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3 Days: Hot Highlander and Wild Warriors (Contest)
Saturday, October 11th, 2014

UPDATE: The winner of the free signed copy of HIGH OCTANE HEROES is…Robin W! 

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Hot Highlander 600Sometimes, I think I’m the luckiest writer in the world. I write the stories I want to write (for the most part). I can write any length I want to write—and you know that for me, the shorter the better. There’s something about writing something super short, putting everything into a few sparse words. You really have to hone a sentence; nothing that doesn’t absolutely need to be there can stay.

I didn’t begin writing short stories. I wrote longer stories then discovered a market for sexy novellas, then almost by accident, I discovered the Cleis Press anthologies. I wrote story after story, short 3000 to 4000 word hot little numbers, and I was hooked.

Then I thought, “Why am I waiting for the next call for submissions to write a new one?” I came up with my own proposal for a collection and it was accepted. So far six anthologies have been published and on October 14th, the seventh releases! If you’re curious about the anthologies that came before, you check them all out on this page: Delilah’s Collections.

I’ve loved the whole process of pulling together these collections. Every time, I gather old friends and new-to-me authors, and we dedicate to finding readers for our stories.

This time will be no different. We’ll be blogging and holding parties. We’ll have prizes along the way—our ploy to get you reading our excerpts, because we know that once you get a taste, you’ll have to get your own copy to finish the meal!

So follow along. Join the excitement. All the authors are pretty giddy over this new release, and could the timing be any better? Anyone watching Outlander on Starz?!

How can you keep “in the know” about our current contests and events?

1) Subscribe to our blog. (Look for signup block in the left hand column of the page.)

2) Like us on Facebook page.

3) Check out our Pinterest board.

Any of these will work. We hope you’ll join us. And just as a reward for showing up today and reading through this email, I’ll offer a signed copy of High Octane Heroes to one lucky commenter. I’ll choose the winner tomorrow night! Tell me whether you’re doing any of the things I’ve mentioned to follow the fun.

9 comments to “3 Days: Hot Highlander and Wild Warriors (Contest)”

  1. Lynne Rivet
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      · October 11th, 2014 at 12:11 pm · Link

    Hi! I’ve subscribed to the blog, FB #96 and pinned it on Pinterest !
    And shared on my fb page all of the above! 😆



  2. Tig
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      · October 11th, 2014 at 12:20 pm · Link

    Alas, I wish… WISH that I’d had my ears to the ground when the call for submissions for this particular anthology came out: I have a story of a Viking and a deaf pig-girl rattling around my hard drive…

    … but still. I can imagine you had wonderful fun picking stories for this anthology and pulling together a team to make it happen. And I for one will be using my elbows in the queue to get a copy on Tuesday.

    I’d like to point out that the artwork department did a fairly compelling job on this one…

    Have great fun promoting, and please do celebrate release date in style!

    Sam xx



  3. Mina Gerhart
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      · October 12th, 2014 at 7:36 am · Link

    I subscribed to your blog & liked on Facebook (LOVE those Highlanders & Wild Warriors) I haven’t seen Outlander, I don’t have Starz. I have read the books though & like the soap opera drama that plays out.

    Mindy 🙂
    Birdsooong@comcast.net



  4. Mina Gerhart
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      · October 12th, 2014 at 7:40 am · Link

    Just joined on Pintrest, wowsers! such HAWT man 8D (drooling over Jamie Frazier;))



  5. Pat Freely
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      · October 12th, 2014 at 10:58 am · Link

    Signed up for blog & liked on FB. Loved the teaser.



  6. Robin Wellhouse
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      · October 13th, 2014 at 5:56 pm · Link

    Love your stories! You were talking about the Outlander series (by Gabaldon) being so long (and you having the attention span of a gnat.) I know what you mean! I love her stories as well, but they can be a bit overwhelming (and lengthy at times.) However, because of YOUR stories ~ I thank you for the ideas to spice it up a bit. Kind of like adding jalapenos to an otherwise mundane sandwich to “rev” it up a bit! I like to insert my own fantasies into the “boring” bits to make it a bit more interesting. Imagination is in the mind of the beholder, don’t ya think? lol! Anyway ~ thank you SO much for adding a spark to my otherwise non-exciting life (out in the middle of “nowhere” Wyoming!) Robin



  7. Donna Hokanson
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      · October 13th, 2014 at 6:37 pm · Link

    FB Blog and love your books Nice hotness on Pinterest



  8. Marcia Berbeza
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      · October 14th, 2014 at 7:56 pm · Link

    Thanks for the opportunity! I subscribed to the blog and liked your FB page! 😉



  9. Delilah
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      · October 15th, 2014 at 7:04 am · Link

    The winner of the free signed copy of HIGH OCTANE HEROES is…Robin Wellhouse! Robin, congrats, and I’ll be in touch shortly to arrange delivery of your prize!