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Strengthening Copyright Laws Petition

ATTENTION: Canadian authors, editors, publishers, and other industry professionals.
The Honorable Minister James Moore, of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages is the person to whom we'll be sending this to. I checked with his office in regards to the electronic signatures and they told me they'd accept them. However, if you'd like to send a detailed, professional letter let me know and I can certain pass along the address for both him and Honorable Michael Chong who is the Chair of the Committee for this.
If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can fill it out online: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHJMcUx0ek03SWxzN3VQWkZnYWtRSEE6MQ

Awakening



Erotic Author Scarlet Valentine

Scarlett Valentine is the alter ego of award-winning romance author, Kemberlee Shortland. Together they write Erotomance -- Erotic Romance. 
Originally from Northern California, Scarlett has spent the last fourteen years living in Ireland. She's traveled extensively through Ireland and Wales. When she's not writing, she can often be found castle hunting.
Scarlett's stories cross subgenres to explore hetero, gay and bisexual relationships in a series of stories that include time periods from historicals and contemporaries, futuristics and science fiction, paranormal and suspense, and more.
Awakening is the first book in The ABCs of S-E-X: Love by the Letter series and is available 2 November 2011 though Highland Press.




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Please Welcome Scarlet Valentine

Please welcome Scarlet Valentine author of Awakening
Why I chose erotica and thoughts on the future of the genre


Thanks for having me here today. I’ve really been looking forward to this. And thanks for asking me about why I write erotica and where I see the future of the genre.


I’ve always written traditional romance, and over the years, my love scenes have gotten a bit steamier. A few readers asked if I’d ever written erotica so I thought I’d give it a try. Only problem is that no matter how hard I try to write sex, the story always gets in the way! So after a few failed attempts at erotica, I gave in and compromised. I’m still writing great love stories. They just have a lot more sex in them.


That doesn’t mean the story is all about the sex. In the case of Awakening, there’s a big story here. The plot is set against a true historical setting, and my characters, Bedwyr and Ysbail, must get over emotional and physical obstacles in order to earn the trust of the other in order to live in …