I recently finished editing my new book project WILLOW AND THE WELLSPRING. W&W is a villain fantasy romance that has: An enemies-to-lovers trope twistElemental magic as a resourcePost-war settingA healing HEA Y e a r n i n g A huntress as the main character & amputee repA villain love interest And a redemption arc that … Continue reading Willow and the Wellspring, New Villain Fantasy Romance
Happy Halloween! I come bearing book-related treats---that is, artwork of CALLED TO THE DEEP's siren main character at her scariest. There's teeth, there's claws, and...because my Siren Sisters Alex and Amanda called for blood, there's a little bit of that, too. I've also included two short snippets from this creepy paranormal romance down in the … Continue reading Teeth. Claws. And…A Little Blood.
To celebrate signing with a literary agent, I commissioned character art of CALLED TO THE DEEP’s main character Lorelei Roth. If you ask me, the artist Georgina Donnelly captured her in siren/mermaid form beautifully! Bonus: there's a little hint o’ Maine with those pine trees in the background 😉 Lorelei Roth, CALLED TO THE DEEP … Continue reading Mermaid-y Character Art of Lorelei Roth
If you are new here, and coming from the bird app or elsewhere, welcome! I don't have a newsletter, but I do have a "blog" called Brain Ink that I plan to treat like one. It's where I'll be posting all the book updates for Called to the Deep like ARC giveaways, reviews, street team … Continue reading Book Updates: Cover Reveal, Release Date, ARCs, Street Teams & More
Heyyy, guess what's industry official? I am SO pleased to announce that CALLED TO THE DEEP, my debut adult paranormal romance featuring people-eating sirens and a sexy sea captain, is going to be published by City Owl Press! Lorelei Roth and Captain Killian Quinn, coming to you in 2022! The announcement in Publisher's Marketplace: WOW. … Continue reading Coming in 2022: Called to the Deep, Published by City Owl Press
MCs: Lorelei + Killian 🧜♀️ People-eating mermaids ⚓️ Sexy boat captain 🦞 Maine setting 🌊 Sea-side cottage 👀 A snoopy ex ❓ Spam 💛 Found family 🐟 Marine biologist & PR rep bffs 📰 🔥 Long distance swims just to bang 🔍 An intrepid reporter 🩸And a little bit of blood...
I am over the moon thrilled to announce that I am now represented by Kaitlyn Johnson at Belcastro Agency. The moment I saw “creepy mermaid story” on her manuscript wish list, I had a feeling she would be the perfect advocate for CALLED TO THE DEEP, my adult paranormal romance. I'm looking forward to seeing … Continue reading Big Book News: Now Represented by a Literary Agent
I can finally share the book blurb to the adult mermaid/siren paranormal romance I've alluded to querying in past posts! Ahhhh, my debut novel. CALLED TO THE DEEP is an adult mermaid/siren romance with a touch of speculative fiction. The story is set in a modern, fictional coastal Maine town called Haven Cove. When Killian … Continue reading Book Blurb: Called to the Deep, Debut PNR Romance Novel
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If you ask someone to beta read for you without direction, you might not get back the most focused, constructive feedback. Beta readers need to know exactly what to look for. With mine, I circulated a list of specific questions that they could refer to for guidance. Those questions should prompt beta readers to dig … Continue reading How to Give & Get the Most Constructive Beta Reader Feedback