Thursday, June 30, 2016

King Arthur's Tomb, History Revealed

Hey Beautiful Kittens, if you as an author love writing those medieval romances... or as a reader if you devour these type of historical romances, you just might thoroughly enjoy this interview with Graham Phillips, author of THE LOST TOMB. 
I adore history, and this time period is one of my faves. I also love learning the TRUTH, what has been hidden, or simply what has been newly discovered. 
On top of that, Graham Phillips is erudite, explaining the incredible historical facts he's uncovered. Check this interview out, if it resonates. Buy his book if you can't resist. I'm certain as an author, he would appreciate that.

Friday June 24, 2016

The Lost Tomb

Was King Arthur real? Did Merlin do magic? After a ten year absence from Dreamland and a seven year span between books, legendary historical investigator Graham Phillips returns with the truth about Arthur, Camelot and Merlin.

Do the legendary Arthurian Romances have any basis in truth? And if Arthur was a great king, where is his tomb?

That would be enough for any program, but we go deeper into the legend of Merlin's voyage to the new world, and the true origin of the Newgate Tower that stands in Providence Rhode Island, to this day a mystery.

But Graham has still more to offer. He tells us about the Ark of the Covenant and why he knows it hasn't been lost, and recounts a magical story about the location of the grave of Mary the Mother of Jesus and why it is located thousands of miles from Palestine.

Graham's website is

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sensual Sabotage...Futuristic First Person WIP

I stumbled onto this cool cowboy pic the other day, which fits with my WIP, Wild Card Woman. 


Summer howls and yowls, shapeshifter lovers.

Here’s hoping your summer is going well. I’m grateful the heat has abated on the tame prairie, at least temporarily. High heat and humanity, yeah, no fun and so draining.

The other day, while trekking back from the mailbox, I saw the most beautiful large butterfly with leopard spots on the upper part of the wing. Then, a cardinal girl was a few feet away from me when I looked out my west-facing window. She was perched in my young peach tree...which did have a few peaches start growing this year, but apparently they weren’t strong enough to withstand the Spring rainstorms. Oh, and at the end of my drive I saw two young rabbits, probably about four months old. They’re adorable, of course. And not to forget the cutest little toad, who was sitting on my window sill during the recent nice rains we had...thank goodness, we needed that rain, and we need more.

Okay then, while waiting on WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL’s cover art, I’ve started a futuristic erotic romance. The heroine’s POV is being written in first person. Likely, I’ll do the hero’s POV in third person.

Hope springs eternal that this story will be novella sized. That is, assuming I continue. I’ve got such a huge WIP backup. Also, I’ve done some work on my WIP, Wild Card Woman [tentative title]. This is my heroine, who unexpectedly time travels, and her six cowboys, who live in the future. 

Just for grins, here’s the raw unedited first chapter of my latest WIP, tentatively titled: Sensual Sabotage.

Earth Colony Seven Nautilus 
Earth Year Calendar, 2072

Chapter One

"The exodus," I mutter to myself, and roll my eyes. Hardly a surprise, given last night's blatant manipulation of the central voting computer.

Yeah, you had to be deaf, dumb, blind, and aerosol-drugged to the gills to believe the final count wasn't rigged, and rigged bigtime. Meet the new tyranny same as the old tyranny. Only worse.

The flashing numbers on the monster screen still beat against the back of my sleep-deprived eyeballs. Ouch.

I squint, hoping the image will fade. Half-turning, I pretend to casually glance at the line of people forming behind me.

All of us wait our turn to step inside the neighborhood's transport kiosk. Good thing, I made travel reservations early. Less suspicion about *my activities*, and I'd been able to prove to the centralist guard at my apartment that my digital papers were in perfect order. 


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

So, How Skinny Should Your Heroine Be???

 Picture from ~

 Just to be clear upfront, I am anti-skinny. Why? For several reasons. I personally don't find overly skinny women attractive to my artistic eye. This has been true since childhood.

Okay, yes, I have found a few skinny women to be attractive in appearance, or Twiggy, or those women who are ***naturally*** Olive-Oil thin. Twiggy herself said she ate like a horse. She didn't diet to achieve her figure.  That was simply her body type.

Mostly, however, this extreme level of thinness is NOT NATURAL, and is dangerous to a woman's health. You know, as in anorexia, and other severe health problems. You're simply not getting the nutrients your precious body needs to remain healthy.

That said, a whole lot of men out there, don't care for the super-thin body type either. Oh, they may have the trophy girlfriend, the trophy wife, who looks like a super model...but that's all ego---the negative side of the ego.  Because we all need a healthy ego, too.

Then, on the opposite end is the whole FLUFFY-sized heroine. NO PROBLEM there, as long as health isn't an issue. There are men who adore that body shape.  And we ALL need and deserve LOVE.

My question: What happened to the HAPPY MEDIUM as in a woman's body type? Anywhere from lithe and slender to voluptuous and curvaceous? Yet not on the verge of anorexia, or extra-huge rolls of fat that hamper health.

At least, two decades ago, I got off the whole stupid [not good for you] diet bandwagon. FOR GOOD. Yes, I do all I can to eat well, and supplement for health. I stay active as possible. And if I could afford more natural supplements that would increase my physical well-being, I'd naturally lose a bit of excess poundage. As I've learned from studying health issue and remedies, t's your true state of HEALTH that determines the weight of your body. In fact, if you're obese, you're likely very nutritionally deficient.

Anyway, back to the HAPPY MEDIUM body types that most men adore, as in the photo above. How many of us romance authors write our love stories with these kind of heroines? If there are surveys about the dominant body type of heroines in romances, I don't know where they are.

And yes, my heroines range from petite and on the slender side [Kandy in KANDY APPLE AND HER HELLHOUNDS] to voluptuous and very curvaceous [Sherilyn in HER MIDNIGHT STARDUST COWBOYS]  Because if I were a man, that's what I would be attracted to, depending on the individual hero's preferences, of course.

According To Science, Not The Fashion Industry, This Is The Ideal Woman

According to the fashion industry, the skinny type of body is ideal, but let’s face it – they idealize this type of body because of their creations, which look perfect on a skinny model. It’s all about profits. Science, however, has a completely opposite opinion. According to scientists from the University of Texas, the ideal woman body is 1.68 tall with 99-63-91 bust\hip\weight measurements. You can see what that looks like in the picture below:
Not quite what everyone thought, right? The woman on the picture is Kelly Brook, a well-known 34-year old model from England. People refer to Brook as “plump”, but scientists say that she has the ideal body in terms of attractiveness. This shape also signifies the most important human trait – fertility. 

Our primary function is to create new generations, and a full figure like Brook’s signifies a woman’s efficiency at doing that. Men are attracted to facial and body characteristics like Brook’s and associate them with good health and youth. The attraction transcends culture – according to a study, men coming from different cultural backgrounds will likely be attracted to the same woman with youthful and healthy characteristics.
Why are the skinny models considered ideal?
 “Because the fashion industry is trying to sell clothes,” says Jennifer Lee, a designer who previously worked with the famous Karl Lagerfeld. Fashion models are hired on their ability to highlight the lines and structure of the clothing they wear, which is why there aren’t many models like Kelly Brook, unless the clothing is specifically designed for that type of figure.
And, although skinny models rule the runway, science has shown that most men are attracted to larger women. Being skinny is also associated with diseases and conditions, although being too large can be a problem as well. Striking a balance is the key for good health. 


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Friday, June 24, 2016

My Sexy Saturday ~ Christmas Eve Celebration

Sexy Saturday kisses, everyone.  

Okay then, I’m still doing some final tweaking on mySHAPESHIFTER SEDUCTIONManuscript ~Waiting For a Filly Girl~ The fabulous Amanda Kelsey of will be creating the cover art. I am so looking forward to what she dreams up. 

In this snippet Drev is *waiting for his filly girl* after their celebration at the Midnight Stardust Supperclub, which is inside the Interspecies Pleasure Club. 

Tagline: Ex super-soldier boy meets winged filly girl. Will they live happily ever after? In Wolf Peak Territory anything is possible. 


Seven paragraphs from WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL ~ 

Chapter Fifty-five: 
Christmas Eve At the Pleasure Club

Waiting for his Keina, Drev loosened his tux's tie a bit, then leaned against one of the decorative columns near the entrance of the Midnight Stardust Supperclub. 

"Have yourself a merry little Christmas," he sang under his breath, along with the nightclub's fabulous swing band. A parade of elegantly attired couples passed before him, since the Christmas eve celebration now came to a close. 

He and his princess had danced the night away after dining on several courses of sumptuous fare. The feel of Keina in his arms—vibrant, ethereal, and too damn sexy—still lingered.  



Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Cover Art Update ... and the Porpoise Shapeshifter


Kissing Porpoise Posters by Alan Metz at

Howls and yowls, shapeshifter lovers.

Summery heat on the tame prairie, alright. And the fields are being hayed...big round bales abound. Wow, lots of critters are roaming around at night, and I can’t identify all the sounds happening. And no, I haven’t been able to get the right lawn mower yet. ~sighs~

However, I decided, despite my budgetary restrictions, to contact amazing cover artist, Amanda Kelsey of I wasn’t able to create the results I wanted for WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL, the cover surprise there, given my lack of digital art training. Also, when I did a cursory search for premade covers...GOOD GOSH! They wanted these high prices for covers that can’t compare to Amanda’s artistry. Who pays for this bad-quality stuff???

That asked, I have seen some good premade site is Jimmy Thomas’s Of course, it doesn’t work if you can’t find one that actually fits your story. Yeah, not many winged horse heroines out there. And even if you only look for a cover that depicts the couple and their passion, if it doesn’t fit the love story, it just doesn’t.

So, I just completed and e-sent the cover art form to Amanda. However, she can’t get to the design until the beginning of July. That gives me a chance to do some fine-tooth editing on the manuscript, which I’ve been doing on Chapter Two.  There are some tricky paragraphs describing the hero’s past as a super soldier.

Okay then, back to penning this the meantime I trekked down to my far-away mailbox. The air had turned much cooler, so that was good. But the sad thing—a gorgeous, very tall Mullein plant had been mutilated, and the smaller one next to it, also...why and who cut off a bunch of leaves and the flowering top? ... don’t know. The plant wasn’t hurting anyone, and I enjoyed seeing it nearly everyday. Mullein is a very healing plant, especially for the lungs, and I wanted it to grow. Also, the leaves were used like toilet paper because they are so soft. Of course, many believe Mullein is a weed...what a pity that ‘belief’ is. ~sad sighs~

On the good side...


...the story idea from last week continues with the hero’s pov...

For half a year’s turning, he’d been keeping watch on the beaches where women often sunbathed alone. Now... by Poseidon’s dream, he’d found her, the human woman who would be his mate.

All he had to do was enchant the flame-haired beauty into his arms, activate her antediluvian, mermaid-like genes, then return to his undersea world.  Within her crystalline-bright aura, he witnessed the ancient genetic codes. Clear as the sky above, he also observed her feminine powers.


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Summer Solstice and the Strawberry Moon

Here’s wishing you a most lovely summer, and strawberry fields forever... if I could conjure up my own world, I would go with this beautiful dreamy imagery... a bountiful and blissful and playful summer with an abundance of all good things, including strawberries galore... and lots of strawberry shortcake topped with piles of whipped cream. ~yum~

Major changes are afoot, darling kitkats, the world, and our personal world, will be constantly rocked from now on...hang on, hang onto each other. If we care for each other, love will triumph.

From ~

Sunna: Forgotten Goddess of the Sun

I hail Sunna, glorious in Her power.
It is Her life-giving warmth
That nourishes and sustains us.
I give praise to this radiant Goddess.
I celebrate Her glorious strength.
Without her loving touch,
Our fields would wither.
Without her gentle care,
Our world would be bleak and black.
I will praise Her gifts,
More beautiful than amber,
More precious than gold.
Hail, Sunna, life-giver and protector!

~ Sophie Oberlander  


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Monday, June 20, 2016

SUMMER SALE ... AllRomanceEbooks

Here's a list of the Kougar's ebooks at AllRomanceEbooks, and the links. HAPPY SUMMER READING!


A woman desperate to save herself and her prize horses. Two shapeshifter cowboys who want her as their woman. That's only the beginning... 


A short shapeshifter erotic romance ~Consumed by curiosity, Kaily gives herself to a mystery man for Christmas. Will Dylan be able to resist her waiting naked, but gift-wrapped beneath his tree? 



THE RED LIONESS RISES ~ Lioness shifter lost in space with a loner captain who will do anything to keep her, even seduction by leather. 



A Flash Scene Novel ~Out of work, Sylva decides to celebrate New Year's Eve in style. Destiny intervenes when an SUV speeds toward her. Splash she's in a mud puddle. Confused, Sylva sees a cowboy, his lasso swinging. ~ On the hunt for a bride, Zeke figures destiny is favoring him once he gets a good look at the woman. She's fallen right in his path. Given there's a shortage of marriageable women, Zeke throws his rope fast and true.

Friday, June 17, 2016

My Sexy Saturday ~ his sex fantasies

Sexy Saturday kisses, everyone. 

Finally, I'm down to editing/revising the final paragraphs of my SHAPESHIFTER SEDUCTION Manuscript ~Waiting For a Filly Girl~ and the cover art is being created. In this snippet Drev sees Keina for the first time in her human form...she’s arrived at his off-the-grid cabin in the forest.

Tagline: Ex super-soldier boy meets winged filly girl. Will they live happily ever after? In Wolf Peak Territory anything is possible.


Seven paragraphs from ~

Chapter Six:
His Heart Thumped Hard

Drev forced himself to breathe. Who was she?

This woman who was about to walk into his sex fantasies?



Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The small private cove was ideal.


Howls and yowls, shapeshifter lovers.

A reprieve from the sudden elevation in summery-high heat today on the tame prairie, given rainclouds sailed by, and there was a nice overcast. Yeah, I’ve been searching for an *affordable* high wheel lawn mower... I need some good paths through my jungly countryside yard. And my health is finally up to this kind of exercise. Although, I have to be very careful, and am far from being completely healthy.

However, it’s a quandary about the lawn mower because I need to spend the money on stocking up on food. A grocery store is not just a jump, hop, and skip, with the current *emergency--anything could happen* climate, it is simply wise to be as prepared as possible.

So, it looks like I’ll be getting some good help with the cover art for WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL...but that’s about three weeks away. In the meantime, I’m editing/revising the final chapters, and will be fine-tuning the manuscript for Indie pubbing.

What’s next on the writing schedule? Good question. I’ve got projects up the wazoo, one of them being BLACK CAT BEAUTY, which was published at Liquid Silver. I wanted to do a quick revision, then Indie pub...but life took a different not-good turn, and I haven’t had the time or energy.

Another writerly project is an erotic romance menage tentatively titled: Wild Card Woman... my heroine ends up in a future Earth timeline with six sex-starved cowboys.

Anyway, I’m considering trying out an idea. That is, offering WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL here on the blog—in addition to the regular ebook vendors—for a dollar less in price. The ebook would be in PDF, and after making a paypal payment, then I’d email the book to you. But we’ll see.

Also, given my severe time limitations these days, I’m just not up to penning a new Flash Scene...not right now.


HOWEVER... this story idea just popped into my head...

The small private cove was ideal. The turquoise ocean, brilliant with late morning sunshine, lapped the white-sand beach. Cushioned by the hot sand, her naked body soaked in the life-giving rays. Serenity gradually replaced the severe stress she’d been under for the past year.


She’d never been one to turn tail and run... that was before HIM, the creepazoid who’d stolen her inheritance...almost.

Now escape felt good, given the con man extraordinairre had been sentenced to a long prison term. Okay, his brother had vowed revenge. But so what.

Listening to the soft crash of the waves, she stretched. Lazily, she settled into a new position on her thick towel, picked up her adventure romance novel, and leaned back against the beach pillow.

Even immersed in the story, she glimpsed the porpoise from the corner of her eye. Kind of hard to miss, the splendid creature swam back and forth, as if he or she wanted attention.



Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Friday, June 10, 2016

My Sexy Saturday ~ love to watch you dance

Sexy Saturday kisses, everyone. 

Here’s the first seven paragraphs from the prologue of my superhero erotic romance menage... this story is on the dystopian-future side.  


Prologue ~ The Dance Club

Chrontropolis, six months earlier

“You are such an incorrigible flirt.” Wendra smiled coquettishly, batting her eyelashes like the women she’d seen Zent with four years ago, when both their lives had been wonderful, and sweet with promise.



Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Love Will Find You... and Cover Art Progress

Originally posted at SHAPESHIFTER SEDUCTION.

Howls and yowls, shapeshifter lovers.

Summery greetings from the tame prairie...the yard rabbits are hopping through the tall grass and greenery...the deer have their regular travel route, which includes my surrounding acreage, and the front yard...sometimes, I hear the bucks snorting back and forth...and it's getting hotter, as far as temps...several weeks ago I saw two nearly full-grown wild turkeys strutting by, not fifty feet from the front door...that was a first.

Anyway, only the last chapter of WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL remains to be revised/edited. As I said before, this is an erotic sex scene where my heroine, Keina, is giving Drev, his Christmas Eve present.

Also, I've been working on a longer blurb, and one of those condensed, few-line promos. This is what I have so far.

A passion that cannot be denied...

A woman banished from her realm...

A man who will fight for love no matter the cost...


BLURB: Drev Zander, ex super-soldier, built a new life in Wolf Peak Territory. His traumatic past is fading. On the Guardian Team, he battles sinister enemies threatening the shapeshifter community. After a mysterious Pegasus ruins his T-day plans, Drev finds the woman he's been waiting for. Will she rule his heart?

Keina Svonj, winged horse shifter, is banished from her realm. The dastardly Prince convinced the King. Flying above the Montana forest, Keina interferes with a hunter. She mind-melds with him, and realizing her mistake, makes amends. Passion explodes between them. Love follows. Will Drev save her from a forced marriage?

Tagline: Ex super-soldier boy meets winged filly girl. Will they live happily ever after? In Wolf Peak Territory anything is possible.


And... DRUMROLL, PLEASE... I've been experimenting with creating my own cover art. I've always loved anything artsy, and have a bit of talent I've never really developed, as far as painting, drawing, etc. Of course, coming up with good cover art, is much more than being an artist-creative type. So, we'll see.

Above is what I came up with, so far, using the *befunky photo editor*. I like the results, but have no idea if anyone else would... I want to add a couple of other images, and no, I don't know what I'm doing...but will proceed nonetheless. I did add text I like, but couldn't get rid of the original textbox. ~sighs~

On the good news side, I purchased a Wordperfect 12 CD, which installed just fine on the new/used computer. Those CDs are hard to find, and the Kougar paid well for it...but at least, it works. Yeah, I tried OpenOffice, which is good in certain ways...however Wordperfect is just easier to use for this Big Cat.

Also, the prologue I wrote of Keina arriving on Earth from her dimension-realm, Equirion, is now Chapter One. Here's a preview of the first seven paragraphs.


Chapter One:
Love Will Find You

The Realm of Equirion,
Home To a Race of Winged Horse Shapeshifters
November 2015, Earth Calendar Time

"You will regret this punishment. I am innocent." Keina tilted her chin in defiance, even as she obediently walked toward the King's travel portal, a gateway to several dimensions.

"Let us hope when you return, Keina, love will find you. It is past time you were happily mated." The King's sonorous, all-knowing voice rang through the castle chamber.

How dare he! Flubergastov, she cursed. It's not as though I've hoof-kicked love away.
As she waited for the crystal key to be inserted, Keina folded her arms. She chomped down on the bit that was her rising fury. No good would be served if she threw a rip-snorting tantrum.

But what am I? The Queen of Being Banished?

Still, Earth did have its delights, as she'd been forced discover. What did excite her, though. During her last trip to the blue-marble planet, she'd discovered a haven for shapeshifters—located inside the state of Montana.

The portal's entry-point appeared, and Keina stepped into a narrow hallway inside an ancient Atlantean temple. An instant of dizziness hit her, unusual, but likely caused by her extreme distress, her seething anger.  


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Friday, June 3, 2016

My Sexy Saturday ~ Keina Snapped the Crop


Sexy Saturday kisses, everyone. 

 I'm down to editing/revising the final chapters of my SHAPESHIFTERSEDUCTION Manuscript ~Waiting For a Filly Girl~ In this snippet Keina and Drev are celebrating Christmas Eve at the Interspecies Pleasure Club, owned by Dante, the alpha werewolf leader of Wolf Peak Territory. The X-paragraphs below feature Keina's erotic gift to Drev, her stud man. 
 Tagline: Ex super-soldier boy meets winged filly girl. Will they live happily ever after? In Wolf Peak Territory anything is possible.  

Seven X-paragraphs ~

Chapter Fifty-five: Keina Snapped the Crop

Passion-priceless, Keina thought. Drev stared at her, his features carved lust. If she was tingly-juicy before, now her equess creamed, and she turned to sultry heat.

Not speaking, Drev launched inside, the door sliding shut behind him. As he strode across the room, Keina snapped the crop on her leather-covered hip.

"The better to ride me with...stud man," she whispery-seduced. 


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

Thursday, June 2, 2016

ShapeShifter Seduction: At the Pleasure Club

Art by Sue Dawe


Sunny June howls and yowls, shapeshifter lovers. 

Gosh, the middle of the year already, and certainly not an impressive year at all. Yeah, way too many troubles/challenges in my life. And it appears to be that way for many of us at this time. It saddens my heart to see so many in a world of hurt. I wish my magic wand was operational. 

Anyway, here's hoping all is well with you, and blessings to everyone. 

So, one good thing, I'm editing/revising the last erotic sex scene of WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL... which are the final chapters. It's my heroine, Keina's Christmas Eve gift to her hero, Drev. 

As far as cover art, I'm looking at creating my own for the first time. I do have a good artistic eye, and considered going to art school back in the day... however, if I can't do the job, I'll have to find a cover artist. 

In the snippet below, Zance, one of my heroes in HER MIDNIGHT STARDUST COWBOY [starring Sherilyn, Dontoya and Zance] makes an appearance with Drev. After all, this Christmas Eve scene is set in the Midnight Stardust Supperclub, which is part of the Interspecies Pleasure Club—Dante, the alpha werewolf's underground complex. 

Apologies for the complexities here, and apologies if I seem off kilter...the stress has been hellacious. 

Tagline: Ex super-soldier boy meets winged filly girl. Will they live happily ever after? In Wolf Peak Territory anything is possible. 



Chapter Fifty-four: Christmas Eve At the Pleasure Club

Drev raised his hand answering Zance's wave. The timber wolf shifter strode toward him, his cowboy saunter somewhat at odds with the sophisticated tux he wore.

"Drev, pal, where's that purty little equine mate of yours?"

Heat volcanoed through Drev as he shoved his hand in his pant's pocket. "She's preparing my Christmas surprise."

Zance cracked a big grin. A knowing glint shone in the depths of his eyes. "Yep. I surely noticed she keeps you danglin' on love's leash."


Wishing you romance on the wild side…  

Kisses, Savanna Kougar