Author Archives: mjanecolette

About mjanecolette

Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance TELL ME, the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) CONSEQUENCES (of defensive adultery), the award-winning rom-com (she's versatile) CHERRY PIE CURE, and TEXT ME, CUPID--a (slightly dirty) love story for 21st century adults who don't believe in love... but want it anyway. A sought-after speaker and presenter, Colette is also the author of the Dirty Writing Secrets Series, which includes the non-fiction collection of essays ROUGH DRAFT CONFESSIONS: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway, 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR MUSE, and ORGANIZED CREATIVE. She's also the curator of the fab YYC Queer Writers anthologies Queer Christmas in Cowtown, Screw Chocolate, and A Queer Summer Night's in Cowtown. Releasing Spring 2020: CUPID IN MONTE CARLO.

‘Artists love other artists.’ – The Artist’s Way, Week 1 #artistsway

I am working my way through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way again. For the third or seventh time? I’m not sure—I do know that even though she often annoys—nay, infuriates me—Julia Cameron once gave me permission to call myself an

‘Artists love other artists.’ – The Artist’s Way, Week 1 #artistsway

I am working my way through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way again. For the third or seventh time? I’m not sure—I do know that even though she often annoys—nay, infuriates me—Julia Cameron once gave me permission to call myself an

“Why are straight people so boring?” they said, turning away. #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write. No matter what. That’s the promise, right, kittens? “Why are straight people so boring?” they said, turning away. INSTRUCTIONS Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job is to build stamina. Day 1:

“Why are straight people so boring?” they said, turning away. #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write. No matter what. That’s the promise, right, kittens? “Why are straight people so boring?” they said, turning away. INSTRUCTIONS Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job is to build stamina. Day 1:

Instagram Hop & Contest! Win Romance Novel Paperbacks & Meet Authors Who Write About Heroines … in their prime

So I’m doing something fun on Instagram right now, and if you like my books and like Instagram–you want to check this out: Romance in Her Prime Author – Instagram HOP hosted by the marvellous L.B. Dunbar Happy New Year!

Instagram Hop & Contest! Win Romance Novel Paperbacks & Meet Authors Who Write About Heroines … in their prime

So I’m doing something fun on Instagram right now, and if you like my books and like Instagram–you want to check this out: Romance in Her Prime Author – Instagram HOP hosted by the marvellous L.B. Dunbar Happy New Year!

Cover Reveal! A BOOK A DAY presents COLOR THEORY #coverreveal #blacklivesmatter

A BOOK A DAY PRESENTS: COLOR THEORY by A.M. Kusi | Anne Welch | Arden Aoide | Blair Babylon | CA Miconi | Danielle Pearl | Eden Butler | Elizabeth Marx | Janet A. Moto | Kenna Rey | Lori

Cover Reveal! A BOOK A DAY presents COLOR THEORY #coverreveal #blacklivesmatter

A BOOK A DAY PRESENTS: COLOR THEORY by A.M. Kusi | Anne Welch | Arden Aoide | Blair Babylon | CA Miconi | Danielle Pearl | Eden Butler | Elizabeth Marx | Janet A. Moto | Kenna Rey | Lori

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

My Christmas issues about about to help you with your last minute Christmas shopping #backlistspotlight #holidayread #christmasshopping

Not done your holiday shopping yet? My Christmas issues are about to save the day for you! Especially if you have Amazon Prime. 😉 Every single one of these books would make a fantastic present for the voracious (+35) reader

My Christmas issues about about to help you with your last minute Christmas shopping #backlistspotlight #holidayread #christmasshopping

Not done your holiday shopping yet? My Christmas issues are about to save the day for you! Especially if you have Amazon Prime. 😉 Every single one of these books would make a fantastic present for the voracious (+35) reader

And now, for the non-romance reader in your life: Prairie Gothic #horror #christmasgiftideas #canadiana #canlit

A bunch of people I adore are in this anthology, PRAIRIE GOTHIC, curated by Stacey Kondla (who’s one of those people). FANTASTIC Christmas present, right? “It’s scarier when it can’t hide from you.That’s the idea behind Prairie Gothic, the new

And now, for the non-romance reader in your life: Prairie Gothic #horror #christmasgiftideas #canadiana #canlit

A bunch of people I adore are in this anthology, PRAIRIE GOTHIC, curated by Stacey Kondla (who’s one of those people). FANTASTIC Christmas present, right? “It’s scarier when it can’t hide from you.That’s the idea behind Prairie Gothic, the new

Saving Christmas (or, how I pull off that happy ending) #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

So this is probably my skankiest cover and I love it so: And I want to be Santa, cause that’s how I’m wired… SAVING CHRISTMAS is the LAST episode of TEXT ME, CUPID, a slightly dirty love story for 21st century

Saving Christmas (or, how I pull off that happy ending) #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

So this is probably my skankiest cover and I love it so: And I want to be Santa, cause that’s how I’m wired… SAVING CHRISTMAS is the LAST episode of TEXT ME, CUPID, a slightly dirty love story for 21st century

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

Messy Christmas (or, how not to do a one-night stand) #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

I’m an expert in how not to do a one-night stand. Let me tell you about it sometime (not). TEXT ME, CUPID starts with the worst-best one-night stand ever… Meet Will and Florence. He’s freshly divorced and in denial. She’s

Messy Christmas (or, how not to do a one-night stand) #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

I’m an expert in how not to do a one-night stand. Let me tell you about it sometime (not). TEXT ME, CUPID starts with the worst-best one-night stand ever… Meet Will and Florence. He’s freshly divorced and in denial. She’s

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

The holidays are messy, baby #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

How is it the season already? Sigh. All my stories are Christmas stories, by the way. Because man, do I have Christmas issues… We’re gonna start my Christmas issues with a spotlight on QUEER CHRISTMAS IN COWTOWN, in which I

The holidays are messy, baby #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

How is it the season already? Sigh. All my stories are Christmas stories, by the way. Because man, do I have Christmas issues… We’re gonna start my Christmas issues with a spotlight on QUEER CHRISTMAS IN COWTOWN, in which I

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

Halloween shouldn’t be Bittersweet… but this one is #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

The answer to “Do you have a Halloween romance, Jane?” is yes, yes, I do, and it’s so hot, but it’s the third episode in a four-part story, so… Meet Will and Florence. He’s freshly divorced and in denial. She’s

Halloween shouldn’t be Bittersweet… but this one is #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

The answer to “Do you have a Halloween romance, Jane?” is yes, yes, I do, and it’s so hot, but it’s the third episode in a four-part story, so… Meet Will and Florence. He’s freshly divorced and in denial. She’s

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

Three years ago, I was starting the crazy CONSEQUENCES audioBOOK tour this month! #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

Consequences remains my favourite (and worst selling) book. Sob. Well, the audiobook does ok. Sorry, I forgot. I’m not supposed to mention sordid details such as money when I’m “marketing” or on brand. But, seriously, kittens. We’re all creators and

Three years ago, I was starting the crazy CONSEQUENCES audioBOOK tour this month! #throwbackthursday #backlistspotlight

Consequences remains my favourite (and worst selling) book. Sob. Well, the audiobook does ok. Sorry, I forgot. I’m not supposed to mention sordid details such as money when I’m “marketing” or on brand. But, seriously, kittens. We’re all creators and

COVER REVEAL! Night Hunt by Carey Decevito #coverreveal #romance

Hey, kittens, the third book in CAREY DECEVITO‘s NightShade trilogy, NIGHT HUNT, is coming soon, and today, we get to see its sexy cover! #featurefridayontuesday Ready? Two disappearances… Lives forever altered… A witness leads to a manhunt that’ll shape what’s

COVER REVEAL! Night Hunt by Carey Decevito #coverreveal #romance

Hey, kittens, the third book in CAREY DECEVITO‘s NightShade trilogy, NIGHT HUNT, is coming soon, and today, we get to see its sexy cover! #featurefridayontuesday Ready? Two disappearances… Lives forever altered… A witness leads to a manhunt that’ll shape what’s

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job

This picture is a #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Look… and write: Want more writing prompts? BETA VERSION AVAILABLE, DIGITAL & PRINT 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR INNER MUSE Find out more: mjanecolette.com/secrets Instructions INSTRUCTIONS: Everyone: Look at the writing prompt. And write. Beginner: Your job