The Passionate Ink Party July 2015
RWA, PI Members, and industry members can now sign up to attend our annual party at RWA Nationals!
Tech CEO-turned-erotic romance novelist’s double life
Inside the Push for a More Diverse Romance Genre
What is Passionate Ink?
We’re the online erotic romance Special Interest Chapter of Romance Writers of America. Our goal is to promote erotic romance through education, and to encourage good will and respect for all romance writers, regardless of the genre in which they write. This is the place for erotic romance writers to be heard, understood, educated, supported, and encouraged. Learn more
- To educate new, almost-there and published erotic romance writers by offering a safe place to exchange ideas, resources, craft advice and industry news.
- To create a safe forum for networking with all members of Passionate Ink.
- To support and encourage all erotic romance writers.
- To educate others about the different sub-genres, styles and heat levels within erotic romance.
What’s your next upcoming book?
I have a new novel, The Klockwerk Kraken coming out this summer. I’m so excited since it’s my first novel (I’ve published short stories and a novella before, but never a novel!!!). I wish I had a cover, but it’s not ready yet. But I have the blurb (that I worked on in the PI Perfecting the Pitch class):
When the supply shipments stop coming, Teo Houdin needs all his tentacles to keep his bar on Switchpoint Waystation open. Desperate to restock or face a riot from the miners stranded on the backwater edge of the galaxy, Teo helps a greenie space pilot buy a ship in return for a regular haul of liquor. But he longs for the courage to invite the enigmatic spacer to fill his lonely bed as well.
Still smarting from the newly implanted navigational ports, Jimenez knows owning his own ship will prevent him from ever being bought and sold again. For a former slave, transporting cargo through the emptiness of space sounds like paradise–no slavers, no people, no social judgement, just freedom. But after meeting the compassionate and sexy Teo, his heart feels empty, too.
At the end of the galaxy’s spiral arm, can Teo convince Jimenez that the heart has its own tentacles and theirs should be entwined forever? [Read more…]
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