Sunday, March 24, 2013

Decisions and Release Dates.

Starwoman's Sanctuary is moving toward the finish line. Seems like it has taken forever! At first I had a writing glitch. I veered off my synopsis and took a turn that had the hero and heroine separated for the whole mid section of the book. Arg. So I ripped that out and redid it. After that the romance and the action worked together!


My husband has been fighting a foot infection since July. He's been fighting them for years, actually, but this current one started in July. He was in the hospital for a week in August. Another week off in October, November. Had to retire in February since it just wouldn't clear up. He worked on his feet--as soon as he went back to work a new ulcer and new infection would pop up.

So here we are.

Starwoman's Sanctuary will release on April 19. I had planned to release on the 1st but am giving myself a break! Also, hubby has foot surgery the end of April so the book will be wrapped up nice and tidy by then.


This is my latest version of the cover. I might resize my couple just a bit and darken that white area between their faces. For some reason, Saturday mornings are my favorite time to fiddle with photoshop!
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I bought a necklace in the same colors as my cover, purple with green, as a grand prize for the release. Chevron amethyst. It is coming from a artisan jeweler in Canada--can hardly wait, I think it will be really pretty! 

After Starwoman's Sanctuary I will work on Big Poison Station. Would really like an early July release. I've started the rough draft and am looking forward to writing  it.

In May I will release a vampire novella, Preschool Teacher, Vampire Lover-- hot vampire in small town Kansas, complete with tornado. This is in the same world as Single Mom, Vampire Lover. I have two more planned for that series. Shopkeeper, Vampire Lover ( a magic shop around Halloween) and  Snowbunny, Vampire Lover (with a rare winged vampire hero!)

4 comments:

  1. I hope that now that your hubby's retired his foot problems will improve after this surgery.

    Starwoman's Sanctuary and more vampire books coming out, Yay!

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  2. Hi Mel-- guest on my blog for Starwoman?

    Give me a shout.

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  3. Wow, sounds like you've got a ton of new releases in the making.

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  4. I've really enjoyed all the previous Diaspora Worlds books and am looking forward eagerly to Starwoman's Sanctuary. And it comes out two days before my birthday like an early present, yay!

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