Friday, April 30, 2010

Can't Wait for L.A. Cinderella? Me Neither.


I know 2 blog posts in a week, it's a record. At least for this year, so I posted the other day about receiving this nice big box of books...

What are these books for? Well, they are for promotion and for me :) So, here's the deal. I'm going to send out one of my babies early. Yup, thought you had to wait until the end of May? I'll send it out next Monday. (That should give my mom plenty of time to read her copy so she can say she read it first)

What do you have to do? Simply comment on this post (don't have an account with the blogs, just comment anonymously and sign with a name) and I'll announce the randomly selected winner on Monday and that person will need to e-mail me or use my contact form on my website to send me their address so I can mail it out.

What's expected once you get it? It would be fabulous after you read it to review it on either a blog, twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Borders... I can go on, but I won't. This is the promotion part.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Revisions, Releases and Rewrites: Not exactly in that order

For two weeks in April, I made a mad dash to finish the rewrite of Fallen. On Friday I was up to 61K words, so progress happened and then I got my box of books. Oh, the shiny new books of L.A. Cinderella are so pretty that I just had to tell everyone I knew that I'd received them, including my agent and my editor. Which led to my agent poking my editor about Casanova and my editor poking back at me with revisions. So I now have a rising to the climax partially completed paranormal romance which is being shoved to the side while I tackle the revisions on my Hollywood sweetheart Casanova.

Oh and L.A. Cinderella will hit bookshelves at the end of May and I've commited to writing at least 5 or 6 blog posts and did I mention we are heading to England for 2 weeks in 2 weeks. Hold on because my head is spinning. But that's okay, this industry moves slow, but as soon as you get used to the pace, they start in on you fast :). With Casanova back on my plate, I'm the one in control of how fast I can get a clean copy back to my editor so she can submit it to the senior editor for consideration. So I might be MIA for a little bit, but I'll be popping up on some other blogs and will make sure to do the linky linky thing here.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Dear Casanova

I miss you. I know you were just another character in a book, but to me,  you were fun as hell to write. Don't tell the other characters, but the combination of player and alpha male was hawt. I almost wish you didn't find your happily ever after, so that I could write you some more. But all good things... *sigh*

I'm really looking forward to revising you more when I get the chance. I keep trying to figure out another character who could be like you, but you'll always have a special place in my heart. Just so you know, you are not allowed to take over Alex's book. I know you are going to be in it and you tend to be a scene stealer, so let your friend have his chance.

We'll spend some time together after my editor lets me know whether or not she wants to publish you. We'll always have copy edits.