Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Next Chapter to "Only You" & New "Blood, Lust & Spawns" Book Cover Design

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     As the title of this post says, I've submitted the next chapter to Only You to both sites. For Lit, you know this will take a few days. For SOL, it's usually much quicker, possibly tomorrow morning. It's another LONG chapter, but I hope you'll enjoy it. So far, the story is doing quite well at both sites, and I can't thank you all enough! Please don't forget to vote and let me know how you liked the latest chapter.
     I'm nearly finished with editing Blood, Lust & Spawns.
   I've redesigned the book cover and I like this one better than the original (see original in the post below).
     There's really not that much change except for a subtitle, There's a lot changed, but I like this one a great deal more because of the images I have for the book trailer. The other one was more difficult to find the right images for. I hope you like this one, too.
     You can see it to your right. I don't know if all engines support it, but if you have Google Chrome, you can click on the image to enlarge it so you can have a better look.
     It will be available as an e-book (and paperback) on Amazon, Smashwords, and Bibliocracy very soon, hopefully this weekend, but I can't say for sure. Smashwords is pretty quick, but Amazon takes a little more time as does Bibliocracy. When the link is hot, I'll add it to BL&S's dedicated page.
     I also plan to create a book trailer for it that I'll post here as well as at my Amazon Author's page and although the jury is still out whether book trailers help promote the book, it's fun to make.
     As always, this post is subject to change. 

Friday, June 8, 2012

Blood, Lust & Spawns

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I'm currently working on and preparing "Blood, Lust & Spawns" (or BL&S for short) for e-book and paperback publishing. I have been contemplating doing this for some time, but I just couldn't find the time to get down to it.
Obviously, I have now.
For BL&S readers, you'll notice I have removed the series from the accounts because, for one, it was horribly edited. I have to tell ya, I was pretty ashamed after re-reading it when it was still online.
And reason number two, I need to make a few changes to the storyline. For a little more information about this story, you can click on the tab above that will take you to the dedicated page.
I also plan on making a book trailer for it. I already have chosen the perfect song for it. Now all I'll just need to do is get the material together to make the 60-second trailer. I'll upload it to my YouTube Channel once it's finished.

I've put a hold on Fleur, A Shy Flower Blossoms because, truthfully, I've just run out of steam for it for the moment. I promise to get back to it when I feel the inspiration, but at the moment, I just don't "feel" it. That's always the problem with writing fiction. I have to feel inspired or it just doesn't work! Of course, I'll be changing the image on my Lit account to reflect the book cover for BL&S instead of Fleur.

Only You ~ I'm finished with editing Ch. 4 to Only You, but I need to "comb through" my work to make sure I present the best possible version. Dang. I really need to write shorter chapters. On the other hand, there's limited space on the online accounts so I try to get as much of the story in a single "chapter" as I possibly can. After having read the horribly edited BL&S, and feeling pretty damn ashamed for even putting it out there, I want to make sure I present only my best work to the best of my ability to avoid future embarrassment. I hope ya'll understand. :-)