Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bragging

Okay, so things have been super busy lately.  We're about 80% unpacked and set up in our new home, which is AMAZING (especially considering we said "hey, let's buy a house" during the first week of June and things just moved RIDICULOUSLY fast from there), I just had my 31st birthday, and I'm busy with writing lots of stuff, but I wanted to take a moment to brag.

About my super awesome husband.

A couple of things to know in order for you to understand how super awesome this is.  First of all, I name everything.  I name the rabbit that hops around our front yard (Herbert), my car (Helga), his car (Bert), the first ant we saw in our new house (Wayne), and I always name all of my plants.  All of them.  Currently we only have an orchid named Violet, but we used to have more, including this overly large ficus that was really too big for an apartment.  You would try to walk by it and it would attack and you'd get caught up in its branches, and so of course we kept it near the front door, and I named it Fido the Watch Ficus.

Well, Fido died, because we got really terrible about watering the plants and stuff when we got super busy (and also when we moved from our previous apartment, he stopped getting enough light) and it was really sad, because hubby and I were probably more attached to Fido than any of our other plants.  We moved him closer to the window, we started watering him on a very regular basis, I put a stuffed squirrel (Bridget) in his tree to keep him company... but it didn't work and he passed on.

The second thing you need to know is that I'm obsessed with Harry Potter.  Like... obsessed.  I got all of the books, at midnight, starting with the third one, I saw ALL of the midnight showings, I own a tie from every single House, two years ago I went to Harry Potter World on Halloween dressed in my Hogwarts outfit (which I put together, it's not one of the store bought crap ones, it looks like the real deal), I re-read the books multiple times during the year (One of the few series in which I own ALL hardbacks), etc. etc.  I even know most of the names of the actors and actresses (which I usually never both to learn unless I'm SUPER obsessed with something), AND the names of the directors, which is something I NEVER know.  Obsessed.

The third thing you need to know, is that my husband is FUCKING AWESOME and gives the best birthday presents ever.



Fido was a Watch Ficus
Some say he was the best,
and when brave Fido passed away,
he made a last request:

To stay with you, protect and serve,
to keep you safe from harm,
and with his last remaining branch,
to ward you with a charm.

Of all his spells, he knew of none
that could reach you from above,
so Fido called on Old Magic,
a spell we know as "Love."

As Fido's leaves forever sway
in breezes we can't feel,
his spell stays with us to this day,
unbreakable as steel.

And even though his watch is done,
he smiles from beyond,
for all things evil still will run,
from Fido, the Watch Wand.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

From Terra Ch. 6

Alrighty... now that Taken by the Wolf is finito, I am finishing From Terra and chapter 6 is now available on Literotica!

I mean, I'd already put out a couple of chapters to continue the storyline, but now this is what I'm going to be focusing on when it comes to Literotica =)  It's kind of interesting for me, because it still has the kidnapped, futuristic thing, but Chryssa's reactions to everything is so very different than Alex or Bella's.  This is definitely not going to be dark, although I'm feeling very creative when it comes to the different kind of aliens she's going to meet and pleasure... and yes, there will be some romance =D  But I'm going to have a bit of fun with her at House Exotica first.

I'm working hard on Claiming His Wife.  I am doubtful that I'll be able to finish it by the end of this month, but I am getting a lot more work done on it lately which is definitely a good thing!  I'm getting close to being halfway through.  So far over 40k words have been written, so that's pretty good considering that these books usually come out to about 100k. 

And in the meantime, Lexie and Patrick are still percolating in my head, although I have gotten a tiny bit of work done on Mastering Lexie.

Feeling pretty good about everything right now =)  But who knows how much work I'm going to get done this weekend... cuz tomorrow's my birthday! YAY!  31.  No biggie really, but I do still enjoy getting together with friends and having a reason to chill and make merry.

I hope everyone enjoys Chapter 6 and has a good weekend!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Claiming His Wife - First Teaser!!!!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the drawing!!!  It was a lot of fun for me and hopefully for you all too =) 

Spent this past weekend alternating between being sick and resting and trying to get stuff done around the house (like unpacking... there are still waaaaay too many boxes in here for my peace of mind!).  I'm mostly better.  Hopefully I'll be productive today.  I'm feeling productive and motivated and like it's been way too long since I've gotten any writing done!

And in the meantime, here's our first look into Claiming His Wife:


Confusion swamped Grace as her tears overwhelmed her. The spanking had hurt, it surely had, but it shouldn't be making her feel like this.  The skin of her bottom burned, sparks flaring as she tried to find a comfortable way to sit on Alex's hard thighs.  

She shouldn't be enjoying having his arms around her, she really shouldn't, but it felt so good to be held and comforted while she cried.  It was not something she had much experience with.  Crying had never done any good when she was growing up, mostly it got her banished back to the nursery where her father wouldn't have to look at her tears, and so she'd soon learned not to.  The last time she'd really cried had been the night she'd left Alex, and even those tears had dried fairly quickly, because she'd been well aware how useless they were.

So why was she crying now like her heart was broken?  The tears weren't slowing, if anything they were increasing as he held her against him.  

Her emotions were jumbled, jangling inside of her, like too many church bells rioting inside her head.  While she knew that she should be furious with Alex, and she still was, she couldn't help but crave being held and comforted.  Even though he was the one who had caused her distress, both in the past and today.  The very idea that he thought he could spank her into compliance should have enraged her. 

It would, she was sure it would, as soon as she managed to stop crying.

Some small part of her, some tiny remnant of her heart that he hadn't managed to crush yet, was pulsing with hope.  That's what made her angriest.  He'd sounded like he cared while he was spanking her.  Not the edict that they would present a respectable face to the public, that was what she'd expected of him, but when he said there would be no more men.  It was the way he'd said it.  Like it tormented him to know that she'd had other lovers, like it had hurt him as much as his first affairs had torn at her.  Stupid, really, to think that it might be true.  She knew how he really felt about women, how he felt about her.  

One woman is as good as another.

But then why track her down like this?  Why spank her?  Why not just negotiate for whatever it was he wanted from her?  Even if he didn't want the scandal of divorce - which she didn't understand, since she'd made herself a much greater scandal than a divorce would be - she would have expected him to come at her with a very different agreement.  One which would allow him to keep his mistresses, and her to continue on with her affairs, as long as she bore his heir and became discreet.  In other words, as long as they acted like the rest of the unhappily married couples in the ton.

Grace could have said no to that.  It would have been easy.  She didn't want any part of marriage to a man who had no emotions for her, she wanted her freedom.  But this?  The rawness in his voice when he'd said there would be no more women for him had made it sound like a promise.  A vow.  She wanted to believe him, which made her furious at herself.  

Her tears were finally starting to slow and she tried to push away from him, but his arms tightened. 

"Stay... just stay still, Grace.  Let me hold you for a while."  The hoarseness in his voice made him sound almost desperate.  Unless, of course, she was reading into things that weren't there, the way she had when they'd first married.  But his arms weren't loosening.

She was so tired of fighting.  Not just today; it felt like she'd been fighting for years.  Welcome numbness seemed to envelope her and she slumped against him, letting him hold her because it was easier than continuing to fight.  

******

Alex knew the moment Grace finally woke up, because she practically vaulted out of his arms.  The wild look she gave him was replaced with an angry, pained one as soon as her bottom came into contact with the carriage bench.  It was all he could do not to chuckle, but he didn't want to provoke his little wildcat of a wife any further.

Tilting her chin up, she gingerly settled back into her seat, smoothing down her hair and clothing as if pretending he didn't exist.  

The past hour had been the best hour he'd had in years.  Grace had reluctantly settled into his arms and then she'd fallen asleep on his shoulder, her sweet scent surrounding him, her curves resting against him.  It had also been an exercise in self-control, because his body had responded to having a woman nestled up against him, especially because it was finally the right woman.  Despite the aching torment of his cock, he'd fully enjoyed every last second of it.

Even now, he could barely tear his eyes away from the crease on her cheek, left from where it had pressed against his jacket.  
He'd spanked her and she'd let him hold her.  And she'd agreed to his terms for the future of the marriage.  Obviously his friends were right.  He should have taken her in hand years ago.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Prizes!!!!

Okay...

I did do a video.  I promise.  And I was even going to post it, even though it was super lame (because I suck at public speaking... hence, the writing thing).  For some reason, Blogger says there was an error every time I tried to upload it... and I didn't want to make you guys wait any longer for the results.

3rd Prize Winners!
(a free e-book of your choice from either my current books, Claiming His Wife,  or Mastering Lexie when they're released)
 
Lucky Duck
Angela P.
 
 
2nd Prize Winner!
(Be a beta reader for either Claiming His Wife or Mastering Lexie)
 
Michelle (aka Chelle)
 
 
***Grand Prize Winner***
(Your choice of prize)
 
Marie Kade
 
 
Thank you so much to everyone who entered, the amount of comments and emails I got was way more than I expected and I'm so glad that people were interested!  In the future I may have more drawings.  This was kind of fun.  Although I'm going to have to get hubby to help me figure out how to do a computer generated random picking or something if too many more people enter their names =) 
 
 
Congratulations to the winners!!!!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Entries Are Closed

Okay guys, entries for the prizes are closed!!! The amount of you that entered blows my mind, I think I had more email entries than comments, and that was definitely the most comments I've ever gotten on a post!  It's absolutely thrilling for me to know how many people know and enjoy my work to the extent that you also actually read this blog LOL.

I think I've mentioned before... I suck at technology.  So I've actually gone ahead and written down every single name or nickname that I received and I'm going to put them in a little bowl and actually pull names out of it.  Super old school.  I'm going to do that tonight, have hubby videotape it, and then I'll put it up... hopefully.  If I can figure out how to do that.  I'm really not that old, I swear, I just am not good at all this newfangled stuff.  Kind of sad considering that I just hit 30 last year.

ANYWAY.  The nice thing about this drawing is that it meant I could not pay attention to the blog (and mostly not to writing) this past week and weekend, which freed up a lot of my time, which I needed because hubby and I bought our first house!  And spent last week and weekend moving.  YIKES.  It was a process.  But an awesome and extremely rewarding one.  Once we're settled in, I should be getting back into the writing groove again.

But that brings me to my next thing... which is that I'm behind on writing.  Been pretty busy with all the life stuff.  I'm not sure I'm going to be able to catch up this month either, because we're still unpacking and getting our stuff together and my birthday is this month (So there goes more extra time lol), and August just always seems to be kind of crazy.  Which also means that my book release dates are probably going to be pushed back.  I'm going to do my best, but it's very possible that Claiming His Wife will not be out this month.  However, I am confident that - if that happens - it will be out sometime in September.

So yeah.  Tomorrow look for the video of the drawing!  If not a video, then I will do a very detailed blog with pictures of the drawing.  LOL.

***edit***

11:10pm - I totally did not get the drawing done.  Life happened. 

Will re-attempt tomorrow.  Should have time.  If so, will upload tomorrow evening.

That is all.

***edit***

8:23am Wednesday - gonna try to not be a total suckball tonight and get this done.  I swear, I'm writing a reminder across my forehead.  Last night I was too excited about stuff that we picked up for the house and wanted to get it all put together and whatnot... and it took so much longer than we thought it would.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Win A Prize!!!!

Okay, so to celebrate the fact that I've now passed 200K views on my blog (I mean, that seems like a petty big deal to me...) I decided to hold a little drawing.  Thank you all for voting on what prizes you'd like to receive!

Grand Prize:  Winner's Choice

You can choose whichever you want - to be a beta reader for one of my upcoming stories, to receive a free e-book (currently out or upcoming), or to receive a free autographed copy of one of my books that is out in print. 

2nd Place:  To be a beta reader for either Claiming His Wife or Mastering Lexie

Two 3rd Place Prizes:  To receive your choice of free ebook - either a previously published book, Claiming His Wife or Mastering Lexie


For anyone's who's confused about what a beta reader is - I currently have two of them and they get my books chapter by chapter as I write them.  Then they email me back with suggestions / what they liked or didn't like about the chapter / continuity issues / things that piqued their interest / critique / questions / etc.  The upside is that you get to read the story first and be a part of its creation.  Things change when the beta readers point them out to me.  The downside?  It's a little bit like reading my stuff on Literotica, because there's often a wait between chapters.  I'm flattered that so many people voted for this option =P  Now, if you win 2nd and you would prefer not to be a beta reader, I'm not going to be insulted.  It is work and it takes up time.  I'll be happy to provide you with a free e-book instead =)

Anyway.  If you would like to be in the drawing, please either leave a comment with your name / what you would like to be called when I do the drawing, or email it to me at goldeniangel@gmail.com.  You can use your actual name, a nickname or your email.  Just something that you'll recognize after I hold the drawing and post the winners so that you can get in touch with me about claiming your prize.  Get your name in by Sunday August 3, I'm gonna do the drawing next Monday.

Please, only enter once.  I really want to be able to trust people and just do a regular drawing without having to have a whole bunch of specific rules, etc. If this goes well, I'll be doing it again in the future!!!  Also, I promise, emails will not be used for anything other than this.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Taken by the Wolf - The End

The last chapter of Taken by the Wolf is now up on Literotica.  If you haven't read it yet and you're involved in the series, I suggest you go check it out now and then come back and read the blog after so that I don't accidentally spoil anything for you. =)

Geez... I can't believe I'm done with this series now.  It's my longest one yet!

I got to explore a lot of things that I've been wanting to, including going darker, non-con MM, messing with psychological stuff, medical non-con / torture, etc. etc.  Honestly, when I first started out the series, I thought it was going to go even darker than it actually did.  The Wolf was originally going to be 100% bad guy.
 
Honestly, I think I ended up being affected by certain events in the news while I was writing this piece.  The whole affluence defense down in Texas, global warming and the overuse of resources, the divide between the 1% and the 99%... I didn't really mean for this piece to get political, but in my head it kind of did.  This is, in my head, a way the future could end up going.  It's a bit of a commentary, but more just where I see things headed.  In a non-con erotic setting lol.
 
Anyway.  This is one of my few stories that went almost exactly the way I had outlined it, other than the Wolf ending up as a little bit of a Robin Hood type figure (although def not a hero).  I had originally imagined him as a heartless crime lord who was toying with the people from the Moon as a kind of power play.  Turned out, he ended up having a bit of a heart and it got attached to Alex and Bella - albeit in very different ways for each of them and it still wouldn't be what I would call love.  Maybe affection.  
 
There were a couple other chapters planned out that I ended up not writing, because they didn't totally flow with the story.  Cora and Trace were going to come back and get a night with Bella, doing whatever they wanted to her.  It was probably going to end up being something kind of similar to Contest: Alternate Ending.  Another chapter was going to be another ally of the Wolf coming to visit and doing puppy play with Bella, nothing painful but still humiliating.  Alex and the Wolf were going to watch both scenes and, of course, the Wolf was going to use Alex while that was happening.  There was also going to be another scene with the Moon officials (Ken Sr. at the very least), but the reader reaction to that chapter wasn't as positive, and to be honest, by the time the next scene came up I was feeling ready to be done.  No need to tack on more sex scenes that didn't feel like they flowed naturally with the story.
 
Trish was always going to stay with Jordan.  Originally because he was never going to let her go.  The story ended up becoming more complex as I explored the culture of both the Moon and the Earth and she ended up choosing to stay.  I'm sure some people will have a problem with that.  That's fine.  Honestly, I'm not sure I understand her choice 100% either.  In some ways, I definitely do. In others... not at all.  But it's what she wanted at the end.  
 
In my head, Alex and Bella do live happily ever after, albeit with some ups and downs.  I think Alex manages to change his society from the inside out once they reach the new colony.  Feel free to make up your own ending.  I was only interested in their story for as long as they're on Earth with the Wolf.  Honestly, the last chapter ended up being even longer than I'd originally planned, to wrap up what happened with them - originally I was just going to return them to the Moon and end when they got their memories back.  If I ever made this into a book, I'd continue the story line in a second book, but I don't think that's ever going to happen.
 
So yeah.  This is me, closing the chapter on the Wolf, Alex and Bella.  I hope you enjoyed!  Look for the next chapter of From Terra, coming soon.

Also, if you haven't voted yet, check out the blog post below and see what I'm offering for prizes for a drawing, celebrating the fact that this blog has over 200k views =)  The poll to vote is to the left!  I'm gonna be taking it down tomorrow night and announcing what I'm gonna do for the drawing.