paranormal romance

Shifter Mate Magic, Writing To Market, and More (Podcast)

Shifter Mate Magic, Writing to Market, and What I’m Work On (Podcast) Carol Van Natta’s Video Podcast #8 This is my author podcast number 8, wherein I talk about Shifter Mate Magic, and writing what you love and writing for money. It was thunder and lightning, very very frightening, during the podcast, and the cats […]

Shifter Mate Magic is Here!

Shifter Mate Magic is Here! I am giddy about my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series, and book 1, Shifter Mate Magic is here! It debuts today on Amazon for an introductory price of 99¢, and is free to read in Kindle Unlimited. The series is about extraordinary shifters for extraordinary challenges. Three more […]

Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #2 Shifter Mate Magic is the first book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, it’s all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and dragons. Below is a short Shifter Mate Magic excerpt. (See another one here.) Jackie […]

Ice Age Shifters, Pets in Space 3, and Author Reading (Podcast)

Ice Age Shifters, Pets in Space 3, and Author Reading Carol Van Natta’s Video Podcast #7 This is my author podcast number 7, wherein I talk about my new series, Ice Age Shifters, Pets in Space 3, and read to you. Oh, and I talk about Fort Collins Comic Con’s benefit event, the Kessel Run. […]

Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #1

Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #1 Shifter Mate Magic is the first book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, it’s all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and dragons. Below is a short Shifter Mate Magic excerpt. (See another one here.) Did […]

Preorder Shifter Mate Magic

Preorder Shifter Mate Magic Ice Age Shifters™ Book 1 It’s here! The first book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series is here! This is the fabulous cover for Shifter Mate Magic (designed by the equally fabulous Amanda Kelsey of Razzle Dazzle Design).   Okay, yes, I’m still ridiculously excited about this series. […]

Secret Project Revealed, Foxes, and Cats (Podcast)

Secret Project Revealed, Foxes, and Cats Carol Van Natta’s Video Podcast #6 This is my author podcast number 6, wherein I reveal my secret project, and talk about foxes and cats (or the lack thereof). Astute readers will note the number above and deduce there are previous videos: Podcast #1 ~ Podcast #2 ~ Podcast […]

More Pet Peeves about Romances

More Pet Peeves about Romances Because I include romances in my Central Galactic Concordance space opera series, and because I’m working on three new secret projects that all involve romance, I read a lot of them to make sure I’m meeting reader expectations. I love romances in my favorite space opera, fantasy, and paranormal genres, […]

The Year of Having a Plan

The Year of Having a Plan This will be my year of having a plan. I’m more of a look-forward kind of person, so I’ll recap 2017 briefly and tell you about my author-related plans for 2018. I’m a look-forward kind of person. (Good thing I write science fiction, eh?) I’m lamentably bad about remembering […]

Reading Recommendations for the Holidays 2017

Reading Recommendations for the Holidays (2017) — Books I Love, and Hope You Will, Too I love to read. Books are my boon companions and the chance to visit worlds that aren’t my own. However, I tank at writing reviews, because I know exactly how much work goes into writing a book, so I can’t […]

Six New Magic, NM Books to Enjoy

Six New Magic, NM Books to Enjoy For you paranormal romance fans out there, check out the six new books in the Magic, New Mexico collection of stories. It’s an Amazon Kindle Worlds project, which allows multiple authors to romp on a shared playground, but bring their unique voices to the game. Now there are […]

I got hit by the cross genre bus

Writing Cross Genre, or How I Got Hit by the Cross-Genre Bus My flagship series is the Central Galactic Concordance series, a sprawling space opera with a big damn story arc that I figure will take at least nine books to do it justice. My muse’s home planet is science fiction, probably because I was […]

New Release: In Graves Below + Big SF&F 99¢ Sale

New Release: In Graves Below (Magic, New Mexico) A disabled veteran and a dancer vs. a demon horde that wants to eat Denver. No pressure! Buy In Graves Below today and find out if demons turn Denver into an all-you-can-eat buffet. . Riya Sanobal, a mostly-human rarity in her magical family, hides her heritage and magical talent […]

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below (Super-Seckrit Project Revealed) Deep in the subterranean fortress* that is my office, I’ve been working on a secret side project (see my recent post) that can now be unveiled. While my muse’s home base is science fiction, it loves vacations in various other genres, such as fantasy, action, mystery, paranormal, romance, […]

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I’m working on a Super-Sekrit Writing Project. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you may have read that it’s a paranormal romance. Why is it secret? Contracts, primarily, but also timing. You see, I’m not the only one working on this project. Other authors are playing in the same sand box, too, […]