Dreamspinner is having a sale! You can buy Choices for 25% off!! So if you haven’t, now is a great time to get it. 😀 There’s a bunch of other wonderful titles, too, so be sure to take advantage.
Kim Fielding has graciously hosted me today with a free read about Hamid and Isam from Choices. I had fun writing this one. These two have really wormed their way into my brain. Be sure to leave a comment, as well, for a chance to win swag and an entry for a signed paperback copy of Choices. 😀
There are only a few more stops left. So make sure to get your comments in for your chance to win! Head over to the Blog Tour Page and check out all the fun extras that the tour brings! There’s great stuff there and each comment increases your chance to win!
Thanks for sticking with me through this! I promise to get back to normal rambling when the tour is over. 😉
One more stop today on the blog tour for the release of Choices. I have posted a short free read at Tempeste O’Riley‘s blog today, featuring the serving boy, Ghalib.
Please stop by Tempeste’s blog and leave a comment about Ghalib for a chance to win swag! And don’t forget there’s another short side story tomorrow! So do stop back!
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I am over at J.R. Loveless’s blog today to give you a deleted scene from Choices and offer up another chance to win swag! Be warned, it is NSFW! No pictures, but the text is… quite hot.
Also, come back tomorrow to see my dream cast on Zahra Owens’s blog! And Wednesday and Thursday for brand new side stories from the Choices world over on Kim Fielding’s and Tempe O’Riley’s blogs.
Lastly, if you haven’t, be sure to go over and leave comments on the posts I had last week for more chances to snag swag:
H.B. Pattskyn’s blog on the elements of BDSM in Choices
Cate Ashwood’s blog on the food in Choices
Tali Spencer’s blog on the music that inspired Choices
Jessica Skye Davies’s blog on fanart of Choices
And Zach Sweets’s blog on character development and naming
Thanks for reading and I look so forward to your comments!
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Today I am over at Tali Spencer’s blog talking about the music that inspired Choices and helped me get through writing it. I had a lot of fun putting the post together and I do hope you enjoy it, too!
Also, I have put together a post with some wonderful fan art over on Jessica Skye Davies’s blog. Do be sure to go look at the pretty men!
And stop back a bit later today to check out Zach Sweets blog as he hosts my discussion of character development and naming!
As usual, be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win swag!
Thanks for reading!
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It’s been an insane couple of weeks since Choices was released. I have been hopping all over the place, doing a chat with excerpts and, in general, losing my mind. But it’s been a very exciting couple of weeks, too. I have had the opportunity to discuss all manner of things about my book, including interviewing my characters, talking about the cultures, research and worldbuilding. It’s given me an incredible sense of accomplishment to remind myself of everything I’ve put into my work. Because that, and more, will go into my next book, Deception.
And it’s paid off. I spent a good deal of those two weeks on the Amazon Best Sellers list for gay fiction! I was surprised and thrilled to see it there! I’ve managed to hit 20 on the Dreamspinner Bestseller list, as well, and I owe it to you, my readers. So thank you! Very, very much!
But the blog hop isn’t over by a long shot – there are many more posts to go. Today, the lovely H.B. Pattskyn is hosting me as I discuss the elements of BDSM that were included in Choices. Make certain you drop by because she is also talking about spring and doing her own giveaway! I will, of course, choose someone who leaves a comment about my part of the post to win a swag bag as well!
Don’t forget to keep an eye out as I hop over to Jessica Skye Davies’s blog tomorrow for a chat about and to show off fanart of Choices (Please note: most of the art is NSFW!). On Friday, I will be talking about the music that inspired Choices at Tali Spencer’s spot and I’m also visiting Zach Sweet to talk about character development and naming. Busy week!
Thanks so much for stopping by and don’t forget to comment for a chance to win!
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Today, the lovely and sweet Cate Ashwood is hosting me as I talk about the food and culture of the world of Choices. There are lots of pictures, some great recipes and a chance to win swag! Do head over and leave a comment and let me know what you think!
Also be sure to check back as I talk about the elements of BDSM that I used in Choices over on H.B. Pattskyn’s blog, you’ll get to hear the music that inspired Choices through Tali’s blog this week and I show off some wonderful fanart over at Jessica Davie’s blog! So be sure to check back and leave comments for more chances to win.
Thanks for reading!
UPDATE: Anyone who reblogs/retweets/likes in any of the following ways will get an entry! Every like gets you an additional entry, so please be sure to do everything you can and feel free to retweet/reblog/whatever as many times as you’d like!
- Add me or follow me on facebook
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I am so proud and excited to say that Choices is now out! Dreamspinner Press officially released it March 4th! You can get your copy of the e-book now here or you can order your copy of the paperback here. The first 20 copies of the paperback come signed with a message from me, however I have no idea how many (if any) are left.
I won’t re-paste the blurb over again, you can see it on the above pages, along with the first chapter. Instead, what I’d like to talk about is the giveaway I’m doing.
If you will do any of the above with this post either in a trackable format or you let me know with a link, you will be entered to win prizes! Yup, that’s right prizes (more than one)!
The prize package includes a swag bag (with a handmade keychain (seen here – no two are alike), along with incense, chocolate coins and a signed bookmark) and a handmade, sterling silver ankle bracelet!
And the winner of the ankle bracelet/swag bag will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize at the end of the month of a signed, paperback copy of Choices! So be sure to enter! It promises to be a great month!
If you miss this one, don’t worry, there are tons of opportunities to comment. I have lots of different posts planned for the month (all of which will have a different theme) and each will have an opportunity to win a swag bag and entry!
Thank you so very much to everyone who’s read and commented so far and thanks to all of my friends and readers! You guys rock! *cheers*
Today, I am over at Lily Veldon’s spot with Teman as we discuss how he fell in love and I get him to reveal his sexual fanasty! Be sure to stop by and make sure to come up with a question or two to ask. Everyone who leaves a comment will have another chance to win a swag bag. 😀
And stay tuned for a free read! Yup! I’ll be doing a free side story to Choices for tomorrows tour stop so be sure to check back.
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Head on over to his blog here and check it out. 😀
Also, don’t forget that you can read about the gypsies, an interview with Bathasar or even an interview with both Bathsar and Teman. And if you like the excerpts about worldbuilding, you might want to read about the geography & climate or the history & politics. If those don’t bore you, the research behind Choices, might also strike your fancy.
Thanks so much for stopping by! And do remember to leave a comment for a chance to win some great swag.