Tuesday, May 6, 2008

WIP Report

Today is our very first WIP report. A WIP is a Work-In-Progress, so these posts will be dedicated to what we're currently working on right this second, and maybe what we just finished.

We're very productive when we're in the same room, so it should come as no surprise that we wrote 9,000 words yesterday on our current untitled novella.
Title: Untitled May/December
Publisher: Amber Heat's Seasons Pax
Length: 35,000
Words completed: 9,700 words
Date started: 5/4/08
Date Due: May 30, 2008
Summary: A widow lives in northern Utah in 1876 with her young son. Two strangers come to her cabin, looking for medical aid and a place to hole up during a very bad blizzard. At first, she thinks the younger of the two, Kenneth, is just a boy, but it doesn't take long for her to think he is just the man for her. M/F, M/M, M/F/M content.

Title: 10,000 Kisses
Publisher: Targeting Kensington
Length: Full novel
Words Completed: 2,000
Date Started: 5/3/08
Date Due: No deadline
Summary: Macaulay Jensen and Wendy DeMartino come from two different worlds. He's alt-country and she's a hardcore rocker. Their chemistry and passion is undeniable, but their careers have always come first. If they want a shot together, they've got to learn how to break old habits. M/F, M/F/M content.

Title: Fortune's Return
Publisher: Liquid Silver Books
Length: 74,000 words
Status: Beginning edits this week
Release Date: Unknown
SummaryRyan Putnam has lost everything. Laid off from teaching high school and dumped by his lawyer boyfriend, he has nowhere else to go but his childhood home – the Good Fortune ranch. He plans to take the summer to regroup and start over. He never expects to be smitten with a cowboy. Especially not a cowboy like Teo Mendez, who is everything Ryan’s ex-boyfriend is not.

Four years after his wife's death, Teo Mendez has returned to what he loves the most – working the land. He believes the Good Fortune ranch is the perfect place to build a new life for his son, Antonio. When his boss's brother Ryan shows up to work, the other man’s haunted eyes reminds Teo of everything he has lost as well. So he offers the only thing he can—his friendship. But it doesn't take long for Ryan to reawaken long dormant emotions and desires.

Ryan doesn’t intend to find a relationship. Teo doesn’t want to complicate his life with a fling. What they have between them, however, is too powerful to ignore.

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