#Amazonfail – Amazon’s got a serious issue displaying some authors’ books depending on locale.

#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?

#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.

#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!

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…

#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.

#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

#Cockygate – WTF? The summation.

#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

#WritingTip – Is “smashing” writer’s block the best way?

#WritingTip – Is “smashing” writer’s block the best way?

Coming Soon | Pre-Orders | Series Info I frequently hear writers lament about trying to “break through” their writer’s block. Usually with them swearing under their breath at me for how productive I appear to be to them.* There are countless blogs and articles out there about how to “smash” your writer’s block, as if it’s some … Read More

Amazon rank-stripping erotica books and authors.

Amazon rank-stripping erotica books and authors.

(Latest Edit: 3/29/2018 – 10:15pm – Most of my book rankings are now back. Back-end at Author Central I still can’t see my author ranking for Kindle/erotica and Books/erotica, but hopefully that will come back soon. I’m cynical enough to wonder if their stock shares plummeting today, combined with someone noticing a sudden dip in … Read More

Scrivener 3 – OH MY GOD I Updated From Version 2 WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO COMPILE???

Scrivener 3 – OH MY GOD I Updated From Version 2 WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO COMPILE???

So, you might have seen my kvetching a couple of days ago about Scrivener’s version 3 update. (If you’re asking me what is Scrivener, it’s the writing software I use and love, even though I’m currently swearing at some of the revamped features until I get to know what the frak I’m doing in it. … Read More

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