Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

I’ll be at the RT Booklovers Convention May 1 – 5 in Kansas City, MO. Here’s a list of the events I’ll be at that are open to the public – I hope to see you at at least one of them 🙂 Wednesday: I’ll be on the panel for Erotica: How To Ride the New Erotic Romance Wave from 2:30 – 3:30 With 20 million books sold, Fifty Shades of Grey showed the world that erotica and erotic romance can go mainstream in bigger ways than ever. Join stars of the erotica/erotic romance genre as they reveal how they have built their stellar careers in this sizzling genre. I’m going to be sure to point out the “new” isn’t really that new and that most of us have been writing since long before FSOG came out 🙂 And Romance Reader Apples to Apples from 5 – 6 Join some wild romance authors as they take the fun — and wholesome — game of Apples to Apples and transform it, RT-style! Get ready to giggle, blush, win fabulous prizes and have a wicked good time. Trust me, you want to come to this event! It’s going to be so much fun! Thursday: Author Chat: Erotica with me, Jaci Burton, Maya Banks and Sylvia Day 11:15 – 12:15 Join today’s hottest erotic romance authors for an hour-long chat, and bring your questions about their books, their characters and their series. Pride Over the Rainbow 2:45 – 3:45 Celebrate the wide range of romance with authors, bloggers and industry professionals from across the rainbow. Click your heels three times, and come dressed as your favorite subgenre. Walk the yellow brick road through our genre’s past as we duke it out over classic romance trivia. Prizes will be awarded for best costume in the following categories: paranormal, uniforms, steampunk, historical, erotica, cowboys, sci-fi/fantasy and romantic suspense/mystery. Will regencies get steampunked? Can paranormal summon the flying monkeys? You can expect a tornado of prizes and piles of giveaways, but come early because quantities are limited. Friday: RT Book Reviews Award Ceremony 1:15 – 3:30 – I’ll be accepting the award for Best SF Erotic Romance for CAPTIVATED Saturday: May 4 from 11 – 2 I’ll be signing at the bookfair, which is open to the public and will have hundreds of authors! Click the link for a a list of participating authors!