Sunday, May 24, 2009

Dark Nest is a finalist for the Prism!

I'm thrilled to have just gotten the news that DARK NEST, my futuristic fantasy with a psychic punch, is a finalist for FF & P's Prism Awards in the novella category! I'm really honored and excited and I'm in terrifyingly talented company. I'm very proud of the friends and colleagues on this list.

Here's the official list!

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Jennette Heikes & Theresa Kovian are pleased to announce and congratulateour finalists in the Prism Contest in alphabetic order:

Dark Paranormal
Immortals: The Redeeming by Jennifer Ashley
Hotter After Midnight by Cynthia Eden
Mona Lisa Craving by Sunny

A Mermaid's Kiss by Joey W. Hill
Carnal Desires by Crystal Jordan
Siren Singing by Isabo Kelly

The Dragon Master by Jennifer Ashley w/a Allyson James
Dragonborn by Jade Lee
King of Sword & Sky by C.L. Wilson

Fallen by Claire Delacroix
Moonstruck by Susan Grant
Shades of Dark by Linnea Sinclair

Light Paranormal
La Vida Vampire by Nancy Haddock
The Trouble with Moonlight by Donna MacMeans
Wicked Game by Jeri Smith-Ready

"The Spacetime Pool" by Catherine Asaro
"Dark Nest" by Leanna Renee Hieber
"Kung Fu Shoes!" in These Boots were Made for Stomping by Jade Lee

Time Travel
Twist by Colby Hodge
Madman's Dance by Jana G. Oliver
A Sexy Time of It by Cara Summers

Young Adult
Cave of Terror by Amber Dawn Bell
CHOSEN: A House of Night Novel by P.C. Cast
Sleepless by Terri Clark

Category winners and rankings, as well as the coveted Prism Statue Award,will be announced on July 16, 2009 in Washington D.C. at RWA National and Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter at The Gathering.

Jennette Heikes, Co-coordinator for Dark Paranormal, Erotica, Novella & TimeTravel
Theresa Kovian, Co-coordinator for Fantasy, Futuristic, Light Paranormal &Young Adult

If you're an author and you write and/or appreciate Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal Romance, then you definately need to join FF & P, it's a diverse, knowledgeable and wonderful chapter.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Lady Jane's May Edition!

Oh, Lady Jane, how fun you are!

So our May Lady Jane's Salon featured the incredible ladies of Operation L.O.V.E whose Highland Press anthology is launching a whole new line of Military romance. A portion of the proceeds of Operation L.O.V.E will go the Special Operations Warrior Foundation which helps soliders and families of fallen soldiers with support and education. Let's hear it for more charity! Lady Jane happened to donate some of her proceeds to the cause as well.

Left to right here's Tara Nina, Anne Elizabeth and C.H. Admirand, (thanks to our resident media angel RT Rob for the photo!)

AND THEN... as if we couldn't get enough... the aforementioned media angel RT Webmaster Rob (that's my DJ name for him) SANG for us! Such great fun! Check out the video at the RT Blog.

Since our other scheduled author couldn't make it. I jumped in since I have a novella in print, Dark Nest, and read from the beginning. Gosh, I thought while reading, I really like this book. I should write the sequel. Add that to my ever-growing TBW (To Be Written) pile!! Eek!

Here's the reading: (Thanks again Rob!)

See you June 1st! With an INCREDIBLE lineup! We've got NYT Bestsellers Wendy Corsi Staub, Amanda McCabe and Marjorie M. Liu! You don't want to miss it!