Why Your Dialogue is Terrible My latest article is up on Huffington Post, on how terrible your dialogue is: There are ways to deliver exposition in dialogue, and it’s even possible for one person to give what amounts to a prepared speech, but it needs to be treated exactly like that. It can’t just appear…

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April 1st I think if you told me two years ago one of my books would be going on sale for a week for $0.99, on April First, and it would be erotica, I would have assumed the entire thing was a practical joke. It’s no joke! Sign up for Gene’s mailing list  

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Some words *   *   * In instances such as this, with a book that is seriously the biggest mindfuck EVER, I struggle to even wrap my head around what I just got done reading…. *   *   * I have been rendered speechless many times after reading a book for a whole…

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Interview with Gene Doucette from Dale J Rappaneau, Jr An interview with me posted this morning, in which we discuss Sapphire Blue and the problem with writing about sex, my Huffington Post articles, woodchucks, comic books, Buffy, and lots of other things: [Dale J Rappaneau, Jr] In the same article as above, you touch upon the idea of creating…

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New prices We have brought down the e-book prices on everything!  Same great books, now for a lot less! *   *   * Immortal – Surviving sixty thousand years takes cunning and more than a little luck. But in the twenty-first century, Adam confronts new dangers–someone has found out what he is, a demon…

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HuffPo article In this week’s Huffington Post article I discuss genres, and why they aren’t doing me any favors. Every description of one of my novels eventually requires the use of the phrase mash-up. As in, “Immortal is a sci-fi contemporary fantasy adventure historical-fiction humorous first-person confessional mash-up.” This is mostly accurate, but makes people faint, so…

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A breathless 4.5 star review The week starts off nicely with a new review from Passion For Pages: For someone just dipping his toes in the erotic pool, this book is fantastic. I love the controversy that surrounds it. How some people see what Argent did as no better than rape, while others (like me) see…

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My Advice I have a new article up at The Huffington Post this morning.  It’s called My Advice Is to Ignore My Advice. Here’s the secret: writing a novel is really hard. That’s why writers will fall over themselves to tell you how they did it, because frankly nobody else quite understands the degree of…

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How to write a good sex scene I made my debut today as a contributor to the Huffington Post with an article on How to write a good sex scene.  Give it a read! Incidentally the rest of the title was supposed to be “(or how not to write a bad sex scene)” which is really a…

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New review We have two stops the tour today.  The first is at Mummy’s Naughty Corner where we find a very nice, albeit tragically brief review of Sapphire Blue: Cover :- 5 stars Sex/steaminess :- 4 stars Story line :- 4 stars Characters :- 4 stars Overall rating :-4.25 stars The review is here New excerpt At…

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