Tour Stop, Guest Post & Giveaway: Cam Boy by Quinn Anderson

Thanks for joining me on my book tour! I’m Quinn Anderson, author of On Solid Ground and All of the Above. I’m here to share some inside information about Cam Boy, coming out on February 12th, my 28th birthday! Stay tuned to hear about the friend who inspired this novel, fun facts, and more about the characters. Leave comments on the tour posts for a chance to win a $10 Riptide Publishing gift card!

Editor’s Block – Editing a single chapter for nine hours

I’ve talked in past blog tours about how I don’t get writer’s block (and I am sooo grateful for that), but I do get what I call “editor’s block.” Basically, editing for me takes as long as writing the story itself, and I mean my personal editing. This is before I even send a manuscript in to be looked at by real editors.

Basically, when I’m writing a book, my first goal is to get everything on paper. “I can fix it later” is my favorite mantra. This is great for getting a first draft done, but it means that when I go back to polish, I often have to change whole swathes of text, or sometimes whole chapters. When I was writing Action, the second book in this series, I remember spending an entire day—nine whole hours of work—on just one chapter. I think it was chapter 10. If anyone ever goes back and reads that one chapter in particular, I hope you enjoy it, because a LOT of work went into it.

The block usually comes from having to sit down and think to myself, “Okay, are my characters reacting the way they’d truly react in this scenario? Is this precisely what they would say? Should they be feeling something different?” It can be so difficult to climb into another person’s head, even when you invented them. All in all, however, I find this method of write-first-worry-later works best for me, and it’s enabled me to produce books much more quickly than when I tried to make them perfect the first time around.

Title: Cam Boy by Quinn Anderson
Murmur Inc. Universe Book Three
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary, New Adult, Gay, Erotic, Romance
Length: 272 pages/Word Count: 79,300


Their chemistry is undeniable, but he knows better than to mix business with pleasure.

After years of making minimum wage, twenty-one-year-old Josh Clemmons may have found his salvation. Murmur Inc., a local adult entertainment company, is hosting auditions for new performers, and Josh has been invited to try out. If he can make it as a porn star, he can kiss his money troubles goodbye.

Mike Harwood is a loud-and-proud professional adult entertainer. In the past three years, he’s starred in dozens of films, and he’s very good at what he does. But as focused as he’s been on work, he’s neglected everything else, including his love life. He’s so used to faking attraction, he can no longer tell when something real is staring him in the face.

Josh gets the job, but when porn fails to live up to the fantasy, he quits to do cam work instead. But he can’t stop thinking about the one scene he filmed, and the captivating man he filmed it with. Their chemistry is undeniable, but Mike knows better than to mix business with pleasure. Then again, with true love on the line, this unorthodox office romance may need a second take.

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Purchase Link: Riptide Publishing

About Murmur Inc.

Murmur Inc.—one of L.A.’s premier adult entertainment companies—prides itself on delivering sex that’s not only hot but high-quality. For decades, they’ve been delighting their rabid fanbase with porn with actual plots, rich fantasies, and stars that boast both good looks and business savvy. And above all else, they employ beautiful people of every shape, size, color, and orientation.

There’s no shortage of talent wandering Murmur Inc’s halls, and oddly enough, no shortage of romance simmering behind the scenes. Murmur Inc. takes mixing business with pleasure to new levels. Want an inside look at the personal lives of Murmur Inc’s hottest stars? No subscription necessary.

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Author Bio

Quinn Anderson is an alumna of the University of Dublin in Ireland and has a master’s degree in psychology. She wrote her dissertation on sexuality in popular literature and continues to explore evolving themes in erotica in her professional life.

A nerd extraordinaire, she was raised on an unhealthy diet of video games, anime, pop culture, and comics from infancy. She stays true to her nerd roots in writing and in life and frequently draws inspiration from her many fandoms, which include Sherlock, Harry Potter, Supernatural, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Buffy, Marvel, and more. You will often find her interacting with fellow fans online and offline via conventions and tumblr, and she is happy to talk about anything from nerd life to writing tips. She has attended conventions on three separate continents and now considers herself a career geek. She advises anyone who attends pop culture events in the UK to watch out for Weeping Angels, as they are everywhere.

Her favorite television show is Avatar: the Last Airbender, her favorite film is Tangled, and her favorite book is Ella Enchanted. She can often be spotted at conventions, comic shops, and midnight book releases. If you’re at an event, and you see a 6’2” redhead wandering around with a vague look on her face, that’s probably her. Her favorite authors include J.K. Rowling, Gail Carson Levine, Libba Bray, and Tamora Pierce. When she’s not writing, she enjoys traveling, cooking, spending too much time on the internet, screwing the rules, finding the Master Sword, guided falling, consulting for the NYPD, guarding the galaxy, boldly going, and catching ’em all.

Author Links: Tumblr * Facebook * Goodreads


To celebrate the release of Cam Boy, one lucky winner will receive a $10 Riptide credit! Leave a comment with your contact info to enter the contest. Entries close at midnight, Eastern time, on February 17, 2017. Contest is NOT restricted to U.S. entries. Thanks for following the tour, and don’t forget to leave your contact info!


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12 Responses to Tour Stop, Guest Post & Giveaway: Cam Boy by Quinn Anderson

  1. Didi

    What an interesting tidbits you share with us readers, thank you Quinn. And Happy Book Birthday! I need to catch up with this series (I think I read one title so far). All the best!!
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  2. susana

    This series sounds really good. And I love your covers. Congrats on the release, Quinn

  3. H.B.

    Sounds like a fun addition to the series.
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  4. Timitra

    Very interesting post, I’d never thought about editor’s block before. Thanks for sharing

  5. Jennifer

    I’m an edit as I go type of writer, which can make it hard sometimes to stay in the flow, but then I’ve never tried to write a novel.

  6. Maya

    *sigh* More books for my burgeoning Wishlist! 😉

    Also… Happy Birthday!

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  7. Suze

    Think I would also be a ‘sort it later’ type.
    Do love the covers on this series

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  8. Paul Wilgus

    Congrats on the release and Happy 28th. Thanks for the insight on your writing.
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  9. Sandra R.

    Sounds so sMexy! Love it!
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  10. Lisa

    Thanks for sharing about your process.
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  11. Purple Reader

    Congrats, Quinn, and thanks for the post. It’s an interesting set up with the porn, excuse me, adult entertainment industry, and an interesting cover to go with. – Purple Reader,
    TheWrote [at] aol [dot] com