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Good news from the Romantic Novelists Association on supporting more diverse romance in their New Writers Scheme. Full article here.
EXCERPT: “The Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) has announced a raft of inclusivity initiatives, including the launch of 10 new bursaries aimed at supporting a more diverse range of romantic fiction writing.
As part of a wider drive to ensure the RNA is inclusive of members, regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, social background, nationality, income level and disability, seven new “writer diversity and inclusion” bursaries will fund one-year places on the RNA’s New Writers’ Scheme (NWS).”
If you ever wondered…
There’s a good summary on ALLi today (the Alliance of Independent Authors) which offers an explanation of some or all of the reasons authors choose self-publishing nowadays, either as their sole route to publication, or as an additional option to working with a publisher (as I do).
Do you enjoy reading MM books with a seasonal theme? Halloween isn’t just for pumpkins, ghosts, and horror trains. This season’s reads can also be spooky, scary, funny, sexy, weird, horrific, thoughtful, melodramatic, shocking, redeeming, and overall romantic…
Whatever it means to you, whatever you like to read, come and take a look at the MM books in my blogshop window. There are books from many authors in this genre.
This page will be live from today to November 30.
CLICK HERE for all the info, then click on to Halloween 2018.
And shop from the comfort of your e-reader 😉
NOTE #1: This ISN’T a giveaway, it’s a collection of books you can buy, but all in the seasonal spirit, together in one place. I’m just offering the page as as joint promotion – and to offer readers a delicious wallow in the weird and wonderful ;).
NOTE #2: Authors, would you like a book included? Email me from any of my social media or on email@example.com. You can be added at any time during the
This LGBTQIA+ giveaway is still running over at Instafeebie running from Oct 7- 22. Click this link or the banner to go there.
It includes my book Pluck and Play, # 5 in the With A Kick series (though like all the others in the series, it’s a standalone romance).
And the giveaway? All the books are an optional check-in to the author’s newsletter i.e. you won’t be automatically subscribed. That said, if you want to join mine, the link is HERE *wink*.
BLURB: Everyone knows Curtis Wilson around the Soho business scene: a hard-working, budding young entrepreneur, who can get you supplies of whatever you need, and always with a joke and a laugh. Only Curtis knows that’s a purely public persona. Secretly, he’s still licking his wounds after being beaten up by his ex-lover, and he’s not about to let his guard down again.
Handsome Riley Richmond was born to be a cowboy, on his father’s side at least. But after his parents’ deaths, he finds himself stranded this side of the Atlantic, an anachronism in the bustling capital, and without financial capital. His consolation is his music, albeit he’s not a very successful busker and he loses his only decent piano gig after standing up for Curtis against a homophobic bully.
After that, they keep meeting, partly by accident, partly by Riley’s design. He’s smitten, and doesn’t mind letting Curtis know. Their music brings them together – Riley’s guitar playing and Curtis’ sharp, sexy poetry are a powerful combination. But Curtis still has some unfinished business with his ex-lover that he’s struggling to handle on his own. Riley intends to be the man Curtis calls on for help, whether he likes it or not. He’ll do whatever it takes to show Curtis that people can still be trusted to be honest and caring – even if it means walking them both into danger.