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  • September26th

    So it is now Fall, and hallelujah for that!

    As much as I loved the summer, and spent the beginning of September mourning its loss, I am strangely super excited for this autumn. It’s just the best, comfy, sweatshirt weather, you know? And you get to decorate all country-like, and haunted-like in October.

    As you pretty much know by now Fall brought on a huge change in my life: college. I miss my high school, especially since my graduating class consisted of 26 kids that were like brothers and sisters, but at the same time I am happy to be in college. It’s a lot more relaxed, and I’ve finally found my niche, figured out what to expect, and what college expects from me. Of course you can probably infer what that means. My writing is priority again. *Applause of thrill!*

    So want some updates? Insperatus is now available on the Kindle! I nudged Borders to hurry with their reprocessing (yes, they’re STILL reprocessing from my publisher change!). I am part of a writing group that (when I get to attend) helps me get in the mood and imspires me to write even more.

    Aaaaand…

    I have only ten more chapters to write until the sequel is finished!

    I would love to be able to give you more details on the sequel, but I unfortunately will have to withhold for a while longer. The process is basically as follows: I write a final ending. I reactivate my editor and begin the 6-month long editing process. And once that is done, I publish. So all in all, we’re unfortunately looking at about another year until official release, but hey–it’ll be worth the wait, I promise. And in between that time, excerpts will be unveiled.

    Until then, buy if you haven’t, read, and re-read Insperatus! In a time where times are tough, so many people don’t realize the amazing power of reading. Really getting to know characters that are just like you living in a slightly different world is such a cool thing. It’s such a refresher. For those of you waiting for number two, let your mind wander and wonder by checking out my DeviantArt sketches of the characters. Imagine a plotline like no other…

    Check back soon. ______________|

  • September2nd

    Wow, guys. It’s been over a month. For all of you reading this (and especially my daily guys) forgive me for my delays in writing.

    It’s hard being a college-going-nursing-school-working-crazy-credit-amount-taking-rare-to-see-anymore author! I wish I could pour every ounce of my time into writing and promoting, but I simply can’t with nursing school going on. A two-year RN program sounds impressive, but it definitely whoops your butt on most occasions–and I’m only beginning!

    The status of Insperatus? Hovering. It’s hovering. It’s selling, it’s being printed, but it isn’t currently being driven forcefully forward into the faces of big-deal-type people. For those of you interested, I am on my age-old, death-defying quest for an agent, who can fight and win over a dragon of a publisher–a big publisher–that will totally put Insperatus on the face of the literary map along side Twilight, True Blood, and every other vampire story that got lucky enough to find that special someone–one more elusive I think than even true love and the prince or princess that comes along with it. Regardless of the trials, there are many queries for Insperatus circulating the US, in the hands of agents [literally] or in their inboxes [electronically]. Meanwhile, my ***sequel*** is almost finished!

    All that, among other things, adds that extra gnashing-at-your-teeth aspect to living quite a bit. It’s an insanely occupied life I currently lead, but I LOVE it.

    I want readers, or possible readers, to know that there is so much headed your way coming out of my head to your hands in the future, you couldn’t imagine. But the calendar really is rearing it’s ugly head and stealing time away from me like it enjoys to at the moment.

    My last comment of this post is in regards to Insperatus–especially to those of you who have not read it yet, but who are merely looking. I can’t stress enough how important readers are to an author, because they make or break them. An author has no power over his book. I’ve probably said before, the best book ever written in the history of history may never be published or go anywhere if no one bothers to take the time to read it. Not that Insperatus falls into the category of the best book in the history of history, [although I’d like to think so ;)] but I think that viewers tend to define or label the book as a ‘romance’ or ‘vampire book’ or ‘fantasy novel,’ when really, most don’t know that it truly does have a bit of everything in it. Action, history, romance, fantasy, the paranorma, mystery, suspense… Insperatus honestly has no true genre. But together, all those genres can merge to form something unlike Twilight or Cirque de Freak, or even a Nicolas Sparks book for that matter. Blended together in one book, in Insperatus, all those genres really do bring something different to the table, and I really do urge you to order a copy online or through your bookstore. You and your expectations will definitely be at least pleasantly surprised.

    And if you are waivering, please read the excerpts available on this website! :)

    Talk to you soon–I HOPE! 😉