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Happy Birthday, Samhain Publishing!

Samhain Publishing is seven years old today, and, because publishing companies come of age a lot quicker than, say, people, celebrating with a half-naked model is in no way inappropriate.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Sparkler and Gloworm’s school has a teacher-training day today, so they had a sleepover with their friends last night.  They had Domino’s pizza, Ben & Jerry’s icecream, and the older girls were up at about midnight baking Valentine’s red velvet … Continue reading

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Blood of the Volcano: Release Month Contest

Blood of the Volcano, my second Samhain book and standalone sequel to Heart of the Volcano, will be out in two weeks. To celebrate (and, you know, promote it to people who might like to read it!), I’m running a … Continue reading

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2010 was the year…

2010 was the year… I finished Blood of the Volcano and sold it (yay!) to my new editor at Samhain. It’s nervewracking sending in a new book, it’s more nervewracking sending it to a new editor, and it’s even further … Continue reading

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Springtime Just Romance Anthology

I’m thrilled to announce the three novellas chosen to form Samhain’s Springtime Just Romance Anthology: Don’t Call Me Sweetheart by Gwen Hayes Love Lies Waiting by Selah March Something Blue by Serenity Woods These are all contemporary romances, with heroes … Continue reading

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Springtime Anthology update

As of right this minute, I have twenty-seven submissions to consider.  They’re predominantly contemporary male/female romance, with paranormal romance as the second most popular genre and male/male as the second most popular sexuality. I’ve actually read all but one (which … Continue reading

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Nearly new and totally new experiences

Last Friday was the first night of the newly re-started church youth group, which Abstract and I have volunteered to run.  We only had a few young people there (two of them, including Sparkler, were travelling back from France at … Continue reading

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I edited this one

Remember the short-term editing I was doing earlier this summer?  The book, Broken Angels by Anne Hope, is out next week. I loved editing this.  It’s a romantic suspense with some really dark themes (including human trafficking and an Internet … Continue reading

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Snippets of updates from the RNA Conference

So, I’m still trying to catch up with my life, my difficulties exacerbated by the fact that Sparkler is performing in Footloose the Musical Wednesday and Thursday this week, so yesterday I drove back and forth taking her to the … Continue reading

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Accumulated editorial wisdom…

I’m back from the Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference at Greenwich, and am catching up on work as well as scouring the web for photos of ME ME ME.  Well, and R.F. Long, Kate Johnson, Sarah Callejo, Stephanie Cage, Karen Critchley, … Continue reading

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