Friday, January 29, 2010

The Mad Dash to Deadline!

Hi from Lisa Mondello! I'm going to make this post short and sweet because I am DEEP in the final stages of finishing a manuscript for Love Inspired ROMANCE that is due Feb 1st. Truthfully, no matter how much time I have to write a book I always have my back up against the wall. I need that deadline to get the muse kicking into overdrive.

I wanted to take a moment to announce that as of Monday, I will be JOINING the
Craftie Ladies of Romance site and will have my first post announcing my next book titled Fresh Start Family, which will be published 10/10. This move doesn't mean at all that I'm abandoning Suspense. Far from it. Like Ramona, I find that dead people just naturally end up in my stories and since that can't be helped, I might as well just go with what works for me.

Anyway, as I finish up these last pages on my manuscript, I want to tell everyone that I do have an exciting suspense in the works. My editor already has the follow-up story to Yuletide Protector on her desk and I'm anxious to hear word on whether or not Love Inspired Suspense will be publishing Jake Santos' story. Those of you who have read Yuletide Protector will remember Jake as being Kevin's partner on the police force. I'll keep you posted!

I do invite you to visit me on Monday at our sister site,
Craftie Ladies of Romance, where I will be making my first blog post.

Until next time, many blessings, Lisa Mondello

PS. If you are on FACEBOOK and want to follow along with the posts on the Craftie Ladies of Suspense loop, scroll down the sidebar and join us on
FACEBOOK. You won't want to miss a word of the upcoming VALENTINE's MURDER the CRAFTIE Ladies have in store for you!


PamelaTracy said...

Was Jake the guy in the car helping to guard the heroine's house?

Lisa Mondello said...

Yes. That's Jake!

Ramona Richards said...

Yuletide Protector is still on my TBR stack; I need to get cooking! Love your work, Lisa, so I'm looking forward to it. Good luck on that deadline.

EllenToo said...

I am looking forward to Jake's story. Tell your editor to get it off her desk and into production!!! I'll be looking for your posts on the romance site and your books in the stores.

Debby Giusti said...

So Lisa, so you kill people in your first Love Inspired? I'd like to write a straight LI as well, but wonder if I could make it work without the suspense.

Dana Mentink said...

Groovy. Good luck with your deadline. I guess there's a reason that "dead" is part of that word!