Long time, no see! But hey, I haven’t been THAT quiet anymore, have I?
Though, I’m still failing on twitter and a little bit on facebook, I’ve been working A LOT.
My toddler finally started daycare two weeks ago. At first, I used my “free time” to catch up on many chores I had dangling over my head, but now that [almost] everything is done and organized, I’ve been writing many, many words again. And it feels so great!
On Wednesday, for example, I wrote 7k words! I hadn’t done that in … I don’t know, 3 years? That was a long time coming …
Anyway, let me tell about a few things going on around here:
- Breaking Through is almost, almost done! It releases on Aug 22nd and the pre-order links are up (check this page for the links). There will be a book blitz with giveaways and such during the week of Aug22-26, and if you have a blog, you can sign up for it by following this link here.
- A few weeks ago, I announced I’ll be writing Breaking Down, the fourth book in The Breaking Series soon, and there will be a cover reveal for it on Sept 12th. Again, if you have a blog and would like to share the cover, please sign-up for it here.
- I have two giveaways going on right now, one on goodreads, and another throughout all social media. Check them both bellow:
See this box? Let’s called it a Juliana’s Mystery Box.
What is inside? Well, like the name says, it’s a mystery, but I can tell you it’s bookish ;)
And I’m gonna give it away on Aug 1st … How can you try to win it? Simple. Sign up for my newsletter! http://eepurl.com/CKsmX
If you’re already a subscriber, awesome! You’re already on the run. If you aren’t, then sign up now!
On Aug 1st I’ll randomly choose a winner!
And that’s it for now! Talk to you soon!
Another book is on the way! Yay! After so long without publishing any books, now I’m trying to compensate ;)
This is the 3rd book on The Breaking Series – this is Hil’s story (Hannah’s younger sister).
The release is scheduled for Aug 22nd and there will be a book blitz that week. If you have a blog and want to post about it, please sign up for the book blitz clicking here!
BREAKING THROUGH (The Breaking Series, #3)
Genre: NA contemporary romance
Warning: strong language, sex scene, mentions of rape and domestic violence
Word Count: 100,000
Release date: August 22nd 2016
Cover: Najla Qamber Designs
From the outside, Hilary Taylor has it all—beauty, money, a caring family, good friends—but inside she’s struggling, full of fears. Events from the past forever changed her, and though years of therapy have helped, she still has a long way to go…. No matter how much progress she’s made, Hil isn’t sure she’ll ever be able to trust men again. Especially one who sees her as nothing more than a pretty face. But Hil knows it’s time to face her fears, and the best way to do that is to start small.
To Guilherme Fernandes life is about three things: polo, parties and pretty girls—only one of which he takes seriously. Gui is too focused on his polo career to waste time on relationships, however he can’t help but be intrigued by the beautiful yet troubled Hil. So when she decides she’d like to learn more about horses, Gui is happy to find himself in the right place at the right time. But what was supposed to be a one time thing, soon turns into a weekly date.
As Gui helps her discover a new found love for horses, Hil’s guard begins to crumble. The more support Gui offers, the more she wants to accept…and the more the lines of friendship blur. Despite knowing better, Hil can’t help it as Gui slowly breaks through the walls she’s built. Now she has to decide if she’ll stop him there, or if she’ll finally let her fear go and allow Gui to reach for her heart.
SURPRISE: I’m writing the 4th book on the series about Gabi (Gui’s sister) and should have a cover reveal coming next month! Keep an eye out for the sign-up link! But you can already add it on goodreads – it’s called BREAKING DOWN!
Also, don’t forget to enter the giveaway on goodreads:
Look at this! A new blog post! Ha! I do one of these, what, twice a year? lol
But seriously, I’m feeling very proud of myself right now and needed to share a few things.
So, it’s the halfway point in the year and I’ve written 4 books this year so far, a total of 184,000 words (I started writing Breaking Through in Nov/2015, finished it in Jan/2016; then I wrote Everlast #3, which already had 25k words on it when I picked it up in Feb/2016; then I wrote a 20k words novella which I don’t know will ever be published; and then I wrote a new book from start to finish, around 70k words).
You guys, that is huge for me! After not writing anything last year (except for the last 2 months of 2015), I’m doing so much better. And keep in mind, I have a toddler at home with me full time. Next month she’ll start halfday daycare and then I hope to write even moooooore. In fact, I still want to write 2 more full length novels and 1 novella this year.
But the thing is, if it wasn’t for that quote from Stephen King, I wouldn’t have started writing again last November.
I think I would have started writing back eventually, but it would have taken me longer, and I would have been slower … all because of this quote.
Anyway, today starts CampNaNo and, even though I need to finish revisions of the last book I finished drafting, I’ll be participating. Hopefully, by the end of July, I’ll have the first half of my new manuscript written!
All that is to say … keep going! Keep writing! Keep swimming (hey, Finding Dory is finally out!)! Don’t give up! You can do it!