Focusing on Happiness—Week Forty

Wow, I can hardly believe I’ve been doing these posts for forty weeks already! They’ve definitely helped me to keep my focus onto the positive things in my life 🙂

What’s making me happy this week: visible progress.

There are plenty of milestones in creating a book. Deciding on the initial idea, figuring out the major plot points, completing the first draft (and then the umpteen versions afterwards), finishing edits, making the cover. But there is nothing like seeing a new book go up on the shelf and be well-received by your readers ❤

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“Tied up in Customs” Release Day!

Hello, everyone! It’s the official release day for Tied up in Customs! I’m thrilled to have a new Department of Homeworld Security novella out. The world could use more short, sexy, scifi 😉

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When I finished the first series arc (Gray Card, Resident Alien, and Business or Pleasure), there was one loose end that I was particularly curious about—what had happened when Sorca went to get Eric? It turns out what happened was…a lot. Continue reading

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The Story that Started it All

Hello, readers! I’m so excited about having a new Department of Homeworld Security novella out this week that I’ve set Gray Card to be free from now till Friday, June 30, 2017! 😀

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Happy Birthday, Winston!

Today, in the alternate universe of The Summer Park Psychics, Winston turned 72. With Alexis only being a month old, things are very busy in the country home where he lives with Elsa and Dante.

Winston has been amazingly helpful to the pair as they deal with the realities of being parents and caring for a newborn. Continue reading

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Something New!

Tied up in Customs is only a few days away from its launch! The official release date is Tuesday, June 27.

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As the day draws nearer, I have more goodies to share with you—like its blurb! Read on for that and more…

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Thirty-Nine

What’s making me happy this week: helping hands.

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I have a lot going on right now. In the last few days/weeks, I’ve had so many people step forward and offer me support. Continue reading

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Thirty-Eight

What’s making me happy this week: getting back to my routine.

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Taking a break was incredibly helpful. Stress fell away that I didn’t even know I was carrying. And now I’m coming back to my old routine with new eyes. Continue reading

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“Tied up in Customs” Cover Reveal!

The fourth Department of Homeworld Security novella is almost here. That means it’s time for a cover reveal!

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Are you ready?

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11 Years on an Alien Planet

I noticed something peculiar early in my life. No one looked like me.Cassandra Chandler at the Park Not my family, not my neighbors, not my friends.

No one.

My parents were both brunettes. Dad had brown eyes, and mom’s were slate-gray green (mine are green with flecks of blue). My features, hair, and eyes didn’t match anyone in my immediate or extended family, or even the people in my communities (there were several—we moved a lot).

To make matters worse, when I was younger, my hair wasn’t the dark red it is today. Nope. It was neon orange. Neon. Continue reading

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Thirty-Seven

What’s making me happy this week: starting the next Scifi novella! 😀

Meet Craig. He’s a Lyrian from Kepler-442b. You may know him better as “Bigfoot” (but I don’t recommend saying that to his face—he has four arms, an extra set of retractable teeth, and a temper 😉 ).

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I had a lot of fun creating this image of him 😀 Gorillas are the closest approximation to what Lyrians look like in my imagination. I especially love how his expression seems to say, “Really, Earthling? It took you this long to write my story?”

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