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We hold these truth’s to be self evident…a badly edited manuscript once published can be the death of your story and your credibility!

As I sit at my laptop and toss aside another ebook story marred with mistakes I can’t help but exhale a deep pitiful sigh. We authors are in a privileged place now. We can produce, promote, pimp to the highest of the high our works without the rules, restrictions and governance of big New York publishers. We can reach the masses thanks to Amazon Kindle and B&N Pubit! along with a host of others.

For this we are grateful.

But with freedom comes a heaping load of responsibility. Have you ever heard the saying that: a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client? Insert author there and you are pretty much on the money. Now I can completely dig why most self published authors of ebooks are editing their own material. First the cost of a true copy-editor could stop you short. We authors don’t make much money in this business when the following and backing of others isn’t present. In fact most of us struggle to come up with the cost for a … Read the rest

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  • Genre: Erotica (Multicultural)
  • Publisher: Silver Publishing LLC
  • Release: November 6, 2010
  • Price: $5.99
  • Website: MadameZ Blog Spot

  • Synopsis: Lyle DuFant has an axe to grind with one particular female. He holds Abby Dale responsible for the death of his ex-lover, Markus. Years after the betrayal, Lyle happens upon the woman through his best friend (and Abby s employer), Michael Dawson who hires the duo of Abby and her current beau, Paul Wade for a heist that doesn’t quite come together as intended. Abby slowly realizes the who and the why of Lyle DuFant and the real reason for this particular heist-venture, but not before she and Paul suffer the role of sacrificial lambs to Lyle’s vengeful madness.

    Author! Author!

    I first met Madame Z in the fanfic world. She was the first Interracial Romance author outside of Octavia Butler that I’ve known to introduce Speculative Fiction with kick ass women of color. From the first story to her last there is nothing this phenomenal storyteller has penned that I haven’t take a peak at over the years. And I am so grateful that I have!

    Madame Z has decided to release her dark erotic tales and some of the heart-wrenching … Read the rest

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    Sienna Mynx has released the first in her Paranormal Erotic Thriller line of sinful morsels.

    A man down on his lick strikes a bargain with a demon that can’t be undone. But the power of love is the ultimate salvation for one soul and damnation of another – ‘Your Blues Aint Like Mine’ once featured here at The Diva’s Pen as a short scary tale has been extended into a paranormal chiller rooted in love, faith, and the passion shared by kindred spirits.

    For a reduced cost until October 31st you can get this haunting tale for $2.69 at AllRomanceEbooks.com section of Diva’s Pen to download your copy on Halloween!
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    Cobblestone Press has signed Sienna Mynx!


    CobbleStone Press has contracted Sienna Mynx for her Paranormal Romance ‘Wolf Bait’. The novella is to be released the weekend of Halloween, Wolf Bait is a dark erotic thriller that will have you guessing until the very end.

    Synopsis: Dillon is a hunter, and a lone wolf, but not by choice. He was bitten by a werewolf and forced to witness the violent death of his beloved cousin. Since then, he’s suffered the curse. He can only be released if he finds the wolf that turned him, and sends it to an eternal death. The hunt draws him to club Wolf Bait. There he meets the beautiful yet elusive alpha female–Namina. She seduces him into her den, weakens him with her kiss, and before his job is done, robs him of his thirst for vengeance, staking her claim to make him her own.

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  • Buy: CobbleStone Press
  • Read: Excerpt at CobbleStone
  • Genre: Paranormal Romance
  • Publisher: CobbleStone Press
  • Release: October 31, 2010
  • Price: TBD
  • ISBN: 978-1-60088-597-6
  • Length: 30 pages
  • Alpha Girl’s Rule!

    Dillon’s a hunter, and a lone wolf, but not by choice. He was bitten by a werewolf and forced to watch his cousin’s death. Since then he’s suffered the curse. His freedom will return if he finds the wolf that turned him and send it to the eternal death.

    His hunt draws him to a club Wolf Bait. There he meets the beautiful yet elusive alpha female–Namina. She seduces him into her den, weakens him with her kiss. And before his job is done robs him of his thirst for vengeance, staking claim to make him her own. … Read the rest

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