This week at Upbeat Authors, the theme is about reading and nostalgia. Specifically, recalling your favorite book or books as a child. I have a few I remember fondly, but the one that came to mind first was Birdsong Lullaby by Diane Stanley. Yes, I still have my copy! Diane Stanley wrote and illustrated this … Continue reading Remembering Favorite Books from Childhood #UpbeatAuthors
This looks like so much fun!
Have you ever read a sex scene that was so awful, you were laughing on the floor? If your answer is yes, do you think you can write one that’s worse? We mean better. No, that’s not right. Cheesier. Funnier. That’s it!
Introducing our First Annual “Best” of the Worst Sex Scene Writing Contest.
RULES: This contest is open to published and non-published writers. We are looking for the most over the top, gratuitous sex scene you can possibly write. Make it moist, make it drip, make it cringe-worthy, make it juicy, and make us laugh. (Please keep your entry rated “R” or “NC-17”. We will accept raunchy and naughty, but not extreme or hardcore entries. )
Submit your 500-1000 word sex scene to firstname.lastname@example.org today, the last day we will accept and post entries on our blog (www.cchronicles.wordpress.com) is 11/30/17. The entry with the most comments on…
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I was introduced to Upbeat Authors through Paranormal and Contemporary Romance author Rosanna Leo's posts, and I'm excited to be a part this group of supportive fellow writers. Each week, I'll be joining them with my own contributions based on the week's theme. This week's theme: Simple ways to show the important people in your life … Continue reading Simple Ways to Show Love #UpbeatAuthors
Candy Goya replica, GISH 2016 GISHWHES starts this Saturday! "The heck is GISHWHES?" you may wonder. It's the "Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen", and it's a weird, awesome, exhausting, Guinness World Record-holding good time. But GISH is more than that, it's also a global event to benefit great causes, and is the … Continue reading The Hunt is Upon Us!
It's release day and I'm super excited! Infernal Embrace is Book One of the Crescent City Arcana series, and is available at all major ebook retailers. As the full-length follow up to the short prequel, The Hunter and the Witch, it follows the story of a powerful witch in training and the former gladiator once tasked with … Continue reading Infernal Embrace is now Available!
Love free books? Head on over to Instafreebie for your free copy of the Crescent City Arcana short story, The Hunter and the Witch. This short Urban Fantasy origin story is #0.5 of the series, detailing the events prior to Infernal Embrace (Crescent City Arcana: Book One, available now). Snag your free copy here: The Hunter and the Witch … Continue reading Urban Fantasy Prequel on Instafreebie
CLOSED FOR REQUESTS I am SUPER excited! Infernal Embrace is set to be released on August 1st, which means it's go time for Advanced Reader Copies (epub, mobi, or pdf). As the first full length book in the Crescent City Arcana series, you don't need to read the short prequel, The Hunter and the Witch, … Continue reading ARCs Available for a Limited Time!