I love these Victorian scull booties.

I love these Victorian scull booties.



This publishers of this book cover has been getting a lot of mail regarding the interracial nature portrayed on it. The author even received notice from a book club that often reads her books that they would not be reading this one, but not because they’re racist. After all, they have a number of black member sin their circle.

Maisey Yates, the author of The Highest Price to Pay is asking that if you feel that you can support this cover to let her publishers know. Send feedback via their website, send them a twitter message, or break out the ol’ pen & paper and write them a letter. Please take the time to let them know that not everyone out there is bigoted.

Tweets: @HarlequinBooks or @MillsandBoonUK 

Harlequin Books website or Mills and Boon UK website

Both companies also have Facebook pages, if you would prefer to comment that way.

Wow! So appreciative of the support. And I want to add that Harlequin/Mills & Boon has been very supportive of me an of this book. But I want to good feedback to drown out all that ignorant bad stuff!


by Stephanie Dray / Stephanie Draven

In one sense, I’m the worst possible person to be giving advice about how to write NaNoWriMo-style because I’m one of the slowest writers I know. I have a brutal internal editor who won’t shut up long enough to let me hear my next thought. I regularly…

Shalom, motherf*ckers


Our house was a constant target for drive-by shootings and mazel tov cocktails.

Um, really?


Cute 1920s girls.


Cute 1920s girls.


Feeling hunky?

One of my scores at Nordstrom sale. Steve Madden boots

One of my scores at Nordstrom sale. Steve Madden boots


The first two days of So You Think You Can Write are now done (don’t know what I’m talking about? Read this post). Remember, everything is being archived here (and you look stuff up by date or format at the left), but here are some of my favourite pieces so far:

1) Tips for writing a…


I spent some time with Squad Sixes of the Core Army before their deployment.  Under the Covers Book Blog posted the article and they’re giving away a copy of THE LIMIT OF DESIRE.  Check it out and enter to win.