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(this post is based on the Marketing for Romance Writers 52 Week Challenge)

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The A-List (now in Europe!)

The A-List

In my other life, I work in marketing. We take things like anti-spam legislation seriously. So the EU is launching new privacy legislation on May 25 and what it boils down to is that if you’re in Europe, I need you to explicitly sign up to receive emails from me. Even if  you’re already on my list, I need you to sign up again. And since my email list is set up in such a way that I have no idea if you’re in Europe or not, I basically need you all to sign up again.

Privacy is important, so while this is a PITA, I understand the motivation and am doing my best to be compliant. Please know that I will only ever email you book-related news, giveaways and announcements. I will never give or sell your information to anyone else. In exchange, all I’m asking you to do is clicky click the link and follow the super simple, super quick instructions.

Cheers!

A

 

Bi characters in romance. @allitemplebooks.

Thanks to Rosanna Leo for hosting me and Kyle today! If you haven’t popped by, you definitely should!

Rosanna Leo

Sometimes I think the B in LGBT gets the short stick in romance. A lot of romance is monogamous, and if you only ever get to see a character with one partner, it’s easy to make assumptions about sexuality…much like in real life.

It sucks for actual bisexuals though, to have to spend so much time trying to explain to people why monogamy doesn’t negate sexuality, and the same could be said for our preconceptions going into a new book.

I mostly write m/m romance. A lot of the time it’s called gay romance, but when one of your characters is bisexual, does that tag apply? I’ve tried calling it same-sex romance with male partners, but that’s a mouthful and doesn’t make a very useful hashtag.

In my debut novel, The Pick Up, Kyle is a single dad who has moved back to his hometown. Kyle would tell you he’s…

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