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Tempeste O’Riley grew up in the deep south and escaped her conservative, oppressive roots as soon as she could. Tempe is an out and proud omnisexual/bi-woman whose best friend growing up had the courage to do what she couldn’t – defy the hate and come out. He has been her hero ever since.

Though new to writing M/M, she has done many things in her life but writing has always drawn her back – no matter what else life has thrown her way. She counts her friends, family, and Muse as her greatest blessings in life.


Angels or Demons … who do you want to cuddle up with?

. Today we’re talking about angels and demons! Well, everyone us that are part of this HOP are anyway. ;c) . No, I’m not an angel OR a demon – though my partner has both called me and accused me of being either, depending on mood and situation, lol. . I know the question is […]

Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014

Morning and welcome to my entry in the Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia (and Biphobia…). Each participant is offering prizes, including me, so make sure you bounce around and check out all the great posts and goodies! The Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia (HAHAT) was created to spread awareness of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, and […]

Follow the Rainbow – What does writing GLBTQ literature mean to me?

What does writing GLBTQ literature mean to me? This weekend I, along with a great many other GLBTQ authors are participating in the “Follow the Rainbow” Blog Hop in celebration of their new book review site! If you haven’t stopped by there, take a moment to check it out – Rainbow Book Reviews. I sat here, staring at the question asked […]

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Hearty Italian Minestrone – #MeatlessMonday

The cannellini beans give this traditional Italian soup fiber and protein. An easy weeknight dinner that makes great leftovers, this hearty soup is a great way to eat your vegetables on a cold winter night. This recipe comes to us from Kristie Middleton‘s book, MeatLess: Transform the Way You Eat and Live–One Meal at a […]

Blood’s Song Blog Tour

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#RainbowSnippet Blood’s Song 12/2-12/3

Hey everyone! I’m sharing today from Blood’s Song. Yay! Yep, I’m going to share six sentences from my new YA Paranormal Romance. I know, it’s a little different for me, but hey, I’m a little different, right? This story is told from Anya’s POV (yes, this is a f/m/m story, not m/m, lol. The series […]

Meatless Monday: Cold Sesame-Avocado Soba Noodle Salad

In this affordable dinner recipe, avocado and Asian seasonings provide a refreshing twist to the fall produce staples of carrots, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. This recipe comes to us from the Natural Gourmet Institute and appears in their free e-cookbook, $5 Dinners. To see the recipe and learn more, click here.

Today is RELEASE DAY for Blood’s Song!

I’m thrilled to bring you my first young adult novel. It’s a paranormal romance and I know how many of you love your fun and fantastic worlds! And since today is right after Thanksgiving, be sure to check out the special giveaway below to enter for a chance to win a $10 Amazon Gift Card. […]

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How to Be an Ally

One of the biggest things anyone can do is learn to respect others as they are. We are all told as children that we need to show others respect. Don’t make fun of other people. Don’t tease, insult, bully, etc. Yet those are the very thing rise same adults often taught us to do with […]

Butternut Squash and Spinach Alfredo – Meatless Monday

If you think you’re looking at an ooey gooey cheese sauce, look again! That luscious coating is made from a nutrient-packed fall favorite, butternut squash, with sage and lemon to balance the squash’s sweetness. This recipe comes to us from registered dietitian Maria of Bean A Foodie. Serves 4. 3 cups cubed butternut squash Source: […]

Pre-Order Giveaway for Blood’s Song!

ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY for a chance to PICK YOUR PRIZE! PRIZE PACK #1 – a $10 Starbucks Gift Card and a coffee mug PRIZE PACK #2 – Blue ray copy of either The Lost Boys or The Rocky Horror Picture Show & a copy of Turn The Page…. anthology (print and/or ebook, your choice) PRIZE […]

Mediterranean Kale Salad – Meatless Monday

Kale-haters, this salad is for you! Sturdy kale leaves prepared with a mixture of tangy, yet sweet dressing, loaded with in-season veggies, fruit, and feta. Everything but the kitchen sink is in this fall-inspired Mediterranean kale salad. This recipe comes to us from Chelsey of C it Nutritionally. Serves 2 For the salad: 1/2 pound Source: […]