Category Archives: Doves

A few things you might not know about Doves

Give us a little insight into your main characters! Who are they? None of them are easy people. All of them are a little bit broken. Alex, our protagonist (we hesitate to use the word “hero” — neither of these … Continue reading

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Victor and the many magical ways to make grilled cheese

In some ways, I’m not a cook at all. I don’t own any fancy tools, I don’t use cookbooks, and I rarely plan meals out in advance.  But I am the person who will look into the refrigerator and make … Continue reading

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“Needs more glamour:” Fantasy vs Reality in Love in Los Angeles

One of the first notes my co-writer and I got from our editor on Starling, book 1 in the Love in Los Angeles series was, “Needs more glamor.”  After all, this is a series about fame and the backstage lives … Continue reading

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Doves now available in paperback!

That’s right! If you were waiting to get your hands on a real dead-tree copy, you now can! The price right now is $18.95, which is a couple bucks more than Starling, but that’s because it’s 60 pages longer (it clocks in … Continue reading

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Doves: Dark, Stormy, but with a 100% chance of HEA by morning

Now, when we say Doves is dark, we don’t mean angsty, or pain and sadness for pain and sadness’s sake. We also don’t mean that Doves doesn’t have a happy ending. It does, with multiple HEAs for multiple couples. But the … Continue reading

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Writing Women in M/M Romance

As Racheline and I were writing Starling (Love in Los Angeles, Book One), we were surprised when people kept telling us that readers of M/M romance don’t want women in gay romance books. Not in platonic relationships, and certainly not … Continue reading

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The Music of Doves: Jangly, Angry, and Glam Rock

We listen to music constantly when we write, to the consternation of our officemates, who have to deal with the eighties rock at 11:30 at night. We also build a lot of of playlists for our stories. Some of those … Continue reading

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Doves Gets 4 Stars from Carly’s Book Reviews!

As the characters work through their relationships, insecurities, strengths, weakness, successes, failures and flaws DOVES tells a story of human nature in its rawest form. The unique presentation and complex story-line is the hook that drew me into the drama … Continue reading

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Consent: About more than just words

Doves (Love in Los Angeles 2) isn’t a BDSM book despite the ropes on the cover. It is, however, a book about consent — in life, in love, and yes, in the bedroom. And while we all know what consent … Continue reading

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“Needs more glamour,” and the reality of life in the television industry

  One of the first notes we got from our editor on Starling, book 1 in the Love in Los Angeles series was, “Needs more glamour.” After all, this is a series about fame and the backstage lives of people in the … Continue reading

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