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Posts on Silent and a few updates

Posts on Silent and a few updates
  Here are the blog posts on Silent from the past two weeks: You can read an excerpt from Chapter One here on my blog Setting the Scene: A Photo Walk with Alex — Guest post on Madison Parker’s blog A Hundred Tiny Moments: Behind Silent — Guest post on Cody Kennedy’s blog The Language of Silent— Guest post on Boys on the Brink Q&A and Giveaway—Sid Love's blog I'll be doing a couple of photo posts in the next few days with a giveaway as well. :) Prizes to include Read more [...]

New Release: Silent

New Release: Silent
And it's out!   Now Available on Amazon, ARe, and Barnes&Noble Alex’s life as a teenager in South Central L.A. is far from perfect, but it’s his life, and he knows how to live it. He knows what role to play and what things to keep to himself. He’s got it all under control, until one lousy pair of shoes kicks him out of his world and lands him in a foster care group home. Surrounded by strangers and trapped in a life where he could never belong, Alex turns to the only person Read more [...]

Scenic Inspiration for Pura Vida

Scenic Inspiration for Pura Vida
Sometimes the tiniest things—a passing look from a stranger, a snippet of overheard conversation, a sunset against the mountains—can inspire or inform a story. When I wrote Pura Vida, I was lucky enough to have the beautiful setting of Costa Rica fresh in my mind as a backdrop for my guys. It’s a truly amazing country and I recommend it to all travelers. Since I’ve been a few times, I’ve amassed more pictures than can be stored on a single hard drive. I thought I’d share just a few Read more [...]

Pura Vida Downloads Now Available

Pura Vida Downloads Now Available
Ebook links (pdf, mobi, epub) are now available at the M/M Romance Group website here (free! :)). Will be up on Smashwords in a few days, or you can read it on Goodreads here. *** Simon has found himself in an open relationship for the summer—though not by choice. Instead of wallowing, he’s decided to make the most of a family vacation to Costa Rica by hooking up with the first hot guy available. Trouble is, he has no clue how to go about doing that. Luckily, he runs into someone with Read more [...]

Where I’ve Been

Where I’ve Been
Clearly, I’m not as good at multitasking as I’d like to be. I tend to drop off the face of the earth when I’m writing, especially if it’s for a deadline. Good news is, I managed to complete a novella for Love Has No Boundaries, the Don’t Read in the Closet 2013 Event. I’ll give a little more info on the story in a future post, but for now, here’s a cover image made by the talented Madison Parker: Bad news is, I had to put Silent aside for a little while as I worked on that Read more [...]

Social Skills Playlist

If anyone is curious about the musical references in Social Skills, here they are! Arranged by chapter below (with some snippets) and in a playlist here. The Social Skills Playlist   From Chapter One: Rimsky-Korsakav’s Scheherazade (also referenced in Chapter Three-- first violin solo starts at around 48 seconds)   From Chapter Three: Dvorak’s Humoresque   From Chapter Eight: Borodin's Polovtsian Dances   From Chapter Ten: Tchaikovsky Read more [...]

Social Skills

Social Skills
Now available at Amazon.com and Smashwords. Music is the only form of communication Connor Owens controls. No matter how badly he wishes to fit in, friendly banter and casual conversations have never been his thing. College is yet another social universe he has no clue how to navigate—until he meets Jared, a football player with chestnut eyes and a cocky grin that holds the power to shatter his self-imposed prison. Jared's attention opens Connor up to a new realm of emotional and physical Read more [...]