Corinna Tate
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Joined 03-23-10, id: 717381, Profile Updated: 07-07-12
Author has written 8 stories for Horror, Romance, and General.

As tempting as it is to leave this space blank, I just have an aversion to blank, empty, spaces. At first I thought I wanted to distance myself from what I've written on here. My complete novel, An Excellent Thief, has sexual content and profanity so over-the-top, it's embarrassing. No, I mean it's really embarrassing!

You see, I'm nothing like that, except in my twisted imagination. I'm a wife and mother, and go to church three times a week. I don't have or even like tattoos, nor do I drink, smoke, or swear at all, and the sex is definitely not autobiographical.

However, I do like to write real, flawed, characters. I like unexpected plots, and I love to look under the rocks of my stories and see what crawls out. I don't believe in most well accepted romantic notions. I don't believe a person can complete you. I don't believe in love at first sight. And I nearly puke at the notion of soul mates. A romantic man won't bring me flowers, he'll help with the dishes.

It has taken me a long time to get over my hunger for reviews. I used to think the number of reviews was an indication of how good a writer I was. But now I've seen a lot of bad or mediocre stories that have hundreds or thousands of reviews. That probably won't be me. I don't write to appeal to the masses, but to please myself. I want reviews that will tell me what I can do to improve, even if they're negative.

If someone doesn't enjoy what I've written, I would rather have their honest criticism. I will work to improve with con./crit. There's only one type of review I don't want to see, and those are the baffling ones who are upset because I'm not writing the story they want to read. I can only write what's in my own head. If you want to see a particular story, write your own. It's very satisfying.

One more thing. If you like my writing and you come here to find out about me, I'm also writing on Fanfiction.net. I'm Corinne Tate there, and I write stories from "Twilight." (Hiding face in shame.) I'm not a die hard fan, I"m just having fun twisting Meyer's universe and toying with her readers.

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Of STDs, Caution & Apprehension by OldKatherineJames reviews
This is the old version. I've only posted it for a much needed Author's Note. :D
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 41,716 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 8/14/2010 - Published: 1/24/2010 - Complete
Mighty Neighborly by LauraCamille reviews
Avoiding danger is difficult when your biggest problem lives in the same apartment as you. Sorry, I fail at summaries. I'm not really sure where this will go, either...but there's a vampire! Yay! Rated for language and possible sex and violence later.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,419 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/11/2010 - Published: 1/27/2010
Untitled by UserDoesNotExiest reviews
Caution: This isn't for you.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 22 - Words: 3,777 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 9/16/2009 - Published: 8/17/2009 - Complete
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Missed Connections reviews
In college, Tally had an online romance with a mystery man. Since then, though they never went beyond screen time, he has stayed in the back of her mind. Now a single mom, she decides to see if she can find him through the personal ads on Craig's List. She will chronicle her glimpse into online dating, even if she doesn't find her enigmatic man.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 59,080 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 12/29/2012
Cole Black Heart reviews
A radio personality has a call-in show where he gives relationship advice to women. The new Program Director, in an effort to boost ratings, wants to put him on the hot seat and follow him as he dates those he's advised. What will this 'dating game' reveal about Cole? Male POV
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 61,784 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 9/7/2013 - Published: 1/1/2013
Ten Minutes reviews
Several scenes I've written, from a game called Ten Minute Speed Prompts.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,453 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/10/2013
Tarnished Silver reviews
Sterling Silver is the man your mother warned you about. Good looking, successful, and sexy, but so jaded no one shares his life for long. What will it take to change him and make him grow up? Smut with a plot. Male POV
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 44 - Words: 270,193 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 11/13/2012 - Published: 5/11/2011 - Complete
Through the Cracks reviews
One forgettable boy grows up to be a memorable man. One-shot.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 979 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/8/2012 - Complete
Ta Ta reviews
Workplace relationships are fraught with peril. This is a Writing Challenge Contest entry for The Review Game Forum.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,776 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/6/2012 - Complete
An Excellent Thief reviews
You'll love him; he's a thief who wears his story on his skin. You'll hate her; she's a liar, who's broken inside. The plot is twisted, and so are the characters. Be warned: Increasingly graphic sex and profanity. Not a sweet love story.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 45 - Words: 277,793 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 1/21/2011 - Published: 5/14/2010 - Complete
Feeding the Muse reviews
When a fan goes home with her favorite horror novelist she comes face to face with the reason he writes such scary stories. Is her own writer's Voice strong enough to save her when his is set free?
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,927 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/13/2010 - Published: 5/5/2010 - Complete