Posts tagged with: Angels & Demons

How I stopped using floppies and learned to love the back up.

By On Nov 27 2012, 9:41 am

This weekend I was immersed in some serious writing to make sure I hit a deadline on time.  As I sat at my laptop, fingers clicking away on the smudge-printed keys, I was suddenly swept back to when I began writing my first novel, Angel Board.  That was over four years ago, closer to five.  It’s hard to believe it has been so long since I sat down to construct that novel.  And, there is a reason why it took as long as it did to complete.  I’ll get to that in a moment…

A little of my backstory:  I’ve been writing since I was eleven—short stories, little plays that I wanted my friends to act out, and of course, screenplays.  An avid reader since I could sound my way through the syllables, I cut my teeth on screenplays, which led me to making movies.  Horror movies.  But, I’m straying from my point.  When I began writing, it was 1991, and I wrote with a led pencil in composition notebooks (I still do even now when I write short stories).  The summer of ’92, my father brought home a typewriter he’d gotten from one of the secretaries where he worked.  He didn’t steal it, or at least I don’t think so.  It was a heavy beast, an electrical, fifty pound clacker that hummed like a speaker going bad.  I loved it.  To this day, it was the best writing utensil I’ve ever had. Read more…

Shopping for the Bad Witch Who Has Everything

By On Nov 19 2012, 9:24 am

Lately I’ve been pondering Chrismukkah presents for my family and my BFF Diana. Fighting Illini sweatshirts? TARDIS coffee mugs? Catnip mice? Okay, the last one is easy, because the cats get catnip mice for every occasion. As an author, I wonder what my characters would want as well. (There’s an adorable magician Christmas scene in [...]

Eight New eBooks on SALE ~ July 10, 2012 releases!

By On Jul 10 2012, 8:00 am

  What's New in eBook at Samhain! Publication Date: July 10, 2012   Keeping Secret by Sierra Dean Genre: Urban Fantasy, Shape-shifters, Vampires Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-61921-152-0, Series: Secret McQueen Price: $5.50 Limited time sale-priced for $3.85 Something old, something blue, something deadly…what else is new? Secret McQueen, Book 4 It’s a nice day [...]

Six New eBooks on SALE ~ June 26, 2012 releases!

By On Jun 26 2012, 8:00 am

  What's New in eBook at Samhain! Publication Date: June 26, 2012   First Do No Evil by Carey Baldwin Genre: Romantic Suspense Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-881-5, Series: Blood Secrets Price: $5.50 Limited time sale-priced for $3.85 One killer is in her blood. The other is in her house. Blood Secrets, Book 1 There's [...]

14 New Print Books on SALE this week!

By On Jun 6 2012, 11:24 pm

Tagged as Angels & Demons, Contemporary, Cowboys, GLBT, Historical, & 11 more...

  Samhain's June 5, 2012 Print Releases! NEW Print books are on SALE this week too!   Key West by Lacey Alexander Genre: Contemporary, Kink/BDSM, Red Hots!!!, Ménage & More Length: 312 Pages, ISBN: 978-1-60928-731-3, Series: Hot in the City Price: $16.00 Limited time sale-priced for $11.20 The key to sun, sand, and [...]

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