This is a little aside, but back in 2021 I saw people talking about the Loop Quiet ear plugs. Now, I have shooting muffs, and generic squishy ear plugs, and custom-molded shooting ear plugs. But ever since my ADHD and autism diagnoses, I realized that yes, audio processing issues are a THING for me. Not … Read More
Incoming Rant Alert: AI and book covers and do NOT create your covers with it!
W.T.A(i).F? – AI is a poor substitute for human-created art and writing. … Read More
What’s MeWe and why am I so bullish about it?
Why I’m going to focus more heavily on MeWe than on Facebook going forward, and other authors and readers should, too. … Read More
#RWAshitshow – FINALLY, the resignation that was needed.
The #RWAshitshow summation. … Read More
#childrapeisNOTromance – Why Amazon’s TOS matters when you write problematic books.
#childrapeisnotromance – ~0~ without fuckery in Romancelandia. Writing child sexual abuse and labelling it a “romance book” is not a good idea. … Read More
(UPDATED) An open letter to Christine Feehan.
#cockygate2 the Christine Feehan version. Ugh. Authors, just stop this trademark nonsense. Seriously. … Read More
#Amazonfail – Amazon’s got a serious issue displaying some authors’ books depending on locale.
Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! So, this Amazon bug first cropped up a few weeks ago. I saw a couple of fellow authors frantically asking if readers could see their Kindle books in Amazon’s store. I, and others, went and looked and yes, they were there. A couple of bloggers mentioned … Read More
#NaNoWriMo – Checking in, how are you doing?
Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! How’s your NaNoWriMo project coming? Are you behind on your word count? Are you panicking already? STOP. BREATHE. Keep something in mind–whether or not you finish your project on time or not is irrelevant. It doesn’t make you a loser to not have 50k words done … Read More
#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
Wow, ten years!
Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! Ten years ago today, on 08/08/08, my very first fiction book was published by Amira Press, Love and Brimstone (Brimstone Vampires 1), writing as Lesli Richardson. It’s since been re-released by Siren under my Tymber Dalton pen name, with additional material restored. (And yes, I do … Read More
#sneakpeek That feeling when…
…your editor says your Dom hero is as big a bastard (understandably so) as you’ve been warning your readers. LOL This is from edits for Come in From the Cold (Suncoast Society 77, MM, BDSM, writing as Tymber Dalton). The “filthy Dom vs former priest” story I’ve been teasing in my Tymber’s Trybe readers group. … Read More
#cockygate – Faleena Hopkins, trademark / patent troll.
Filed Under: Faleena Hopkins #cockygate trademark / patent troll Okay, what is #cockygate? Read my first article then meet me back here. There are updates. Ready? Here we go. Here’s the latest #cockygate Twitter thread, with all the court docs linked. We need to be supporting Kevin and the other authors in this fight against … Read More
Sign up for my newsletter! Every once in a while, I’ll see a comment, usually on Facebook or in a review, that goes something like this: “It’s like Tymber has an agenda or something.” I don’t believe it’s merely a coincidence that one of those kinds of comments is pretty much always referring to a … Read More
GDPR, because being a writer now isn’t hard ENOUGH…
Sign up for my newsletter! (NOTE: I am NOT an attorney, I don’t play one on TV, and you should not solely rely on any information I provide here without consulting an attorney and doing a lot of research first. Also, I’m based in the US, so if you are not, your mileage might vary … Read More
#Cockygate – WTF? The summation.
Coming Soon | Pre-Orders | Series Info You’ve probably been hearing about #cockygate the past couple of weeks and might be wondering WTF is that? Long story short: A fairly newbie writer (Faleena Hopkins) decided she was going to trademark a common word, “cocky,” and then started going after other writers who’d used it in their book … Read More