The final hurdle for my babe in arms manuscript (aside from the last round of edits, the acknowledgements, the promo plan and the cover) was the title. I sensed my original title Saint wasn’t quite right for the story but I was at a loss to come up with an alternative.
The curtains are drawn, the candles lit and slow saxophone plays in the background. The cushions are plumped and the velvet cover is pulled back to reveal someone under black satin sheets. Snuggle up because today we are in bed with Suzi Love, author of the Scandalous Siblings historical romance series.
Welcome to the boudoir Suzi. Snuggle in and tell us a bit about your writing.
Author: Cari Silverwood
Self published e-book
After some fascinating Facebook discussions with my erotic writers group about the bizarro world of self published monster porn, the ever cheeky Cari Silverwood messaged me with an offer I wanted to refuse but couldn't.
'How'd you like to read and review my new monster porn parody, Squirm?'
In last week’s post I attempted to talk about the importance of being connected to a community of writers. I was pretty tired when I wrote it and I think it shows, because I don’t think I quite hit the point home, which was...
...a writer needs other writers to be a good writer.
Writers groups, in any form, are a wonderful thing. Only other writers understand the agony of pulling a story out of the case of your unconscious and chiseling away at it until it takes form. Only writers understand the doubt, the anxiety, that comes with interrogating your story to see if it stands up to the test of readership.
The curtains are drawn, the candles lit and slow saxophone plays in the background. The cushions are plumped and the velvet cover is pulled back to reveal someone under black satin sheets. Snuggle up because today we are in bed with Bianca Sarble, author of Operation: Sexy Soldier.
Welcome to the boudoir Bianca. We’ll start easy with a couple of questions about your writing.
Not long before The Yearning was released I signed a contract with Simon & Schuster Australia based on the 30,000 scratchy words of my new novel allegedly titled ‘Saint’. It was April 2013 and I hadn’t written a fresh word on the manuscript since November of the previous year. With a contract and a deadline looming, I now had no choice but to keep going. But.