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How Much Attention Should Writers pay to Bad Reviews?

"Do me a favor and don't waste your time reading this book...the story line is awful."  "I wish someone else had written this book because I think it could have been great if written by a better storyteller.""The writing and dialogue were VERY bad.""The main character completely ruined the book for me. She's bipolar, jumping… Continue reading How Much Attention Should Writers pay to Bad Reviews?

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The Kiss. (Daniel Speaks)

In honor of Valentine's Day, a gift for TELESA readers - a piece that may (or may not be) Daniel's thoughts on kissing. And that kiss. Hope you enjoy it!Why is that guys are supposed to have kissed tons of girls – or else they’re designated “losers”? While girls are supposed to only have kissed… Continue reading The Kiss. (Daniel Speaks)

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Daniel Speaks.

Somebody asked me the other day, 'What was Daniel thinking when he first met Leila? Wouldn't it be awesome to get his perspective on things?" I thought about it and yes, I agree - it would be kind of interesting...so I asked him. Daniel, what did you think of Leila when you first saw her? What… Continue reading Daniel Speaks.

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No I’m not Rich and I haven’t met Ezra Taylor.

Wherever I go, I've been fielding a lot of questions about the writing and publishing of the TELESA book. Some of them serious, "How long did it take you to write?...Is the book about Ezra Taylor?...Are you rich now?" And some of them, not-so-serious, "Can I be Leila in the movie version of the book?...Are… Continue reading No I’m not Rich and I haven’t met Ezra Taylor.

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"When Water Burns": Telesa Vasa Loloa

That’s when the world changed. Irrevocably. The banded sleeve that marched up his arm and spread over his shoulder. The fire tattoo with my name imprinted at its heart. All of Daniel’s tattoos began to burn, to light up with eerie blue glow. “Daniel?” The urgency of my voice had him raising his head to look at… Continue reading "When Water Burns": Telesa Vasa Loloa

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A Man Reader Raves (and Rants) about Romance

  This is what I have to see every 10 pages. Reminding me that this is chick-lit, why am I still reading  this for?!Do men read YA romantic urban fantasy fiction? A few weeks ago, I would have said - hell no. But since the release of my book TELESA, I have been pleasantly surprised… Continue reading A Man Reader Raves (and Rants) about Romance

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Tattoo Time: Ezra Taylor and a TELESA Thank you.

It's Tattoo Time again. And today, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have been so supportive and encouraging of the e-launching of my new book TELESA:The Covenant Keeper. Whether you're buying the book, spreading the telesa word to friends and family, following the blog book tour, posting online reviews, or having… Continue reading Tattoo Time: Ezra Taylor and a TELESA Thank you.