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DEADLINE EXTENDED! CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SECRET IDENTITIES! DEADLINE: 12/15/23

DEADLINE EXTENDED! CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SECRET IDENTITIES! DEADLINE: 12/15/23

After a few authors mentioned their disappointment that they wouldn’t have their stories done in time, I decided to extend the deadline. So, authors, keep writing those Secret Identities stories! DD *~*~* SECRET IDENTITIES:  A BOYS BEHAVING BADLY ANTHOLOGY Editor: Delilah Devlin Deadline: December 15, 2023 SECRET IDENTITIES is open to all authors. Editor/Author Delilah Devlin is looking for stories for a romantic erotica anthology tentatively entitled SECRET IDENTITIES:  A BOYS BEHAVING BADLY ANTHOLOGY. Why write a short story for this collection?…

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In One Picture: Elle James’s “Storm on the Bayou” (Contest)

In One Picture: Elle James’s “Storm on the Bayou” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…flchen! *~*~* Storm on the Bayou by Elle James A retired Navy SEAL and a pretty parish deputy hole up in a bayou fishing shack, weathering a violent meteorological and unexpectedly passionate storm. I love the Louisiana Bayous, the mysticism, the Cajuns and Voodoo! My Brotherhood Protectors needed another location to expand into, and I thought…BAYOU Brotherhood! You can hide a lot of bad guys and bodies in a bayou. “Storm on the Bayou” is a prelude to what’s…

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In One Picture: N.J. Walters’ “This Time Forever” (Contest)

In One Picture: N.J. Walters’ “This Time Forever” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Diane Garland! *~*~* This Time Forever by N.J. Walters A retired Delta Force operator thwarts a holdup, saving the life of the woman he left behind twenty-seven years ago. When I started thinking about writing this story, the first image I had was of a man leaning over a sink in a motel bathroom staring at his reflection and wondering how he got here. After twenty-seven years of service to his country, he had some silver in his…

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In One Picture: Natasha Moore’s “Weathering the Storm” (Contest)

In One Picture: Natasha Moore’s “Weathering the Storm” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Colleen C! *~*~* Weathering the Storm by Natasha Moore During a violent storm, a stranger walks into a woman’s bar who reminds her of the lover she lost who died behind enemy lines years ago. Weather can affect us in so many ways, but I admit I haven’t always used it to its greatest potential in my writing. This story I eventually wrote for SILVER SOLDIERS started as a challenge I gave myself several years ago to write a…

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In One Picture: Sukie Chapin’s “Clear to Engage” (Contest)

In One Picture: Sukie Chapin’s “Clear to Engage” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Beverly Blank! *~*~* Clear to Engage by Sukie Chapin One struggling bookshop owner, one hot-as-hell former SEAL-turned-carpenter, one line drawn in the sand—until the job is done, they’re not clear to engage. I’m enchanted by bookstores. We have the most amazing indie bookstore in my town, complete with comfy couches, a table with a jigsaw puzzle where my kiddo could hang for hours, and the kindest, most passionate staff. It’s one of my favorite places on the planet. And,…

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In One Picture: Delilah Devlin’s “Ripples” (Contest)

In One Picture: Delilah Devlin’s “Ripples” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Sara D! *~*~* Ripples by Delilah Devlin A former Special Forces soldier, looking forward to the peace and quiet of his new houseboat, finds his solitude shattered by the arrival of his neighbor and her kid. First, thank you for this! The authors of Silver Soldiers are very grateful for your attention and support! Next, I want to tell you about what we’ll be doing over the next couple of weeks here on the Collections website. Every…

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Brand new release! SILVER SOLDIERS is out!

Brand new release! SILVER SOLDIERS is out!

I can’t be more excited! This has been a labor of love from start to finish. Silver Soldiers is the 7th BBB anthology, featuring authors you know well and authors you’re going to love meeting for the first time. What’s more exciting? This 81,000–word book is only $0.99! We want as many people as possible to read it, so we’re making it accessible and affordable to all. If you haven’t already picked up your copy, all the links to your favorite online shops…

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See what just $0.99 gets you! SILVER SOLDIERS releases tomorrow at midnight! (Contest)

See what just $0.99 gets you! SILVER SOLDIERS releases tomorrow at midnight! (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Anne Ivey! *~*~* Psst! This post is duplicated over on my Delilah Devlin website—so, two prizes, two chances to win! Silver Soldiers: A Boys Behaving Badly Anthology is the 7th BBB anthology! And I think it’s the fattest, too! That’s over 81,000-words of hot goodness! The release date is May 9th—so that means, tomorrow at midnight, you can have this book in your Kindle or iPad and you can hop around to read the stories you know…

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Getting to Know Elle James (FREE Read!)

Getting to Know Elle James (FREE Read!)

Hi, I’m Elle James, Delilah Devlin’s little sister. Ha! I’m three inches taller. She was the short one in the family. But she isn’t short on talent! Love her to the moon and back, and I respect her ability as an author, artist, and musician. I was born into a military family. My father served in the US Air Force for 20 years. His service meant his family got to live in exotic places like Spokane, Washington, various bases in California,…

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Getting to Know Kimberly Dean (Contest)

Getting to Know Kimberly Dean (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Colleen C! *~*~* Why did I start writing? Because my favorite authors weren’t writing fast enough! It was before indie publishing, and authors often had only one book per year. Two, maximum. I sat down just to try, and I remember when something clicked inside my head. I get this, I thought. It was just a lark, and I had no intentions of publishing until I ran across a call for writers. A page in the back…

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