In related news, Deb Smith, romance author and co-founder of Belle Bridge Books is guest blogging at Romancing the Blog today where she talks about being seduced to the dark side a.k.a. urban fantasy during the course of acquiring books for the publisher -
OMG How Do You People Think Up This Stuff???
Slowly but surely I was lured to the edge of the shadows. Hmmm. Interesting. Lookee down there . . . into the abyss. I think I hear music. Sounds like a party. I began to find myself in the dark and spooky sections of the local bookstore, timidly peeking inside the covers at first, then going “Gah!” and reading avidly. My big light-bulb moment came with a starry alignment of Jim Butcher and Patricia Briggs novels. Dazed with appreciation, I found myself in front of my computer chanting, Must. Try. Writing. Urban. Fantasy.
LOL. Always good to know that Urban Fantasy is making converts (or is that minions). Read the full post here. Good stuff.