Romance Writers Weekly ~ WORDS

  Welcome back! This week Lyra Parish asked, how many words have you published or written? . This requires math, which is not my best subject, but lets figure it out. . I have 5 full length books that I consider my “practice” books. They are good stories but the work required to make them good enough to read means that they stay locked in the closet. That’s 5 books at approximately 80K words each = 400,000 words unpublished. . I’ve had 6 novella’s published: Mayan Afterglow, Mayan Craving, Mayan Inferno, Christmas Bliss (Will be available again on Nov. 1), Wishing Game, … Continue reading →

Romance Writers Weekely ~ What to do on the BIG DAY

. This week’s topic comes at the perfect time since I just had Tainted Bride hit the shelves last Tuesday. Lyra Parish wants to know, when you release a new book, do you have a release day tradition? If you missed him, be sure to hop back to S. C. Mitchell. . The short answer is, NO. LOL I really don’t have anything fun I do. I always thought there would be parties and champagne for every book, but it turns out it’s just hard work and promotion. 🙁 . The dream: A room full of my friends and family. … Continue reading →

Tainted Bride Release Day is HERE!

    Title: Tainted Bride Series: Forever Brides #1  Author: A.S. Fenichel Publisher: Lyrical Press Genre: Historical Romance Release Date: September 27, 2016   Blurb Only trust can save her….Sailing to London, Sophia Braighton only hopes to escape certain ruin. But when she arrives, her Great Aunt Daphne has other plans for the American-born beauty. Determined to marry off her niece to a man of means, she propels Sophia into London society, not knowing that the young woman’s trust in men is shattered. In fact, Sophia never expects to ever feel anything for a man. Then again, she never expects … Continue reading →

FairyTale Friday ~ More Elves From the Grimm Brothers

So, this one seems to lack an ending. It’s called, The Servant Maid and the Elves. While it has a good beginning in the fashion that the Grimms wrote. It seems to just end with no HEA to be found. I’ll put it here and let you decide what you think.   1812 GRIMM’S FAIRY TALES Jacob Ludwig Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm THERE was once a poor servant maid, who was very cleanly and industrious; she swept down the house every day, and put the sweepings on a great heap by the door. One morning, before she began her … Continue reading →

FairyTale Friday ~ The Elves and the Changeling

This week is a strange but short fairy tale; and I’m not sure what to make of it. So I will put it here and you can tell me what you think. If anyone has the slightest clue what this is about or what message it sends, I’ll be delighted to hear your thoughts. . The Elves and the Changeling The Brother’s Grimm 1812 . The elves once took a child away from its mother, and left in its place a changeling with a big head and staring eyes, who did nothing but eat and drink. The mother in her … Continue reading →