Yesterday I just finished my last final, and I’m happy to say its over till January 13th. Its been a long semester, and it was fun with two writing classes. Now that it is over I’ve been working and cleaning my room to organize my writing files. Yay! Time to organize my desk, pens, and notebooks! I’m waiting for the last two beta readers to finish then I can edit The Killer Contract Agency rewrites for the second to last time. I’m almost finished with the first Scarlet book, and I redid Obsession Spell and with enough feedback I can rewrite and edit it before hitting published it is a standalone about Jenna who is head of the evil ex-boyfriend division in The Killer Contract Agency! Everything is connected in some way in my worlds.
2014 is almost done and it is memorable since I got engaged and ended it in May since it was not going to work out because of the way I was treated. Add to a crazy ex that talked shit about you, and did not understand why I did not want him anymore then you can be why the summer was stressful. I met someone else and I’ve been with him since August, and he will be moving in at the end of April. Yes, and it will be the first time I’ve lived with someone like that. I’m still working on the second retail story, and Fur and Fang of love which I have so many notes that I’ll be able to get it done in no time. I’m going to focus on writing more daily, and reading writing related books. I’m going to redo the entire layout of The Writing Dreamer since my writing in the workplace class taught me how to design my own website. My fiction writing class taught me how to critique someone’s work and what work and what does not. It made me a better critique partner. If you have any work for all the writers out there I’d be happy to read it. I love paranormal romance, urban fantasy, young adult and new adult too. Just email me at jdsamuels25(at)yahoo(dot)com and I wouldn’t mind beta reading your work.
This picture above is a picture of my editing process. A notebook for notes in the middle, character notes to the left, and to the right is the document.
I just discovered this lately about being a writer that I really cannot go that long without doing something creative at all. I really can’t stop writing period end of story I have not been writing as much, and once I stop I start to not really feel like myself. I get so much joy from writing that I am really in a better mood once I get some time in since I love doing it. I love creating worlds too I have been world building with my stories, and crafting the world they live in deciding to have two realms for all my stories The Canama realm which is a realm for humans. The Melodian realm is for supernatural creatures, and I plan on exploring different regions and cities in both the Melodian and Canama realm in fact the Canama realm is where the Killer Contract Agency is located since some of the operatives and hits are human. I am loving the world at times wishing it was real. I used to think my thoughts and the characters in my worlds are the same it is not the case at all.
Paperback update: The paperback is expected to be out by August 1st. And the ebooks will be out once I am done getting them back from my critique buddy, and then I am letting a professional editor edit it before publishing it. Why so far for the paperback? Well, it is my last semester of community college, and I work part time too. I have Mondays free, Tuesdays and Thursdays after 3:45. With time in between working on the weekends. I am busy going out places, and I want to give myself time to properly edit my book before unleashing it on the unsuspecting world. I plan on getting another paperback out too, but it will be sometime after I get done with getting settled in my new college. I plan on having these stories in the first one:
The Killer short starring the first operative of The Killer Contract Agency, and it pretty much has her getting even with the group who tries to bully her to the point where she winds up in the hospital almost dead until she is rescued, and able to get her revenge.
Retail 1 Vampires in Retail Sucks where Scarlet Summers the star of the second killer book goes undercover as a retail employee working for Fiona’s Corner and Cafe to solve the case of the girls that went missing from a local werewolf pack, and the first chapter of the Second Killer novel will be in it too.
Boyfriend Missing Ex is a Zombie which is abot a girl that gets revenge on her ex with a spell only to have it back fire on her. Boyfriend goes missing after he spends days going over metaphysical books to look for a solution.
Donnie’s Demise where we meet Sapphire a shapeshifting witch, and her psychic vampire Storm, and on her day off gets called into her detective agency to go undercover as a waitress at a strip club to clear Hanna’s name, and solve the crime of who killed her evil ex. Then I am including the first chapter of Psychic Vampires, and Witches oh my.
The last story going in is Obsession Spell which is about a girl named Jenna who is a witch who broke up with her ex Jerry, and is now going as far as to break up his current relationship to get him back into a relationship with her.
It is urban fantasy, and I loved creating the story. I had issues with the fact that stories feature girls, and first loves with no mention of second loves. I have stories that focus on exes and what happens if it does not work out, and ones that involve getting even with the ex sometimes him dying. I have come to terms with the fact that I love revenge and violence more then anything with strong language not to be vulgar, but my characters are sassy pottymouths with attitudes.
The last thing is I restored my Reviews for Writers blog, and the link is here:
I have so many writing books and ebooks that I decided to write a review about a book once a month or more depending on how much time I have, and how fast I can read it with everything going on. I love reading!