Author Archives: Annie Rayburn/Carol Burnside

About Annie Rayburn/Carol Burnside

As an author of sizzling romance, Annie takes contemporary settings. and incorporates twists with sci-fi and paranormal elements.

Thursday Three: Best lines

New WIP, new characters and three sentences to share today. Brekke stepped into her personal space, slipped one hand around her nape and joined their mouths before she could protest. Lesleigh raised her hands to fend him off, but forgot to follow … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: All things Crainesian

Before I moved my blog to WordPress, I used to do an occasional Wednesday’s Word thing, a bit of wordsmithing with words new to me or words I just liked the sound of. This is the first of my Wednesday’s Word posts … Continue reading

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A letter to Santa

It’s been a long time since I wrote to Santa, but this year I made an exception. Why? Because I had news for him news that will help his elves with their intense schedule. See my ‘Dear Santa’ letter today … Continue reading

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My Holiday Gift to you

December 10-25, INSIGHT is FREE on Smashwords. I’m working to make it free on Amazon as well, but Smashwords has files for all e-readers. (mobi = Kindle, ePUB = Nook, etc) Enjoy, everyone and Happy Holidays!

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Wise words for the creative

Are you a creative individual who occasionally gets the doldrums about your talent? For purposes of this post, I’ll use writing as the creative outlet, but the doubts can easily be attributed to anyone who engages in a creative outlet. … Continue reading

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New Author Blog Hop Winners

A great big thanks to Saba over at Of Thoughts and Words  and  Michelle over at http://flickspicks1.blogspot.com/ for organizing and co-hosting The New Author Blog Hop!  I tried to hop around the entire list, but am not sure I really did. I … Continue reading

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Blogging, blogging, blogging

I hear the old Rawhide TV show theme song in that title. (Keep that auth-or blog-ging)Some of you won’t be old enough to know what I’m talking about. Ignore it. The word is repeated three times because I’m blogging here to tell … Continue reading

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New Author’s Blog Hop

Yep, that’s right. I’m participating in the New Author’s Blog Hop going on Nov. 23-30 and even have giveaways! I’ll draw winners from all the visitors leaving comments. Read through this post to see what’s being given away. First a … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Obsessions giveaway

How cool is this? Two chances to win Bittersweet Obsessions going on right now. 1st – it’s one of the many prizes being offered at The Romance Studio’s Thanksgiving Party. See right sidebar to enter for prizes here: http://trsparties.com/  I’m giving … Continue reading

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TRS Thanksgiving Party

The Romance Studio is having a big party this weekend. Learn about new releases, read steamy excerpts and check out new authors. Like prizes? Comment on any post to enter multiple drawings for loads of prizes. Check it out here:  … Continue reading

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