Author Archives: Diane Dooley

About Diane Dooley

Writer, Mother, Geek

In Which Diane Dooley Gets Blinterviewed!

I’ve been blinterviewed by Regan Summers. And it was a hair-raising experience! <–<– Yes, that’s me. You can find the interview here. Check out her books while you’re over there. I’ve read both Don’t Bite the Messenger and Running in … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Call for Submissions, Cyborg Theme

Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly seeks short stories for publication in online magazine focused on Science Fiction Romance. Length 1,000 to 7,500 words. For Issue #4, we are accepting SFR stories with a Cyborg theme; that is, they must include cyborgs and SF … Continue reading

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Women That Rock: Guitar-Playing Singer-Songwriter Edition

My rock ‘n roll romance novella, ZIPLESS, has been released into the wild. The main character, Louisa Marzaroli, is a singer-songwriter who can no longer perform due to a traumatic episode when she was much younger. A major part of … Continue reading

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The SFR Brigade’s Midsummer Blog Hop 2014

People often ask me: why do you like Science Fiction Romance so much? My answer is always along the lines of, well, who wouldn’t? Strong heroines, dashing heroes, a huge variety of sub-genres, rip-roaring adventures, and endings guaranteed to make … Continue reading

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Release Day: ZIPLESS, a Rock ‘N Roll Romance

ZIPLESS, an e-novella from Lyrical Press, an imprint of Kensington Publishing, released today. This was such a fun one to write! I particularly enjoyed writing Scottish characters in a contemporary romance context. Sometimes it seems that the Scots only show up in … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Issue 3

The third issue of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly is now available. This issue contains reviews and new releases, an interview, opinion columns, and two original short stories. Enjoy! Get the current issue. Get Issues 1 and 2. Learn more about Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly. Follow … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The SFR Brigade’s Annual Midsummer Blog Hop

Mark your calendars! It’s almost that time of year again, when the Science Fiction Romance Brigade teams up to offer a selection of fabulous prizes in our Annual SFR Brigade Midsummer Blog Hop. The Hop will run from the 21st … Continue reading

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SFR Offerings in the Brenda Novak Online Auction!

  The Brenda Novak  Annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research is ON! You can bid on the items until May 31st. To date this auction had raised $2 million for diabetes research, and the goal this year is to add … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: ZIPLESS, a Rock & Roll Romance — Scottish Style!

ZIPLESS, romantic comedy, e-novella Coming  June 16th from Lyrical Press, an imprint of Kensington Publishing Add to your read list on Goodreads. Add to your wishlist on Kensington Publishing. Pre-order on Amazon Pre-order on Barnes & Noble Read an excerpt … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Call for Submissions, Issue 3

Sci-Fi Romance short stories sought for publication in Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly. Must include SF and Romance elements with an upbeat ending. We prefer stronger heroines to passive ones. Length: 1,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: $25 (US) paid upon publication, promotional … Continue reading

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