Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Guest Blog: Holiday Cruise by Erzabet Bishop

Thanks for having me on the blog today! I'm Erzabet Bishop and I'm the author of the new interactive story, Holiday Cruise. In the novella, we have a young woman on her first holiday vacation as a college student. She's hanging out on a weekend cruise and about to find some sexy ways to spend some time beneath the tinsel.

Why interactive fiction?

Interactive fiction is a wonderful way to write and read a story. Think about a book you've recently read and the ending. Were you totally happy with it? Would you have changed anything about it? What about if you could? There you go… With interactive fiction you get to see a series of options and find your new book boyfriend or girlfriend for the afternoon or evening.

Writing process:

There is definitely a structure that must be in place with interactive fiction and with each project I learn more about it. I also use a series of sticky notes on a foam core board to give me some idea what is going on in the story and where I could take it. A complete outline for me is too structured. With the sticky notes, I can move them when the story changes and still be in control.

Five facts about me:

I am a bookstore manager in my day job, a wife and dog mom to a large brood of furry tornadoes.

Guacamole and tacos are a collective food group.

If I am not writing, I am reading something. You have to always have inspiration and get other author's points of view in your brain. Otherwise it just gets stagnant in there.
Hobbies: crochet, baking, watching monster movies with my hubby and furry kids.
I am also a music reviewer, author of light romance, YA and horror under another pen name.

Reader question:

What kinds of interactive romances would you like to read? Menage? 

Paranormal? Dystopian? Zombies on the rise? Tell me your ideas for you to be a character in my next interactive romance adventure…

Happy holidays and I hope you enjoy reading Holiday Cruise!

Holiday Cruise
Erzabet Bishop

Genre: Erotic romance

Publisher: SilkWords

Date of Publication: November 29, 2014

ISBN: 978-1-941847-36-7

Word Count:  16K Pick your path story

Cover Artist: Indie Designz

Purchase Links:

Book Description: 

Erin goes on her first cruise with friends on her first holiday away from home as a college student. She meets a female decorator and a man who will help steer her into some sexy holiday memories.

About the Author:

Erzabet Bishop has been crafting stories since she could pound keys on her parents’ old typewriter. She has only just learned that it is a whole lot more fun writing naughty books. She is a contributing author to the Silk Words website with her Fetish Fair, Gingerbread Dreams, Holiday Cruise and Temptation Resorts interactive erotic romances, Sci Spanks 2014 Anthology, Potnia, A Christmas To Remember, Taboo II, Forbidden Fruit, Club Rook: The Series, Sweat, Bossy, Cougars, Spank or Treat 2014, When the Clock Strikes Thirteen, Wicked Things, Unwrap these Presents, Unbound Box, Milk & Cookies & Handcuffs, Corset Magazine: Sex Around the World, Vaginas and Vulvas, Man vs. Machine: The Sex Toy Issue, Smut by the Sea Volume 2, Hell Whore Volume 2, Can’t Get Enough, Slave Girls, The Big Book of Submission, Hungry for More, Gratis II, Gratis III, Anything She Wants, Dirty Little Numbers, Kink-E magazine, Eternal Haunted Summer, Coming Together: Girl on Girl, Shifters, Coming Together: For the Holidays (upcoming) and Coming Together: Hungry for Love among others. She is the author of Lipstick (upcoming), Dinner Date, Tethered, Sweet Seductions: The Erzabet Bishop Collection (upcoming), Red Moon Rising (upcoming), Red Boots (upcoming), Charity Benshaw's Enchanted Paddle Emporium (upcoming), Holidays in Hell (upcoming), Pomegranate (upcoming), Red Dress (upcoming), Sigil Fire, Written on Skin: A Sigil Fire Short, The Erotic Pagans Series: Beltane Fires, Samhain Shadows and Yuletide Temptation. Erzabet was a finalist for the GCLS 2014 awards in two separate categories. She lives in Texas with her husband, furry children and can often be found lurking in local bookstores. She loves to bake, make naughty crochet projects and watch monster movies. When she isn’t writing, she loves to review music and books.

Review Blog:

SilkWords is the go-to source for interactive romance and erotic fiction.

With gorgeous custom covers and a clean, sophisticated design, the SilkWords site offers a secure, upscale reading environment. In addition to content on their web site, they offer stories for purchase in the standard e-book formats.

SilkWords is owned and operated by a full-time mom with a background in genetics and an RWA RITA-nominated, multi-published sci-fi romance author.

Their technology guy and site designer was the founder of Microsoft Xbox Live.

SilkWords features two formats that allow readers to choose how the stories will proceed.

Pick Your Path:

Will she or won't she? With which man (or woman) in which location? With Pick Your Path romance, you decide. Romance and branched fiction are made for each other, like picking your favorite flavor of ice cream...positions, partners, and paraphernalia, oh my!

Reader Vote:

Readers vote at choice points and decide how the story will continue. These stories are a great way for readers and authors to connect. It’s exciting to be part of a developing story!

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1 comment:

Erzabet Bishop said...

Thanks for hosting me on the blog! I hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday season.