30 Shades of Zombie

With zombies currently experiencing a hay-day in the public eye, there has been plenty of zombie fiction popping up all over the place. New authors are coming out of the woodwork almost every day. While both men and women have shown a talent for writing zombie stories, there are some key differences between the two sexes. For the most part, male authors have dominated the zombie genre, though the women are really starting to make a name for them…

The Bone Season

…wo women from their seats can be seen as an end of an era both within, and for, publishing. Source: The Guardian Authors Asked to Save Bookshops As an antidote to the phenomena of ‘showrooming’ – in which one uses a bookshop simply as a way to find books that look interesting in order to buy them somewhere else – authors are being asked to interact more with local bookshops. It has been suggested that authors should visit…


…‘innocent’ pose that she’s in is doesn’t work at all. Source: Huffington Post Google vs Authors Google has won a court case this past week against authors accusing them of copyright infringements. Google’s practice of digitally scanning books, which they have done with other 20 million, and making excerpts readily available for people to read has been termed as unlawful by the authors bringing the case against Googl…




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