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First Reads by the Dear Author Crew

First Reads by the Dear Author Crew

I thought it would be fun if reminisced about our first romance read.  To prime the pump, so to speak, I asked the Dear Author crew to write up a small post about their first romance reads.  Share your own… more

Dear Author Is Six!

Dear Author Is Six!

We actually turned six on April 3.  Jayne and I started the blog on April 3, 2006, and we had a few friends who came and read the blog. Now we have a few more friends. Seriously we have the… more

Monday Dear Author News

Monday Dear Author News

First up we have the winners of the Molly O’Keefe ARC and the Caitlin Crews novel.  We are giving these away in conjunction with a beautiful post by the two authors on Shame and the Romance Heroine.    Winners have… more

Important:  New Commenting Policy on Dear Author

Important: New Commenting Policy on Dear Author

I’m implementing a new commenting policy at Dear Author.  While we have always welcomed (and sometimes tolerated) anonymous commenters, there is an increasing tendency of a few people (mostly newbies) to engage in bad commenting behavior.  Thus, in the future,… more

Housecleaning

Housecleaning

We are doing an upgrade to the backend of the theme and will have some minor tweaking to do throughout the weekend.  I’ve got to add the “tags” at the top of the blog post for one and fix the… more