Category: Talent

Commuter-Reader

Happy Friday, everyone! On Fridays I love to participate in #FridayReads by sharing what I’m reading on Twitter and finding out what everyone else is reading, too. This week, I’m reading Stephen King’s 11/22/63 on my Kindle. It’s an 800-page whopper in print, but obviously it weighs nothing as an eBook, so I love that […]

A Conversation with Jennifer Estep & Allison Pang

To celebrate URBAN FANTASY MONTH here on Pocket After Dark, we decided to get two of our dynamic Pocket authors to e-sit down and e-chat with e-chother about their respective series! JENNIFER ESTEP writes the Elemental Assassin series, which tells of the life (and many deaths) of the city of Ashland, where Gin Blanco, the assassin known as […]

Gene Hackman on his Motivation to Create

The Thriller Week festivities continue here at XOXO After Dark! How many times have you heard someone say, “When I retire, I’m going to write a book”? Here’s a brief reflection on the creative process from one such writer who might surprise you: Academy Award-winning actor Gene Hackman! In recent years, Gene has turned his […]

From Self-Pub to Print

Those of you who also follow us on Twitter may have seen that recently I participated in a chat with author Adrianne Wood, whose western romance, BADLANDS BRIDE, is out now. It was a great chat, and we talked a lot about the self-publishing phenomenon, because Adrianne first published BADLANDS BRIDE as a Nook exclusive, […]

Allison Pang: Novelist & Gamer Girl

We interrupt your regularly-scheduled XOXO After Dark program to bring you this special broadcast, erm, blog topic. We all love, love, LOVE to read, right? Especially things that are romance-y or urban fantasy-y. But what else do you love to do? I’m sure you’ve been in a conversation with someone where you mention in passing […]

Guest Blog: Linda Yellin, author of The Last Blind Date

Hello, XOXO-ers! In honor of Valentine’s Day, we sat down with Linda Yellin, author of THE LAST BLIND DATE. This memoir is Linda’s real life love story: She is a Midwesterner hurt by marriage. He is a newly separated Manhattan dad. What did they have in common?  A guest bed in the home of a mutual friend…until […]

Tonya Reiman Answers Dating Dilemmas

Thanks to everyone who sent in questions for body language expert Tonya Reiman, author of THE BODY LANGUAGE OF DATING.  Herewith, she answers some of our pressing questions from people looking for their perfect match.  Her book has even more great advice, along with photographs and illustrations throughout, so you can see exactly what you […]

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