Book 3 in the Sixth Sense series, and the Convention Season!

Is it spring yet? I’m starting to think it might be.

SnowdustAfter uncharacteristically bitter temps (to the point my dog, who normally loves the snow, had trouble walking because the ground hurt his feet, it was that cold), and the multiple rounds of snow, which never melted before the next bout hit, we’ve had a bit of a tough winter for us Southerners. There was one morning when feeding the horses took three hours, simply because it was snowing so hard it was nearly impossible to see what I was doing. The only good thing about having so many snow days was that I got a lot of writing done. Yay!

redbud resizedBut in the last two days, the temperatures have jumped up into the sixties. Robins flit across the yard, and you can hear the spring peepers every time you step outside. (Sadly, it’s the skunk mating season, so you can smell skunks every time you step outside, too!) The air has a warmth to it that speaks of spring. Daffodils have sent shoots up almost overnight, and yes, I’ve already gotten a tick off me. Tonight we’re experiencing a cold rain, but even that whispers of spring. I believe we’ve seen the last of the winter weather around here, and for once, I’m glad.

I’m not generally a big fan of spring because spring is usually a few weeks of lovely weather before it turns into summer, and I am no fan summer at all. Summer means unbearable heat and humidity to me, being damp and uncomfortable most of the time. Sunburn and mosquito bites. Too hot to sleep. Too hot to walk the dog or ride the horse, unless you want to get up at dawn, and sometimes not even then. But this spring and summer, I have exciting things to look forward to, which change the way I feel about the seasons altogether!

108203413_8The first bit of news is that I’ve completed the next installment of the Sixth Sense series! Book three, tentatively titled Truth and Consequences, has been submitted to the publisher. Instead of holding my breath for the next couple of months until I see whether or not it will be accepted, I’ve decided to move on with the next WIP, which will be a contemporary M/M romance set against the backdrop of eventing. I’m excited about this one–it’s a tale of overcoming personal fears and learning to take second chances–a theme that’s every dear to my heart!

The next bit of exciting news (at least for me!) is that I’m going to be at Animazement in Raleigh, NC (May 22-24)! I’m excited because I’m going to be meeting some of my fellow Dreamspinner authors in person for the first time–we’ll be sharing a table and enjoying the fun! If you’re planning to go to this convention, look us up!

If that wasn’t exciting enough, I’m also going to Rainbow Con in Tampa, FL (July 16-19th) as a featured author! I’ll be doing some panels, and I think a reading as well. πŸ™‚ I’m already working on putting together some swag to give away, as well as some signed print books. Have you checked out the events for Rainbow Con? They had me at the Big Cat Rescue field trip, but there are all kinds of amazing panels, as well as what will be my very first Masquerade Ball! There are going to be so many great authors there too, so if you’ve been toying with the idea of attending a convention this year, you should check it out! It’s not too late to sign up!


4 thoughts on “Book 3 in the Sixth Sense series, and the Convention Season!

  1. I wish there was a way to get to Florida, but short of winning the lottery, I can’t afford RainbowCon this year. Maybe next year.

    I’m glad spring has come at last. I was beginning to think I’d have to rechristen you Nanook.
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    • I hear you, Anna! In fact, I’m looking askance at my finances and wondering if I can truly justify going. However, I purchased the tickets last year when I envisioned a better year this year, so I’m just going to go with the flow! I wish I could come to the UK meet! I’m going to have to figure out a way to do so–somehow, some way!

      I am grateful to see the backside of winter, too! Though March is doing the ‘in like a lion’ thing–this morning I was putting on my coat outside, and I almost went parasailing! πŸ˜‰
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  2. Best news ever!!! Book 3 πŸ™‚ I’m waiting IMpatiently!!! And YEAH for the new contemporary πŸ™‚ it’s always fun to read a book starring horses!

    Hope you’ll have a nice long spring this year! My horses started shedding their winter coats! Though both wear blankets day & night, one has decided to get the longest hair ever and this was a mild winter for our climate πŸ™‚ You touch her neck and have handfulls of thick chestnut hair πŸ™‚

    Enjoy the nice weather & take care πŸ™‚

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