Paul Richmond and his LGBT Artists of Pride Month. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Paul Richmond and his LGBT Artists of Pride Month.   Pride Month continues and this week I wanted to highlight something that Paul Richmond, an amazing artist some of you may recognize only through his covers for Dreamspinner Press or other of it’s houses, is doing this month.  Over at his facebook page Paul Richmond… Continue reading Paul Richmond and his LGBT Artists of Pride Month. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Location as a Main Character. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Location as a Main Character I may have talked on this topic before but once again it struck me as I read several stories this past couple of weeks how impactful a location can be in a novel.  When done in a certain manner, well researched and folded into the story in a way that… Continue reading Location as a Main Character. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Weather Themed Stories and Spring.This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

  Weather Themed Stories and Spring.   Stories written about wild weather and romance just seem to go together.  People stranded in cabins by storms, snowy or otherwise.  Men tested by nature at her most tumultous, high winds, floods…even wildfires.  I’ve read novels with those as themes.  Avalanches too. Several publishers, MLR Press and JMS… Continue reading Weather Themed Stories and Spring.This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

My Thankful List? Great Editors! This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

On My Thankful List? Great Editors! As we countdown to Thanksgiving, I start thinking about things I’m grateful for.  It’s not always the usual things on everyone else’s lists.  The oddest or not so odd things pop up every day that can make me grateful for various and sundry items that might not get mentioned… Continue reading My Thankful List? Great Editors! This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

What Are Romance Don’ts For You? This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

What Are Romance Don’ts For You…in Stories of course? I’m always interested in what turns readers on, makes them keep searching out certain authors, certain types of stories and series.  The reverse is also true.  I’m curious to know whats the turnoff for readers.  What will kill a story faster than a full moon can… Continue reading What Are Romance Don’ts For You? This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Fresh Starts and Into April We Go. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Fresh Starts and into April We Go Here it is April 1st and I’m full of plans and hopeful for fresh starts as I sip on my coffee as gaze out into the disaster that’s my backyard.  That’s right you heard me, a mess of a backyard. So why so hopeful?  Because now instead of… Continue reading Fresh Starts and Into April We Go. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

The Time is Right for Gay Superheroes. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

The Time is Right for Gay Superheroes Does Black Panther’s Success Open the Door for a Queer Superhero? Hollywood is celebrating the remarkable breakthrough box office performance of Marvel’s Black Panther, the first entry in the popular Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a black leading character, and indeed, a mostly-black cast. Part of the shock and… Continue reading The Time is Right for Gay Superheroes. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Black Panther, Superheroes, and LGBT Fiction. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Black Panther, Superheroes, and LGBT Fiction So we are taking a little sideslip this week away from the topics I had meant to talk about (like that’s ever happened before lol) because of a opening of a spectacular movie last night.  That’s right Black Panther opened Thursday night to accolades everywhere!  Kids, parents, teens, tweens,… Continue reading Black Panther, Superheroes, and LGBT Fiction. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Release Tour and Giveaway: Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) by C.B. Lee

Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) byC.B. Lee Publisher: Duet, the Young Adult imprint of Interlude Press Cover Design: CB Messer Release Date: October 5, 2017 Purchase Links: Interlude Press | Amazon |Barnes & Noble | Apple | Kobo | Smashwords |  Book Depository | Indiebound       SUMMARY Bells Broussard thought he had it made when his superpowers manifested early. Being… Continue reading Release Tour and Giveaway: Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) by C.B. Lee

Sean Michael on the Ghostly Twists and Turns of Writing ‘The Supers (The Supers #1)’ (guest blog)

The Supers (The Supers #1) by Sean Michael A Dreamspun Beyond Title Dreamspinner Press Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson Release Date: October 15th 2017 Buy links: Dreamspinner Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo   Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to have Sean Michael here today on his tour for his latest story The Supers. Welcome, Sean. ✒︎  … Continue reading Sean Michael on the Ghostly Twists and Turns of Writing ‘The Supers (The Supers #1)’ (guest blog)