Showing posts from October, 2014

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NaNoWriMo 2014 Maybe?

The last - and only - time I successfully completed a NaNo challenge the manuscript later became the book now known as Fated Souls. I'm aiming to recreate that lightning in the bottle. Not with a published book under my belt but just with a fruitful November.  Here's the synopsis for 2014's NaNoWriMo tentatively titled Wanderlust : After years on the road, with no permanent home or connections, bone weary and considering settling down, Henley Elliott's ancient and beloved car dies on the outskirts of Trappers' Cove, Minnesota. One of the first inhabitants of this quirky little town to befriend Grace is author Maggie Gael and her precocious ten year old daughter, Tala - a little girl with sparkling eyes and an affinity for wolves. The two women invite her to rent the cabin they keep for visiting relatives.  But her husband, Aidan, doesn't trust as blindly and asks the new sheriff, Carter McAllister to keep an eye on her. Carter doesn't mind; Maggie is lik

The Demise of Princess Pinhead

Well I was going to review JD Robb’s last two books, Delusion in Death and Calculated in Death , because they were the last two books I read – both in hardback as I wanted, nee required, a break from my Kindle and my laptop. But for some reason it felt beyond arrogant to assume to write and then publish reviews of these books as though my opinion of them means anything. The reviews I’ve written previously have been requested of me and that, my friends, is quite different in my opinion than assuming to write an unsolicited review of someone else’s hard work. As a newly published author I look for new reviews regularly. I beg for them, I chew on my nails in anticipation of getting one; and when I do I analyze every word, even a positive one can send me into fits, but a negative one can send me spinning. But surely Nora Roberts/JD Robb wouldn’t lose any sleep over what I thought. Seriously? Who am I? I can just see it now. I post my lackluster review and Nora Roberts promptly signs i

WEDDINGS and BOOKS! Could I *be* any happier?

Did you miss me? I locked myself out of my Wordpress blog, Becky Flade Author, where you're used to finding my crazy-ass. You'll have to look for me here until I find away to reclaim my little corner of the internet. Okay?   So tell me - what have you all been doing while I’ve been gone? Here’s what I’ve been doing…. THAT’S RIGHT! I GOT MARRIED!!!!! In more news, you can download my erotic spy thriller, a BTS Red Carpet Award Nominee, Goddess of the Hunt to your Kindle for only 99¢ . Blogger knows nothing of this one yet. I'll have to create a page for her this weekend. But in the meantime, here's a link to the sale and a little more on the book: YOU can vote for Goddess of the Hunt in the Red Carpet Awards here Codename Diana ~ CIA field agent Paige Aster hides a cunning intelligence and lethal skill behind a mask of golden beauty. It serves her well as she moves from one undercover assignment to the next.