Want to know about Kayelle Allen? A best-selling American author, her unstoppable heroes and heroines include contemporary every day folk, role-playing immortal gamers, futuristic covert agents, and warriors who purr.
To reach Kayelle, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone via The Author’s Secret (Mon-Fri 9a-6p ET) 678-500-9202.
Kayelle is the founder of the 2000+ member Marketing for Romance Writers and host of the Romance Lives Forever blog, which has a reach of over 3.5 million. She is founder and CEO of The Author’s Secret, a company providing eBook conversion services, editing, book covers, and graphic design. The company is always seeking new services to provide the literary community.
A US Navy veteran, Kayelle is also a member of RomVets, a group of military and former military women who write romance. She is a member of IAN, the Independent Author Network, and ASMSG, the Author Social Media Support Group. She has served as secretary to the board of the Gaylactic Network which are sponsors of the Gaylactic Spectrum Awards. In 2014, she was awarded an honorary lifetime membership to the OutlantaCon Science Fiction Convention for her support of the convention since its debut. Kayelle is a former member of the Public Relations committee of the Electronically Published Industry Coalition (EPIC) and has been an EPIC member since 2009. She leads the Canton Writers Circle, a local critique group. She is married and has three grown children and five grandchildren.
Kayelle’s Science Fiction books are set in the distant future, and involve a race of genetically enhanced, immortal beings. The humans and non-humans they manipulate are a strong part of the storyline. The stories are about more than what they seem on the surface. Here is a list of concepts and themes.
Science-based concepts within the books:
• interstellar travel
• forgotten or lost technologies
Family and other concepts:
• diverse and unconventional families
• interspecies and multicultural relationships
• role-playing games
Awards for Kayelle Allen
2013 EPIC (Electronically Published Industry Coalition) Friend of ePublishing Award Nominee
2010 EPIC Award Scifi/Erotic – Surrender Love
2010 Long and Short Reviews: Book of the Week Nominee – The Last Vhalgenn
2010 Top Ten Finisher Preditors and Editors Readers Poll – Surrender Love (eBook)
2010 Top Ten Finisher Preditors and Editors Readers Poll – Surrender Love (cover)
2010 Scifi/Erotic Book of the Year at Love Romances and More (Nominee) – For Women Only
2010 Cover of the Year at Love Romances and More (Nominee) – At the Mercy of Her Pleasure
2009 Romance Junkies: Blue Ribbon Reviewers’ Favorite – Surrender Love
2009 Best of Love Romances and More: SciFi/Futuristic Novel Runner Up – Surrender Love
2009 Best of Love Romances and More: Cover (by Anne Cain) – Surrender Love
2009 PandE Readers Poll: Top Ten Finisher, Best Cover (by Anne Cain) – Surrender Love
2009 Gaylactic Spectrum Award: Nominee – Jawk, Tales of the Chosen
2008 EPPIE (now EPIC Award) Finalist (anthology) – The Last Vhalgenn
2008 TipTree Award Nominee – The Last Vhalgenn
2008 Gaylactic Spectrum Award Nominee – Jawk, Tales of the Chosen
2007 Top Ten Finisher Preditors and Editors Readers Poll – Alitus, Tales of the Chosen
2007 Gaylactic Spectrum Award Nominee – Alitus, Tales of the Chosen
2006 Gaylactic Spectrum Award Nominee – Wulf, Tales of the Chosen
2004 Erotic Internet Romance Readers Association Most Memorable Paranormal Romance of the Year – At the Mercy of Her Pleasure
Panels and Workshops taught by Kayelle
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2016 – NerdaCon – Creating Characters Readers Love, Adding Action and Emotion to Characters, How to Critique Yourself
2015 – OutlantaCon – Giveaways That Save Authors Money; Building an Online Audience; Romance Novel Convention – Plotter, Pantser, or Both; Otherworldly Creatures… More Than Just Vamps; Should Authors Have Pen Names? The Pros and Cons; How Do Authors Come Up With Their Stories; Developing a Series and Creating Your World Inside It
2014 – OutlantaCon – Pitfalls of Self-Editing; Social Media PR; Immortal Gamers
2013 – Marketing for Romance Writers Summer Camp – Back to the Basics of Author Promoting; Take the Next Step in Promoting; Savvy Authors – Becoming a Professional Author
2013 – OutlantaCon – World Building; Marketing for Authors
2012 – OutlantaCon – Storytelling and Plotting; The Blogging Author; Character Creation/Development
2012 – DragonCon – Writing and Marketing LGBTQ Fiction in Today’s Publishing Environment; Where Should I Submit My Work?; Down and Dirty Marketing for Authors
2011 – OutlantaCon – What is MM?; What Readers are Tired of Reading
2010 – OutlantaCon – Your Favorite Hated Stereotype; Breaking into eBooks; Marketing for Romance Writers Summer Camp – Create a Personalized Author Marketing Plan
2009 – OutlantaCon – Moodkillers and Metaphors in Writing; Creating a Character; Writing Non-human Characters in Fiction
2008 – DragonCon – Exploring the Final Taboo: Writing Same Sex Romance
2007 Marketing for Romance Writers – Prepping for Author Days and Chats
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