Friday, March 22, 2013


TGIF and I have Lindsay Downs for one more day. It's been fun and I hope everyone has enjoyed his visit. The character interviews have been great!

Again, this is the last day to comment and be entered into the giveaway of a $20 GC to Secret Cravings Publishing. Just leave a comment below and at least visit one of Lindsay's social sites and subscribe/follow.

Without further ado, take it away one more time Lindsay.

What’s in a name?

We’re all familiar with the following-
     A rose by any other name is…
     Don’t judge a book by is cover.

Well, here’s another one for you all-

     Don’t judge a person by his or her name.

Being a writer is easy, we’re all writers. Being a published author is even harder. Being a multi-published author is close to a miracle. Then add multi-contracts with a publisher and it goes past the realm of miracle.

Now, be a bestselling author with your debut romance regency, that’s out of this world.

Oh, I should have told you I’ve got two different contracts for a total of four regency romantic suspense books. Also, a six book contract for a contemporary suspense series.

What makes all this even more amazing is…that I’m a man. Divorced from one wife and my second wife died unexpectedly.

If you haven’t already guessed from reading the posts since Monday you would have known that. What you might not have realized, is that Lindsay Downs is my real name.

For several years, I kept the fact I’m a man a secret. Not because I was ashamed, but I wanted to be known as an author, not a man who’s an author. Last year with the encouragement of several very close friends on several internet radio shows, I announced to the world, or so I thought, who I really was.

My point is, it doesn’t make a difference if you’re a man or woman, you can write and should write the genre of your choice. Not only that but in your style and voice.

Where to find Lindsay:

Twitter: @ldowns2966

Murders and Mysteries blog:

What a pleasure having you as my guest blogger for the week, Lindsay. Hope you decide to come back soon.

Until next time my naughty pets,


  1. Thanks SO much for having me this week. I've had fun.

  2. Way to go, Lindsay! I'm so excited for you!

  3. Have fun on your last day here, Lindsay. Enjoyed having you.

  4. Everyone has a passion. I'm glad you're living yours without fear. I am terribly saddened to learn of your loss(es?).


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