Category: gay romance

New Release with Author Kasia Bacon

Today I am very excited not only to announce my new free serial Idiot Mage & Sassy Stallion but to introduce you to the wonderful Kasia Bacon! Kasia has a new story coming out Monday, June 11th, in her Order Series. If you haven’t had a chance to read The Mutt and The Highlander I highly recommend them. They are quick reads full of … Read More New Release with Author Kasia Bacon

Book Review: Rapunzel’s Surrender by Jacinta Laurenti

  She is queen and a widow, and an invading army is approaching the castle. The enemy covets the mountain of gold buried under the fortress, and many of the queen’s subjects have fled. As a bitter wind sweeps over the castle walls and whispers to the queen, a stranger arrives at the gate begging to be allowed in. She’s injured, but Rapunzel recognizes … Read More Book Review: Rapunzel’s Surrender by Jacinta Laurenti

Forbidden Enchantment Pre-Order

If you’re like me and have been anxiously awaiting news on when Forbidden Enchantment will be released—wait no longer! The pre-order is here with a tentative release date of Jan 10th! Sidhe cannot lie. Yet Cedric lies about everything from being happy to being human. Hiding his true appearance with glamor runes, he’s managed to live quietly among humans for nearly fifty years. But … Read More Forbidden Enchantment Pre-Order

Cover Reveal: Forbidden Enchantment

It’s finally here! The cover for my fantasy Forbidden Enchantment. I cannot tell you how excited I am about this story and these characters. While it still features many things you’ve come to expect from my writing, it’s also a little bit of a departure from my normal style, but in a good way. Inspired by a prompt and the urge to write high … Read More Cover Reveal: Forbidden Enchantment

Book Review: Seer’s Stone by Holly Evans

October is my month to read and plan for NaNoWriMo. It’s a good way for me to get through my TBR pile … if it quit growing. Anyway, I decided to kick the month off with the brand new release Seers Stone by Holly Evans. Part of the Ink Born world, it is full of fun and magic.  Here is the official blurb: My … Read More Book Review: Seer’s Stone by Holly Evans

Book Review: Ice in Sunlight

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.     “I think I’m supposed to be dead.” Corwen’s emotions are a frozen wasteland after years of enslavement and abuse. When he’s finally rescued, freedom isn’t enough to thaw the wintry landscape of his heart. Slowly, his new compatriots teach him that physical intimacy is a sacred gift, … Read More Book Review: Ice in Sunlight

Going Over the Rainbow: Hot for You

Can ‘gay for you’ work and still be inclusive?

Going Over the Rainbow: The Trope Trap

  All joking aside, accountability is something that professionals of any discipline face. Even us writers. Yes, you read that right. You, my dear writer, are accountable to your reader. Well yes, you say, I should give them the best story I can write. Yes you should, but it goes beyond that too. If you’ve written for long you’ve probably ended up having to … Read More Going Over the Rainbow: The Trope Trap

Going Over the Rainbow: Getting the Kinks Out

Disclaimer: This post frankly discusses some aspects of sex and sexuality that some might find triggering including sexual kinks, fetishes and paraphilias. Please do not read further if you find any of these subjects triggering.   If you’ve been around romance writing for long you’ve undoubtedly ran across a number of characters with kinks and fetishes or even paraphilias (and no I will not … Read More Going Over the Rainbow: Getting the Kinks Out

Going Over the Rainbow: Crush Those Stereotypes

There is a lot of great advice out there when it comes to creating our characters. From Nancy Kress’ Dynamic Characters to The Positive and Negative Trait Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi there are many excellent resources for writers looking to create truly unique and realistic characters.  Even as comprehensive as these helps are, there is one area many writers neglect. A character’s … Read More Going Over the Rainbow: Crush Those Stereotypes

Going Over the Rainbow: Moving Beyond the LG in LGBT.

Growing up in small towns in the middle of the Midwest, I didn’t get much exposure to people of other races.  There was not a single African American at the school I went to and only one person of mixed race.  I also had no exposure to people who identified as different sexual orientations or gender identities. This meant I felt horribly out of … Read More Going Over the Rainbow: Moving Beyond the LG in LGBT.

Just Your Average Everyday Romance

Yes, it’s Upworthy. Chill. I liked this because this is exactly why I am writing stuff like The Jeweled Dagger and The Silver Peacock series. I want to read about people like me and I know there are a lot of us out there who want the same. We deserve amazing adventures featuring characters who are as real and vibrant as we are. I’m … Read More Just Your Average Everyday Romance