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Dragon Clan: The Complete Trilogy

Enjoy this lush fantasy romance epic, set in a medieval world of magic and dragon-shifters.
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Book One: The clan is waking. After centuries of spellbound sleep, dragon-shifters are returning to the mountains. They are few in number, and the outside world has become overrun with humans.

Book Two: A chieftan's son must choose between love and duty.

Book Three: A she-dragon warrior must learn to work with her most powerful enemy.

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Steampunk

Do you like Steampunk? Do you know Steampunk? Want to meet the authors who give us those great stories? You can see it here

Here are our guests for the month:

  • 15th - Heather Massey's Steampunk Cafe' - Interview with Gill McKnight/The Tea Machine

Show it off Saturday

Join us in celebration of our new event, Show it Off Saturday. It's going to be fun. Get a look into new books, blurbs, and other goodies on Facebook! So grab a friend, grab a drink, and get ready...

June 11th

Author Eva Gord - win Box Set of Alpha Wolf’s Pet Trilogy
Author Tina Mrazik - no giveaway
Author Laura T. Johnson - no giveaway


June 18th

Author Janie Crouch - Amazon Giveaway of all the Omega Sector: Critical Response books and Janie’s June Rafflecopter
Author Sara Barnard - giveaway handfashioned soap, inspired by one of my characters
Author Madeline McCandless - giveaway surprise prize

June 25th

Author Kaye Spencer - giveaway a digital version of The Comanchero's Bride
Author Elizabeth SaFleur - giveaway an e-copy of Lovely, the first book in the Elite Doms of Washington series
Author Natalie Alder - giveaway an ecopy of one book from The Tapestry Series - winner's choice - to two lucky winners

 

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1  CTRR Awards 
2 Coffee, Books, and a Blog with Joyce Proell
3 Coffee, Books, and a Blog with Fran McNabb
7 Claudines Sweet Treats
10  Coffee, Books, and a Blog with Kayelle Allen
11  Coffee, Books, and a Blog with Kelli A. Wilkins
14 Claudines Sweet Treats
20 Author Excerpt Day
21 Claudines Sweet Treats
26 Coffee, Books, and a Blog with Kate Hill
28 Claudines Sweet Treats
30 Author Spotlight Love and Marriage...



Can you really use a free website to promote your books effectively? We've heard a number of experts say a very resounding "No!" to answer this. However, we disagree. While we do suggest you use free website hosting with no advertising (sorry, this means no Wix and other platforms that have links for others to create free websites) such as Freehostia, Blogger and or others, you can effectively market your books and build your brand with a free website. Freehostia has zero advertising and is free, and while Blogger does have their little Blogger link at the bottom of blogger websites, as well as a Blogger search bar at the top, a small bit of code added to your blog can easily remove these. There is however, one catch, and that is that you should have your own domain name. It's very difficult to build an author brand with a subdomain, especially since most readers when looking for an author's website will tend to look for the author's  name and dot com or dot net. If you attach a domain name preferably that has your author name and to a free website that has no advertising, no one, especially your readers will be able to tell you are using a free site. Plus you will have the advantage of being much easier to locate, and thus much easier to buy from.

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Contests
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I'm SOOOOO ready for the beach! How about you?! Starting out the summer you're gonna not only need sunblock while you catch those rays BUT the perfect tan traditionally comes with a long reading list. Finding the time to pick your favorites before you jet out to whatever remote location you desire can be cumbersome. Fear not, my friend, for Coffee Time Romance has a whole plethora of reviews to get you well on your way.

Just to aide in filling those e-readers this month's contests have Amazon Gift Cards as well! Throughout the month of June you can enter to WIN an Amazon Gift Card & Ebooks! How great is that? Hold on… don't go anywhere yet because if you share the contest on Social Media with the hashtag #CTRContests you will be given additional chances to win. Each shares entitles you to additional entries. So, share often. Share just to share. The choice is yours.

Good Luck! And hope to see you at the beach ;)

Contests for June!

Congrats to our May Contests Winners: Sandra & Sherry

 

Coffee Crew News

We could not bring you everything we do without our devoted Coffee Crew. They work hard behind the scenes to make it all happen!

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GoSip with Staff

If you could give any gift to a graduate in your life (someone graduating kindergarten, grade school, middle school, high school, college, or the school of hard knocks!), what would it be and why?

STAFF RESPONSES

From Delane:

I would gift them with the knowledge that nothing in this world is free and true success comes from a life well lived, not the material things of life.

From llaph:

I’ve not given many gifts for graduates, but I’m pretty big on telling them younger folk things to think about. I say think about because them younglings don’t always follow the wisdom of their elders. As an example I feel that I can say these things to my younger cousins as I am the eldest of like 18 grandkids on my mother’s side and have pretty much done everything first. A few of the things I try to tell youngsters:

Don’t be afraid to fail at times because it is going to happen no matter what. Failures aren’t always something bad; they make your sense of accomplishment for reaching your goals that much sweeter. Don’t *ever* be afraid to ask for help if you need it because despite what you think... you really don’t know everything.

NEWReaders...You've heard from our staffers, now we'd love to hear from you! Pour another cup of coffee, take a nibble of your favorite treat, and share your answer to our question. Readers who contribute an answer will be entered into a contest for... (prize). But more importantly, let's keep the GoSip Going! Here next month's question:

What are your top three books (or authors) to have with you on the beach.

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  • Carole Ann Moleti
  • Lori Power
  • Helen R Rosburg
  • Laura Tolomei

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Writing Seminar - Click here

June 6-17

Making Money Through Teaching and Private Writing Coaching - Tracee Lydia Garner

I have been teaching novel writing and romance novel writing at the college level for 15 years and it has been an awesome experience. Coming up with new content, staying on top of trends and dealing with an ornery student (or two) are not for the faint of heart. I will cover curriculum development to managing personalities in class to ensure success and even how long should classes be and where to find additional places to teach besides the college campus.

Covers:

  • Curriculum development, exercises and ensuring diverse learning vehicles to render "accessible" content for all /Visual aides
  • What to teach? Developing materials, homework/group project assignments
  • Decide length of sessions, duration of entire course and frequency of sessions
  • What to put into a mini (teaser) session (at libraries/community centers) to drive people to your full class
  • Pricing and registration
  • Who to contact? What and How to submit?
  • Work with a reputable venue or go your own way (pros and cons)
  • Ways to market your course
  • Getting testimonials for further marketing/wrap up and evaluation of the course for tweaking and improving
  • BONUS: Take Your Class online -pros/cons of three possible online teaching vehicles to take your course online (Coursera, Udemy or Skillbites)
  • BONUS: How to do Private Writing Coaching as an add on to the original course

June 11th

Turning up the Heat - Sarah Leyton

Get your love scenes from simmer to smokin' hot. This seminar help writers to improve the love scenes in their stories. While traditional romance writers may learn some new tricks, the focus will be for erotica writers. Get your scenes to really sizzle!

June 12-25

Having Fun with Writing Prompts - A. Catherine Noon

Let's use some writing prompts and limber up our story muscles. Using pictures, word play, and short scenarios, we will practice writing 500 word scenes for each other. Writing should be fun; let's play!

June 23rd

How to Write Faster and More Productively - Carolyn Rae

You can writer faster and have more presentable material. Find ways to save time, tailor your novella, novel or article to the market

Luring Readers to Live Your Story with Deep Viewpoint - Carolyn Rae

How to make readers identify with your character and root for him or her. Different types of viewpoint, omniscient, first person, second person, third person, when to use each, how to tailor viewpoint to character, how to change viewpoint smoothly.

 

 

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CTRR Award

Our Coffee Crew works hard every day reading and writing those great reviews because we love it. Out of all the books that the entire staff reads, occassionally one raises to the top of our Staffer's mind. A special book that is just so wonderful, we feel it deserves an extra acknowledgement. So once a month, our Coffee Crew awards a book with the CTRR Award and share it with you.

Not every member of our Coffee Crew will have a 'special' book they recommend, so when one of the books is selected, you know it is special! Stop by our blog to see which books were nominated and won this month...or in the past!

Congratulations to this month's winners:

Did you see last month's winners:

  • Eyewitness by Carolann Camillo and Phyllis Humphrey
 

Publisher & Author News

JMS Books

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS CALL

Deadline: Ongoing through July 31, 2016

Payment: Standard contract terms (50% net royalties from all channels)

We are looking for LGBT romance and erotic romance stories for three new lines. These will be released at least once a month on a rolling schedule as manuscripts are accepted.


DADDY DEAREST:
There's no denying it -- daddies are hot! We aren't talking bears here; we're looking for stories about dads with young kids who need a husband to make them complete. Or maybe he doesn't think Mr. Right wants someone who comes with a diaper bag and sippy cups in tow. Maybe the man of his dreams turns out to be his new male nanny? However your father figure finds true love, we want to read about it! Show us how Daddy Dearest introduces his new boyfriend to his children. Will they be able somehow to form a family?


BACKUP BUDDIES:
When your life's on the line, who has your back? For policemen, FBI agents, detectives, and firemen, etc., there is no one they trust more than their buddy, their partner, the one person on whom they depend. What happens when that partnership deepens into something more? Show us -- take it beyond the mean streets and flashing lights, into the bedroom or the darkened alleyway. What happens in the long hours of a stakeout? Or late at night in a shared hotel room while on assignment? These men might project a strong, tough guy image to the world, but how tender can be with each other?


ANIMAL MAGNETISM:
Animals can be a great judge of character, and sometimes they know before we do whether or not someone is perfect for us. We want stories about man's best friend playing matchmaker -- not just dogs, but cats, horses, goats, birds, any kind of animal that might help break the ice between two lonely hearts looking for love. Or maybe they weren't looking, but Fluffy or Fido knows better. A rider's horse throws a shoe every time a sexy farrier is visiting the stable. A cat gets stuck in a tree, and his owner falls for the hunky fireman who shows up to rescue him. A stray dog on the side of the highway brings together a concerned motorist and a state policeman. How are these men drawn together because of their love of animals?

 

 

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