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Blog Tours

Pull up a seat and join me on some blog tours. I was recently on Karen’s Killer Fixin’s and shared a delightful desert with a Scottish Flare -Check it out here.

Guest Spots and Interviews

Drinking with Authors Podcast:

Join me for a couple of fun interviews filled with laughter, questions, and drinking 😉 You can listed here and here.

Guest Spot on Author’s Porch Listen here. TheAuthorsporch

Canadian author Patricia Bates writes dark and edgy historical and contemporary suspense romances. Because to bleed is to survive, but it’s by loving that we truly live.

She lives in the Canadian Prairies with her husband and son and their furbabies. When she’s not writing, Patricia enjoys travelling, crochet, and to read.

Join me for an indepth chat on marketing with Jackie on These Mom’s Write

Does marketing scare you? Overwhelm you? 

Patricia Bates is a mom and romance author with over two dozen independently and traditionally published titles to her name. Patricia recently decided to publish exclusively as an indie and the reason, she says, is to have full marketing control. 

In this episode, Patricia shares what marketing means to her, the tools she uses most, and the keys to her marketing mindset: believing in the value of her work and writing books that appeal to a broad range of readers. She also offers simple to follow tips that you can put into place right away. 

Live Ongoing Events

Serious Writers Haven Roundtable

Have you ever wondered what goes into writing a book? Want to start writing? Join me for a biweekly live event in the group. I’m joined by guests such as Dave Chesson, Ryan and Toby from Plottr, Laura Hardstad, and many more! Each roundtable is full of information on writing, business, marketing, branding and much more.

Questions on BDSM and Kink in your writing? Join us for an indepth discussion on the topic with Hermes. This is an adult only content and is an indepth discussion on the various bdsm out there, eliminating some of the more harmful myths to reflect it accurately in fiction.

Publisher Rocket’s Roundtable : What is Publisher Rocket and how does it help authors. Join me and Pub Rocket’s creator, Dave Chesson for an indepth discussion on the program and how to use it!

An open discussion on Plottr: Plotting out a book is different then outlining one, and Plottr is a valuable tool for authors in helping them do that. Join me, Toby and Ryan for a discussion on how to use Plottr, what it is, and how to ensure you get the most out of it.

Serious Authors Digital Conference

Are you ready to jumpstart your career? Or maybe you’re on the fence about getting into the industry because its so overwhelming? Serious Authors’ Digital Conference is geared to authors in all stages of their career and filled with content designed to help you go from premise to publication and beyond.

Each month two new classes launch with actionable content that will guide you along your journey. Content includes presentations by Kobo, Laura Hardstad, Amazon Ads School, Psst Promotions, and more. Join Serious Authors’ Digital Conference today and get Founding Member Pricing.


The Mistaken Groom – Book one in The Kidnapped Grooms series

A Scottish Highlander Romance

Bitter enemies forced into a union to protect a clan’s honor.

Amid rumors that threaten her father’s already precarious position, Lady Elizabeth Graham is forced to marry the leader of her clan’s most powerful enemy. The betrayal runs deeper as she is thrust into a loveless marriage with a man who’s touch makes her burn. 

Chieftain Callum McGreghere is a man determined to keep his people free. Ambushed and dragged before the Graham Chieftain, Callum is gifted his enemy’s greatest treasure – the means to destroy the man. 

Neither was looking for love. While war hovers on the horizon, enemies lurk in the shadows and the danger escalates. Can their budding love survive or will it turn to dust before they can uncover the truth. 

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