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In the Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour, the authors stay on their blogs and it's you, the reader, who takes the tour.

Each month, our participating authors from around the world agree to blog on a single topic throughout the month. By following the links in each month's post, you'll discover a whole bunch of new authors in a variety of genres, levels of experience, and styles of writing.

We hope you enjoy the trip and come back each month for a new spin around the globe.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Under the influence

I think it's fairly clear that I've been influenced by everything I've ever read. "Matchmaker" shows off my familiarity with some Regency romance tropes, while my latest novelette demonstrates my love of Gilbert & Sullivan (I'm hoping the editors love it as much as I do!). Cozy mysteries, scientific prose, space operas -- everything has been added to the mix. If you want to read more about my thoughts on influence and whom I'd like to be compared to, check out my blog.