I've been asked for a long time about t-shirts and things. I just didn't think it was something in demand or what to do. So after a lot of trial and error I have two designs up. One is a Beg for Mercy with what has become my personal symbol. Yeah, that was an accident but it's stuck. And a Southern Scrimmage generic Tee. About the pricing. I priced the items at a dollar over cost just to recoup a bit of the design costs. This is not a money grab. It's for the fans to have something. So if you're interested here's the link to the MERCYCELESTESTORE at cafepress.
September News Update. I know you're wondering why I keep purging the blog. Or if I've closed it. Or what I'm up to. To answer, I'm finding that blogging doesn't work for me anymore. I can't say why. I mean there's no real answer. I have nothing to say that isn't buy my book. I feel like I'm talking to myself. That most of what I write is just babble. So I'm changing it to be more of just a newsletter of sorts. No mailing list to clog your inbox. If you want to know, it's here. All book covers link you to my new website where you'll find everything you need to know about my books. Except news. So for the month of September: Earlier this year I cancelled my plans to travel to Chicago for the GRL Conference/Retreat/thingie. I was supposed to have surgery in the late summer and felt that I wouldn't be able to make the trip. Due to my insurance being dicks, that surgery was postponed until the end of the year. I managed to snag a late cancellation spot and will be going to Chicago next month after all. As a general admission attendee not as an author. If you're going I hope to see you there. In news of the same. According to GRL rules this year I am not able to take extra books with me on the off chance that someone might buy one for signing. I can however offer books for pre-sale and bring those books with me. All book purchases must be made and finalized before GRL...this is their rules not mine. So if you're going and would be interested in purchasing a book for me to sign please click the book cover of that book. If I have it available it will have a GRL paypal buy now button. Up next: What am I working on at the moment? Right now I'm writing the final Southern Scrimmage book. I'm 24,000 words into it. But considering it's September and I'm really just getting started I'd have to say that the release date most likely will be December, possibly even January. I know, an entire year since Offside Chance....I'm sorry. What else? Well, the age old question of Cold Shadow of Doubt keeps coming up. Right now that answer is the same as it's always been. Not in the foreseeable future. Most likely never. What about the sequel to Two Point Conversion? I have no idea right now. I have no place to sell the book and the self hosted site Payhip does not see many purchases of 2PC despite making the link available. The same would be for any publisher who chose to take the book. It wouldn't be on Amazon or even All Romance and therefore unfindable....I dearly want to finish Kevin and Kyle's story. I want to take them through college and into adulthood. But ????????? I'll revisit them in the new year. If you read Shift in Time then you'll be happy to know that the sequel Sands of Time is my next project following Last Man Standing. And I hope to have it ready in the spring. Pending writing time (and nervous breakdown) of Last Man Standing. What about anything new this year? Nothing new until the Scrimmage book is released. I'd cleared my schedule early in the year for the surgery and put out four new books or was it five new books early on, I have nothing finished right now. But I will have the re-release of Let It Go my Florida set Cowboy book. The original contract has run it's course and all rights revert back to me on September 30. I plan to have it back out with a new cover and new edits on October 2nd. So that we're clear. The publisher treated me fairly and I was paid for all copies sold. This is just the end of a contract that I've chosen not to renew. There will be no changes to the story. AT ALL. Minor changes in formatting and a new edit to get things that were missed the first go round. That's about it for this month. Thank you all for stopping in to see what's going on with me. And last but not least, the brand new cover for Let It Go. Re-release date October 2, 2014 in both ebook and for the first time ever in print. Cover artist is Reece Notley. Photography purchased from Rob Lang Images and used with permission.