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    From Authors to Authors: Writing Gay Historical Romance

From Authors to Authors: Writing Gay Historical Romance

Hello and welcome to a new post in our From Authors to Authors series. Today, our guest blogger is Ruby Moon and she’s talking about writing gay historical romance. Enjoy! Stepping into the Past – Writing Gay Historical Romance There is nothing quite like disappearing into a M/M historical romance. All those

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    Gay Contemporary Romance Dawn to Dusk – Free for 5 Days on Amazon

Gay Contemporary Romance Dawn to Dusk – Free for 5 Days on Amazon

For the last month of spring–which is when winter decided to give up and turn into summer, as four seasons are no longer reality over here–I have something special planned for you. As you know, Dusk to Dawn, the second and final book in the Lover’s Journey series (or duology)

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    Cover Reveal – Dusk to Dawn (Lover’s Journey, Book Two)

Cover Reveal – Dusk to Dawn (Lover’s Journey, Book Two)

Contemporary gay romance Dusk to Dawn, the second book in the Lover’s Journey series, will be released in late May. Till then, I thought I’d share the cover with you and a few thoughts on this book and the series in general. To sweeten the deal, from now and until

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    From Authors to Authors: Writing Wrong Turns and Runaway Characters

From Authors to Authors: Writing Wrong Turns and Runaway Characters

Welcome all to a new installment of our From authors to authors series. Today, Layla Dorine will talk to us about writing wrong turns and runaway characters. Enjoy! I’d like to think we’ve all had those moments when a character takes over and everything you thought you knew about the plot

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    Author Problems: The Dreaded No Writing Day

Author Problems: The Dreaded No Writing Day

I started 2017 writing. Literally. I woke up on January 1st, tired from the New Year’s Eve party, opened my work in progress file and typed some words. It wasn’t much. 142 words for my Sky and Storm story. But it was the first day in months where I’d written,

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    Gay Science Fiction Novella Angel’s Feather Is on Tour

Gay Science Fiction Novella Angel’s Feather Is on Tour

If you’ve visited my blog recently, you’ve only been introduced to my recently released gay science fiction novella Angel’s Feather, the first book in the Flyer Chronicles series. Angel’s Feather is on tour starting today and I invite you all to keep an eye on it to read excerpts, guest

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    From Authors to Author: Five Publishing Contracts Red Flags

From Authors to Author: Five Publishing Contracts Red Flags

Publishing contracts are a huge subject, so in this post, I will only skim the surface and share a few things that I have discovered through my personal experience that show bad practice by a publisher.  I am not a lawyer.  What publishing contracts red flags and knowledge I share here

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    Just Released: Gay Science Fiction Novella Angel’s Feather

Just Released: Gay Science Fiction Novella Angel’s Feather

Yes, my lovelies, it is here! My gay science fiction novella Angel’s Feather, the first book in the Flyer Chronicles series, has just been released. It’s here and I couldn’t be happier! Check out the book details and buy links below, and read an excerpt of the book. Angel’s Feather

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    Author Problems: Stop Relying on Inspiration and Creative Writing Ideas

Author Problems: Stop Relying on Inspiration and Creative Writing Ideas

When it comes to author problems, nothing is more pressing than having an endless pool of creative writing ideas, methods, writing prompts, and other tools to keep the words flowing. We need to be inspired, we need to have that great story idea hit us, so we can open up

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    YouTube Inspiration: Writing Fantasy and Historical Appearances

YouTube Inspiration: Writing Fantasy and Historical Appearances

Appearance is an important part of your characters. Sure, their personality, the situations they are put in and how they react, their relationships, all lead to their character development, but what they look like is equally important. How do you know what people in your world look like without putting

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