Review: 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black (Non-fiction)

Review: 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black (Non-fiction)

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 2 Comments

The blurb: Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is.   Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain?    In 13 Steps to Evil, you’ll discover:    + How to develop a […]

British vs. American

British vs. American

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Writing / 4 Comments

AKA Why do I write like a Brit? Well, the simple answer is because I’m British.  The question of whether to use British vs. American English is one that comes up often on writers’ forums again and again, and it’s also something I’ve received messages about from readers. The issue also pops up in reviews from […]

Review: Personal Delivery by Ainsley Booth

Review: Personal Delivery by Ainsley Booth

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 0 Comments

The blurb: She has a crush on the delivery guy. He has a billion-dollar secret. I recognize the sound of his truck turning off in front of my building. Not only do I recognize it, but my pulse picks up and I get all hot and bothered. Then I hear the low growl cutting out, […]

Countdown to Ultraviolet…

Countdown to Ultraviolet…

Posted May 14, 2017 by Elise in Blackwood / 8 Comments

So, with two weeks to go until Ultraviolet, what are the guys at Blackwood getting up to? Here are a few hints… James vs. Black Black vs. Nick Nick vs. Emmy Diamond vs. Black Emmy vs. Bradley Dan vs. Emmy   And if you’d like to order the book, here are the links:         […]

Review: All About the D by Leslie McAdam and Lex Martin

Review: All About the D by Leslie McAdam and Lex Martin

Posted May 14, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 0 Comments

The blurb: I’m known for being formal. Meticulous. Professional. So you’d never suspect I spend my nights photographing my impressive junk for a NSFW blog. Don’t roll your eyes. I’m not bragging. I have millions of followers who’ll tell you they live for my posts. I’m like a superhero, saving humanity one dick pic at […]

An interview with… Michelle Jo Quinn

An interview with… Michelle Jo Quinn

Posted May 14, 2017 by Elise in Interviews / 0 Comments

One of the first people I met when I came out of the writing closet was Michelle Jo Quinn, and I’m thrilled to say she’s just become a USA Today best selling author! She writes sweet romance, and I even borrowed a couple of her characters, Nica and Jewel from the Bliss series, for the […]

Review: Hole Punched by Susan Renee

Review: Hole Punched by Susan Renee

Posted April 30, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 4 Comments

The blurb: By day, I manage The Hole Punch, and it isn’t as sexy as it sounds. It’s an office supply store–not an establishment for vibrators and butt plugs. By nighttime though, that’s when I unleash an exciting passion of mine–one that I’m not prepared to share just yet. I don’t have the time or […]

The best and worst of being a writer

The best and worst of being a writer

Posted April 30, 2017 by Elise in Writing / 4 Comments

The best things about being a writer Writing I’ll start with the obvious – I write because I love it. I love bringing my characters to life on paper and creating worlds for them to live in. Those first meetings, plot twists, dramatic climaxes, and happily ever afters. I still laugh and cry when I […]

Book Review: Wardrobe Malfunction by Samantha Towle

Book Review: Wardrobe Malfunction by Samantha Towle

Posted April 16, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 5 Comments

The blurb From New York Times bestselling author, Samantha Towle, comes a new standalone romantic comedy. Vaughn West, Hollywood heartthrob, has been at the top of his game for years. He thinks he’s untouchable—until a betrayal brings him spiraling down. Now, everyone pities him, and if there’s one thing Vaughn hates, it’s pity.  After a […]

The Life cover

The Life cover

Posted April 16, 2017 by Elise in Publishing / 11 Comments

I’ve been working with Abigail Sins since 2015 – I do some of my covers myself, but she’s done the rest, including all the hand-drawn art for the Blackwood Security series. I’ve always liked my covers to tell the stories rather than just being stock art or the ubiquitous half-naked dude, so she draws little […]