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Weekly Word Count #51

Word Count: 10,305

What story I’m working on: Captivating Melody in a big way! You can always tell when I’m jive-ing with a story by how fast I get through it. Once the ball started rolling on this one, it just hasn’t stopped!

What I’m editing/marketing: Editing Scrying for Summer with my lovely editor Tamzin! I’m also finishing up personal edits on A Tale of Two Airships, which will be shipped off to the editor in the beginning of June! Night Awakens is off with the betas!

Line of the week:

Jett wrapped an arm around her shoulders. “Well, I care about your lack of feelings, unlike the man from the Heartless South over there.

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Weekly Word Count #49

Word Count: 2,043

What story I’m working on: The untitled Underwater Machine one, though it was another slow week since I’m gearing up for Steampunk World’s Fair!

What I’m editing/marketing: A Tale of Two Airships, and I’m nearing the point where I’ll be contacting my editor to submit it her way! Poured a ton of work into it this week!

Line of the week:

Trevor handed him a piece of bacon, causing Kieran to lift a brow. “What am I, a dog?”

“Good boy,” Liz said as she sauntered into the room.

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Weekly Word Count #45

Word Count: 4,064

What story I’m working on: Night Awakens–paranormal romance for everyone!

What I’m editing/marketing: Editing Scrying for Summer primarily since I’m reaching the end zone on that one. Will switch full focus back to A Tale of Two Airships.

Line of the week:

He lifted his brows. “And you want me to bring it to the human precinct at that. You owe me, Naz.” Of course, the bastard paused to wink my way, the suggestion obvious.      He got a sour look in return.

“You’re lucky if I’ll buy you a beer,” I murmured darkly.

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Weekly Word Count #44

Word Count: 5,547

What story I’m working on: Night Awakens, and I’m finally reaching the crescendo! The big bad fight scene, and where the threads of the mystery all tie together!

What I’m editing/marketing: Editing away at Scrying for Summer and A Tale of Two Airships. They’ll both be done before I know it!

Line of the week:

“Yeah it is.” This was familiar territory for me, the heartbreak and defeats. “Every day you get up out of bed, feet on the floor and you push yourself up. You bear the past, and you’ll carry that hurt with you for the rest of your life. But with every dawn, and every day you keep moving, eventually you start to live again. Call it survival instinct or what you like, but we’ve all got our scars to bear.”

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Weekly Word Count #43

Word Count: 6,048

What story I’m working on: Night Awakens–it’s been a very sexy scene kind of week!

What I’m editing/marketing: Tale of Two Airships AND beginning prelim edits on Scrying for Summer. Multitasking, bitches!

Line of the week:

“I’m like one of those Southern belles,” I muttered. “Honeyed tongue and all.”

His eyes glittered with amusement. “I’ll second that one.”