Okay, so first, I’m SO HAPPY I read this book because it is relevant to my current pursuit, which is my WIP, about a woman who used to be a dancer. It was great to read this and get in the mindset of the lifestyle. I’ve already been thinking about going over my WIP and setting the mood and atmosphere right, so this book was so helpful.
“Don’t let your manhood dictate the clients you choose, Gib!”
This book follows Shelly Ellis’ tradition (from the Gibbons Sisters on down) of turning out books full of family drama, sizzling sex scenes and page turning, rapid fire action. I love books that make me want to pop a bag of popcorn to eat while I read. It’s like a Soap Opera, but it’s a book. This entire series is FIRE, and I already need the next book.
“Never sleep with the divorce attorney. It’s the oldest cliche in the book.”
I smiled, knowing this conversation was very slowly moving into an inppropriate exchange between client and attorney. But also not caring.
I haven’t been sharing anything about my new project because I wasn’t (and still am not) sure it was going to take off… but sometimes you just have to put your author pants on (or take them off? Authors don’t like pants!) and stick your neck out there. So I’m sharing a snip today. Hope you like it!
*All the usual stuff applies… unedited, subject to change. Or not see the light of day.*
I hate the word goals. And I have hated the word RESOLUTION my whole life. And it’s not just the word. Nothing puts me in a deer-in-headlights stupor than the practice of listing out things I want to do in a year. I have NO IDEA, people.
But… everyone’s doing it. And I don’t want it to seem like Im not thinking about my future, because “what I’m gonna do next” is always on my mind.
Thanks to the Perpetual Page Turner for hosting this survey every year! It’s time for the annual review of books! I have 125 books to look over, so… let’s get this party started! Number Of Books You Read:126 Number of Re-Reads: 1 Genre You Read The Most From: Probably romance
I thought I would try out this VLOGGING thing, something new to dip into for the new year. Soon to be chock full of new info about books I’m writing and reading and my thoughts on writerly bookerly things… but for right now, I wanted to post a (terribly lit) introduction and take advantage of a good hair day. I recorded this three times so I was definitely not coming back another time to do it again because I didn’t like the lighting. Lessons learned! There are two videos posted on my newly launched AuthorlyBookerly channel. It doesn’t have one of them fancy newfangled custom URLs yet and it won’t […]
Hello Blog! It’s been awhile! I’d love to say I’ve been busy, but I haven’t. Just livin’ life you know? But what better reason to grace your feed reader than to celebrate the release of a black romance by one of my #authorbaes, Te Russ! I have read Noble Redemption (sucked it down in one gulp, actually!) and this novel is some of Te’s best work. I’ve read her backward and forward and it’s been such a pleasure to watch her take a step out on a limb and totally kill it in the black romance game! Enough yammering. Let’s get down to bidness! About the Author: Té Russ found […]