May 10th, 2013
Working On A Page

Aidan’s Mate is officially with the formatter. Fingers, toes, and eyes crossed it comes back quickly. The book came out to be 51260 words, a nice mid-length novel. I’ve added another 2450 word excerpt (ie chapter one) of Moonlight Kin 1 to the back of the book. Aidan’s Mate is a standalone title that references A Wolf’s Tale. I’ve added a NEW excerpt and I’m playing with the webpage layout because I’d like to have larger covers on the individual pages. (I’m actually having difficulty right now because I can’t figure out how to get my blurb to appear beneath the cover the same way it does when it’s above the book cover.) Fun times!!!

Next up, I plan to finish re-editing RED. If there is a deity, I’ll be done by the end of this month. I want to get it out before I leave for the UK. It’ll be my last release until the end of summer/beginning of fall. I only plan to release one other romance this year after I finish with the above (unless I can suddenly write a LOT faster). That book will be BAYOU HEAT, which tells the story of Ex-Special Forces’ Sniper Luc ‘Gator’ Moreau and Chloe Dupont, the woman who broke off their engagement. Should be fun and suspenseful. 🙂

On an entirely different note, I’ve been getting into Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary. To help celebrate the Doctor, I picked a few things up. I cannot wait until THIS, THIS, and THIS ships. As if that wasn’t exciting enough, I just found out that John Barrowman, who plays Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood, will be at Phoenix ComiCon this year. To say I’m excited by this news is an UNDERSTATEMENT! Squee!!!

2 comments to “Working On A Page”

  1. A Dr. Who fan-girl, huh? 🙂

    I know ‘RED’ was professionally edited. Are you referring to rewriting or adding to it? I enjoyed that trilogy.

    I of course like the Bayou Heat concept. 🙂

  2. Bernard,

    Hides head in shame. Just a little. *g 😉

    I’m referring to adding to the material. I want to expand on the paranormal elements. (Show the Others, when Red isn’t around. Get a little deeper into their activities and background.)

    I also changed the opening scene slightly. Too many readers thought a sexual assault took place, but it didn’t. I reworded a few things to make that clear. It’s still 98% the same.

    The only book I’ve seriously considered rewriting is Scarlet. Originally Red was a standalone title. I had to turn it into a series and I always thought it would’ve been better as a two book story with an extra standalone book set in the Dead World. (ie Red’s story ends in book two. Chaos’ story is separate in book three. Her backstory is huge and so is the vampire’s, but I never got to explore them.) The only thing that would tie the three books together is the introduction of Chaos in book two.

    I’m still thinking about how I could break Scarlet and Crimson apart without losing the most important elements. It’ll take time.

    LOL! I’m shocked! *ggg I figured you’d like my romantic suspense idea. It involves a stalker, so it should be fun. 🙂