Join us if you are interested in books, giveaways, and meeting new authors! The party is not until November so you have plenty of time to clear your schedule! Its the 1st through the 4th so you are bound to find one day to go!
click the link above to join! You should see the following cover picture for the event!
My posts will be fewer and farther between since I will be writing and dealing with life. Thus nothing major to report. I will still try to posts once in awhile and feel free to contact me with the contact form or on any of my other contact options. :) Just be forewarned the emails with blog posts may fall back to once every 2 weeks or so. I am still alive so do not try to track me down and call 911! If you track me down to tell me how much you love my books I am so cool with that though ;)
See that face? That's the face I get when I baby talk my cat. He is having none of it. I baby talk him when I need to be silly and happy because life...or my child...is frustrating me. My cat refuses to take it and just gives me that look and ignores me. Unless he wants pets or treats. Then he comes over purring and rubbing his face against my hand. Cats are entirely self serving creatures. Its ok he is still my fluffy baby.
I love reading almost as much as writing....sometimes if the characters and I argue more so lol. These are the books on my to read list. The ones I will get to as soon as I have the time. :) As you can see there are tons. Most are the 2nd or 3rd of a book series I already started. You will also notice they are a variety. Everything from cozy mystery to paranormal romance and LGBT. I will read most everything. :)
Everyone should really message me with some suggestions. I only have a few thousand books to read and I could always use more. :) My philosophy on books is below.
So I should get to the author update. Adopted into the Supernatural is back from the editor and everything is fixed. The cover should be done before the end of this week. There is a delay on the cool free drawn pictures of the characters but those will only be in the paperback so the ebook will still go up on time. The paperback may be a bit delayed though. I could skip the pics but I really really want them in there. I would love to give you a hint on my next cover but I literally have no idea. Lola got the book blurb, descriptions of main characters and me saying I wanted it more fun and less intense than the others. Then she went rogue. I have not seen a picture of the model(s), I do not even know how many there are on the cover of it there are any! I do not even have a color scheme. So it will be as much of a surprise to me as to you all!
I updated the site again. The sections included in this beautiful update is the stand alone section. Now when you click on Novels it does not show all stand alone novels it shows upcoming works. The novels have now but sub-classified into genres. Having a website is a lot of work....booo. I am not as big a fan of dealing with the updates, the marketing and so on. I like the writing. Thats the end of that. However the rest of this is a part of it so unless I hire an assistant its mine. For now thats fine. Maybe later I will change my mind lol.
Ok if you made it all the way through congrats and have a cookie to celebrate. Thanks for listening to what i have to say. :) Have a happy week everyone!
It is on time! In fact release day is early by 2 days for ebook and will be on time for paperback! Take that life!
The cover for Adopted Into The Supernatural is in the works then I will be focusing on finishing a couple more things that are close to finished but not quite there. So after this month new covers will be coming out slower. The focus will be on writing for a little bit.
Does anyone else have an obsession with pinterest? I use it for inspirational ideas on what my characters/landscapes look like, quotes that fit their personalities, and so on. It is a good way to see what I am working on (not counting the continuation of all my different series since those covers are already pretty much set up lol). I have multiple boards for 2 different books right now.
This is going to be an informational post. To start with my cover artist Lola is having a sale on premades! They change the title and author and bam its all yours. The sales price are $10 and two for $15 (this be the price for ebook cover only). $75 Deluxe (includes Teaser, Profile Pic, Facebook Banner) She also has book wraps (front and back of a paperback only). Full wraps are $20.
Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coverbudgetlove/
Below you will see an example. I bought this one for a project I am working on now. It is untitled (working title is Double agent) but I saw it and thought that will so work for this story....So I got it! Which brings us to the part about what I am up to. That will be explained in more detail below the pic.
Well obviously there is the spy book. It is kind of a sexy spy romance which is fun and different for me but a nice break because the other thing I am working on is draining. It has actually taken a couple of years to go at and I still have a couple of chapters left. Let me explain.
First of all I started it before I had a lot of time to write, when it was a hobby not something I tried to make money off of. Second because it is hard to get through. It is nothing like anything else I have written before. At face value its an alien vs human space battle book. Underneath is a black,white and all the grey in between book. It forces you to see so many points of view and so many scenarios you are no longer sure what good and evil really are. Or if there is even such a thing. It shows the psychological consequences of horrible things being done to people and the many ways to respond. Torture, the creation of the perfect killing machine.
It is very no holds bar. I struggle with this because I like to think of the world as clear right and wrong (I am the helping others putting them before myself type). So I gathered stories from people about horrible things they had suffered. And the damage that would never leave. I used it for inspiration to my story on a mental and emotional level.
By the time it will be done it will easily be 100k words, if not more. Its going to be hard finding beta readers but in the end I think the book will be worth it. I hope I am a good enough writer that in the end everyone who reads it has points where they feel sorry for Helen, are happy for her and hate her depending on the part they are at. (Helen is the main character). I want dynamic and it has taken me a very long time but I believe I am accomplishing a "question the world we live in" feeling with this book.
Some of you may have noticed I had a preorder up.
Well today is the release day!!
Happy release day to World's Away From Home!
I just love the cover! I hope all of you enjoy the book! It is one of my favorite to be honest. One of the most fun to write, one of the most fun to reread while I did my own edits. It was a fun process all around.
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Pay What You Want Promotion
We just found out that Logan's surgery will cost us about $9,500 - a little over 3x the high end of what we'd expected the surgery to cost (because we hadn't factored in we were given a price for the operation but not for the hospital stay, anesthesiologist, consultation, follow up care, etc).
So, I decided to take a sucky situation and try to make the best most of it. I'll be offering a variety of opportunities I don't usually offer wherever I have the spare time to do so in order to raise those funds between now and his surgery (which is tentatively scheduled for January 2018, so that gives us some time to make things happen!)
The first thing that came to mind was a popular promotion we've done in the past: Our PAY WHAT YOU WANT promotion. That means you can chose how much you feel comfortable paying for this promotion.
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I love to write. In my spare time I nerd out on manga and anime. I read...a lot. When I am pried away from that I like photography (by that I mean a digital camera that I use to document my family's life... obsessively so). I also like nature. I am told I am like a puppy because if I do not get my daily walk outside I am unbearable to be around.