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V. M. Black

V. M. Black is the creator of Aethereal Bonds, the sensual urban fantasy world that takes vampires, weres, and faes to a place they've never been.

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Cora lives in the South Campus Commons at UMD

Filed in Writing Life by on March 6, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1259
Cora lives in the South Campus Commons at UMD

Ever wonder what Cora’s unnamed campus apartments are in the paranormal romance Life Blood?  They’re the South Campus Commons at UMD.  This is her apartment:

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Help, please!

Filed in Writing Life by on March 4, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1089
Help, please!

I’m not getting any comments yet, but I can see that a growing number of people are visiting my site.  Thank you! If you could take a moment of your time, I need a bit of help to get Amazon to lower the price of Life Blood to free to match that at Smashwords. If […]

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Want to see what Dorian Thorne’s chauffeur drives?

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Want to see what Dorian Thorne’s chauffeur drives?

Oh, yes, he does.

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Friday night, I looked at my stats at Smashwords and Amazon. And I started to cry.

Filed in Writing Life by on March 3, 2014 4 Comments • views: 3059
Friday night, I looked at my stats at Smashwords and Amazon. And I started to cry.

The last several years have been incredibly tough for me as an author. I am so grateful to each and every one of you who has downloaded my book so far. A part of me had begun to believe that no one really wanted what I had to offer. Thank you so much for proving […]

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Read an Ebook Week 2014

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Read an Ebook Week 2014

This week is Read an Ebook week.  Have you gotten your free copy of Life Blood?

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Many pardons!

Filed in Writing Life by on March 1, 2014 0 Comments • views: 3069
Many pardons!

I was taken by surprise by how quickly people found Life Blood on Smashwords, and my website was still a bit of a mess at the time.  My half an hour after midnight, 39 people had already downloaded the book.  I’ve fixed most of the design issues now, and it should be working–and looking–better. Unfortunately, […]

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My first download?

Filed in Writing Life by on March 1, 2014 0 Comments • views: 2885
My first download?

I decided, after a lot of thought, to make my first book, Life Blood, completely free. I also changed my mind about the publication date and put it up today instead of late March, hoping that more people would find it before book #2, Blood Born, goes up in April. I put it on Amazon […]

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Life Blood by V. M. Black goes live on March 18

Filed in News by on February 26, 2014 0 Comments • views: 3107
Life Blood by V. M. Black goes live on March 18

Life Blood goes live on March 18, 2014. I can hardly wait! Cora Shaw is the kind of girl who knows what she wants out of life. She wants to graduate, get a job, date, marry, and have a couple of kids in the suburbs of a big city. But all those dreams have been […]

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One Writer’s Story

Filed in Thoughts by on February 26, 2014 0 Comments • views: 2848
One Writer’s Story

Once upon a time, there was a writer.  At first, she was terrible.  Her plots were forced, her writing felt stale.  But after a few thousand pages and a lot of hard work, her writing got better. “Hey!” she thought.  “I wonder if I could get published?” So for four years she worked even harder. […]

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