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Interviewed at Romance Beat

Some quotes from the interview I did with Romance Beat last week! “I’m so happy that “50 Shades” busted open that door [to the mainstream reading about BDSM], but honestly, I felt it wasn’t as kinky a book as people were expecting it to be, given all they had heard. I wanted to deliver a [...]

Chatting tonight! 6:30 pm to 8:30 eastern US time on uStream!

All righty! The online chat to celebrate the release of Slow Surrender is tonight! (To submit a question for me to answer in the chat, either email it to ctan.writer at gmail dot com, or leave it in comments!) My plan is still to run simultaneous feeds to Google Hangout (YouTube) and uStream, though today [...]

Night Owl Reviews gave SLOW SURRENDER 5 Stars!

“I loved, loved Slow Surrender and am waiting on pins and needles for book two, Slow Seduction to come out.” Yay! So says Sandiebuck over at Night Owl Reviews, who not only gave Slow Surrender 5 stars, she made it a Reviewer Top Pick! “This was another brilliant outing from Cecilia Tan,” she writes. “As [...]

Help Slow Surrender succeed and get a reward

This is it! SLOW SURRENDER launches today in paperback! Yeahhhh!!! So, I started doing this when the ebook came out, and I’m going to keep it up until September 1st! Basically, help me spread the word about the book Slow Surrender, and I’ll reward you with a special erotic bonus scene from James’s point of [...]

Slow Surrender paperback launch chat this Thursday! Details…

This week the paperback edition of SLOW SURRENDER finally is officially released! To celebrate the event of my first major fiction paperback from a major publisher since the 1990s, please join me online for a chat! To submit a question for me to answer in the chat, either email it to ctan.writer at gmail dot [...]

RT Book Reviews loved SLOW SURRENDER!

Whew yes!! One of the most important review magazines for romance novels just reviewed SLOW SURRENDER and loved it! In the August issue of Romantic Times/RT Book Reviews, it says: “This is the BDSM novel all the other millionaire Dom heroes want to star in.” Also: “Tan takes an overused trope and turns it into [...]

Writing news, cons, free books, health stuff, general life update…

Whew. It’s been a busy year so far, but the good news is that health-wise I am really starting to bounce back. tl:dr, last year I was severely anemic, was finally diagnosed in November, by December my iron levels were back up but I still have occasional crashes. This month is the first time I’ve [...]

Testing my mobile posting abilities from #BEA13

Here is a test of my BookExpo America mobile reporting system. In case I want to post stuff from the show floor. Of course, if its like the last few years, aT&T won’t come close to handling the load and most of the time I won’t even be able to get a text out. But [...]

Special James bonus sexy scene for fans of Slow Surrender!

Fans of my BDSM romance Slow Surrender have been spreading the word to help the book find new readers! Right now SS is only out in ebook but the paperback comes out in August from Hachette (one of the “big six” publishers). I’m not waiting for that, though! I’ll trade a special bonus scene from [...]

Nominated for a Bi Writer Award! In the bisexual sf/fantasy category!

By the time you read this I will probably be on my way to Balticon for the weekend, but I just got the news that WOW! YES! not only are the first annual awards for bisexual writers and books happening NEXT week (Sunday June 2, 6:30 pm at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC) but I [...]

Cecilia Tan's books on Goodreads
The Siren and the Sword The Siren and the Sword (Magic University, #1)
reviews: 16
ratings: 88 (avg rating 3.60)

Boys of the Bite: A Gay Vampire Anthology Boys of the Bite: A Gay Vampire Anthology
reviews: 9
ratings: 55 (avg rating 3.65)

The Velderet The Velderet
reviews: 11
ratings: 49 (avg rating 3.98)

The Prince's Boy: Volume One The Prince's Boy: Volume One (The Prince's Boy, #1)
reviews: 21
ratings: 49 (avg rating 3.88)