Okay so with my Facebook page in limbo status, with no promise to return, and a webpage that had to be rebuilt from the top up, there have been some changes. I mean, if I have to rebuild, why not go ahead and streamline. Right?
I finally received the rights to the last book in my Dirty White Candy series back from Liquid Silver Books. I don’t regret publishing with them. Every experience we have, we can learn from. However, I was never happy with the covers, and the price of the books kept going up, as sales went down.
They were pleasant when I asked for my rights back. They did ask why, and I gave them an honest answer. Still, they terminated my contracts when they expired and here I am. They’ve been republished with Syn Publishing, with great new covers.
In celebration of their re-release, Book 1, The Beginning will be FREE from June 26-30. You can grab your copy HERE.
I always look forward to opening my private messages on facebook, which are usually full of dudes with horrid pickup lines. Today, I found this little gem by Von’te Banks.
Really? Shoot your fucking self? I don’t think I need to go into how repulsive this is since suicide and depression are real problems for real people…and that families suffer.
Wait, it gets better.
So I clicked over to Amazon to find (s)he left 1star reviews on Books 2 & 3 but no review on Book 1. First, they aren’t verified purchases, so I’d like to know (if (s)he actually read the books) how she got his/her nasty little hands on my books. Second, (s)he’s only ever left two reviews – only on my books. I went ahead and took a screen shot just in case my little vixen decided to correct that error.
Now everyone is certainly entitled to their opinion and if you hate a book so much as to leave a 1-star review, that is your prerogative. However, his/her motives are unclear but her goal was clear.
Does this bother me? Hell no. Clearly, this person has some issues. Telling someone to kill themselves is as low as it gets. Because these aren’t verified purchases and due to the fact that she forgot to blast Book 1.
But instead of being an asshat, (s)he just looks like (s)he has his/her own head up said ass. There’s no reason to speak to someone this way. There’s no reason to send an author a private message telling them to commit suicide. This is the lowest form of low.
If it’s publicity (s)he wants, I’ve just given it to him/her. If it’s an attitude adjustment (s)he needs well…
This doesn’t bother me because professional reviewers have given me 4 & 5 star reviews. This doesn’t bother me because I know my self-worth and some chicken-shit that sends me a nastygram then blocks me so I cannot reply is not the type of thing to break me.
It’s given me a good laugh Von’te Banks, (whose looking for a good cover artist for her own books.) I’m not going to get twisted in knots over your malicious private message. I’m not going to cry because of your malevolent words on Amazon. I’m going to wish you the best instead. I’m going to congratulate you on your attempt to publish a novel.Then I’m going to sit back and….
Warning: This will be a serious post until the end… where I promise some sexy and some funny just to keep it Cox. This is my most giffy post to date!
A little background on Momma Cox for you. I’m German, Irish and Indian. Clearly, more German and Irish than anything. What this means is that I’m fun to drink with, and prefer laughter over anything else but I have a wicked ass temper that sometimes leads me to trouble.
And, while I know every rule in the book, I break them occasionally in a fit of rage moment of stupidity. Yesterday, I did something I’ve never done before. I trolled a page – it was a page against Planned Parenthood. My intention was to inflame these fucking idiots and watch the carnage.
What ended up really happening was that I got pissed. The flames of rage boiled inside of me until I argued with these idiots for hours. Yes, hours. I don’t have this kind of time. I’m working on two novels. I’m also the publicist for a rock band I’m launching and I’m not getting enough sleep.
I have nothing against Pro-Life activists. They want to argue Roe v. Wade until the cows come home, that’s cool. There’s plenty of Pro-Choicers out there armed to the gills with information and time to argue with them.
But BUT BUT BUT!!!! When you start condemning contraception and sex education?
What the ever loving FUCK? We need MORE sex education. Not less. We need to teach young adults that there are all KINDS of sex they can practice safely that has zero risk of pregnancy and practicing safe(r) sex reduces risk to their health, the health of others and unwanted pregnancy.
This specific page targets Planned Parenthood because they apparently offer abortion. I can tell you, the Planned Parenthood locations around my area do not do this. They provide free or low cost contraception, from oral contraception to condoms. They educate as well. They are an under-appreciated resource, IMHO. Correction – they do offer the morning-after pill which I guess is abortion. Whatever, I’m not debating abortion.
In a world where teenage pregnancy is glorified through TV, I feel better knowing there are organizations out there to help girls prevent it.
I want less of that. I want more strong, successful and educated women. Not 15 year old girls raising babies.
Now because this post has been way too serious for my taste, I’m going to leave you with something delicious.
Okay, so it’s not big secret that my Dirty White Candy series was less about romance (but there’s romance in it,) and more about the incredible sexual journey of the main character, Candy Kavana.
The main theme through all of my books (remembering I write non-erotic fiction as Kim Mullican) is a strong, empowered woman. I like strong women. I want to be Sarah Conner wielding an AR-15 saving the world from future robots… okay, that’s a bit of a stretch, but still.
I’ve found a channel on YouTube called Sexplanations. The channel host is Dr. Lindsey Doe, a Clinical Sexologist and she’s prepared to talk openly and honestly about sex.
With the erotic romance genre thriving, and the general population moving further from Victorian Era women-shaming, we are now more free to experience our sexuality with less guilt, less shaming and less stress.
And we already know, stress is a libido killer.
Anywhooo – Dr. Linsey talks in this video about masturbation. She talks about how to scratch that itch in various ways and to keep healthy. She stresses that masturbation is health care – ehem – for down there.
It’s all about the covers! Covers are what entices a reader to click and learn more about your book. So this hop… is all about covers.
Stop by each blog to check out their favorites! There will be a giveaway at each stop plus a grand prize giveaway of an Amazon Gift Card! Happy Hopping!
These are the print versions of my books which vary slightly from the eBook covers and I think they’re hot hot hot!
1 LUCKY WINNER will receive the entire print version of the trilogy and 1 will receive the same in eBook. Follow the hop (click on the first pic above) and enter to win more prizes. But don’t just click the rafflecopter link. At the top left of this blog is a button to follow my newsletter. If you do that, I’ll enter your hat in the ring 5 BONUS POINTS!
This is an event you don’t want to miss. The Romance Reviews is running Sizzling Summer Reads through the month of June. There are 250 participating authors and publishers, and there are more than 200 prizes up for grabs during the whole month of June. Grand prize is a $100 GiftCertificate!
There are games to play each day. You MUST be registered with The Romance Reviews (don’t worry, it’s free!) to play and enter contests and drawings.
Examples of Games: There will be multiple choice questions / hangman etc and a clue (link will take you to book description to see if you can get the answer right.) How fun is that?
I’m being featured June 15, from 12:00am EST to 11:59pm EST! So don’t miss out!
I bet you wanna know what sort of prizes are in store! Tighten your bra straps because this isn’t even a COMPLETE list!:
Week 1 Prizes
$10 Ellora’s Cave Gift Card from Nancy Corrigan (sent via email)
Amazon $5 Gift Certificate from Dawn Marie Hamilton (sent via email)
$10 Ellora’s Cave gift card from Charity Parkerson (sent via email)
Trail of Obsession by Rebecca Tust (ebook)
Out of Bounds by Kris Pearson (ebook)
Aaron by JP Barnaby (ebook)
$15.00 Amazon Gift Card from Terri Osburn (sent via email)
Copy of Obsession (ebook)
Terms of Temptation by Lorrie Farrelly (ebook)
Intervention by Mia Kerick (ebook)
Community Service by Dakota Madison (ebook)
Splintered Lies by Karen Lopp (ebook)
Upon Your Honor by Marie Lavender (ebook)
The Witchy Wolf and the Wendigo (book1) by Rose Anderson (ebook)
Untangle Me (ebook)
Special Interests by Emma Barry (ebook)
Isabel’s Awakening by TD Hassett (ebook)
The Road to Comfort by Becky Lower (ebook)
Miami Steam by Chantal Verlaine (ebook)
Wolf in Gucci Loafers by Tara Lain (winner’s choice of ebook format)
Touched to the Heart by Elsa Winckler (ebook)
Stuck on Rewind by Dianne Hartsock (ebook)
Overboard, A Second Chance at Romance (mobi or epub)
Deception by S. Carman Knight (ebook)
$10 Amazon Gift Card from Moira Keith (sent via email)
The River Leith by Leta Blake (ebook)
Written in the Cards by Lauren Linwood (ebook)
$10 Amazon Gift Card from Casey Dawes (sent via email)
Cherry Stem by Sotia Lazu (print)
Hand of Miriam by Eva Gordon (ebook)
“Shawnee Holiday” by Lynn Cahoon (Kindle exclusive) (ebook)
“Cat’s Quill” by Anne Barwell (ebook)
1 ebook of The Chosen, 1 Ebook of Drowning Rapunzel (ebook)
Somewhere in the Middle by Linda Palmer (ebook)
The P-Town Queen (e-book)
Aria Returns, by Adriana Kraft (e-book)
The Complete Darkness Collection (Refuge Inc., 1-3) by Leslie Lee Sanders (ebook)
The Art of Love and Murder (ebook)
One PDF copy of Burning Ember (ebook)
$5 Amazon GC (na)
Safe & Sound by TS Krupa (ebook)
Week 2 Prizes
Dark Duke (Noble Passions 3) by Sabrina York (ebook)
Loving Lucius by Skhye Moncrief (ebook)
Family Stone Romantic Suspense Box Set by Lisa Hughey (ebook)
Relentless by Anna Wells (ebook)
Looks like Trouble to Me by Calinda B (ebook)
Cooking Up Love by Amylynn Bright (ebook)
Profile of Evil by Alexa Grace (print)
Ravenous by Annie Nicholas (ebook)
ICE blue by Susan Rae (ebook)
A Beastly Scandal (ebook (kindle))
Dangerous Proposition by Jessica Lauryn (ebook)
Fear of Darkness by Honoria Ravena (ebook)
Taking Chances by Suzette Rose Cauler (ebook)
Hey, Nobody’s Perfect by Ann Herrick (ebook)
Defeat the Darkness by Eliza March (ebook)
MY LORD ROGUE by Katherine Bone (ebook)
HIS MISTRESS by Monica Burns (digital – two copies)
For Her Protection by Amber A Bardan (ebook)
Unforgettable You by Georgina Penney (ebook)
A copy of Heart of a Champion by Roz Lee, Cassandra Carr, Morgan Kearns, Kelly Jamieson, Chanta Rand (ebook)
Son of the Enemy by Ana Barrons (ebook or print)
Undercover Obsession by BJ Wane (ebook)
$20 Amazon Gift Card (na)
The Boys of Summer by Sarah Madison (ebook)
$50 All Romance eBooks Gift Certificate from K.E. Saxon (sent via email)
Touch of Lightning (Cavanaugh Sisters Trilogy 2) by JC Wardon (ebook)
“Love Beyond the Curve” by Kate Patrick (print)
Love’s Sorrow by Terri Rochenski (ebook)
A Suitable Wife by Carol Burnside (ebook)
Secrets of Jenkins Bridge by Donna Shields (print)
$5 Amazon egift card (na)
The Billionaire Princess by Christina Tetreault (ebook)
More Than Strangers by Tara Quan (ebook)
Hunter by Night by Elisabeth Staab (print)
Hell or High Water by Jerrie Alexander and a $20.00 Amazon gift card (ebook and ecard)
Date Night by R.C. Matthews (ebook)
The Innocent Flame of Seduction – A Tale of Love and Loyalty in Medieval Ireland, by Darlene Hesley (ebook)
Switching Mercedes (ebook)
Bag of swag and books (paperbacks)
Night with a SEAL by Cat Johnson (ebook)
$10 Starbucks GC (na)
Safe & Sound by TS Krupa (ebook)
New Leaves, No Strings by C.J. Fallowfield (ebook)
Week 3 Prizes
Lady’s Destiny by A.R. Von (ebook)
Venice in the Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna (ebook)
Chances and Choices by Ann Omasta (ebook)
$20 Amazon Gift Card, His Hometown Girl and Wish Me Tomorrow by Karen Rock (winner’s choice of print or ebook)
Primani by Laurie Olerich (ebook)
Seal Of Destiny by Traci Douglass (ebook)
White Collared, Part One: Mercy by Shelly Bell (ebook)
Awakening the Warriors by S. E. Gilchrist (ebook)
Resolutions by Teri Riggs (ebook)
Love and Shenanigans by Zara Keane (ebook)
I Got Your Back, Hailey by June Kramin (ebook)
Inferno of Love by Allie Boniface (ebook )
Broslin Creek Boxed Set by Dana Marton (ebook)
Burning Ashes by H. Lewis-Foster (ebook)
Winner’s choice of one ebook from Naomi Bellina’s backlist (ebook)
Hearts in Exile by Mysti Parker (ebook)
Stately Pleasures by Lucy Felthouse (ebook)
The Montana Gallagher Collection by MK McClintock (ebook)
Fly Away by Jezebel Jorge (ebook)
Rogue on the Rollaway by Shannon MacLeod (ebook)
Wild Side by Laurel Richards (ebook)
A Home for Jesse by Iyana Jenna (ebook)
A Measured Risk (Regency Risks #1) by Natasha Blackthorne (ebook)
Maid to Crave (Harlequin E Contemporary Romance Box Set Volume 2) by Rebecca M Avery (ebook)
No Ordinary Man by S. Carman Knight (ebook)
Lonely Heart (The Butterfly Memoirs 3) by M.J. Kane (ebook )
With Good Behavior by Jennifer Lane (ebook)
One Dance with a Stranger by Mary M. Forbes (ebook)
Sparkling Dawn: Is She Hiding the Truth by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku (ebook)
Because of Jade by Lou Sylvre (ebook)
Amazon Gift Card: $15 (na)
$25 Amazon Gift Card from Rosalie Stanton (sent via email)
Mabe’s Burden by Kelly Abell (signed print book)
Tabby’s Pride by K-lee Klein (ebook)
One copy of Valia’s Villain (ebook)
A Princess Bound (print book)
Counterfeit Cowboy by Ginny Baird (ebook (epub or mobi))
Fighting Insanity by Flynn Eire (ebook)
Dirty White Candy Trilogy (all 3 books) by Anita Cox (ebook)
Ash Rising by Melissa Fox (ebook)
Lassoing A Groom ~ An Anthology (ebook)
Little White Lies by R.C. Matthews (ebook)
Midnight Kiss by Haley Whitehall (ebook)
Romancing the Rumrunner by Michelle McLean (ebook)
The Deviant Underground by Elisabeth Roseland (ebook)
A copy of My Biggest Fan (ebook)
Never Dare a Cowboy by Sylvie Kaye (ebook)
Her Mad Baron by Kate Rothwell (ebook)
Once Upon A Wager by Julie LeMense (ebook)
Week 4 Prizes
$10 Gift Card from Rhea Rhodan (sent via email)
Ravenous by Annie Nicholas (ebook)
Struck by Clarissa Johal (ebook)
My Mr. Manny by Jennifer Garcia (1 kindle ecopy gifted from amazon.com)
Temper Sanguine by Lou Harper (ebook)
Fairway To Heaven by Lily Malone (ebook)
A Pirate’s Curse by M.L. Guida (ebook)
The Echoes of Love by Hannah Fielding (paperback)
Winner’s choice of one ebook from Leigh Ellwood’s backlist (ebook)
Chasing Karma by C.Shell (ebook)
Cursed be the Wicked by J.R.Richardson (ebook)
$10 Amazon Gift Card from Feather Stone (sent via email)
A Miracle Melody (Noah and Ronan Series 3) by Ashley Chunell (ebook)
Just Once by Julianna Keyes (ebook)
Stuck in Between by Blakely Bennett (ebook)
Winner’s choice of one ebook from Nikka Michaels’ backlist (ebook)
Capri’s Fate by Daryl Devore (ebook)
Bloodstone by Helen C. Johannes (ebook)
Awakenings by Tasha Temple (ebook)
Seven Sensuous Days by Tina Donahue (ebook)
Aflame by Krissy Daniels (ebook)
What The Heart Can Hold by Charlotte Symonds (ebook)
eBook of Silken Kisses, by Laci Paige (ebook )
Just One Kiss by Te Russ (ebook)
$5 Amazon Gift Card from Nina Prah (sent via email)
Tropical Paradise by Evelise Archer (ebook)
Fairest by Beth Bishop (ebook)
Master for Tonight by Elaine Barris (ebook)
Cooking Up A Storm by Ashley Ladd (ebook)
Entangled Love by Cait Jarrod (ebook)
By the Light of the Moon by Laila Blake (ebook)
MAYBE BABY by Ashlinn Craven (ebook)
Son of Dragons Book 2 Legends of Oblivion (ebook )
The Mirror (ebook)
$5.00 Amazon GC (na)
Wonderfully Wicked by C.J. Burright (ebook)
Adam (Hybrids 1) by Gale Stanley (ebook)
$10 GC to Ellora’s Cave (na)
NIGHTSCREAM by Morgan Hannah MacDonald (ebook)
Shift Happens by J.C. McKenzie (ebook)
Rebecca’s Ghost by Marianne Petit (ebook(pdf))
Fair Game by R.C. Matthews (ebook)
Saint Kate of the Cupcake by L. C. Fenton (ebook)
The Samurai’s Garden by Patricia Kiyono (ebook)
Lessons in Rule-Breaking by Christy McKellen (print signed paperback)
Cat Haus (Part 1) by Carrie Lane (ebook)
Book: A Ring A Dance A Second Chance (ebook)
$10 GIftcard for Amazon or All Romance E-Books (na)
The Adorable SNowman (ebook)