Are You A Dirty Genre Hopper?

When you’re choosing a new book to read, what genres do you find yourself exploring? Do you stick primarily to one, or do you branch out? I encountered the titled question in the newsletter of my friend and fellow author, Al Macy, and my first thought was I hadn’t considered genre hopping “dirty” before. I do…

Cover Reveal and Guest Post by Anne Marie Andrus

Today, I’m happy to hand my blog space over to one of my favorite authors, Anne Marie Andrus (I wrote about her first book here). She has a new book coming out soon, and I had the good fortune of reading it early. Neener neener. It’s full of suspense and love and vampiry goodness. Don’t…

Like Scary Stories? Dark Visions Needs ARC Readers!

On October 15th, our (I’ll tell you who we are in a minute) newest horror anthology, Dark Visions, will go live on Amazon. That means we’re looking for ARC (advanced review copy) readers to read it early and have a review ready to post on Amazon come release day (or shortly after). We are the…

Now Available: The Project Ancora Audiobook!

Attention audiobook fans! Project Ancora is now available on Audible, Amazon, and maybe iTunes by now, and that means the ENTIRE Project Renovatio series now exists in ebook, paperback, and audiobook formats! My narrator, Grace Sylvan, did a fantastic job with this and all three books. She has a gift for capturing emotion and humor…

Should Writers Cater to Readers?

When we fiction writers put pen to paper or finger to keyboard or, I dunno, bloody toothpick to cocktail napkin, we are likely writing a story that 1. We enjoy in our heads enough to write it into reality, and 2. We hope others will enjoy as well. Lifelong readers have come to expect certain…

The A-Z Bookbag: Z is for Zoo City

Hey, look at that! It’s Day Z, the last day of the A-Z challenge. I hope the past month has offered some interesting titles to add to your list. Our final Bookbag title, Zoo City by Lauren Beukes, is a unique way to end the series. It features Zinzi, a young lady living in a…