New anthology coming out!

Hey Readers of Spanko Fare, I have some great news! A new anthology of spanking stories — with the theme of “first times,” however the authors interpret that ๐Ÿ˜€ย  — is scheduled to be published on Amazon on Sept. 7.

Organized by well-known kink authors Stardawn Cabot and Claire Britain, and edited by Stardawn, it features both published authors and brand newbies who all came together for this special project. The nicest thing is that all proceeds will be donated to charity, rather than to the authors themselves.

So be on the lookout for the anthology launching Sept. 7 (see cover below), and be sure to support this great project. (I’m not sure you can claim “reading/purchasing spanking romance” as a charitable deduction on your tax returns, but hey, it’s worth a shot!ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

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For those of you who don’t subscribe to my other blog….

There’s a bit of news there, so check it out: AlyxRancher.com blog.

I’m pretty excited to have finally finished my latest story, and I combined it with two previous stories into one book. Because it’s much longer than usual, I am charging more. But you let me know whether you prefer it this way (combined) rather than as separate stories. If it’s separate you can just buy the ones you want (e.g., just the ones you haven’t read before). On the other hand, if you want to have all three stories, it’s cheaper to buy it bundled (c’mon, it’s less than a couple of Starbucks Grande Lattes!).

Oh, and please do read the disclaimer warning about the story, as it contains an element I haven’t written about before. If you do end up purchasing it, thank you as always for your support, and I’d love to hear your comments (here, and a review on Amazon). ๐Ÿ™‚

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A couple of implement recommendations

As some of you know, I have a mini collection of implements. But I have to admit that most of them don’t get used regularly, and that my favorite implement is still my sturdy right palm. ๐Ÿ˜€ย  However sometimes you stumble upon some new discoveries in the most unexpected places.

Recently Mil and I took a little trip to Maui, and among the many delights to be found on this island were a couple of nice spanking implements. The first was found in the Airbnb condo we stayed at, which provided all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen. Among the cooking utensils was a silicone/rubber spatula, which turned out to make a great spanker.

Now I already have a silicone spatula in my collection, but this one came with a wooden handle which was much better than my plastic one. And the shape (both rounded and squared, curved on one side and flat on the other) proved just perfect for landing nice splats on a deserving bum. I couldn’t see a brand name, but I would highly recommend picking something like this up if you have a chance. (Oh, and before you ask — yes, we did wash it afterwards, and no, we didn’t use it for regular cooking. ๐Ÿ˜€ )

The second item I spotted in a drugstore. I was looking for a balloon stick to do some cane-like silent whipping (due to being in the aforementioned condo), and they didn’t have any balloons! But they did have a very bendy ruler, which seemed to be made out of some kind of silicone. It might’ve been plastic, as I know that’s cheaper. But it was heavier than regular plastic, and much less brittle. And my brat said it was the most evil implement in my collection! Now that’s saying something, but I’m inclined to agree with her.ย  o.O

You can certainly use it in a less forceful manner, but if you swing it hard enough it has a terrible bite. At least as stingy as a cane, but in a much wider swath. And it’s not as silent as a cane either. But if you don’t like it for spanking, it does make a very good ruler. *LOL*

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New story, and a call for submissions

Hey there, Spank-fans! There are a couple of announcements this week:

Firstly, there is an anthology being created of spanking stories, and they are looking for authors! I know from past Holiday Gift Exchanges that many of you are talented writers. So please do consider submitting a short story? The theme is “First Time,” and that can be interpreted any way you want. A first spanking, a first relationship, first prank, even the first time you had crรจme brรปlรฉe. *quiet moan, remembering my first time* ๐Ÿ˜€ย  Find out all about the anthology on Micah’s blog: Anna Reilly Spanking Romance.

Secondly, I’ve written a new story, and it’s up on Amazon: The Art of Romance. It’s a love story (hint is in the title *g*), but there’s discipline in it as well. After that, it’s back to work for me on my novel. There will be at least one more book going up before that one is finished (either Rowan and the Queen or the Gypsy series), but I’m hoping it’ll be up before the year’s out. *fingers crossed* Thanks as always for all your support. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Three announcements

First, my latest story is up. You can find the link on Alyxrancher.com.

Second, Micah’s new blog (under her pen name of Anna Reilly) has its second interview posted, this time with author Claire Britain. Nice job from both of them in an interesting and entertaining interview. ๐Ÿ™‚

Thirdly, and a bit belatedly (sorry), my buddy Ash has posted another chapter of her Annabelle story, so you might want to check that out if you haven’t already. In fact, if you haven’t checked out all the sites on my Links page recently, you should go do that. Several people have new posts and stories up….they put me to shame. ๐Ÿ˜€

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The English Lesson was published

Hey there, I’m back from vacation and got the first story in the Clare and Erin series submitted. I’m working on the next one (though it’s a bit slow going as I’m adding a little bit of new material, to make it longer), and hope to have that up soon. If you follow my new blog you’ll know as soon as I post things….I’ll try to announce it here as well, but sometimes I forget. ๐Ÿ™‚

I do hope to have a new story published too, just to relieve the tedium. ๐Ÿ˜€ย  But in the meantime, Micah (she writes as Anna Reilly on Blushing Books and Amazon) has a new blog up — check it out. Rumor has it she’s going to be conducting some interviews with some of your favorite spanking authors. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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The last (so far) Cassie & Nicky story is published, and I’m going on vacation :)

“Be Careful What You Wish For” is up on Amazon (link to US site here, or see it on my new “commercial blog“), and then I’m planning to publish an anthology of all the Cassie & Nicky stories in one volume, just for those people who like things all together. *g*

But first, I’m heading off to visit my SODU (Significant Other Down Under…that nearly rhymes, doesn’t it ๐Ÿ˜€ ). So I’ll be on vacation for a couple of weeks, and hope to come back refreshed and ready to work!

(Or completely knackered and longing to go back. Yeah, that more likely. But I promise more stories will go up regardless. *bg*)

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