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Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning author with a writing career that spans decades. Her works include non-fiction, poetry, short fiction, and novels. She has been a Ucross Foundation Fellow, received the Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship for Poetry, and was awarded a Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Award. Her essays have appeared in many publications, including Redbook.

Her most recent works include a number of fiction series: the fantasy romance novels of A Covenant of Thorns; the contemporary BDSM novellas of the Facets of Passion, including the newest, Five Golden Rings, which came out as part of the erotic holiday anthology, Season of Seduction, in late November; and a contemporary serial novel, Master of the Opera, which released beginning January 2, 2014. A fourth series, the fantasy trilogy The Twelve Kingdoms, will hit the shelves starting in May 2014. A spin-off story from this series, Negotiation, appears in the recently-released Thunder on the Battlefield anthology.

She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with two Maine coon cats, a border collie, plentiful free-range lizards and a very handsome Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

Jeffe can be found online at her website: JeffeKennedy.com, every Sunday at the popular Word Whores blog, on Facebook, and pretty much constantly on Twitter @jeffekennedy. She is represented by Pam van Hylckama Vlieg of Foreword Literary.

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Enter the Sandman: Working Paranormal Elements into Other Genres by Jeffe Kennedy

Many of you know that I’m currently publishing in a couple of genres. Along with the TWELVE KINGDOMS fantasy romances, I also have a contemporary erotic romance series with Carina, the FALLING UNDER books. The newest in that trilogy, UNDER HIS TOUCH, releases on January 19. I usually alternate books, writing a fantasy, then writing […]

Walking My Way to Words and Miles!

I admit to being something of an evangelist on the topic of writer fitness. Aren’t all fanatics? Seriously, I’m so happy with the solution I’ve found to being both tethered to my desk AND needing to produce a lot of words consistently AND deal with health and weight issues, that I jumped up and down […]

The Beauty of Paranormal – Making S**t Up! by Jeffe Kennedy

A year ago, I had just sold to Kensington on an unwritten concept. I contracted with them to write an eSerial that would be a modern, erotic retelling of The Phantom of the Opera. I planned to set the story at the Santa Fe Opera House ******** , a place I’ve been numerous times, as […]

What to Do When Your Books Aren’t Anything by Jeffe Kennedy

             My agent emailed me last night. She’d just finished reading a novel I wrote a couple of years ago and wasn’t able to sell. I sent it to her because we’d recently gotten passes from Big 6 (Big 5?) editors on a newer novel. Both loved the writing, the concept, the characters – but […]

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