Advanced Review Copies – You know you want one!

Hi all! Cake is scheduled for release in mid February and I am stoked as hell. For those of you paying attention, you might have noticed that I didn't release a book in 2015 at all. #sadface I'm doing my damnedest to make up for it in 2016. Cake is a sweet, sexy novella (That means longer … Continue reading Advanced Review Copies – You know you want one!

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Ylva Author Blog Hop

Hey! Today starts the Ylva author blog hop. Yeah, I know, all kinds of exciting. Here's the line-up so y'all can check it out. Ylva Author Blog Hop - January 2016 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Jae Cheri Crystal Blythe Rippon 10 11 12 13 14 … Continue reading Ylva Author Blog Hop

Laying the Foundation, or What’s a Year in the Life of a Writer? (PLUS A FREE BOOK!)

Congratulations to nerdgirl1115! She won an ebook of her choice. Woo! 2016 promises to be a busy year of writing, editing, publishing, and all the things that go along with that. Before we get into all that, I thought it would be nice to close out 2015 and start 2016 with a book giveaway. Drop a … Continue reading Laying the Foundation, or What’s a Year in the Life of a Writer? (PLUS A FREE BOOK!)

Lesbians and Cake. Because.

Cake--A Bitterroot Novella A sexy romance about two women, one inconvenient wedding, and a shared love of cake.

Do You Feel What I Feel

Once again, Ylva Publishing is donating the proceeds from our Christmas anthology, Do You Feel What I Feel, to two charities, one based in Europe and another here in the US. YouthCare Seattle is the parent organization that funds Isis House, a queer youth homeless shelter. Until very recently, they were the only such organization … Continue reading Do You Feel What I Feel

Writing Exercise – Must Be Crazy For Me

Music has the power to inspire all areas of our lives. For me, music can evoke an emotion, resurrect old memories, and inspire new stories. For today's writing exercise I'm looking at an old favorite, "Must Be Crazy for Me," by Melissa Etheridge. And to add an extra layer of fun to the experience, I'm … Continue reading Writing Exercise – Must Be Crazy For Me

Ylva Publishing – December New Releases

Just Physical by Jae After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, twenty-five-year-old Jill Corrigan takes herself off the romantic market. Not wanting to become a burden to a potential partner, she focuses on her career as an actress instead. On the set of a disaster movie, she meets stunt woman Kristine “Crash” Patterson, whose easy smile … Continue reading Ylva Publishing – December New Releases

For the love of “book people”

Some women love books. Some love to read them. Some love to write them. There are other women, I'm sure, who don't love either. But I try to pretend they don't exist because thinking about a world without words...well, that makes me far too sad. Anytime someone so much as hints at maybe, possibly mentioning … Continue reading For the love of “book people”

Three Shorts Make a Long…Sorta…

Last week, I shared what's been happening in my world in terms of the business of publishing. This week, I think it's time to talk about the writing part of my writerly life. Y'all may be wondering where my book release for 2015 is. Sadly, I don't have one. But I did write a few … Continue reading Three Shorts Make a Long…Sorta…