|Posted by Michele Zurlo on December 4, 2011 at 2:50 AM||comments (1)|
Festive Frolics in the Snow
Hello! Before introducing myself I’d like to say a huge thank you to Michele for hosting me. This blog, it’s a wonderful place to discover great new books and I’m truly honoured to post here and share a little of my work.
My name is Grace Elliot and I lead a double life. By day I’m a veterinarian and by night I write historical romance. I started writing to keep m...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on November 6, 2011 at 3:55 AM||comments (4)|
Thank you to Michele Zurlo for giving me this opportunity. Promotion is even harder than writing a story in the first place.
We writers have so many people in our heads. Sometimes we'll be with family or other people and snippets of dialogue or plot will pop into our minds. We talk to ourselves, forgetting that we're in public, because we're wound up in our stories. I often wonder what "normal" people do with their fantasies. How can you not want to m...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on July 24, 2011 at 7:05 AM||comments (11)|
The Steam Room Welcomes Regency Author Grace Elliot
TSR: Tell us about A Dead Man’s Debt.
Grace: A Dead Man’s Debt is a regency romance: a story of blackmail, duty and unexpected love.
When Lord Ranulf’s brother dies in a duel, Ranulf has the unhappy task of protecting the late Edmund’s reputation by trying to honour his debts. But Ranulf hasn’t reckoned on the spitefu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on May 15, 2011 at 8:55 AM||comments (5)|
TSR is proud to present author Claire Adele!
TSR: Tell us about DangerousPersuasion
Claire: Undercover Ranger Kurt MacConnor has vowed to arrest an outlawleader and settle an old debt. Overwhelmed by guilt, he fears his own bullet may have killed a close friend in a shootout with bank robbers. He's the last man any woman should want to settle down with and marry.
Feisty Cassie Leland carries the guilt o...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on February 14, 2011 at 5:00 AM||comments (5)|
Please give a warm TSR welcome to Karen Mercury!
TSR: Tell us about Working the Lode.
Karen: I’m very excited to be getting into this wonderful world of erotic romance! My first three historicals were classified as Historical Fiction, yet I had such steamy sex scenes, I knew this would be a great fit for my particular talents. J So I had 150,000 words of research notes about the California gold r...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on December 13, 2010 at 12:25 AM||comments (9)|
TSR Welcomes SteamPunk Author Corinne Davies
TSR: Tell us about Steam Powered Passion.
Corinne: SteamPowered Passion is a fun romp through an alternative history. The world has developed into two distinct cultures. The New World, ruled by puritans and those of very strict moral code, and thepagans of the Old World, a clan based society ruled by the descendants of William Wallace.
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|Posted by Michele Zurlo on August 29, 2010 at 8:15 PM||comments (11)|
The Steam Room welcomes Cornelia Amiri. Be sure to leave a comment at the end of Cornelia's interview for a chance to win your choice of one of her eBooks: Druid Bride or As Timeless as Stone.
TSR: What draws you to the Celtic paranormal?
Cornelia: I am inspired and fascinated by the culture of the ancient Celts and the mist and magic of Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. For instance in Celtic mythology all the go...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on August 22, 2010 at 9:05 PM||comments (0)|
The Steam Room welcomes author Tracy L. Ranson!
TSR: What draws you to historical fiction?
Tracy: My love of history attracts me like a moth to the flame….LOL…okay, that’s an old cliché but I’ve always been attracted to history, especially medieval. My parents were always surprised when I got an engineering degree instead of one in history. What didn’t surprise them w...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Michele Zurlo on August 15, 2010 at 8:20 PM||comments (9)|
The Steam Room welcomes author Frances Pauli!
TSR: What is speculative fiction?
Frances: Speculative fiction is a lump term for science fiction, fantasy, and horror. I prefer to use it as a blanket description for my writing, because I have a great deal of trouble choosing one particular sub-genre.
TSR: What are your favorite science fiction stories and characters?
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|Posted by Michele Zurlo on August 11, 2010 at 7:45 PM||comments (0)|
The Steam Room welcomes author Kestra Gravier.
TSR: What was involved in writing an historical romance?
Kestra: A romance requires compelling characters, a riveting storyline, and capturing that ineffable quality of attraction or spark between the leading characters. For an historical romance, there is the added dimension of capturing the time, setting, attitudes, and dress accurately. It is also important to get the balanc...Read Full Post »