Crying for the Moon 1st Runner Up in the 2011 Golden Rose Awards for Best Paranormal Story!

I just found out that Crying for the Moon was selected as 1st runner up in the 2011 Golden Rose Awards (held by Love Romances and More) in the category of best Paranormal story! I can’t tell you how delighted I am–unlike some of the awards contests out there, this one is determined by a panel of judges, as opposed to popular vote. To come in as 1st runner up is a great honor!

 


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I’m also pleased to share with you a short scene with the two characters from that novel, Alex and Tate, as they discuss why Alex doesn’t ‘do’ Halloween. It’s part of KMN Books month long celebration of Haunt-o-Ween, so please, drop by and leave a comment with your email address–someone will be chosen randomly to receive a signed, print copy of Going for Gold, the M/M Olympic themed anthology, in which I have a novella about the sport of equine eventing.

I have some guest authors planned as well in the upcoming months, as well as plans to participate in a few blog hops, so stay tuned: more information will follow!

 

Interview and Contest on It’s Raining Men!

As part of their one year anniversary celebration, I’m doing an interview today on It’s Raining Men. I’m also giving away a copy of Practice Makes Perfect! Do come and check out the interview and leave a comment there to be entered in the contest. While you’re there, be sure to scope out all the other great interviews, blogs, and contests they have going on right now. Hurry, because the contests will be over soon!

Bite the Dust advances to the second round of voting!

My m/m vampire short story Bite the Dust has advanced to the next round of voting! It’s up against some pretty stiff competition, however, and I need your help if I’m going to stay in the running. Check out the stories over at the Just One Bite Contest: mine is in the 7th pairing at the moment. Voting is open until 10/14 on this round. Please read the paired stories and choose which one you like the best–thanks!

EDIT: This link no longer works, as the contest is now at an end.  Thanks to everyone who read the stories and voted!

A reminder for the Just One Bite Contest!

Just a reminder that the Just One Bite Contest is open for the first round of voting–you only have until Oct 7th to vote for my entry Bite the Dust in order to help it advance to the next round!

32 fabulous FREE stories to read on the All Romance website–if you aren’t a member, just create an account and go read!

The Dragon*con Contest is now closed!

Thank you, everyone, who commented on the D*C post. I will be putting names in a hat and selecting a winner at random today–your choice of an e-copy of either Raincheck or Crying for the Moon. If by any chance, you already have both, please let me know and I will arrange for a different prize!

Thanks for showing your interest here! More later…

 

EDIT: And the winner from the previous comment post is SarahS!  Congrats, Sarah!  I just sent you an email to get some details about the format you’d like to receive your ebook in!

Made the Cut!

Wow, I can’t believe it! I just got the word that the vampire short story I wrote called Bite the Dust was selected as one of the thirty-two finalists for the Just One Bite contest on All Romance! Voting starts October 1, as the stories will under go a series of face-offs to see which ones make it to the final round.

 

I have no great expectations of making it much further than this–I’m really surprised that I was one of the finalists! I would invite you all to go check out the stories on Oct 1 and participate in the voting, if vampire/shifter stories are your thing. I’ll be honest, I could *really* use the prize money–but then couldn’t we all? I am really pleased to have made it to this point–only that means I can’t share the short with you here–you’ll have to go to the site to read it starting October 1st thu Oct 31st. The link should explain the voting details, and you can be sure I will be back here pimping promoting it again when the time comes!