I never realised it was possible to write in different genres. I always thought you had to choose one genre, and that was it. You were in it for LIFE. There would be no returns, no reruns, no back-tracking of any kind. If you happened to choose Vampire Romance as your brand, well… you better […]
Count Yorga. The name just oozes vampire. Blood dripping from razor-sharp fangs, black red-lined cape, Eastern European provenance. Count Yorga was a proper vampire, not one of the sparkly creatures that infest the modern genre. And not one of those vampires that are themselves victims, caught up in an un-life they never asked for and who are just trying to get along as best they can without killing too many people. No, the good Count was a scary vampire with no qualms about murder. After all, killing your food isn’t really murder, right?
My first vampire experience was with Count Yorga at the drive-in theatre in the Gold Coast of Queensland, where I (sort of) grew up. I’m really stretching my memory but I think it was on a date with Sheryl Boan, a nice girl. Yorga scared us. Yorga scared everyone in the theatre. There’s a scene where two lovers are in a Volkswagen micro…
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I am ready for adult vampire adventures. Are you?
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Warning: This isn’t your momma’s vampire romance. It’s not Twilight or the Shade, either. It’s Blood Courtesans: Luxury, fast cars, adventure, whirlwind romance and cold, hard fangs. Got blood?
List of Books with Story Blurbs
Revealed: Violet by Michelle Fox: My target is a vampire with a name fit for a Greek god–Zopyros Persopoulos-and he has the good looks to match. More importantly, he runs Datagenex, and it’s his DNA database that will reveal why my blood kills vampires. I just need…
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When Kaye, is inexplicably moved to a strange hospital her sister Elizabeth doesn’t understand why. Racing against time, Elizabeth fights to find Kaye and free her from the evil that lurks behind the walls of Trans-Allegheny hospital. Will she reach her sister in time or will both their lives end up Shattered?Shattered by Scarlette D’Noire on Amazon
Whether you are just now entertaining the idea of writing a book or have been writing for a while, all authors need certain tools if our goal is to publish and make money with our work. Now, if your goal is to simply create a piece of literature that “says something deep and probing” about society or life or is esoteric and selling the book doesn’t matter? Then that is a noble goal and I wish you the very best.
There are works that have broken all the rules and come to be known (usually much later) as classics. I will, however, respectfully point out that the majority of those who follow this blog want to write commercially and make a decent living, so my list is geared toward a certain group of authors.
What this means is that anything can go in writing. Rules are not to be a…
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Publishing Predictions for 2014 from Bob Mayer, what do you think?
VAMPIRES ROMANCE TO RIPPERS ANTHOLOGIES
My Vampire Lover, the amazing Victoria Embers
It is from Conquest (My Vampire Lover #1) that is currently out.
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MATURE ADULT CONTENT – These stories, featuring vampires and werewolves, are for mature audiences only. They contain adult language, violence, and strong sexual content including some light bondage situations. All characters depicted in these stories are 18 years or older, and all sexual activities are of a consensual nature.
Gently he ran his fingers across the side of my face.
I leaned into his large hand, unable to resist the sexual magnetism that made him so confident for a vampire. My powers to fight him had steadily faded each night we made love. I raised my chin, exposing the contours of my vulnerable neck to him, knowing it would please him if…
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The amazing Carole Gill.
Today Author Carole Gill is on my blog. She’s in the vampire anthology, Vampires Romance to Rippers an Anthology of Tasty Stories that is on Amazon. Click here to view the ebook. I’d like to welcome her. Take it away, Carole.
Meet Carole Gill –
“I’ve always written but life, as it often does, got in the way and I turned back to writing some years ago. In 2000 I was selected by North West Playwrights of England for further development but found I preferred writing fiction (novels and short stories). I write dark gothic horror with romantic elements. I want to put the bite in gothic romance and knock the starch out of it. Most crucially of all because I write vampire fiction, I portray my vampires as VAMPIRES, yes they may be capable of love but it is tortured love. They are not happy little fairies prancing about enchanted forests…
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“It was a yearning, a craving so intense that the desire nearly brought me to my knees.
There was a flavor heavy on my tongue. I savored the temptation. It tasted like Gideon.”
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Copyright © 2013 Charity Parkerson
–Warning: This book contains graphic depictions of sexual activity including oral sex and masturbation. It is intended for mature audiences not offended by explicit representations of sexual activity between consenting adults.
Gideon looked down at his soiled shirt and winced before tugging it over his head, leaving his chest bare. He tossed the shirt in the general direction of the living room, but Skylar didn’t bother to look in order to see where it landed. Her gaze was locked onto his body and she was making a valiant attempt not to swallow her tongue. God had obviously been in a very good mood the day he created Gideon…
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