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Save the date: Cinnamon Eyes

I’ve got a release date for my upcoming book. Mark your calendars for August 12, people! I can’t wait for you to get to know Cory and Asher and I hope you will love them as much as I do.

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A long-awaited reunion.

Cory’s had a rough year struggling with severe depression. He’s desperate to rebuild his shattered life and to break away from his demanding family. When his therapist encourages him to do something for himself, he knows exactly what he needs. I want to see Asher again. The best friend he ever had who, at fifteen, held Cory’s heart in his hands without knowing it.

Asher’s had a troubled relationship with his father since he came out. Now that Pops is sick, he’s fighting for his right to help or even find out about his father’s health. Then there’s the complication of an ex-boyfriend unwilling to let go.

When they meet after sixteen years, Cory’s feelings are as strong as ever. But does Asher feel the same?

Cinnamon Eyes is an emotional story of what happens when two people who never wanted to be separated, finally reunite.


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Coming soon: Cinnamon Eyes

 

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A long-awaited reunion.

Cory’s had a rough year struggling with severe depression. He’s desperate to rebuild his shattered life and to break away from his demanding family. When his therapist encourages him to do something for himself, he knows exactly what he needs. I want to see Asher again. The best friend he ever had who, at fifteen, held Cory’s heart in his hands without knowing it.

Asher’s had a troubled relationship with his father since he came out. Now that Pops is sick, he’s fighting for his right to help or even find out about his father’s health. Then there’s the complication of an ex-boyfriend unwilling to let go.

When they meet after sixteen years, Cory’s feelings are as strong as ever. But does Asher feel the same?

Cinnamon Eyes is an emotional story of what happens when two people who never wanted to be separated, finally reunite.


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Monday update

Hi everyone. I know I’ve been a little silent lately, but I’ve been feeling really off. I’ve hardly written anything for two weeks, I’ve felt like all the words have run out.

I think I need to watch less news. It upsets me and screws with my creativity. But on the other hand, it’s difficult stop watching, considering the current climate. I don’t know what to do. Any suggestions?

However: I feel a little better today. It might have something to do with the fact that I wrote 2K words yesterday.

I also wrote some lyrics. One of my MCs (in WIP#2 I’m currently working on) is a songwriter and he’s written a very special song for someone very special.

Do you know how freaking difficult it is to write lyrics? Luckily the MC isn’t a big star or anything, so the lyrics don’t need to be Billboard material. But it took me four hours or something for 171 words. Adding to that was equally many hours the other day when I came up with the structure and the concept.

So eight hours in total for 171 words. Not even 21,5 words/hour. Songwriting is hard. And I’ll probably rewrite it, but it’s a start.

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Writing lyrics requires pen and paper.

Other than that I’m done with the editing for the Christmas story. I’ve had it out for three rounds of beta-reading, had an intense discussion about loose ends, and edited, edited, edited. But I’m happy with the result now, and all I have left to do is write a blurb and a summary and then it’s ready for submission.

So maybe not so lazy after all?

Have a great week.

Oh, I almost forgot. Five more days until Find His Way Home!! I’m excited!

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Preorder links for Find His Way Home:
JMS Books | Amazon US | Amazon UK | iBooks | Google Play | B&N


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One week until Find His Way Home

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Just one week until Find His Way Home is released and I’m excited. Excited and nervous, because I’ve sent out ARC’s for reviews, and what if no one likes my new book? It’s very scary.

And just like last time, I’ve asked Signal Boost Promotions to help me promote it, and signed up for a Release Blitz and a Review tour. So if you’re a blogger and want to feature me on the blog, click here to sign up. And know you’ll get my undying, eternal love if you do! 🙂

I’ve also joined Facebook. Well, you already know I had a page before, but I signed up for a profile too, so I won’t have to use my legal name in groups and to interact with people. So if you want to be my friend, click here 🙂

Have a great weekend everyone!

Buy Links for Find His Way Home:
JMS Books | Amazon US | Amazon UK | iBooks | Google Play | B&N


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Falling in love all over again

Yesterday I got the edits for Find His Way Home from JMS Books. I haven’t read it since I sent it to them in February, and by then I’d worked so much on it, I pretty much hated it and wondered why on earth they accepted my submission.

But when I opened it up and started working on it, I realized that it doesn’t suck. Quite the opposite, as a matter of fact. I really liked it and I fell in love with my characters all over again.

It was a great feeling.

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As usual there was a lot of missing or incorrect commas, but I mostly agreed with my editors suggestions. Then I went over it with a fine tooth comb, trying to find places where I’ve used the same word in close proximity. I don’t want that. Synonym sites might be what I use most on the internet.

Long live the thesaurus!

Anyway. I’m done with the first round of edits. Now I’m waiting for the second round, and more missing commas.

Can’t we just stop using commas all together? 😀

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Pre-order links:

JMS Books | Amazon


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Save the date: May 27th

Happy Saturday, everyone. Here’s the cover, the blurb, the release date, and pre-order links for my next release: Find His Way Home.

A fabulous way to start the weekend, don’t you think? 🙂

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Pre-order links:

JMS Books | Amazon


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2 more days!

It’s just two more days until the release of Unconditionally, and I thought that deserves some shameless self promotion 😀

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Preorder links:

JMS Books | Amazon | Kobo | Smashwords | iBookStore | Google Play | Blio | B&N