#RainbowSnippets 25-August-2018 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! This week …

#FlashFictionFriday 2017-Feb-16 – Cultivating Love Alternate Universe #1 Scene 8

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in the comments of last week’s post: magical – floating unicorn I used these prompts to continue the Alternate Universe #1 thread for Cultivating Love that I started a while back. IMPORTANT NOTE: The action in the “What If” Alternate Universe scenes start before Ed’s father is tragically killed in a motorcycle accident. The action in these scenes is NOT consistent with the published story, …

50% OFF my #eBooks at #Smashwords End-of-Year #Sale #Discount

Happy Holidays! Did you unwrap a shiny new e-reader/tablet/smart phone for Christmas? Whether you’re looking to fill your new device or console yourself by getting some fresh reading material on your old one, the Smashwords end-of-year sale is just what you need! My books are 50% off (other than the two that are FREE…King Kong vs. The Skinny Pirate and Make the Yuletide Gay) As usual, you’ll need to enter …

Cultivating Love is the 99¢ Deal of the Day at JMS Books!

A man of few words, Joe is a hard-working farmhand who likes his simple, uncomplicated life. Ed is satisfied with his existence as an auto mechanic, but thrilled when an unexpected development in his life allows him to help Joe realize a dream. It forces them, however, to reevaluate the casual, undefined nature of their relationship. They’re too macho to speak of love, and neither would acknowledge he doesn’t really …

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love – Alternate Universe 1 Part 7 #FlashFic

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in last week’s post: pink bubbly 😁 This is a continuation of Alternate Universe #1. You can find the first six installments on the Cultivating Love Bonus Scenes page. NOTE: The action in this scene takes place prior to the published story. IMPORTANT NOTE: The action in this scene is NOT consistent with the published story, and CANNOT be considered a …

ReVamped Website #CONTEST (Win Print Copies of My Books)

EDIT: The contest ended, and Rafflecopter picked a winner (congratulations Maggie). The prize package is on the way. Thank you to all who stopped by to enter the contest! Check back toward the end of October when I’ll likely run another contest with some of my GayRomLit overstock. ♡ I’ll probably continue to tweak things, because that’s my nature, but all-in-all I think my website overhaul is now complete. It’s …

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love – Alternate Universe 1 Part 6

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in last week’s post: “I am your father.” 😁 This is a continuation of Alternate Universe #1. You can find the first four installments here (1) and here (2) and here (3) and here (4) and here (5). NOTE: The action in this scene takes place prior to the published story. IMPORTANT NOTE: The action in this scene is NOT consistent with the published …

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love – Alt. Universe 1 Part 4

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in last week’s post: best – writer – ever. 😁 This is a continuation of Alternate Universe #1. You can find the first three installments here (1) and here (2) and here (3). NOTE: The action in this scene takes place prior to the published story. IMPORTANT NOTE: The action in this scene is NOT consistent with the published story, and CANNOT …

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love – More Alt. Universe No. 1

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in last week’s post: evil – bad – wicked. This is a continuation of Alternate Universe #1. You can find the first two installments here (1) and here (2). NOTE: The action in this scene takes place prior to the published story. IMPORTANT NOTE: The action in this scene is NOT consistent with the published story, and CANNOT be considered a …

#FlashFictionFriday Cultivating Love Alternate Universe Scene Cont.

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the words left in last week’s post: tease – taunt – torture. This is a continuation of the “ALTERNATE UNIVERSE #1” scene for Cultivating Love that I first posted back on June 2 (if you haven’t read it, consider clicking this link to do so before reading this week’s continuation of it). NOTE: The action in this scene takes place prior to the published …

#RainbowSnippets – July 1, 2017 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! Today I’m …

Guest Post at Joyfully Jay

Today, I’ve got a guest post up over on the wonderful Joyfully Jay M/M Romance Reviews and More blog. In it, I talk about why I decided to update the story and publish a 2nd edition of Cultivating Love and discuss what those changes are. Go check it out: http://joyfullyjay.com/2017/06/guest-post-cultivating-love-by-addison-albright/ For more information (blurb, excerpt, links) visit my page for Cultivating Love, here: https://authoraddisonalbright.com/my-publications/stand-alone-stories/cultivating-love-2nd-edition/

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love Alternate Universe Scene

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday post uses the words left in last week’s post: queen – queer – queue This is another “alternate universe” scene for Cultivating Love, and the action in this scene takes place prior to the published story. Note: The action in this scene is NOT consistent with the published story, and cannot be considered a true prequel. The action in this scene is also unrelated to that …

Win a Signed Copy of Cultivating Love on TRR’s Sizzling Summer Reads Party

My contest Q&A is up on The Romance Reviews’ Sizzling Summer Reads Party today, June 28, from 12:00am EST to 11:59pm EST. That’s the officially listed time range, but I’m gonna assume they mean “EDT” (Eastern Daylight Time—UTC-04:00) rather than “EST” (Eastern Standard Time—UTC-05:00) since we are currently following Daylight Savings Time here in the USA. Anyway, this post is scheduled to go live at the same time as the contest. Scroll …

Cultivating Love – Review Roundup

Donna at Love Bytes Same Sex Book Reviews had some nice things to say about Cultivating Love, and rated it a 4.5 out of 5. Here are a couple excerpts from her review: I first read this book years ago, when it was released through a different publisher. I continue to re-read it at least once a year, and I love it even more each time. Now that the author has …

It’s Release Day! – Cultivating Love, Expanded 2nd Edition

Title: Cultivating Love Author: Addison Albright Publisher: JMS Books, LLC Cover Art: Written Ink Designs Genre: Gay Erotic Romance Pairing: M/M (Established Couple) Length: 121 Pages (PDF) – 38,731 Words Release Date: eBook June 24, 2017 & Print June 30, 2017 Available now in ebook formats at: JMS Books, LLC – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, HTML Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) iBookStore …

#RainbowSnippets June 24, 2017 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! WooHoo! It’s …

#RainbowSnippets June 17, 2017 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! On June …

Teaser Excerpt – Cultivating Love

The rewritten, expanded, and reedited 2nd edition of Cultivating Love will be out in ebook formats on June 24 and in paperback on June 30. I’m pretty excited about this rerelease and thought I’d share a short excerpt from Joe’s POV: It figured baling day would be a scorcher. They had a cooler full of Gatorade bottles handy, but it was grueling nonetheless. They got to the end of a row, …

#RainbowSnippets June 10, 2017 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! On June …

#RainbowSnippets June 3, 2017 – Cultivating Love

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! On June …

#FlashFictionFriday – Cultivating Love “alternate universe” Bonus Scene – #FlashFic #amwriting

This week I’m using the word left on last week’s Flash Fiction Friday post: kiss …and 14 additional words I got from https://www.randomlists.com/random-words (screenshot, below): cool – exchange – dear – knowing – thrill – crate – building – heal – lively – rabbit – plane – general – bewildered – science This is a bonus scene for Cultivating Love. It’s not a continuation scene, or a “missing scene” that could fit …