#NaNoWriMo – Creating realistic characters.

Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! Welcome to November hell, aka NaNoWriMo, if you’re a writer participating in the annual masochistic practice. One of the things readers frequently mention to me is they love my characters, how “real” they are. There’s not any mystery to what I do–I write what my characters … Read More

Write Your Ass Off: Preventing writing-related ouchies.

I blogged today over on the Write Your Ass Off blog about things I use to help mitigate repetitive-motion injuries/pain. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/10/taking-care-of-yourself-writing-related.html

Ellora’s Cave vs Dear Author lawsuit: Settlement ahoy.

There was a settlement today in the Ellora’s Cave versus Dear Author lawsuit. The result? Well… http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/10/elloras-cave-vs-dear-author-not-with.html

Write Your Ass Off: Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot.

Are you an author? Are you Facebooking properly? Maybe not. Don’t worry, I have you covered. Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot.   In Case You Missed It… Now available for pre-order: Impact (Suncoast Society 32, MMF, BDSM) by Tymber Dalton. Featuring Tilly, Cris, and Landry.

Write Your Ass Off: #amazonfail Amazon’s love/hate with erotica.

Shocker (not) Amazon’s at it again shuffling titles into adult categories (meaning unsearchable) willy-nilly. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/10/amazons-lovehate-with-erotica.html In case you missed it… Impact (Suncoast Society 32, MMF, BDSM) is now available for pre-order. And it features Tilly, Cris, and Landry. 🙂   

Write Your Ass Off: Historically based non-con romance? DO. NOT. WRITE. IT.

Shocker (not) I have another rant today, about writers who try to sexeh up horrific historical events all in the name of “free speech.” (Spoiler Alert: They’re doucheballs.) http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/10/historically-based-non-con-romance-do.html

Putting descriptions on a diet.

Over at the Write Your Ass Off blog, I’ve got a new post about putting your descriptions on a diet. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/09/putting-descriptions-on-diet.html Enjoy!   Now Available: Vulnerable (Suncoast Society 30, MM, BDSM) CLICK HERE TO READ THE FIRST CHAPTER. Blurb: Leo didn’t want a divorce, yet he can no longer ignore the fact that he’s gay—and … Read More

Ellora’s Cave vs Dear Author lawsuit update 9/2/2015

I’ve posted an update over on my  Write Your Ass off blog about the Ellora’s Cave versus Dear Author lawsuit. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/09/writer-beware-ec-vs-da-lawsuit-update.html

WriteYourAssOff.com – Utilizing Amazon foreign store e-book links.

Over on WriteYourAssOff.com today, I’ve posted a quick tutorial on how to easily add e-book buy links for all the Amazon stores so you don’t miss out on any sales. (Yes, I know, I’m guilty of not having all of them, too, but I’m in the process of adding them.) http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/07/utilizing-amazon-kindle-links-for-all.html

Kindle Arrivals, & Write Your Ass Off: Tuesday Compendium

Some new books have hit Kindle and third-party sites. (Nook is its usual slow self, plus you might need to search by title because the release dates were uploaded incorrectly as 2011 instead of 2015. Yes, I’ve already emailed my publisher to let them know.) Don’t forget, you can bookmark my spreadsheet of buy links. … Read More

Why editing and proofreading matters…

*sigh* From the “I just can’t make this shit up” file comes this nugget, on a blurb from a New York TRADITIONAL publisher. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/11/why-proofreading-and-editing-matters.html

Fun With Linguistics: Snowclones

Here’s a little something-something for my fellow writers: fun with snowclones. Oh, you know what they are, but you probably never knew what they were called. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/11/fun-with-linguistics-snowclones.html Enjoy! Tymber’s Latest Releases: His Canvas | Geek Chic | Flying Monkeys Tymber’s Hubby has a book!

Write Your Ass Off: NaNoWriMo edition 1

Nope, not doing NaNo this year. Too busy, unfortunately. But I posted a list of some books I truly feel are must-haves for any writer’s library over on the Write Your Ass Off blog. I’ll put up a couple more lists over the next few days. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/11/nanowrimo-must-have-books.html

Stalking is BAD. DUH.

The one where I apparently have to remind people why stalking a reviewer, regardless of whatever perceived “justification” there is, is farking WRONG.

Newbie Author Tip 2

The second installment in my series of tips for newbie authors is up at the Write Your Ass Off blog. *rawr!* http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/newbie-author-tip-2-develop-gator-hide.html And have you checked out Hubby’s book yet? 🙂 (Yes, I’m proud of him. LOL) Dancing on a Tightrope. Also, I’ve added some new info at the bottom of the Ellora’s Cave troubles … Read More