Sara Reyes | Reading Habits and What’s New for me…

Wow, the end of January and so many more books to read! Do you ever feel that way? That there are so many books out there and so little time to ...

Helen Scott Taylor | Mystical Countryside

Many paranormal stories are set in urban settings. The genre of Urban Fantasy even indicates in its name that stories falling into this genre ...

Jordan Dane | Sweet Justice Is Coming

Imagine the horror of going to your teenager’s bedroom one morning only to find her missing. Her bed hadn’t been slept in and her clothes ...

Alexis Morgan | Jarvis Donahue, A Gift From My Muse . . .

I’d like to thank everyone here at Fresh Fiction for inviting me to join them today to help celebrate the release of my fifth Paladin book, ...

Cathie Linz | The Appeal of the wild bad boy hero

What is it about wild bad boys that is so appealing? One multi-published author friend of mine told me early on in my career that if a hero is ...

Beth Kery | Beth Blabbers About Book Marketing

I not only have to write this darn book, but sell it too?My sweet husband bought me several books about marketing my book for Christmas. I’m ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Contests

I feel fairly confident in saying that everyone’s attention is on the economy these days. I know that it is the focal point at our house. This ...

Sara Reyes | What’s a book club?

Book club dynamics. Hmm, interesting topic. This past Wednesday I realized we've been meeting at my house for four years. A long time but ...

Jessica Andersen | DAWNKEEPERS… Novels of the Final Prophecy

Hi!  Jessica Andersen here, author of the Novels of the Final Prophecy.  Thanks for joining me today!Here’s a quick blurb on the series, and ...

Kelley Armstrong | The Joys of Serialized Storytelling

January marks two big milestones in my e-serial writing career.  On the 15th, I posted the prologue for the first e-serial in my YA series.  ...

Laura Griffin | Breaking in this New Year: Tips for Aspiring Writers

Are you one of those voracious readers who believes that somewhere, deep down, you have a book inside you? If you are, I’ve got some tips ...

Kate Kingsbury | Summers Past

Many years ago in my distant past, when I was still living on the southeast coast of England, I spent four memorable summers working for my ...

Victoria Dahl | Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Victoria DahlWhen my agent first asked me to write a straight contemporary romance, I was taken aback. “Me? But I don’t write ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Biography

Friday night I went to dinner and a book signing with several members of the DFWTea Readers group. While at the bookstore what kind of reader ...

DFW Tea Book Club | Friends, Dinner and Signing Hopping

Friday nights are always better with friends and good stories. This week was no different, since I had the chance to catch up with some good ...

Debra Webb | Tales Your Grandmother Told

When I was a kid my grandmother always told me not to go too deeply into the woods or the boogeyman would get me. The boogeyman, she insisted, ...

Joey W. Hill | Singing and Dancing, Angels and Mermaids…

I’m sitting here listening to the soundtrack to Mamma Mia and thinking about why I love the movie so much. Yes, I could say it’s nowhere ...

J.T. Ellison | Fictionalizing Reality

Twisted as I am, my imagination usually guides my stories. I dream up horrific endings by villainous creations (who end up giving me ...

Gerry Bartlett | Forget those resolutions! How about a revolution?

Gerry Bartlett here, author of the REAL VAMPIRES series from Berkley. Like my vampire Glory St. Clair, I have an antique business. Too bad it ...

Hope Tarr | The One Who Got Away…

We all have one, which is to say a “The One.” You know what or rather who I mean. The O-N-E. Maybe he was your first love or your first big ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Discovering a New Author

In several of my yahoo groups the conversation tends to run to discovering a new to you author. As you can imagine being dedicated readers ...

Sara Reyes | Book Signings and Elvis

The new year is here and book signings are starting to happen...I spent a whole day entering the local signings at our Book Club's web site. We ...

Summer Devon | Give Me the Dessert Tray…

I love anthologies. They’re like getting small portions of several desserts. You don’t have to choose between the mousse, the chocolate ...

Sunny | What Book Format do you prefer?

With my new release, Mona Lisa Darkening, just out in mass market paperback—the first one of my novels to do so—I’m left ...

Kat Martin | Trapped in the Past

Trapped in the past for nearly two years, I have written four historicals in a row! I much prefer to mix in Contemporary Romantic Suspense, but ...

Margay Leah Justice | From Conception to Birth, Or One Book’s Journey to Publication

Ah, the first blush of romance. The first time you see the idea, sitting there in the corner of your mind, trying to get your attention in that ...

Jan Brogan | Addictive Personality

Reviewers often refer to my protagonist, Hallie Ahern, as both “feisty,” and “troubled,” as if this combination is something of a ...

Sandi Shilhanek | My Reading Resolutions for 2009

I want to start by wishing everyone happy healthy new year! I hope that 2009 is a great year for all.Every year there’s discussion in my ...

Gwen Reyes | 2009 Goals, Movies and Blathering…

2009 is going to be my year! I've set my goals, realistically of course, and already brainstormed how this is going to happen. I’m looking ...

Kate Douglas | Will I get them all written?

I’ve been working on Wolf Tales IX for the past couple of months which, counting the novellas in anthologies, is the seventeenth title in my ...

Sara Reyes | Starting a New Year … in books

Well, Happy New Year!!! It's the beginning of a new year, a new slate, new opportunities and best of all, new books to read!I always like that ...