C.T. Adams shares the joint pen name of Cat Adams with Cathy Clamp. Together they co-authored the much-lauded Blood Singer series, comprised of Blood Song, Siren Song, Demon Song, The Isis Collar, and The Eldritch Conspiracy. Their latest novel is To Dance with the Devil.

Writing is Hard Work And I Love It

by C.T. Adams

(TO THE TUNE OF “MY FAVORITE THINGS”)

The Hulk
and Joss Whedon
Thor and Jim Butcher

Star Trek
Avengers, Star Wars
and the Doctor

Vampires
Time Travel and
All that it brings

These are a few of my favorite things.

When my job’s dull.
When my life stinks.
When I’m feeling sad.
I simply remember my favorite things.
And then I don’t feel . . . so bad.

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[GUEST POST] Cat Adams on Romance in Urban Fantasy – Keeping it Real

C.T. Adams and Cathy Clamp began writing as a team in 1997. They quickly learned that their individual talents in writing created a dynamite combination in historical and paranormal novels! Cathy resides in the Texas Hill Country with her husband, dogs, cats and 24 Boer/Spanish cross goats! Cie is currently relocating to the Denver metro area with her dog and cats. They love reading fan mail and anticipate a long and fruitful writing career. together, they write as Cat Adams.

Most readers of urban fantasy realize that the genre itself is sort of mythological. Born out of a blending of the fantasy, horror and romance shelves, until just a few years ago, you could wander your favorite bookstore forever and never find such a creature. Even now, readers might have to visit more than one shelf to find a favorite author. Romance has always had a firm foot in the door of fantasy because . . . well, people are people (even the monstrous ones) and people tend to fall in love. And have sex. Let’s not forget that because it’s a huge part of urban fantasy. Dark = sexy. Romance = sexy. Hmmm, maybe Dark = romance!

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