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All mythologies have them—those dark, twisted, horrible elements that are just Eros turned inside out. From the Biblical to the Norse, the familiar to the esoteric, the twelve stories in this anthology reinterpret and re-imagine these themes. Join us as we explore the known to make it new, and tease the erotic out of the darkness.

Featuring 11 hot authors.

My own "Eat Your Heart Out, Pele" is in this anthology, and is an erotic retelling of the common Hawaiian myth about Pele and her sister Hi'iaka. From jealous goddess to wicked trickster demons, all wrapped into a journey of self-discovery.

You can buy the anthology for $4.99 in electronic format and the paperback version for $14.99 at Lulu.

 
 
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I love Anonyme Pornographen.

Erotica Apocrypha anthology due out September 30th!

Check out Remittance Girl's blog, "Happily Ever After For Now," regarding the homogenization of erotica and erotic romance. She doesn't mince words.

Louisa Bacio is over at Justine Elyot's blog talking about her story, "Lilith: In Her Garden," from Seducing the Myth.

Yay! I've just got the news that my story, "Pierced," will be in the new Sacchi Green anthology Girl Fever from Cleis Press. It will be available next year!

 
 
* For those of you who like the sensual feeling of your fingertips upon freshly printed smut, you can now order a paperback copy of Seducing The Myth on Amazon.com!

* It looks like Ellora's Cave is expanding to include a whole new line of erotica for men. Imagine that! Check out the guidelines at the EC website if you think you can turn up the heat for the poor, neglected males out there.

* I discovered the other day that the lovely editors of Oysters and Chocolate (which I love, love, love!) are opening their own press. The site says they are launching in late fall 2011, and I can't wait to see their spin on epublishing. Check out their guidelines.

* Steampunk jewelry is off the charts cool. Octopus necklace, Flight to the Past pendant,  and the Silver Butterfly cuff.

 
 
Night Owl Reviews has recently reviewed Seducing the Myth. Lexile gives it four stars and writes:

"Overall I have to say I was pretty pleased with this anthology. The stories were on the fairly short side, but were by in large really hot. Not all of them ended happily, some of the authors chose to stick closely to the ending of the original myth or tale (The True Folly of Icaraus by Saskia Walker for instance) and there were some surprises (The Lady of the Flowers is based on a Welsh legend) amongst the normally re-imagine Greek/Roman mythology."


Read it for yourself at Night Owl Reviews!
Pick up your smexy copy at All Romance!
 
 
Check out the newest chat at the Noble Romance author's blog, where Kimber An talks vampire stories, young adult fiction and her upcoming release.

Shoshana Evers talks Tweeting/Twittering--whatever it is you call it--at her blog, The Writer's Challenge.

Check out a free read, Espiritu Santi, from J.S. Wayne at Erotica For All.
 
 
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...until the release of Erotica Apocrypha from Freaky Fountain Press! I can't wait to see the other stories in the collection. My own story, "Eat Your Heart Out, Pele," is among those included and something I am proud to put out there. Nothing like a tale of love, lust, jealousy, self-discovery and journey to make your day. And I love Hawaiian mythology; it's fantastical, wrought with jealous gods of the earth, the sea and the sky. Here's the blurb for the anthology:

All mythologies have them—those dark, twisted, horrible elements that are just Eros turned inside out. From the Biblical to the Norse, the familiar to the esoteric, the twelve stories in this anthology reinterpret and re-imagine these themes. Join us as we explore the known to make it new, and tease the erotic out of the darkness.

Featuring the work of: S.L. Johnson, Liahona, J.D. Hastings, Maxine Marsh, Cass Quinn, Clarice Clique, Lydia Swartz, Derrick Della Giorgia, Konrad Hartmann, L.J. LaBarthe, and Jacqueline Brocker.

It will be available at the Freaky Fountain store, and in all the normal eRetailers, too. For fun, check out an excerpt of my longish story.

EXCERPT from "Eat Your Heart Out, Pele."

 
 

Authors After Dark have opened voting for the Bookie Awards and Seducing The Myth has been nominated for best anthology.  The other authors and I are so excited and proud of our work, and if you loved it head on over to the website and vote. Really, go.
Voting closes on midnight, October 1st, so don't procrastinate!

Go HERE and click on the link to vote (there's about 50 categories in all, so have fun and vote in the other categories, too!)
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Okay peeps, I have slowly but surely been figuring out this whole eentranet thing, and set up a site that's a little easier for me to manage. Hopefully you like it and I can have it all set up nice a perty soon...
 
 
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J.C. Martin has Rachel Randall as the focus of her Mythology 101 blog today, so go check it out at Fighter Writer.