Looking Back… And Ahead

As you’ll know, if you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been reformatting Kissed by a Rose over the last week or so to get it ready to re-issue after Phaze fell by the wayside. The copy of the e-pub that I have is in a terrible state, with hard HTML paragraph breaks in the middle of sentences, never mind Read More …

Phaze Books Closes

It’s the third week in May, and my last “weekly update” was
fourteen weeks ago. I did say my renewed commitment to a blog post at least
every week wouldn’t last, didn’t I? You should know better than to trust me on
these matters by now. Read More …

Let’s Talk About… “Kissed by a Rose”

Kissed by a Rose was the first “Full Length” novel I ever wrote. By “Full Length” I mean it was some eighty thousand words long—guidelines vary but the general rule of thumb seems to be that anything under about fifty thousand words is a novella and anything over that is a novel.  It was also the Read More …

Is there such a thing as too much sex?

Is there such a thing as too much sex? Not in real life, obviously, that would be a stupid assertion. I’m talking about in fiction and in particular in erotic novels. Is it possible for a novel which bills itself as ‘erotic’, to have too much sex in it at the expense of plot and Read More …