In the midst of her telling me what she liked, (the opening, the “dreamy” hero, the evil “best friend”) and that she couldn’t wait to read the rest, she said, “It sort of reminds me of books by Colleen Hoover.”
I wasn’t seduced. I wasn’t forced. I made a mistake.” Then why doesn’t it feel like a mistake? She had asked herself that question over and over again. How could a baby be a mistake?
Maybe that’s why I go on the scary rides. I’m hoping it’ll take me back to my childhood and I can be that blissfully ignorant and fearless again.
Is $10 per book unreasonable? That’s equivalent to two Venti white mochas at Starbucks. A movie in the theatre costs almost as much. But these senior citizens probably aren’t going to movies. Or buying white mochas.
It’s a big investment for 12 people to read one of my books once I get it published. What’s the point? I always come back to that. What’s the point?
That’s how Meredith thought of her almost-baby—as an angel who had appeared in her life for a short time to deliver a message.
Kendra Rose Huddleston, who died before she was born’s message to Meredith was simply, “Stop.”
The series follows Tee Rutledge, a coffee store manager who finds a bag of forbidden coffee beans that cause her to temporarily transform into other entities and as a result of the knowledge she gathers while in those bodies she becomes an unwilling superhero.
I step outside cautiously, alert for any sign of activity. It’s still dark, but that doesn’t matter. They could attack at any time. They’re always there. Waiting for me. I look up and see only the porch light, swivel my head from side to side to check every angle. I…
I had no plan, no outline and no clear concept for this book. But I started writing it anyway because I’m not entirely certain I had any of those components in place when I began writing the first two books.
Because I’m an author I’ve been told by just about everyone (myself included) that if I want to sell books I have to market them. No one will ever find them, buy them or read them if I don’t. Book buying and book selling has changed since “the olden days”…