Category: Podcast

Episode 14b: Enticing Excerpts – Part Two

For this month, we've invited authors to read excerpts from their books. We had such a good response that we are going to have two episodes this month!

In this second Enticing Excerpt episode, we hear excerpts from The Castle of Count Shagula by Justin MacCormack (read by Hedge T. Haiden), New York Heat by Cameron D. James, and A Splendidly Smutty Dictionary of Sex by Simon Leyland.

Posted: December 17, 2018
Length: 39:45 m
Size: 54.6 MB

Episode 14a: Enticing Excerpts

For this month, we've invited authors to read excerpts from their books. We had such a good response that we are going to have two episodes this month!

In this first Enticing Excerpt episode, we hear excerpts from Blissful Surrender by MC Fields, The Line of Succession by Harry F Rey, Blue by LB La Vigne, and Body Language by Tim Bartholomew.

Posted: December 17, 2018
Length: 39:27 m
Size: 54.19 MB

Episode 13: Erotica and Sex-Positivity

This month’s guest is Sonni de Soto, author of Kinksters at Play, and we’re talking about sex-positivity and other themes explored in erotica.

Find Sonni de Soto and her social media links over on her blog ( Find Cameron on Twitter (@Cameron_D_James). And find Deep Desires Press and our social media links over on our website (

Posted: November 17, 2018
Length: 40:21 m
Size: 55.41 MB

Episode 11: Insta-Love

This month we’re talking about insta-love (or love at first sight) with author Rachael Stewart! Listen in to find out what we think of it — is it real? Does it last? Does it make for a good story?

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Posted: September 3, 2018
Length: 26:58 m
Size: 37.05 MB

Episode 10: Deep Hearts YA

Cameron D. James, publisher at Deep Desires Press, and John Robin, senior editor at Deep Desires Press, sit down to chat about an exciting new development with the company — we’re now publishing LGBTQ+ young adult romance! We talk a bit about the history of the company, what inspired us to start this line, and what we’re looking for in submissions. Our first publication will be Gay Love And Other Fairy Tales by Dylan James (Cameron’s YA pen name) — and you get a sneak peek here as Cameron reads an excerpt!

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Posted: August 4, 2018
Length: 33:05 m
Size: 45.54 MB

Episode 9: The (Safer) Sex Episode

Host Cameron D James chats with featured guests Jessica Collins and Siryn Sueng about safer sex in romantic fiction. Do authors need to include safer sex practices? Why? And if so, how can we do it without interrupting the flow of the scene? Listen in for all this and more!

(Heads up: This episode contains some frank discussion on safer sex practices.)

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Posted: July 7, 2018
Length: 38:22 m
Size: 52.69 MB

Episode 8: Write, Submit, Publish, Repeat

We chat with (and have a few drinks with) J. Margot Critch, author of Eye of the Beholder and Power to Love. With this episode’s theme — Write, Submit, Publish, Repeat — we explore writing multiple projects in different genres or sub-genres. How does an author balance that? How does a publisher ensure the right audiences find the right book? All this and more in this month’s episode!

Support this podcast on Patreon at $5/month or more and receive a free ebook each and every month! Visit to find out more!

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Follow Deep Desires Press on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest — all links are found on the Deep Desires Press website (

Posted: June 2, 2018
Length: 36:34 m
Size: 50.21 MB

Episode 7: A Life Full of Stories

Writer, actor, and all-around storyteller Tim Bartholomew joins Cameron D. James on this episode of Deep Desires Podcast! Tim and Cameron chat about the overlap between acting and writing, the nature and purpose of storytelling, and birds. Tim also reads an excerpt from his new book, Body Language.

Follow us online:

Tim Bartholomew:
Instagram: timbakerbartholomew
Twitter: @timbartholomew5

Cameron D. James
Twitter: @Cameron_D_James

Deep Desires Press
Twitter: @deep_desires

Support this podcast on Patreon and receive free books!


Posted: May 5, 2018
Length: 55.16 m
Size: 75.89 MB

Episode 6: From Manuscript to Book Launch: The Life of a Writer

This month’s featured author guest is Michelle Geel, author of Finding a Keeper. Cameron, John, and Michelle chat about the sometimes very long process from generating a story idea to writing it down to editing it to publishing it to marketing it — and everything else that happens after that!

***Please note that the Patreon link mentioned in the podcast is incorrect. The correct Patreon link is***

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Posted: April 7, 2018
Length: 40:57 m
Size: 56.23 MB