Inspiration by violin again

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Twice before I wrote about being inspired by Lindsey Stirling

https://dab10author.wordpress.com/2014/12/13/the-woe-of-a-creative-mind/

and

https://dab10author.wordpress.com/2015/10/15/an-ode-to-authors/

So today i was trying to write a poem for my wife and thought it worked before

so I went to Lindsey Stirling’s you tube and found

and wrote the following for my wife Tina

Hold on to my heart

From miraculous to mundane

beyond endurance to free of pain

the everyday to the quite insane

I can handle anything

if you

hold on to my heart

I can turn the tides or blow a bubble or two

take the weight of the world or tie a shoe

wait for eternity or just a few

there is nothing I can’t do

if you

hold on to my heart

I could move the world or just the car

learn the tango or look at a star

be the life of the party or tend the bar

sit still for hours or run very far

I will do it all

if you

hold on to my heart

Dab10

I hope you all enjoyed it and mostly hope Tina enjoyed it 😉

as always thank you for reading

Dab10

BOOK REVIEW THORNE: Rose’s Dark Contract: (Book 1)

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WOW JUST WOW

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THORNE: Rose’s Dark Contract: (Book 1)

I wouldn’t normally get a book like this myself

but I won it in a contest so I started reading

(and couldn’t stop)

if you like BDSM, great character development, unknown attractions, and a captivating story line

this will work for you.

Throw in some dark pasts and people learning about themselves and you get one heck of a good story

Dab10

blurb

Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven…the primrose path—Shakespeare

William Thorne is a powerful man with dark needs and a troubled past who doesn’t have the time nor the desire for romantic relationships or notions.

Through meticulous planning and iron-clad contracts, Thorne has managed to maintain a modicum of balance, control, and happiness by employing personal assistants to aid him in all aspects of his professional and personal life.

Sex with no strings attached. Obedience without questions. An arrangement of mutual benefit. No mess. No love. No expectations. Nothing beyond a signed contract.

But when Thorne meets recent music grad, Victoria Rose, the shy and beautiful down-on-her-luck waitress, obsession replaces his carefully constructed thinking. He becomes so fixated on having her, without a full understanding of who she is, that he rushes her contract, making mistake after mistake before the ink even dries. His once neat and controlled existence becomes blurred and smudged.

Can the mistakes he makes be erased from Rose’s dark contract? Or will the damage leave an indelible mark that nobody could have seen coming?

About author

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R.B. O’Brien has always been drawn to the more taboo side of storytelling, even as a young adult, from hiding books from strict Catholic parents as a teen to getting lost in the erotic sections of bookstores for hours. As a writer, O’Brien explores the darker, erotic nature of relationships, those riddled with the reality of insecurities and human folly, exposing the vulnerability, emotional turmoil, and occasional pain that can come from losing oneself in the heat of passion.

O’Brien holds a degree in English literature and happily resides in the Northeast of the United States. Her first series, the highly acclaimed Natalie’s Edge trilogy, is now available in ebook format and print, the third of which, Redemption, was nominated for the Golden Flogger Award for best BDSM romance. THORNE, O’Brien’s second dark romance suspense series, Rose’s Dark Contract and Rose’s Dark Secret, is also available now in eprint, a tale where things are not what they seem. Expect Book Three December 2016. O’Brien has just released her award-winning series, formerly the Capture of Rosemary, The IMOGEN series.

“To write is to descend, excavate, to go underground.”—Anais Nin

and as always thanks for reading

Dab10

 

 

 

Wicked Bites An Anthology

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Wicked Bites
An Anthology

by The Wicked Pen Writers

Weather you like your stimulation light and flirty, or dark and dangerous.

This collection has something for all.

Well writen and diverse 

Jump in and take a nibble.

Dab10

and here is what they say

Because one lick just isn’t enough…

Immerse yourself into the sexy and sinful world of the Wicked Pen Writers…

Try a tantalizing selection of our thrilling and erotic tales, designed to suit all tastes from naughty, and raunchy, to utterly debauch! Lose yourself in the sensual, sexual stories loaded into these pages and try an enticing teaser from a new author! If you like your romance to be racy and satisfying, then grab this FREE and exciting collection of eleven red-hot tales now!

get your copy http://mrblackthorne.com/wickedbites/

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Three Years As A Self Published Author

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May 3 2013

I put 3 short stories up on smashwords getting all three through their meat grinder

one for free and two at ninety nine cents.
I haven’t made it big I wouldn’t even call it medium.
But I made some friends and have some success.
The free one

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Has over one hundred and fifty thousand downloads and a rating of 4+ stars over all and is fast on its way to its third year in amazons top 100 in its category.

My psychological short story write in a unique prose.

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Had been book of the month and has some great fans.
And last of those first releases

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Has some favorable reviews from the boyfriend bookmark and others.
My two release since

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And

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Both maintain a spot in the top 100 of their categories.
And my soon to be released
Second in the Karmic series
Karmic Kases
Here is a bad picture of the cover

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Has had some favorable reviews from my bata readers.

It hasn’t been easy,  but I would have to say it has been fun.

I thank you all for reading.
DAB10

BTW that picture of me is more then three years old.

LOOKING DEEPER IN TO YOUR OWN WRITING

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This month my short story e-book

SOMETHING BAD

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the second coversb cover

on Amazon here

http://www.amazon.com/Something-Bad-Dab10-ebook/dp/B00CNH04F4/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

is they refer to it as filler but it amounts to

short story of the month

on good reads Psychological Thrillers group

https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/84067-psychological-thrillers

the thread is here

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2213338-march-2014-mini-read-filler-something-bad-x-dab10

and for the first time I am looking deeper about

what I wrote and why

not so deep as the

‘blue jacket symbolize the sea and the red tie the deaths caused by it’

but why this character at this point

and the more I read into what I was thinking

the more I see that I do put a lot of little pieces of me in to my writing

in something bad

it all takes place in his mind when walking

I do some of my best thinking when walking

he loves taking kids trick-or-treating

so do I

a whole bunch of little things

but it is odd for me to think why I wrote it that way

but I have to say I am enjoying it.

So stop by and have a look at what we were talking about

as always thank you for reading

Dab10