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Author Interview: Sullivan Clarke

[slideshow] Sullivan Clarke didn’t start her literary career with the goal of being a writer of erotic romance novels. “I started like a lot of writers,” she says. “I freelanced for my local paper and later went on to become a respectable journalist.” But with newspapers hitting on hard times and budget cutbacks forcing layoffs, she saw the writing on the wall and started branching out. “I was still working on a daily newspaper when I started writing erotica under a pen name,” she admits. “I felt a little guilty about it at first. Now I realize it was the best decision I ever made.” The author of The Master of Wyndham Hall, and The Captain’s Duty talks with Blushing Books about her craft, the authors who inspired her and what she plans for the future. Blushing Books: So first, of course, the obvious question. How did you become a writer? Sullivan Clarke: Where every writer starts, by being a reader. I loved to read; even as a child I was a voracious reader. I wanted to write like the authors I loved, so I did a lot of creative writing in school. I got a lot of feedback from teachers, especially when I did a parody of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Blushing Books: Did you start out as a writer of romance novels, or as a reader? Sullivan Clarke:...

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Welcome, new readers!

There’s been a spike in our traffic here on the Blushing Books Blog, so we’d like to issue a welcome to our new readers and remind you to take advantage of information contained in tabs at the top of the page both for readers and writers, where you’ll find information on contests, free downloads and blog-only specials. Please add us to your RSS feed and join us on Twitter as...

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Blushing Books is on YouTube!

Blushing Books now has a YouTube channel, and we’ve kicked it off with a video featuring some our recommended spicy autumn reads. Hot titles, hot music…what more could you ask for? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdQiLliIxcs] If you like this, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel...

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October’s Treat: A Free Download

It’s that time of year again. Yards across the neighborhood are filling up with fake tombstones, cobwebs and corn sheaths. Glowing pumpkins grin from front porches and candy and costumes are on every busy woman’s shopping list. But grown-up girls like treats, too, and this month Blushing Books is offering a free download of Sharon Green’s Guilty Blood. Vampires are hot, and as main character Leda discovers, they can be masters of getting exactly what they want from feisty mortals. Getting the free download of Guilty Blood is easy. Simply go to our bookstore, add the book to your...

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Rave reviews for Childebride Island

Blushing Books author Alice Liddell has fulfilled both of those dreams with the success of her Victorian fantasy Childebride Island, which has garnered three five-star reviews since debuting on Amazon.com Just read what reviewers are saying about her book: Mollie Abbey penned this review: This book is one the most hardcore erotic books that I have ever read. With this being said this book is one of best that I have read in a really long time. The descriptions on how Nurse Ingrid is training Clara, for her new “Papa” – Lord Bardwick – is so detailed you feel...

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