Happy Happy Joy Joy

The first draft of Brave in Heart is complete. Here is a teensy-weensy teaser of the conclusion. Aren’t “the end” the most beautiful words in the English language?

Brave in Heart has been entered in the Novellas Need Love Too contests. Because, yes, I have a a contest entering problem. But also, I crave feedback deep in my soul.

I’d like to finish The Easy Part during NaNoWriMo — and yes, I know it’s not technically within the rules to to finish something you’ve already started, but oh well — and then start the second book in the Dauntless Love series in December.

Writing life is good.

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More 50-Word Pitches

Just for fun …

Together is Enough: literature instructor Keira Smith feels like a professional and personal failure when she meets Brennan Daly, a sexy working-class professor from Ireland. Torn between what she likes and who she feels she should be, Keira struggles to define herself and find satisfaction. (Contemporary Single Title)

Brave in Heart: Margret Hampton ends her engagement to Theodore Ward, fearing his inability to act on the passion in his heart will doom their marriage. More than a decade later, when Theo renews his suit, Margaret goads him into enlisting in the Union Army. They will need to discover how brave they are to get a second chance at love. (Historical Novella, 19th-century America)

50-Word Pitch

The Easy Part: Millie Frank becomes an unwitting celebrity after a DC hostage crisis. Loosing her status as an anonymous cog at a labor right’s organization is such a shock that she uncharacteristically propositions Parker Beckett, an arrogant, charming media specialist, and her opponent her in budget negotiations. Compared to love, politics is the easy part. (Contemporary Single Title)