Blog Tour, Giveaways, My Novellas

Tangled Mind Tour Wrapping Up

I’ve hopped all over the Internet visiting blogs, met new people, and read wonderful messages and reviews about Tangled Mind. There are a few more stops I need to tell you about before I’m done though.

  • 3 Chicks After Dark gave their thoughts on Tangled Mind and rated it Bad Ass (Warm, Tall Socks With) Boots!, which thrilled me. When you read the book, you’ll get the reference. 😉
  • Velvet Panic called Tangled Mind a “long slow burn of romance beneath Timothy’s care of Beck.” I also answered a few interview questions over there, including what I’ve been reading. Hint: the 4th book in the series comes out in a few days.
  • And make sure you stop at BFD Books and Elisa – My Reviews and Ramblings to read an excerpt.

There are only 2 days left to get yourself entered in the Rafflecopter drawing for a copy of Tangled Mind. What are you waiting for? 😉

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Book Release, GLBT, Inspiring, LGBT, Social Issues, Writing Process

Are You Ready for Flare?

JanuaryAd_Elisa_NorthStarThe full North Star Trilogy will be released in 36 hours when Flare is out. Have you read Spark? Is Fusion still burning in your mind?

You still have time!

Hugo and Kevin knew they should be together all the way back in high school, but life took them in very different directions. When they have a chance to continue their relationship, life’s circumstances have other plans for them. But they know they are meant to be, so they fight for each other, and they will fight for the family they want to nurture together, even if the world around them doesn’t quite understand their “alternative” family and tries their best to keep them apart.

GLBT, Interviews & Reviews, LGBT, Thanks, Writing Process

Vote Today for the Finalists!!!

This might look like yesterday’s post, but it’s so different. Yesterday the voting at Mrs. Condit Reads was preliminary voting. This time around it is the Author of the Month Finalist!!!! So thank you for tugging Posy Robert’s fusion into the new poll. XOXO

So, if you have a few moments to grab your devices, whichever ones you fancy, would you be so kind as to vote for Posy Robert’s Fusion or any other book that jumps up and grabs you. Winners will be announced Jan 9th.

❤ Thank you!

Author-of-the-Month-Finalist

Book Release, GLBT, LGBT, My Novels, Thanks

Are You Ready?

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The entire North Star Trilogy will be released in a week on January 13th.  If you haven’t cracked Spark or Fusion yet, you have a week to get ready for Flare. Or maybe you want to re-read Spark and Fusion before Flare comes out. Please spread the word to all those people who were “waiting for all the books to come out,” because it’s not that far away. And thanks to all my wonderful readers. You rock!

GLBT, Me Being Me, Thoughts

In For The Long Haul

I’m one of those people that if often labeled “passionate.” I’m okay with that because it’s often true, but I only get passionate about a few, choice things, even if those things are on a perpetual carrousel. That comes with being a Jill of all trades and a master of none, I suppose.

One of the things that I am very passionate about is relationships. You’re surprised, right?

Haha. I thought not.

What I mean to say is really this: I value people taking the time to make relationships work. That’s not to say that all relationships are worth working on. Sometimes breakups and divorce just need to happen. I learned that the hard way during my training as a therapist.

I love to write about relationships beyond the initial lust stage. Lust is easy. We fall head over heels in love and go crazy for each other, but then things change. Relationships get harder. We have to start compromise and negotiation to see how to fit two different lives together. I love this part when I write. I love this part in my own relationship with my husband too. We’ve been together since 1992 and not all those years were happy. Some were complete shit, to be honest, but we are together, growing and changing and finding new ways to fit with each other still.

My first novel, Fall Into You was about finding ways to get past that initial attraction and work through those really challenging times to come out the other end still loving each other, even if it wasn’t the same as how it started. I find more value in that then the quick attraction that could easily disintegrate into nothingness, even if we never see that on the page.

My soon to come NorthStar trilogy explores some of this as well. More than the long term relationship, it really looks at how to keep a relationship going in spite of very stressful life events. It’s not always easy, but when the love is still there, I think it’s worth fighting for, no matter what.

Is fighting for long term love as exciting as maintaining a relationship? Maybe not, but in the end, I think it’s far more valuable. What do you think?

Equality, GLBT, LGBT

Parenting an LGBT Savvy Kid


On May 14, 2013 I signed my fifth grade daughter out of school and drove to St. Paul, Minnesota so she could be part of history. Governor Mark Dayton signed the Marriage Equality bill into law. I met a friend there as well. She brought her six-year-old son for the same reason. This was history in the making and we wanted our kids to be there for this moment. This was big. We cheered and smiled and sat out in the super hot sun with sweat dripping down our backs, because this was important. Then we went downtown and celebrated. People were so happy.

I’ve made very conscious choices about talking to my child about the LGBT community and the unique struggles they face. We talked a lot about marriage equality this last year. I even had some friends confused as to why I was so passionate about this issue. I’m bisexual and I married a man, but if something ever happened to my husband, I would still want the right to marry someone if I fell in love again. That could easily be a woman. My daughter and I have talked a lot about the rights denied same-sex couples because of DOMA, and she even knows I write stories about men who fall in love with men. She knows some of my closest friends who are gay, lesbian, and bisexual. She knows what all that means. It’s not big deal to her. When she meets someone new, she asks if they have a boyfriend or a girlfriend rather than just assuming.

There has been a lot said about how same-sex relationships confuse children. They don’t. They really don’t if we just expose this reality to kids and then answer their questions. What confuses children is having the once-unwavering love of their parents suddenly pulled away from them because they love someone of the same gender. When my daughter heard that people did that, she was utterly shocked. Kids are also confused when their parents hate because of bigotry. That goes against most of what we teach our kids when they are young.

Much is made about parents needing to answer uncomfortable questions about LGBT couples. Guess what? That’s what we signed up for when we became a parent, and whether marriage equality had passed or not, children will still have those questions. It’s our job as parents to educate our children about the world, and one of the realities in this world is that LGBT people live here. Are gay men more likely to kiss out in public now than in the 1970s when I was a kid? Probably. Are lesbian women going to hold hands and hug each other where kids can see them? Yep. And I say good! I want my child to see this. I want my child to see that love comes in many different packages, and I want her to know she can talk to me about anything that she’s curious about. Anything!

What I find most offensive are the people who say marriage=procreation. As an adopted kid, I have just been devalued by that entire argument. My parents have been too. I don’t count in their eyes, but if I were to say that to these folks, they’d deny their argument applied to me because my parents weren’t a same-sex couple. Hypocrisy at its finest, I guess. And when hypocrisy is that blatant and that easily identified, you know the argument is false and drummed up rhetoric.

I don’t want my daughter to live in a cookie cutter world. I want her to be able to experience the entire rainbow because she will be a better person for it. She already is.

Free, GLBT, My Novels, My Short Stories

Misnomer by Posy Roberts

Lookie here! A free story by me over on the Dreamspinner Press Blog. All to help celebrate their sixth anniversary. This is actually a story about Simon & Thomas from my book Fall Into You, which is also on sale this week. It’s set in modern day, years after the book ended, so you get to see where they ended up. Check it out and all the other books that are on sale.

Sexy Six Anniversary Short – Misnomer by Posy Roberts | Dreamspinner Press Blog | M-M Romance.