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Thursday Thirteen

July 26, 2007

Thirteen Reasons I Need to Finish My Book

1. I’m almost halfway through. If I don’t finish, I would have spent 6 months of my life with nothing to show for it.

2. To get these characters out of my head.

3. So I can write the next book about the hero’s brother. Who’s just as yummy. Providing the first one sells and I don’t have to start another series.

4. So I can then write the THIRD book with this hero’s sister. Providing the first AND second ones sell.

5. I joined the 70 Days of Sweat SPECIFICALLY TO finish the book.

6. Fame and fortune. *snicker*

7. To get an agent.

8. To SELL it to NY!!!!

9. To prove to myself that I can actually do it.

10. To sell it to NY, of course.

11. Perhaps I’ll figure out a title once I finish it. *grumble*

12. So when people ask me how far I am, I can say DONE! Woot!

13. And oh, did I mention to sell it to NY? *g*

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Pfffft!

July 15, 2007

Is anyone ever going to announce the winners of the Passionate Ink Stroke of Midnight contest and Passionate Plume? Jeepers cripes people!

UPDATE: Well, MAJOR PFFFT! They announced the winners of the Passionate Plume, but we unpubbed(at least I thought it was for unpubbed), Stroke of Midnighters have to wait. Waaaaaah!

Yes, that was a whine. 🙂 Not sure why I’m whining, I’m not going to win against a pubbed author anyway!

The 2006 Passionate Plume
Final Round Results

Contemporary:
First – Double Dare, Saskia Walker
Second – A Tall Dark Cowboy, Mackenzie McKade
Third – Treacherous Wishes, Denise A Agnew
Honorable Mention – Dangerous Intentions, Denise A Agnew
Honorable Mention – Strip Search, Shelley Bradley

Futuristic / Fantasy / Sci-Fi:
First – Almost Human, Cat Marsters
Second – Inferno, Vivi Anna
Third – Torc’s Salvation, Melany Logen
Honorable Mention – The Lawman’s Wife, Lara Santiago
Honorable Mention – Roping Savannah, Jory Strong

Historical:
First – Burning Tigress by Jade Lee
Second – Sin by Sharon Page
Third – Master of Desire by Jessica Trapp
Honorable Mention – Ask for It by Sylvia Day
Honorable Mention – The Courage to Love by Samantha Kane

Novella:
First – Anna Leigh Keaton, Five Alarm Neighbor
Second – Nikki Alton, Rodeo Man
Third – Loribelle Hunt, Defending Serenity
Honorable Mention — Summer Devon, Invisible Touch
Honorable Mention — Anna Leigh Keaton and Madison Layle, Return To Me

Paranormal / TT:
First – Fallon’s Revenge – Mackenzie McKade

Second – Bloodlines: Conduit – Mechele Armstrong
Third – Seduced by Magic – Cheyenne McCray
Honorable mention: Enthralled – Laura Baumbach
Honorable mention : d’Argent Honor 2: Eternally – Ann Jacobs