Is it too honest to say that the past two weeks have been the most exhilarating and exhausting I can recall since giving birth to my children? Well, in a way I did give birth … to a book. After years of longing and wishing, I finally entered the countdown of months, weeks, and finally days until Catch of a Lifetime released into the hands of readers who might take one look at my baby,
It’s been a week since my debut launched and I’m exhausted in a happy, extremely-grateful way. (Sort of like this picture of my oldest son after a football game only without the stink or slimy mouth-guard tucked behind my ear!) Between the launch group party and blog tour stops, I spent the week interacting with readers and watching reviews show up on Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook, and other places. (I’ll share some of my favorites here
It’s hard to believe that after years of writing, editing, and pitching followed by months of work with the amazing Bling! Romance team and weeks of pre-launch marketing efforts, it all comes down to a single day. This day. Catch of a Lifetime, my fiction-writing debut, is officially a published book! All those pre-orders are on their way to readers and now the fun really begins as we wait for sales numbers and reviews. In
One final week until launch and excitement is building here for the home team. The coaching staff has been working the players hard during the pre-season football camp and even a few three-a-day practices, but they’ll be transitioning to a normal practice routine this week. It’s a whole new world, especially for the freshmen players. I think I saw Marquise Steele headed into the weight room. Not sure why you’d want to talk to me
I’d like you to meet the new receivers coach for the Front Range University Cougars, Reed Worthington. That’s his office just down the hall. Let’s see if he has a little free time. Free time? I don’t think I’ve had any free time in weeks, but come on in anyway. I welcome the excuse to stop staring at my computer screen. It’s hard to believe I miss my days as a player during pre-season camp.