Join us as Sue Brown goes Outside the Margins.
The Sue of Many Hats.
When I was a reader, as opposed to an author and reader, it never occurred to me what authors did apart from write. I suppose I had that romantic notion of an author at her typewriter, pounding away at the keys as is often portrayed on the TV.
Of course, Jessica Fletcher and Richard Castle both have time to solve murders, in addition to being best-selling novelists. My memory of Murder She Wrote is a bit hazy but Castle mentions book tours and signings. At least he does some of the promotional work that is part and parcel of an author’s job.
These days our promotion is liable to be online rather than in person but it’s still there. We write, we submit, we edit, we promote, we brand ourselves and hopefully along the line, sell a few books.
Most authors can’t afford to write as their sole income. They have full or part-time jobs as well. I can see that in my own situation. I’ve gone from a student and part-time writer, to a full-time writer, and now working two jobs and part-time writing. My sister attended a course on writing, and the author taking the course said the demographic is changing within the writing world. Most people managing to write full-time are pensioners and people with a second income coming into the house.
One of the things I like about doing both is having two identities. Sue Brown – author, and me. I was in danger of losing me altogether. I forget to answer to me because I’m so used to being Sue. I like talking to people in both my identities.
It makes finding writing time a little more stressful, but I produced all my early books when I was a student and working and bringing up the kids. It can be done. I look forward to it.
Title: Anthony & Leo
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: BDSM, Erotica
Watching Marchant train his new sub leaves Tony unhappy at not having found a Dom of his own. Running Marchant’s BDSM club, Tony sees who the Doms prefer and it isn’t him—too big, too old, and too hairy. When his friend Jordan suggests he look outside the club, Tony’s mind turns to Leo, a man he met in a traffic jam. Tony manages to arrange a date and happily learns Leo is funny, very toppy, and not averse to Tony’s lifestyle. As a bonus, Leo sells sex toys.
When tragedy strikes the club, Tony fears he can’t help the mourning club members, but Leo offers his unwavering support. After such a tough start, Tony believes Leo is the Dom he’s been looking for… until he catches him kissing another man.
~ Sue Brown
About Sue Brown
Sue Brown is owned by her dog and two children. When she isn’t following their orders, she can be found plotting at her laptop. In fact she hides so she can plot and has got expert at ignoring the orders.
Sue discovered M/M erotica at the time she woke up to find two men kissing on her favourite television series. The kissing was hot and tender and Sue wanted to write about this men. She may be late to the party, but she’s made up for it since, writing fan fiction until she was brave enough to venture out into the world of original fiction.
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