Crossing Genres for Fun and Profit

Spotted on the New & Recommended table in New Hampshire! Many thanks to @TamsenParker for snapping the pic! I’m over at Word Whores today, talking about mixing and matching genres.

Seal of Most Excellent Validation

If you were anywhere near the Internet yesterday, you will have already heard my squeals of shock and astonishment. Totally out of the blue, the amazing gals at RT Book Reviews tweeted me that The Mark of the Tala was chosen for the June Seal of Excellence. They describe it like this: Each month the RT editors select one book that is…

Making Conversations Be More Than Talking

It’s a funny thing, living in the desert. Like getting junk mail that so does not apply. So, you all know that I’ve been busily drafting Rogue’s Paradise, the third book in my Covenant of Thorns trilogy. Well, maybe you don’t breathlessly follow my daily doings and so wouldn’t know, but I am. And – I think this isn’t spoilery…

The Pros and Cons of Being a Multi-Genre Writer

The conference is over and I’m heading home this morning!  Last night my wonderful Kensington editor, Peter Senftleben, took us out to dinner at the Chart House at the Golden Nugget. Agent Pam and David came along, too. It was excellent and very fun. I’m over at Word Whores this morning talking about the pros and cons of writing in…

How Much Does Setting Determine Genre?

I’m over at the Contemporary Romance Cafe today, musing about genre conventions and wondering what makes a book like my next week’s release, Rogue’s Possession, a fantasy romance instead of contemporary romance. Is it only setting?