Writing What You Know
Writing what you know is the worst advice.
I know, I know, everyone says it like it’s this awesome thing and yeah, sometimes it is. Sometimes as writers we need to vent the experiences we’ve had and put them out there. Sometimes we are best placed to write something because we’ve been there, we’ve lived that life, we’ve looked through those eyes.
But it’s also crappy advice, because what about the things we don’t know?
There’s definitely a type when it comes to authors. We’re not all the same by any means, but there … Continue reading
Title: The Necromancer’s Dance
Author: S J Himes
Series: The Beacon Hill Sorcerer #1
Narrated by: Joel Leslie
Length: 8 Hours 8 minutes
Release Date: 21st March 2017
Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy, MM Romance
In a world where magic is real and evil walks amongst humanity, a young sorcerer is beset by enemies, both old and new.
Angelus Salvatore is the only necromancer in all of Boston, and his name … Continue reading
Author: Mia Kerick
Release Date: March 1st 2017
Genre: Adult, Gay Romance, LGBT
From bestselling author Mia Kerick comes a New Adult Gay Romance that will keep you up reading all night!
Matthew North waited ten years to heal from the devastating wounds inflicted by the man who abducted and abused him as a child. Living reclusively on a tropical island—with no company but his four cats—he merely avoids the lingering pain.
Wearing twisted ropes … Continue reading
Typically, not much transitions a book out of my TBR stack into the DNF pile faster than unreasonable character behavior. What do I mean by unreasonable? That’s a tough one, and it’s obviously going to vary from reader to reader (take a look through the variety of reviews for any book out there and you’ll know this is true).
For me, one example of unreasonable character behavior would be supposedly professional adults behaving like middle school children arguing on the playground. Or making wacky decisions without a good buildup to help the reader understand why the character is … Continue reading
Title: Hector and Anatolius
Author: Vanessa Mulberry
Series: Trojan Men #1
Release Date: May 9th 2016
Genre: Historical MM Romance, Paranormal
Hector has been a dutiful son and prince his whole life until his father orders him to marry. The Trojan was meant for no woman, and when he meets a handsome youth named Anatolius, he is more determined than ever to rule one day with a man at his side. However, after … Continue reading