Category Archives: Michelle’s Posts

Finding New Books

I love finding new-to-me authors, and I use a variety of different methods to do so. I subscribe to a few deal books newsletters, although I have to admit I delete them unread more often than I open them, just … Continue reading

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The bits readers skip

I think it was Elmore Leonard who wrote that writers shouldn’t write the bits that readers skip. I try to do that with my own work, writing what we call in the writer biz ‘tight’, in other words, there is … Continue reading

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The Power of Personal Recommendation

I’m a member of the Australian Romance Readers Association, and at the start of every month, members list the books they’ve read during the month that’s just past and indicate which ones they most enjoyed. Those email threads make for … Continue reading

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Following Series

I just realised that a series I love had a couple of new books out that I didn’t know about. It’s great, because I suddenly have two books to read that I am really looking forward to, but I decided … Continue reading

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Dark Deeds Release Giveaway

Dark Deeds released yesterday, and I thought I’d include the MM readers in the celebration giveaway. There’s a $50 gift card up for grabs as part of the book blitz for Dark Deeds. To enter, just click on the Rafflecopter … Continue reading

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Cover reveal: Dark Deeds by Michelle Diener (with giveaway!)

I am so excited to let everyone know the sequel to Dark Horse, my space opera / science fiction romance novel, Dark Deeds, has a cover and a release date. It will be out on January 4th, 2016! Dark Deeds … Continue reading

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Recommendations

Recently, New York Times bestselling author, Nalini Singh, asked on twitter for someone to recommend a good science fiction romance to her. A reviewer who had read and loved Dark Horse very kindly recommended it. A week or so later, … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

Welcome to Friday Finds! We would love your input for discounted books, free books, book recommendations or new releases and book contests (where books are the prize). Feel free to submit through our Friday Finds Submission Form. The cut-off is … Continue reading

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A Lot Going On!

I have a lot going on at the moment. One of the fun things that happened this last week was I published Breaking Out: Part I and Part II. Breaking Out started as a short story which I wrote for … Continue reading

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Creativity Myths

I came across this excellent article on 5 creativity myths, and found myself nodding my head almost continually while I read it. If you’d like to do so before you read the rest of my blog post, go ahead, I’ll … Continue reading

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