More Publications

ctan feather graphicAs my back catalog has grown I’ve had to split the publications page up into multiple pages (and multiple sections within the page). So check out the directory here:

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Forthcoming Stuff by Cecilia Tan


Updating this page on April 25, 2017.
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    Forthcoming Stories, Books and Stuff:

  • INITIATES OF THE BLOOD — new urban fantasy series at Tor Books launches with this novel on September 18, 2018. It’s my idea of what if instead of vampires we had ritual blood magic/erotic sex magicians. First of three planned volumes in The Vanished Chronicles.

  • I’m one of the writing team for an upcoming web fiction serial entitled GEEK ACTUALLY, being published by Serial Box Publishing, co-writing with Cathy Yardley, Mel Blue, and Rachel Stuhler. Find out more here: https://www.serialbox.com/serials/geekactually. Launch is set for June 7, 2017.

  • Gay Navy SEAL billionaire abduction erotic romance — you heard me, and it’s going to be a Christmas romance, too. It’s actually the son of the billionaire who gets abducted. It’s going to be v. hot. From Riptide Publishing as part of their 2017 holiday bundle.

  • Gay retelling of Hamlet — *modern* gay retelling of Hamlet, I should say. Forthcoming from Riptide in late 2018.

  • “The Mystery of the Bitten Peach” — a mystery novella featuring the character from my “Dragon’s Daughter” stories, accepted by Joselle Vanderhooft for an anthology of supernatural lesbian mysteries, but I’m not sure when it will be out. It’s been a couple of years. No update from her or the publisher lately.

  • “The Lion Tamer” — a new BDSM vampire story, to Lori Perkins for a BDSM vampire anthology not yet titled or scheduled for publication.

  • Daron’s Guitar Chronicles — Ongoing. I’m self-publishing this web fiction serial over at http://daron.ceciliatan.com. New posts appear every Tuesday and Thursday, and every 100 chapters or so we publish an ebook volume. Nine volumes exist so far with a new one about once a year.

Fiction Books by Cecilia Tan

Fiction Series

Each series has its own info page:

Standalone Novels & Novellas

  • ROYAL TREATMENT — A short erotic novel published by Torquere Press and starring Arshan, one of the two main characters in my classic story “Telepaths Don’t Need Safewords.” This is a tale of Arshan’s youth, shortly before he meets Mriah. He is called to serve in the court of the crown princess who is looking to bond for life with a slave of her own. The only problem? No “noble” scions consider themselves submissive, least of all Arshan. If Arshan is to escape being enslaved, it will have to be by his wit, guile, and sexual prowess, for he has no allies in the court. Rights reverted to me after three years, and so now Circlet publishes it. Get it for Kindle, Nook, All formats available for download and read an excerpt on circlet.com.

  • THE HOT STREAK — a baseball-themed erotic romance novel, came in ebook format in May 2009 Ravenous Romance. In 2014, Riverdale Avenue Books issued a new edition in both ebook and paperback formats.

  • MIND GAMES— my first paranormal erotic romance novel was published in February 2009 by Ravenous Romance in ebook form, and in August 2010 in print by Red Silk Editions. In 2016 it is currently out of print/unavailable, was briefly in a “box set,” and will be out in a new ebook and print edition in 2017.

  • The Velderet— The long-awaited erotic science fiction SM adventure novel is in print with Circlet Press. Visit the Velderet web site to read excerpts and cool background stuff about the book. I started writing this as a serial for “Taste of Latex” but after 6 chapters, the magazine folded. I eventually finished the novel for myself and had a fun time mixing the science fiction space opera with the S/M erotica. You can buy the eBook version of it direct from Circlet, buy the printed version there, or get it from Amazon (by clicking the main title above).

    Audiobooks

    Daron Audiobooks at Audible.com:

  • Daron Audiobook Volume 1
  • Daron Audiobook Volume 2
  • Daron Audiobook Volume 3

    AND there are now Audiobooks of The Prince’s Boy, Volumes 1 & 2 also! (Link goes to Audible.com)


    Nonfiction Books by Cecilia Tan (baseball)

  • The 50 Greatest Yankee Games

    First published in hardcover in 2004, then paperback in 2005, from John Wiley & Sons. I wrote it as a unique history of the New York Yankees, from the perspective of recounting the action of 50 of the greatest games in Yankees’ history. Regular season, World Series, heartbreakers, history-makers. The book got unbelievably great reviews, too–people really enjoyed the way I made the reader feel like “they were there.”

  • The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games

    Co-written with my good friend Bill Nowlin, who has written a lot of books on Ted Williams and the Red Sox himself. Like the book on the Yankees, it recounts 50 great games from Red Sox history. Ironically, while we were working on the book, the Sox won the World Series in 2004, and we had to revamp our list of great games! All of a sudden our book had a “happy ending!”


    Essays and Articles by Cecilia Tan



    These being mostly about sex, writing, or myself, or all three…


    (FYI, Some of my older political essays are available to read on line if you visit my old Rants Page. )

    • Couple of autobiographical sexuality and erotica essays came out in late 2001/early 2002, in That Takes Ovaries! (Ed. Rivka Solomon, Three Rivers Press), and The Burning Pen (Ed. M. Christian, Alyson Publications)… You can read my essay in The Burning Pen on the site of The Erotic Authors Association.

    • August 2001 — I wrote the “Writers Bite Back” column for the San Francisco Bay Guardian ranting about how you can fight the right and censorship, but you can’t really fight the indifference of the corporate bookselling chains (Boredoms and Barnes Ignoble)–which may have the same result for fringe writers like me.

    • “On The Altar” — an essay about my alternative sexual lifestyle(s) appears in Sex & Single Girls, edited by Lee Damsky (Seal Press). November 2000.

    • “Picture This”–an autobiographical “coming out” essay, in A Woman Like That (Avon Books), edited by Joan Larkin, which is the women’s companion book to Patrick Merla’s BOYS LIKE US, which was all the coming out stories of prominent gay male writers. Mine tracks the parallels between my coming out as bisexual and coming out as an erotica writer. Appeared October 99.

    • Several essays appeared in 1999 in Sandmutopian Guardian magazine, on S/M & Spirituality, on Self-Preservation and Accountability for Bottoms and Subs, and on the Difference Between Service, Submission, and Slavery.

    • “Vampire Chic” an essay in issue #7 (Sept 1998) of Blue
      Blood
      magazine. Blue Blood used to be in glossy print, but nowadays is only online. The web site is at www.blueblood.net//

    • “Chicken Rice Stew” a recipe in the benefit cookbook FOOD FOR
      LIFE, edited by Lawrence Schimel, published by Cleis Press. This is
      one of the most amusing, funnest cookbooks I’ve ever seen, with
      anecdotes and photos of various gay and lesbian celebrities and
      writers (Tony Kushner, Martina Navratilova, Pat Califia, etc…)
      Proceeds from the book got to organizations providing food to people
      with AIDS. I think I’ll be giving a lot of copies of it for the holidays.

    • “Why Smut Is Important to My Liberation (And Yours)” in SOJOURNER
      Women’s Forum, an essay on why writing about sex and sexuality and
      expressing eroticism through words is central to the tenets of
      feminism, not against them. November 1996, Vol. 22, #3. Read the complete essay on-line here

    • “Self-Tattoo How-To” in Blue Blood #6, appeared late summer
      1996. This is actually a how-to I wrote on doing your own jailhouse
      tattoo, with photos of me tattooing myself on a special occasion.
      In a future issue of Blue Blood there is an erotic photospread of me and corwin doing our thing, too.

    • “First” in Virgin Territory 2 edited by Shar Rednour. The second anthology of women’s sexual “firsts” of various kinds from their real lives. Mine is about the first really vivid fantasies I used to have about the first girl I had a tremendous crush on. It’s
      not fictional, but it is erotica. Came out in February 1997.

    • “A Ronin’s Journal” excerpt in The Servants Quarters zine
      Issue #3. The Servants Quarters is a zine dedicated to the fine art
      of submission and is produced by and for submissives. For more info,
      write to favea@aol.com.

    • “Bi Sex” essay in Black Sheets magazine Issue #7, special
      issue on bisexuality. Black Sheets is the hip and irreverent sex
      magazine put out by the same folks who compile and publish The Black
      Book annual “yellow pages” style directory of leather/SM goods and
      services. For more info, write to bb@blackbooks.com. You can read the
      text of the essay online.

    • “The Bi Switch Revolution” Summer ’95 an essay in Bisexual Politics a collection of essays edited by Naomi Tucker for The
      Haworth Press. You can read the text of the essay on-line.

    • “Open Letter From a Masochist to a Feminist” an essay in Some Women, an anthology of essays by women into SM edited by Laura
      Antoniou from Masquerade Books. You can read the text of this essay here.

    • “Bisexuality and Polyamory” an essay in BiWomen the news
      letter of BBWN (Boston Bisexual Women’s Network).


    Baseball Articles by Cecilia Tan



    These are, of course, those published in places other than (or in addition to) my online baseball periodical, “Why I Like Baseball”.

    • Roster Preview — I write the Yankees 40 man roster preview every year for the YANKEES ANNUAL.

    • Starting in 2006, I began covering the Yankees beat for Gotham Baseball magazine. I write feature stories, columns for the online site, and the like. In 2007 I wrote a weekly team report, stuff like that.

    • “The Duel”–my piece on the Pedro/Clemens face off in 2000 on Memorial Day Weekend appeared in Harvey Frommer’s book on the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry, “Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry” (Sports Publishing).

    • “Why I Never Played Ball”–essay appeared in the Dec. 21st 2002 issue of Slow Trains, the online literary journal. It’s the second baseball piece they have taken.

    • September 2002–“Fan At Work” baseball essay appeared in “Slow Trains” The title is a take-off on George Will’s “Men At Work.”

    • Article on the career of utility infielder Luis Sojo in Yankees Magazine appeared in May 2002. That’s “Yankees,” as in the baseball team’s official magazine, not “Yankee” which is some quaint New England publication.

    • April 2002– I have two articles in Yankees Magazine, one on 1962 World Series hero Ralph Terry, and one on spring training instructors.


    Visit Circlet Press where you can order many of the books and anthologies mentioned above. Or visit my snazzy Amazon “store” Right Here to do the same. Or follow the Amazon links in the text of the page. I’ve just gotten hooked up with Powell’s, too, so that those who are boycotting Amazon for various reasons (they seem to do something to piss folks off every other week these days…) will have another choice, too! Links to come.














































    Short Stories/Novellas


    Title Date Publication Description
    Sacrifice August 2014 Summer Rain Novella "Sacrifice" appeared in the romance anthology SUMMER RAIN, published August 2014 as a fundraiser for RAINN by Audra North, edited by Sarah F. Lyons. Sea trade with China brings a young woman, sold into slavery, into the life of a demigod in Macedonia in the era when Christianity is ascendant.
    Her Lover Is a Flame November 2013 THE BIG BOOK OF ORGASMS: 69 SEXY STORIES A collection of short-short stories, edited by Rachel Kramer Bussell, Cleis Press.
    Action 2012 Best Gay Short Stories a gay, near-future, magical realist literary story. First appeared first in the annual anthology for the Saints & Sinners literary festival and then was chosen by Peter Dubé for BEST GAY STORIES published by Lethe Press in 2012. (It’s also an homage to actor Brandon Lee.)
    Window of Opportunity February 2012 VOYEUR EYES ONLY: VEGAS WINDOWS Published in Audiobook by SMOTP and paperback/ebook by XCite Books. This anthology was cooked up during the 2011 Erotic Authors Association convention in Vegas and includes stories from attendees at that conference, which was fantastic fun, all Vegas and voyeur themed.
    Time March 2011 GOTTA HAVE IT: 69 Stories of Sudden Sex Short-short story "Time," to Rachel Kramer Bussell for the GOTTA HAVE IT: 69 Stories of Sudden Sex, published by Cleis Press in March 2011.

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