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I originally posted this to my Facebook notes, but since I know so many readers on Goodreads are also writers, I thought it might be of interest here as well. :)

I was lucky enough to sit on a panel called "Down and Dirty Marketing" at Dragon Con 2011, which concerned itself with avenues an author can take to market and brand themselves. My fellow panelists were an esteemed bunch who really knew... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.63 · 4,818 ratings · 821 reviews · 96 distinct works · Similar authors
Caffeine for a Marine
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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In Bear Country
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Riding Heartbreak Road
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Hard for the Money
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Time Enough
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2012
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Happy World
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Seti's Heart
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For Love of War
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Hell Takes A Holiday
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Change of Heart
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Spring Fling (Gay & Lesbian)
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Description: A short story, winner of Torquere Press' Spring Fling writing contest, 2007, available along with several other free reads on my website,

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Bar None by Kiernan Kelly
"So sometimes I like to curl up on the couch with my blanket, pillow, and cup of cocoa splashed with Baileys and just read. Even better if it's Manlove Romance. I have found I have to be in a particular mood to read anthologies. Knowing that the ch..." Read more of this review »
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Lights, Camera, Zombies! by Kiernan Kelly
" A delightful, fun, sexy zombie romp! I loved the saucy attitude of the leading man, the pop culture zingers, and of course the spicy M/M bed play. An enjoyable read from start to finish! "
Butt Pirates in Space by Kiernan Kelly
"Butt Pirates in Space or Authors at Play.

Some authors are just so darned gifted that you don’t notice, but writing takes a lot of effort. The plotting, word choice, second-guessing, proofing, self-doubt, then edits, lather, rinse, repeat. Where’s..." Read more of this review »
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" I have to say, I enjoyed reading this review FAR better than I did the book. Fabulously entertaining, and right on the money! "
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“I wish I could play fiddle by firelight.
That last one had been the wish of a guy named Nero. Just went to show that you had to be careful what you wished for.”
Kiernan Kelly, Fionn O' the Fae: A Fairy Tail

“If older women lusting after younger men are called cougars, Ares thought snidely, then that would make Hera a fucking sabertooth tiger, since she’s older than dirt.”
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Josephine Myles Hi Kiernan - thanks for the add! :D

Jo x

♥Laddie♥ (Lee Lee) Hey, Kiernan! Thanks for the friendvite. :) GRL will be loads of fun this year.

Kiernan Kelly Thanks, Susan. I'm excited, too! :)

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Susan Hi Kiernan. Thanks for the friend invite. Thank you, also for choosing my prompt. I am very excited!

Betryal Thank you for accepting

Kiernan Kelly Hi Catherine!Thanks for friending me!

Catherine Hi Kiernan! :-)

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