I write sexy, light-hearted historical romance for Leisure Books. My debut title DISTRACTING THE DUCHESS will hit the shelves Feb 28th! An artistic duchess mistakes Her Majesty's spy for her next figure model. He's about to drive her to . . . distraction!
I also write dramatic epics for Leisure under Diana Groe. Look for MAIDENSONG, ERINSONG, and SILK DREAMS. Love is the most dangerous journey of all . . .
It's the 2nd day of my MOVING PARTY to celebrate the change to my new pen name~Mia Marlowe! On my blog today we're dealing with how to tighten prose so that it pings. My volunteer critique guest would appreciate your suggestions, so when you leave a comment you'll be entered in my daily drawing for one of my books.
My aunt, who's really into the family geneaology, recently dropped me a cryptic email telling me one of my ancestors, Sarah Towne Cloyce, was accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Then Aunt Shirley headed for her cabin in northern Minnesota where I couldn't reach her for more info.
So I put on my historical researcher hat and… Continue
Hello! I'm blogging at MiaMarlowe.blogspot.com today and my topic is developing a web presence. It's about how authors come across online. If you have a suggestion or opinion, I'd love to hear from you!
Today is my first time to blog as Mia Marlowe on the Brava Author's group blog and since it's a holiday, I'm afraid I'll hear plenty of crickets chirping. If you have a minute, please click over to BravaAuthors.com and share your favorite silly bit of "purple prose."
You'll also get to see my fabulous new cover for… Continue
I've posted an excerpt from Katharine Ashe's SWEPT AWAY BY A KISS at www.emilybryan.blogspot.com today and I'm asking how you feel about excerpts on websites. How long? From what part of the novel should they come? Do you even read excerpts?
My blog topic today is Books that Become Part of Us. And I bet you all have a favorite book that has stayed with you from childhood. Please pop over to www.emilybryan.blogspot.com and share that book with my blog readers.
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