Where to find me & The Nesting Habits of Strange Birds!

August 11, 2014


  The Nesting Habits of Strange Birds Tour Dates

Aug. 16 - Chat on Dreamspinner’s Facebook Page

Aug. 21 - Joyfully Jay

Aug. 23 – Goodreads Chat

Aug. 26 – The Novel Approach

Sept. 4 – Michael Rupured’s Blog

Sept. 11 – Cup O’ Porn

Sept. 16 – Charlie Cochet’s Purple Rose Tea House

Sept. 18 – Grace Duncan’s Blog

Sept. 24 – Guys Like Romance Too


I hope to see you along the way–especially at the Facebook Chat! It’ll be my first one and I’m a little nervous about it. As an incentive (maybe, if you like this sort of thing), here’s the bird-themed giveaway I have planned for Saturday. It’s one of those magic coasters that keeps your desk dry even if your cup sweats a little. Another ebook will be up for grabs too. :)


If you have any questions, about any of my books, about me, or anything at all, ask away. I’ll be back in a few with another post and excerpt from The Nesting Habits of Strange Birds!


Rattle my cages anytime — I’d love to hear from you!

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Finding Home release party: Yoga break!

June 23, 2014


And by yoga break, I mean let’s take a break to look at some hotties doing yoga poses.

One of our mysterious Luke’s many part-time jobs is as a yoga instructor. He invites Ian to a class, and Ian finds out that yoga isn’t as easy as he assumed it would be.

I love the idea of Luke as a yoga instructor because he’s pretty much the epitome of Zen. Not much phases him, and he’s got a lean, strong build that has Ian salivating from the moment he rolls up the sleeves of his bartending uniform.

Ian gets to see all those lovely muscles on display as Luke demonstrates a variety of Hatha poses. It’s hard for Ian to keep his mind on his own mat, as my own yoga instructor often reminds us to do. If Luke was in my class, I probably wouldn’t be able to, either!

So to start us off, I want to share a picture that actually inspired this book. The entire idea from it came from seeing this picture and thinking “Hey, that’s Ian! OMG!” I’d been getting ready to write book 2 in the Dropping Anchor series, but it wasn’t this book. But the idea of Ian in a yoga class just pushed everything else out of my mind, and before I knew it I had a synopsis of an entire book.



It’s so perfectly Ian, right down to the “you want me to do bend my what where, now?” look.


To be fair, could you concentrate with awesomeness like this going on in front of you?

Or this?

Or maybe…


*cough* I’m sorry, what were we talking about again? Right. Luke, yoga instructor extraordinaire. I’ve been practicing yoga for about two years, and I’ve wanted to incorporate that into a book for a while. I actually have another one in the works that focuses more on the yoga, but I couldn’t pass up the chance to make Luke a yoga instructor. Writing his class scenes was a blast!

While there are a few guys in some of my classes, I’ve never had the fortune (or maybe misfortune…it distracts Ian terribly) of having a super hot guy going through his asanas next to me. What do you think? Would having a super hot guy in your exercise class be motivating or too distracting?

Hannah was the winner of the last giveaway, and since she already has a copy of Finding Home (THANK YOU, HANNAH!! *air kisses*), she’ll be getting a Dropping Anchor bookmark and one of the nifty book lights I bought to give away at GRL later this year. That also means that I still have a copy of Finding Home to give away. Comment on this post to enter! I’ll be back at 9 p.m. EDT to close up shop for the day and announce that winner.

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Finding Home release party: Excerpt

June 23, 2014


Congrats to H.B., who won a copy of Island House from the last post!  At the end of this post I’ll have a chance to pick up a copy of Finding Home.

We already know that Ian is a bit of a cad, but his love interest is a bit of a mystery. Luke is tight-lipped about his…everything, pretty much. It’s part of what intrigues Ian so much when he meets him. Ian isn’t used to his advances being rebuffed, and when Luke shows virtually no interest in him, the game is on for Ian. He looks at Luke like a fun challenge, but he ends up getting a lot more. Luke isn’t like anyone Ian has ever pursued before, and that just sucks Ian in even deeper.

Watching the two of them banter back and forth tells the story better than I’m doing here, so check out an excerpt of their first meeting in Finding Home:

FindingHomeIan climbed out and tapped on the door when he closed it. The cab driver nodded in response and idled at the curb for a moment like he expected Ian to change his mind and jump back in. Ian looked down at his tight T-shirt and equally tight jeans. It was probably a fair assessment, since he certainly didn’t match the bar’s clientele. The people gathered around the tables outside looked like they’d stopped by after work. He was the only one there without a collar on his shirt.

Ian waved at the cabbie and walked into the bar. This crowd was different from the young professionals outside; most of the people at the scarred bar top looked like retirees, and the few people at tables were dressed casually. Ian still stood out, but more for the tightness and cut of his clothes than because they were jeans and a T-shirt.

No one spared him a glance when he found an empty barstool and took a seat, though, so Ian settled in comfortably.

You meeting someone?” the bartender asked as he slid a napkin across the bar.

I am now. I’m Ian. Are you busy later?” Ian countered with a flirty smile. The bartender was a little younger than him and hot as hell. Ian doubted the guy was gay, but it was worth a shot, if only to keep himself in practice during his unfortunate self-imposed dry spell.

The bartender laughed incredulously. “Does that ever actually work?”

You’d be surprised,” Ian answered honestly. He leaned back on his stool and dropped his predatory leer.

I’d be absolutely astounded if it worked once,” the guy said with a shake of his head. “What can I get you? Besides my number. Don’t even ask,” he said, cutting Ian off neatly when Ian opened his mouth to take advantage of the opening.

Well done. That was nicely played. It was almost a perfect brush-off, but you did give me an opening to regale you with tales of my conquests. If you really want to steer flirts away, don’t ask questions.” Ian gave the bartender a genuine grin when the man shrugged, conceding the point. “What local lagers do you have on tap?”

  • Finding Home, by Bru Baker

So you see, Ian’s really met his match this time. Luke doesn’t take crap from anyone, especially overly amorous customers who belly up to his bar with bad pickup lines. Ian’s going to have a to try a lot harder than that to get anywhere with him!

I’m sure Luke would have tons of great (or rather, not-so-great) pickup lines to share with us if he could. Years ago while I was backpacking through Europe as a college student, I had someone ask me if I had Italian in me. I’m half Filipino, so I figured it was an honest question about my skin tone. When I said no, though, he offered to rectify the situation. I’ll be honest, it took me a few beats to get what he was asking me. He might not have gone home alone that night, but he surely did NOT go home with me. >.<

What’s the worst pickup line you’ve ever used and/or had used on you? (Or read in a book, if you don’t want to share your own experiences!) Comments will be entered to win an ebook of Finding Home.


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Finding Home release party: Can people really change?

June 23, 2014


Good morning, Dreamers! (Or should I say good afternoon to some of you?) The birds are chirping and the summer sun is shining here in the Midwest. More importantly, it’s the first day that both of my kids are gone for day camp!

Every summer I start with the best of intentions. We’re going to all get along! There will be no yelling. We’ll do fabulously educational science experiments we find on Pinterest all summer long, punctuated with healthy picnics made of food we grew ourselves in our backyard garden.

And then we get to the reality. I probably screamed at them twenty times before the first day of summer break was over. And now we’re a few weeks into it, and I’m gleefully packing both of them off to camps where it will be someone else’s job to do Pinterest science experiments with them and feed them the healthy snacks I bought at the farmer’s market because our garden is already dead.

That ties in with the first post for today’s Finding Home release party. Can people really change? Sure, we all start new projects and relationships with the best of intentions, but do those intentions ever actually change us?

When we meet Ian MacKay in the first book in the Dropping Anchor series, he’s a roguish playboy who doesn’t take anything seriously. And that’s exactly how he starts out in Finding Home as well. In fact, the book opens with Ian lounging in bed with one of his many one night stands.


Ian trades this view…
(Photo of Tortola from Wikipedia)


… for this one.
(Seattle, photo from Flickr)

He’s seen what domestic bliss looks like, thanks to his best friend Niall Ahern finding love with Ethan Bettencourt in Island House. And part of him wants that kind of happy ending. When he loses interest in part-time jobs and his beach bum routine on Tortola, he follows Niall to Seattle. Ian isn’t sure if he’s ready to settle in and actually grow up yet or not, but then he meets Luke Keys, and everything changes.

Or does it? Sure, he’s interested in Luke in a way that he’s never been interested in anyone before. The span of a few short weeks finds Ian completely turning over what looks like a new leaf with both a steady job and a monogamous relationship.

Things go from good to rocky for Ian and Luke, and for awhile Ian isn’t sure if sticking things out is really in his blood. (I’m going to go ahead and tell you that it does, because I’m a sucker for HEA.) It’s a rough ride in between, though, and Ian learns a lot about himself.

But is it fair to say that Ian changed? Do people actually do that? His priorities definitely realigned, but does that mean Ian himself changed? He’s still the same fun-loving, snarky bastard by the end of Finding Home. He’s also got a selfish streak a mile wide that never disappears. So did he actually change, or did the shift in his priorities just expose new parts of him that he hadn’t really explored before?

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this topic. Can people actually change, or do they just add new priorities that overshadow the negative things? Do those bad parts of their personalities every actual go away? (And do I ever have hope of having that perfect, Pottery Barn Kids catalog-type summer? * g* )

I’ll be giving away an ebook of Island House, the first book in the Dropping Anchor series, at 12 p.m. EDT. Comment on this post to enter to win!



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Branded release party: Giveaway winner!

June 1, 2014

Congratulations to Ashavan, who won the $10 Dreamspinner Press gift certificate from today’s giveaway! I’ll be emailing you to get  your Dreamspinner username so you can get started on that to-be-read pile with your DSP store credit.

And thanks to everyone else who stopped by to chat! I could talk about hurt/comfort all day, but my time here on the Dreamspinner blog is up. (Feel free to Tweet me any time, though! I’m always up for a hurt/comfort discussion! * g *)


My next release will be Finding Home, which is available for preorder now. It’s the second book in the Dropping Anchor series, which is near and dear to my heart since it has a hefty amount of hurt/comfort in it.

In book one, Niall is adrift after the death of his longtime partner. He’s not looking for love when Ethan rolls into his life; in fact, he’s pretty hesitant to jump at the chance at happiness. Ethan becomes his anchor, helping him work through his grief and finally start living again. In book two, randy playboy Ian Mackay starts to tire of the no-strings-attached life he’s carved out for himself, and Niall helps him realize that it’s time to grow up and form some healthy commitments. His determination to turn over a new leaf coincides with meeting Luke, who is Ian’s polar opposite in many ways, and as their relationship develops Ian has to learn how to navigate life with actual responsibilities. Book three is in the works right now, and it focuses on Frank and Warner, who we meet in Finding Home, and their rocky journey to expand their family.

You can find an excerpt from chapter one of Finding Home on my website.


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Branded release party: Which June release are you looking forward to the most?

June 1, 2014

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For anyone just joining us, I’m Bru Baker, and I’m here today talking about my latest release, Branded. It’s part of the Dreamspinner anthology Mended, which includes 30 different hurt/comfort stories.

As I said earlier, I’m a complete hurt/comfort junkie. When I saw the call for anthology submissions go out for Mended I jumped at the chance to write Branded, which was based on an idea that I’d been batting around for more than a year. Most of my works have some sort of hurt/comfort in them, but it’s usually firmly in the emotional angst category. I’d been shying away from writing Branded because of the graphic nature of the hurt in it, but Mended seemed like the perfect vehicle for it.

I’m eagerly awaiting each of the Mended releases this month, since I enjoy reading hurt/comfort almost as much as I enjoy writing it. I’m also pretty excited about Finding Home, the second book in my Dropping Anchor series, which comes out June 23.

What June Dreamspinner release are you looking forward to the most? This is your last chance to enter to win that $10 Dreamspinner Press gift certificate, so be sure to weigh in. Each comment on my Branded release party posts counts as an entry, so if you missed earlier questions be sure to go back and comment on them before 9 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, when I’ll be drawing the winner.

And while I’d be plenty flattered, you don’t win any extra entries by answering Branded or Finding Home. (Though you’d get a big smile from me!)


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Branded release party: Research, aka that week Google thought I was really into self-mutilation

June 1, 2014

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I would imagine that any writer’s internet history would be an good read (*ahem* I mean, their research intenet history…), but mine was particularly interesting the week I wrote the actual branding scene for Branded. The story itself doesn’t focus on the infliction of the physical injury, but it is something that’s covered on-screen, so to speak, so the reader can see both Bran and Coren’s reactions to it.

I’m a journalist, so I’ve always been research oriented. When I started writing fiction, that predilection intensified, since I like to write scenes that are as realistic as possible. For Island House, that meant a few hours of research about how weather a hurricane on a yacht. In Diving In, it was a particularly enjoyable experience because it called for watching a good hour of water polo. But for Branded it was a lot more gruesome and much, much less enjoyable.
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I read everything reputable that I could find about strike branding, but after a few days of research I realized that I was going to have to actually see one being administered. I never intended to render it in graphic terms in the scene (and I didn’t), but nonetheless I needed to be intimately familiar with the process so I could gloss-over it in as accurate way as possible. (Ha.) So I watched dozens and dozens of videos of people willingly getting branded with a hot iron. There were probably quite a few adorable-guys-on-Tumblr breaks thrown in there as well, since that’s some pretty heavy stuff for someone who cringes in sympathy when someone else gets so much as a paper cut.

from http://gaycuteandclassy.tumblr.com via hesaguy
See? They’re kind of like a palate cleanser.Don’t you feel better?


I’m sure human strike branding wasn’t the weirdest thing I’ve ever Googled, but it was definitely up there with the most graphic and gross. What’s the strangest/most embarrassing/most gruesome thing you’ve ever Googled?

Remember, each comment is an entry in my $10 Dreamspinner Press gift certificate giveaway, so this isn’t the time to be shy. Tell me those dirty Google secrets!


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Mended Release Party: Why I like hurt/comfort stories by Charley Descoteaux

June 1, 2014

Hello Dreamers, and Happy Sunday!

Bru kindly invited me to join her HC party–thanks Bru! I’ve been looking forward to today, the release of “Not the Doctor” and the whole Mended Anthology. Thanks for visiting the party, I hope you have a great time.

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Every so often I, like many authors I’m sure, check out Dreamspinner’s open submission calls. I saw the call for the Mended Daily Dose and started brainstorming ideas right away. Joe and Kai took their sweet time speaking up to help me write their story, even though HC is one of my favorite tropes.

HC is a trope that’s wide open to interpretation. Many are, granted, but some—like May/December or Opposites Attract—are more rigid. I mean, if it’s MD both of the heroes can’t be middle-aged and for OA, well, they have to be opposites somehow. I like tropes that are more like suggestions than roadmaps. Probably since I have a hard time staying on point. Which is to say I let my characters call the shots, until they try to convince me it’s a good idea to jump a shark on a motorcycle.

I hope nobody thinks I’ve jumped the shark with this story, but I wanted to do something a little different. In my experience, if a character has a chronic condition they’re the ones receiving the comfort. Not so in “Not the Doctor.” In this story the man who’s usually the helper is just about helpless.

Which brings me to another reason I like this trope—the drama and the angst are built right in. A healthy shot of both is almost mandatory, which is perfect for someone who loves the angst like I do. I make all of my guys work for their HEAs, but usually their torture isn’t of the physical variety. Poor Joe, though, he wasn’t so lucky. He got a broken arm that later required surgery, and that’s not all. But that’s all I’m giving away right now.

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Okay, I lied. I’m also giving away a copy of “Not the Doctor.” Tell me about the most unusual HC story you’ve ever read for a chance to win. Random.org will choose the winner, and as far as I know has no opinion about what makes an unusual HC story.

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A moment of distraction on a lonely highway leaves middle-aged widower Joe Prescott with a broken arm and in need of surgery. He’s no stranger to long hours spent alone in his apartment, but until his arm heals, independence will be a luxury. Joe is used to helping others and doesn’t realize the strength it takes to accept a helping hand, especially from the neighbor he’s had a crush on since he moved in.

Kai Hosino, “retired” chef, lives with his elderly Aunt Tilly so they can help each other navigate life with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Kai is drawn to the silver fox next door, but his painful history of falling for straight men makes him hesitant to take a chance.



Are we really doing this? Am I really on my way to the time when Kai sees me naked?

It’s not as though I’ve never thought about it—I’m a gray-haired and wrinkled widower, not a corpse—but I never thought it would actually happen. Never thought I’d cry in front of him either, but that’s the drugs. He could probably change the dressing in his sleep. Kai lives with his aunt as much to care for her as so she can care for him. But she’s in her seventies. And she’s not unbuttoning my shirt.

“You don’t have to do this. I’ll call George….”

Kai sat me on the closed lid of the toilet and leaned his hip against the lavatory cabinet. Very slowly he crossed his arms over his chest. I saw it in slow motion, anyway. Everything moved in slow motion, even—or maybe especially—my brain.

“How long have we known each other?”

“About four years.” Since the day I moved into my “bachelor pad.”

“And how many times have you given me a hand or helped my aunt?”

He spoke so softly I leaned forward, even though I could hear just fine.

“I couldn’t make a decent guess at how many bags of groceries you’ve carried up, or…. This is something I can do. Please let me help you.”

His serious expression planted an idea I’d never considered, so I nodded. Kai smiled, his teeth very white against his brown skin. I was busy watching that smile, so I didn’t see him reach out and flinched when he resumed unbuttoning my shirt. Quickly followed by a groan. Flinching was not something on my list of things to do again.

Thanks for reading!

 Bring on your unusual HC stories. If you haven’t read one, feel free to make something up! :)

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Branded release party: Excerpt

June 1, 2014

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Thanks for coming by for my release party today! I’m glad I’m not alone in my love for characters getting hurt and then put back together, either emotionally or physically. A few other authors will be stopping by later with excerpts of their own Mended stories, but for now we’ll take a look at an excerpt from Branded that gives you a peek at Coren’s emotional struggle:


The sound of the overstoked fire crackling merrily was preternaturally loud in the room, and each snap made the feeling of cold dread in Coren’s stomach grow. He grabbed the ewer of water next to the grate and tossed it in, causing the fire to hiss and smoke before it sputtered out. The room filled with an ashy haze, settling between him and Bran like a physical manifestation of the barrier Coren felt between them.

It’s not your fault.” Bran’s voice was measured, but Coren could hear the strain in it. Bran’s posture was straight and his muscles rigid; he was clearly holding himself in check. Coren wouldn’t stand for it.

How is it that you are offering comfort when you are the injured party?” Coren hated the way Bran flinched at his clipped tone, but he was not in the mood to be pandered to. He wouldn’t have Bran expending any energy placating him—not when he knew Bran must be in pain. “Climb on the bed.”

It’s too early to retire for the night,” Bran said in the same careful tone. “I have to make my evening rounds, and someone will be in with your supper soon.”

Our supper,” Coren corrected. Bran took most of his meals in Coren’s rooms; the kitchen staff automatically sent up rations for both of them now. They had for years.

Your father requested my presence in the great hall this evening.”

That was news to Coren. Meals were served in the great hall daily, but they were rarely attended by anyone but the lower members of the court. Unless there was a celebration or occasion of state, Coren’s father took all of his meals in his rooms. The higher nobles often either dined with him if they were currently in favor or took private meals in their quarters if they were not. Coren didn’t mind; he’d take a meal with Bran eaten in privacy over the grandest affair of state any day.

I wasn’t summoned?” Bran handled almost all of Coren’s affairs—if Coren was expected at the dinner, the request would have gone through him.


And you thought to go alone? That I would eat a quiet meal here in my rooms while you suffer under the stares of the court as my father makes a show of you?” Coren could barely contain his anger.

Bran sighed. “I thought to spare you the spectacle, yes.”

I won’t have it. You’re mine.” Coren’s voice broke at the slip, and he swallowed to wet his throat before he corrected himself. “You’re my personal advisor. It wouldn’t be proper for you to appear before the court without me in attendance.”

Bran’s lips twitched, the first hint of a true smile Coren had seen in too long. “I am yours, sire. Which is why you need to stay in your rooms tonight.” He stepped forward and nuzzled against Coren’s cheek with his own. Coren shivered and leaned into the light touch without conscious thought; he was relieved beyond words at this proof that Bran still sought his touch after what he’d just done to him. “Your face, Cor. You’d give us away in a heartbeat. You’re too wound up right now for an appearance. Your father will make me display my brand and I’ll be dismissed. It’s a formality. I’ll be back before you even start your meal.”

That was a certainty, since Coren would not be able to stomach a single thing until he had Bran safely back in his rooms.

– Branded


The title gives it away, so by now you’ve probably realized that Coren is forced into a situation where he has to give Bran an hot iron stike brand, burning a crest into his skin.

I’ll be back talking more about the actual branding—and the fairly extensive research I did for it—later. (Don’t worry, I won’t get graphic.)

When the idea for Branded struck me I thought I wanted to write it from Bran’s POV, since it seemed obvious that as the injured party he’d be the one who was hurting the most, while Coren would be the one offering comfort. When Bran repeatedly kept worrying over Coren’s mental state, though, I realized I was coming at it from the wrong angle and recast it from Coren’s POV. His emotional journey through Branded was much more interesting to follow, even though I love Bran.

Bran’s injury was a necessity, but Coren chose to be the one to inflict it himself because he didn’t want a stranger hurting Bran like that, in a public forum, no less. Is that a choice you could make? Would you be able to do what Coren did?

Don’t forget that all day today I’ll be logging comments as entries to win a $10 Dreamspinner Press gift certificate!


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Branded release party: Let’s talk about why we love hurt/comfort stories

June 1, 2014

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Hi Dreamers! Today we’re going to be talking about my latest release, Branded, which is part of the Dreamspinner Press Mended Anthology. This month there will be 30 new hurt/comfort releases, which is incredibly exciting for a hurt/comfort junkie like me. I’m thrilled to be a part of it!

While I’m no stranger to hurt/comfort (*cough* Island House *cough*), Branded is a definite departure from my usual genre. It’s my first historical, and it definitely won’t be my last. Everything, from the language conventions to the imagery involved with castle life, was so much fun to write. (Not that I don’t love my contemporaries—I do! Especially the second in the Dropping Anchor series, Finding Home, which comes out later this month.)



When a would-be assassin sneaks into the citadel disguised as a servant, the king requires that all servants who work in the castle be branded with the royal crest for easy identification. Prince Coren is powerless to fight the edict, but he refuses to allow his personal advisor and secret lover Brannir to suffer alone. Coren shows his devotion by wielding the brand to mark Brannir himself, even though he fears it will change their relationship. He’s prepared for resentment, hurt, and anger–every outcome but the one he receives: unconditional love.

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So in one corner we’ve got Coren, who loves Bran so much that he refuses to let some stranger be the one to brand him. And in the other we’ve got Bran, who is honestly more upset about how inflicting the brand is hurting Coren than he is about his own physical pain. Lots of hurt/comfort opportunities here!

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For now, let’s talk about what draws us to hurt/comfort stories. It’s hands-down my favorite trope, no matter what genre it’s in. As the old adage goes, a person’s true colors show through in hard times. I love the character development that we get to witness when characters are challenged emotionally or physically. Watching how the characters work through that shows the reader a lot about that character’s, well, character. The fastest way to get me to identify with a character is to show me his very human reactions to obstacles or upsets—and his approaches to them determine whether or not I find him a sympathetic character.

Of course, while I enjoy the hurt part, the comfort is even better. Especially when the comfort is more than just “let me bang you better,” which works, but isn’t as satisfying as an emotional confrontation that leads to … is there a word for “tenderly bang you better”? And on the comfort, the fluffier the better for me. I am definitely a fan of grand gestures, hokey sentimentality, and, of course, steamy make-up scenes.

A little later another Mended author, Charley Descoteaux, will be stopping by to tell you about her piece, Not the Doctor, and what draws her to hurt/comfort.

I’ll be asking questions all day today and logging comments as entries to win a $10 Dreamspinner Press gift certificate. Talk to me! What draws you to hurt/comfort stories? Are you an equal opportunity fan who likes both physical and emotional hurt, or do you have a preference for one over the other?


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