Mindy Hung of The Toast did a lovely feature on multicultural and interracial romances, and it has a nice summary about Back to the Good Fortune Diner. Makes me think I could do a book about Tiffany's brother, Daniel....
I blogged about writing ethnic characters in contemporary romance as a "guest lecturer" at Romance University!
I've neglected my blog terribly, I realized, and I have no excuse except that I've been busy:
1. Polishing my third book, which I turned in to my editor at the end of May.
2. Running the Tahmoh for Harlequin campaign--I'm up to 176 signatures on the petition thus far!
3. Sending out queries to agents for my Western-set fantasy.
4. Planning (and going) on vacation in Boston. (Fun times!)
5. Planning and writing the sequel to my Western-set fantasy.
6. Judging writing contests.
I have no excuse for not updating my blog. At all.
So the blog tour begins for the release of Back to the Good Fortune Diner! I'll be talking about all kinds of things regarding the book, writing interracial romances, and more. Come and see me at these awesome websites—I'll be giving away copies of BTTGFD to commenters!
You can also find this list on the Events page.
Dec. 10, 2012 Madison J. Edwards
Dec. 12, 2012 Superromance Authors
Dec. 19, 2012 Sherry Isaac
Dec. 21, 2012 Romance and Beyond
Dec. 29,2012 Pink Heart Society
Jan. 2, 2013 Superromance Authors
Jan. 4, 2013 Get Lost in a Story (GLIAS)
Jan. 8, 2013 Drunk Writer Talk
Jan. 16, 2013 Cristal Ryder
Jan. 22, 2013 Lindsay Hautenen/Layna Pimentel
Apologies for neglecting my blog. It's been a busy and rather stressful month. I had surgery to remove my gallbladder in October--in the weeks leading up to it, I was in and out of the E.R. and the doctor's office. I've had a stone measuring 1.9 cm inside me for a while, and after 7 attacks over two weeks, the surgeon said it was time for the gallbladder to go.
So here I am now, minus one gallbladder and plus a few abdominal scars. But now I can have all the bacon I want without fear of (serious) repercussions. Though I should probably, you know. Be healthier.
I've got bookmarks for Back to the Good Fortune Diner now! If you'd like you, send me a SASE and I'll be happy to forward a couple on to you:
c/o Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.
225 Duncan Mill Rd., 6th floor
Don Mills, ON
In writing news, I'm working on my third book, another MMA story set in the same universe as Her Son's Hero, and starring Kyle Peters, Dom's wrestling coach. No release dates yet, but I'll keep you posted.
Also, I've finally finished my YA Western fantasy! It's been a project I've been working on for almost 3 years, and I'm hoping to get some beta readers and start sending it to agents in January.
I'm featured here on the Gals We Admire feature of the blog. Pretty cool!
Check it out:
I'm being interviewed by author Savannah Chase at her blog. Check it out!
Check out this interview I did with Simone St. James on the Get Lost In A Story blog:
Melissa Leong interviewed me for her blog: we talk about euphemisms, romance, and MMA: