Friday, December 1, 2023


I've gotten really bad about updating this site, my apologies, so here's a quick 2023 recap as well as a what's coming in 2024.

I committed to being more productive this year and I've accomplished most of the overly enthusiastic list of books I wanted to write this year. I'm only pushing two into 2024, one of which will be started this year, so I call that a win.

The new year started with a January release in the Valleywood, multi-author series: Unwitting Mate. I've really enjoyed playing in this world and absolutely ADORED this story. MOLLY was one of my favorite characters and can't wait to write the third story in my trilogy. If you haven't had a chance to read this one yet, be aware you do NOT have to read this series in order... each one is written like a standalone title.

In March, I released One Night with the Boss, which had actually been available in 2022 through a book promotion.

Next came my third book in the Alphas of the Western Provinces series, Three Alarm Heat in April. It's my first MMM in an omegaverse and I had SO MUCH fun with these three guys. It was a chonky book, that's for sure. I cut out a bunch of planned scenes because it was getting really long. Even then, it was still 518 pages! Emerson's story was hinted at and will be in the works in early 2024.


After that, I had a book in the Pride Pet Play Multi-Author Collection. I am very, very proud of Born to Stand Out and I think it was lovely done. I hope you enjoyed it, too! Unicorn pet play? I've been wanting to do that forever.

I released my very first Italian translation (of His Surrogate Omega) in July. I'm very excited about that. It did impressively for a first release. I've also since released one of the short stories in Italian and have another short coming next month.

In August, the first book in the Enchanted Ink world that I share with J.P. Sayle was released. Only Skin Deep turned out to be my best selling book of the year. JP also added a book (and a short story) to this world, as well. She's currently working on the next addition for Winter 2024.

September arrived and both JP and I had an Enchanted Ink novella included in the Fated Mates Charity Anthology, which was on sale through the end of October. Last count, we had raised nearly $50,000 for the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund and the ACLU's Drag Defense Fund. I was very proud to participate in this collection. While it's no longer on sale, JP and I released the two short stories in one e-book (and paperback) after Fated Mates was removed from sale: When We First Met.

October was a busy month for me. My daughter and I flew to Boston and met up with JP and her sister for a week exploring Salem (where Enchanted Ink takes place) and then we all went to Portsmouth, VA for a week long queer book convention. We also hit Boston a couple of days and explored there and I fell in love. I ADORE Boston and will definitely be back.

November has been a whirlwind. The Norovirus whipped through both of us, given so lovingly by my mother (she also gave us covid the first time -- I wish she'd stop sharing this crap) and then my editor lost her spouse and my daughter and I drove to Alabama for the funeral. Three days of driving and the recovery equalled a week not writing. Friendsgiving, where we hosted my daughter's bestie aka my adopted son, his wife, and his wife's half-sister, along with her best friend, took another week for cleaning, prepping, and napping with turkey coma. We had a houseful and it was lovely.

I'm trying to get back into the swing of things and back to being productive now. I'd really hoped to have the newest omegaverse book out in December, but that won't be happening after this last couple of months. But it IS in the works. I'm committed to an omegaverse December and hope to have it mostly done by the new year, though I will be taking some time to enjoy the holidays with my family, too.

I also have a completed short story and a novella written this year—but both are for charity anthologies coming in (spring) of 2024. A dino shifter for the first, and a lovely contemporary for the latter. I can't wait for you all to have a peek at those. Not long of a wait!

All total, I released SIX new English language novels and novellas, have two done for 2024, released fourteen translations in German, French, and Italian, re-released eight German translations which I got the rights back to, and just wrapped on the audiobook for His Reluctant Omega, which is the first time I've worked with the amazing Michael Dean. He's got two more of my audiobooks on his schedule for 2024 so far.

The audiobook for His Reluctant Omega is coming very soon. Just waiting on Audible to get their asses in gear and publish it. (Audio takes a while for them to release sometimes) Hopefully it'll come in December, but I've had something take upwards of a month to release, so it might be January, sadly.

So... what's in the works for 2024?

Omega Quadrant #3 is already started. I hope to have that out in Jan-Feb 2024 barring any more interruptions.

The short story and novella for the anthologies will both come in March.

In April, I'm going to Paris, France for the RARE Paris book signing and taking the kidult with me. Super excited—it's my very first trip outside the US.

After that? I'm eyeballing a return to the Mermen series I started a few years back with a second book. Not sure if it's next on the agenda or the cute gay Hallmark movie-esque contemporary novel that's been quietly whispering in the back of my mind. Either way, I DO plan to work on both next year.

I've also got Gideon's story from Enchanted Ink to write (there are two EI books planned from me in 2024, as well as two from JP.)

Emerson's story is planned for 2024, as well.

In August, I'll be one of the attending authors on the inaugural 2024 Rainbow Readers Cruise. The cruise begins in Ft. Lauderdale, travels to Key West, and then a day at the private island, Coco Cay, Bermuda before returning to Ft. Lauderdale. There will be a book signing packed in there, too, as well as plenty of opportunities to interact with the authors.

I've also been asked to join a couple of authors for a trio of paranormal stories. Each of us will have their own book in the series. Early days, so no timing on that but if it arrives in 2024, it will be later, for sure.

April Andrews is back to writing and she's asked me to co-write something with her. Not sure if that'll happen in 2024, but we shall see!

I have more on my agenda... not sure how much more I can pack into one year. Just know I have a LONG, LONG list of books to write, so the well isn't drying up anytime soon. My 2025 schedule is already started and about half full. More Enchanted Ink, more omegaverse, and more daddies, hopefully. I want 2024 to be even bigger than this year.

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season!


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