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Hi, my name is Kelly Conrad, and I've always loved to write. I excelled in English class at school, and always thought I wanted to be a writer. It's very difficult to tell you just when I began writing. In looking back, I would have to say my writing career began as early as elementary school when I sat in Study Hall and thought up names for romance novels. Can you see it? A list of hot, sultry titles that my teacher snatched away from me and turned red as she read them? I was a bit undisciplined to say the least, and spent a lot of time in the principal's office.

Later I began writing stories for my friends to read. The first story was about a teacher who had an affair with a student. Oh, my! Even then my imagination was in overdrive! After that my life took off in several directions until the day I decided I wanted to get back to my first love, writing. Since I'm from Texas, the most natural thing in the world for me is to write a western ménage with lots of heat. Depending on the story line I might add a touch of suspense to give it an extra kick.

I lived my life as a big-haired blond. I have blue eyes, and I like that tear-jerkin' western music, and I even sing some. I love square dancing, and I speak with a Texas twang (me and Dolly Parton). Although I'm new with Siren Publishing I hope to entertain you with some great books in the future.

By the way, I think Dolly comes from Tennessee. I'm telling you that so you won't get us mixed up. Yeah, right!

Q: What do you like most about writing?

A: I guess what I like most about writing is creating great characters that can live up to, and overcome, the precarious situations I put them in. I don't like weak men. I like the hero to be strong and take control, but it tickles me when a strong heroine comes along that is every bit his equal and refuses to take any guff from him. This promotes sexual tension between the two which can lead to some very hot love scenes.


Q: and hate most about writing?

A: What I don't like is that blank page in the beginning. I try to begin my story, and each chapter, with a hook, and end each chapter with a cliffhanger. Of course, no matter what happens there will always be a happy ending, but I try to give my readers a rip-roaring ride before they get there.


Q: Is it difficult to choose a name for your character?

A: It's a challenge I like to be faced with. You have to consider the setting your character is in, as well as where he comes from, and his background. For a Southern setting you not only have to pick a Southern name, you also have to consider accents. I've been told by some well-meaning Northerners that the South is almost like a different country. Also, I like to give my villains names that sound dark and dangerous. For instance, can't you just see a gunslinger named Bart wearing a black hat?


Q: Do you have to get in the mood before you write a love scene?

A: Actually, since I'm working and in the middle of conflict, action, and dirty rotten villains, I'm never in the mood when I begin writing a love scene. I simply begin writing and as I describe the scene, I can't help but imagine myself there in the bed with my characters. That's when I get in the mood. The test of a good love scene is if you feel it while you're writing it. If you are moved by your words, then your reader will be moved as well. If you have to do something to get yourself in the mood, what can I say? Erase it and start over. But this time let the words do it, notsomething else.


Q: Which comes first, the story, the characters, or the setting?

A: The story always. I have a folder in my computer that has many, many story ideas, but I haven't had the time to develop them yet. An idea can grow out of one scene, and one scene can become a book, and one book can become, what else? A bestseller. 

 

 

 

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Wet, Wicked & Wild (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Romance, M/M, mermen, light bondage, HEA] A freak storm opens up a mysterious undersea world to Frankie Fontana when he gets thrown out of his boat and a MORE...

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Circus of Dreams (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, M/M, HEA] This is the story of two men. One was civilized and lived in a world of asphalt, speeding cars, and skyscrapers, but the other was an uncivilized MORE...

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King of the Avenue (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Allure ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, M/M, public exhibition, voyeurism, HEA] Stoney Martin is a well-known porn star whose life is filled with bright lights and photo shoots. One night a thug c MORE...

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Cotton Candy Cowboy (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Allure Manlove: Erotic Alternative Cowboy Romance, M/M, HFN] Candy Hogue is forced to trade fame and fortune in a rodeo arena for a cotton candy machine at the CineMagic theater. His giving up of the MORE...

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Trailer Trash (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, M/M, HEA] When Dezi Falconi, a pampered rich boy, meets up with Rox Forrester, a savvy trailer trash hottie, sparks fly. Living on opposite sides of the tr MORE...

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Whispering Statue (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M, HEA] It’s dark, cold, and foggy as Denique Cole stands on a bridge considering suicide. Just as he’s about to jump in, he meets a sculptor MORE...

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Prince of Passion (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M, HEA] Prince Savanne of Casmir, a dark, handsome, mysterious man, shows up on Val Kingsley’s doorstep with an astonishing tale of abduction, MORE...

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Sheik of the Streets (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, M/M, HEA] The Sheik was a shadow, a black suit, a terror on a motorcycle, a ghost that haunted the dirty streets of the ghetto. With a cop's badge on his c MORE...

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Lovely Little Tramp (MF)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Allure: Erotic Contemporary Romantic Suspense, HEA] Blake Carlin is a handsome carbon copy of his genius father, whose only dream in life was to create dolls for adults that looked, felt, and acted hu MORE...

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Dirty Moon (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Allure ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M, shape-shifters, HEA] It all begins when Conor Savage goes on a camping trip with his friend, Jake, and they begin talking about the demons in t MORE...

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Rebel Angel (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M, angels, demons, HEA] During an uprising against Satan, a fallen angel escapes Hell, dives into a vortex, and hurtles toward earth. Now disguis MORE...

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Broken Sky (MM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Siren Allure ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M with M/M/M, gods] Although he’s a noble warrior with a reputation of strength and honor, he exists as a mere shadow in man’s imagination. An MORE...

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The Gay Blade (MMM)

Kelly Conrad (Published by: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.)

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[Ménage and More ManLove: Erotic Alternative Ménage a Trois Romance, M/M/M] Grant Damont is a self-made man who became a millionaire by the time he was twenty, and Dano Lisle is a cash-poor phone actor for MORE...

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