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Weekly Word Count #115

Katherine McIntyre (2)

Word Count: 5,163

What story I’m currently working on: Lol, massive slowdown this week, but due to reasons. I hit 34k on Forged Decisions, which is all sorts of fuck yeah! The story is hitting some bigger scenes, which I’m looking forward to tackling, but I had some super important interruptions. I should be back on track by next week.

What I’m editing/marketing: Well, well, well. My editor and I just pulled out an insane three day editing binge–three weeks of work crammed into that span, but Forged Alliances is ramping up and looking better than ever. My Steampunk with a Twist story is floating along, and I’m down to the last couple passes on it. I decided to start sprucing up an old YA winter fairytale as well, which should be awesome. I also got my critiques back on the first three chapters of my Asgard Lounge story, plus have been tweaking the synopsis and blurb. I will have the proposal package ready to send by next week. On an exciting front, the Airship Named Desire audio book is now available here!! OMG guys, it’s so good.

Teaser of the week:

-As he settled into Park, he winked at her. “Maybe your wolf pups are scared to tangle with a strong woman, but darling, I_d devour you.”

Line of the week:

Finn had tried to gradually fall for Raven over years of affection, touch, and time, but he knew deep in his gut, he’d never brushed the surface of what he should be feeling. However, with Navi, it was no quiet stream or gentle footsteps. He fell for her like the sudden drop of a cliff face, with the fury of the rapids, and with the bone deep awareness that this woman would be branded on his bones for the rest of his life.

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Weekly Word Count #114

Katherine McIntyre (2)

Word Count: 10,124

What story I’m currently working on: I was truckin, truckin, truckin the weeks before, but this week was a bit of a slowdown! Well. -ish. I hit 29k with Forged Alliances, though I’m hoping to reach 40k by the end of next week if the story keeps ramping up like it seems to be doing. And a lot of my effort this past week was for the Asgard Lounge sample that I started–I got my first three chapters done at 9k, and now I’m working on an outline/synopsis sort of dealie. Storytime!!

What I’m editing/marketing: I’ve been floating along with edits on the Steampunk with a Twist story–I’ll definitely have that ready by next week. And once I’m done that, I’m going to dive back into my YA winter fairytale from two years ago and re-edit that before trying to submit again! On the audio book front, An Airship Named Desire has been approved and is heading to retailers! I’ll update here first when it comes out!

Teaser of the week:

Dax_s grin widened, revealing teeth as he leaned against the bar. “Darling, if you wanted me somewhere private, all you had to do was ask,” he drawled. The languid way he carried h

Line of the week:

Navi lifted her bottle. “Well then, it sounds like we’re both fucked.”

His mouth quirked at that, and he clinked his beer to hers. “If that’s what you want, darling, I’ve been waiting to peel that dress off you from the moment I pulled into this lot.” The heat in his voice burned hotter than the August sun, and Navi’s core clenched tight at his words.  He scanned her with a predator’s intensity, and she could see his wolf clear in his eyes.

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Weekly Word Count #103

Word Count: 15,046

What story I’m working on: ….so, the Cupid’s Cafe story is finished. Sometimes things just flow, and this story…well, flew. Which means I’ve got an empty slot for what story to tackle next…I *might* have penned the first lines to the final Airship book, The Airship Also Rises…

What I’m editing/marketing: I’ve still been paring away at Future King edits while waiting on beta-reader responses, but I’m moving forward one baby step at a time. I’ll also probably be plunging into Cupid’s Cafe edits soon, mostly because it’d be nice to get something out the door. Once I get lines in for Waking for Winter, I’ll be entering full fledged work mode on marketing, since the release keeps getting closer and closer!

Teaser of the week:

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Line of the week:

“Some days, the sheer amount of enemies we attracted made me question if maybe our crew was a little too trigger happy. That maybe we’d started pissing in too many pots without thinking of the consequences.

But then I remembered that most folks couldn’t hold to a basic code of honor if it killed them. And kill them we did. Repeatedly.”