After I’d finished Something Like Normal by Trish Doller, I wanted to read more about young people, just out of high school exploring their newfound independence and dealing with adulthood for the first time. I went onto Twitter asking for recommendations and Author Julie Cross suggested Tammara Webber. Webber’s books had ... more >
I’ve always been fascinated by Meljean Brook’s path to publication. I had read her blog for at least a year (if not longer) before she published. Meljean has a quirky, funny, self deprecating voice on her blog but to my surprise that’s not what her books ended up sounding like. ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general? Post away.
Congratulations to Simone St. James, whose 1920’s gothic The Haunting of Maddy Clare won not only the Best First Book RITA, but also the Novel With Strong Romantic Elements category. And congratulations to Dear Author’s reader-winners from the Best First Book Interview & Giveaway! Check your email for further info: Faye: The ... more >
On June 30, 2013, Blogger, a blogging platform owned by Google, announced that it would be removing any sites that monetized adult content. Adult bloggers scrambled to figure out what that meant and some erotic romance authors and erotic romance reviewers became fearful that the ban would extend to them. ... more >