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Courtship in Any Form

The Merman and the Mermaid

The shark picture is mine. The mermaid and mermen from DAZ3D, the porpoise and some of the fish from pixelsquid. The merfolk are courting and everyone has to get in on the act. Do you see Dory and Nemo in the picture? I had to add them for my granddaughter. First, I had Dory, and immediately she asked where Nemo was.

When I first started blogging years ago, I thought I had to do this so seriously, so perfectly, so properly. Then I became me. Then the blog wasn’t a chore. I can be silly, or serious, or me.

But first an announcement, one of my fans sent me the link to one of my books being free, so grab it now if you don’t already have it. I have no idea how long it will be free: https://www.amazon.com/Alls-Fair-Love-Wolf-Silver/dp/1492655813

Now that my public service announcement is over with, I woke this morning thinking, ohmigod, what day is it? Tuesday? I didn’t get any writing done, hardly and little one will be here tomorrow. Wait, no, it can’t be. Whew, it’s Sunday.

Maybe Groundhound Day is messing with me.

No, the Fae. Yesterday in the middle of the day, do you know what I heard? The dishwasher running. All. On. Its. Own. I ran over, touched it, it was vibrating, and then…it stopped. The Fae are DEFINITELY trying to get my attention.

Alright, already. I’ll write another of your books. But after….

So yesterday, I wrote 2,000 words on Wolf in Need. It will be the new novella in the 10th Anniversary of Wolf Fever. Yay!!

Only managed about 500 on Highland Wolf. Hopefully I’ll do better on it today. I think that’s why I woke up thinking I hadn’t done enough on my 4 days “off,” that means my 4 days of writing.

I’ve been cutting back the dead growth on pentas and other plants and the irises had to be nipped back. Still have to do that with plants out front today. The pentas are supposed to be only annuals. But some are still flowering. So I’m going to see if they come back this year. If not, I’ll just pick up some new ones. They’re the only annuals I plant, usually. I mainly just plant perennials that will come back every year.

Okay, I’m off and editing on Highland Wolf. And have to think of where to go next on both that and Wolf in Need for today.

Have a beautiful Sunday! It’s Sunday, yay! Not Tuesday!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Fairy Worlds Call to Me

I spent all morning weeding and putting down bark mulch but creating fantasy composites is so much more fun. I managed 4,000 words yesterday on Highland Wolf, and need to get going on my word count today! I have 62 words.

Have a great, fantastical day!!!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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It’s a Unicorn and Fairy World

I love fantasy. Okay, so I did it! I wrote the 6,000 words to catch up on Highland Wolf yesterday. Today’s goal is 2,000, hoping to get 4,000!

It’s warmer out, yay! And I’ll try and get some more weeding done. I do it daily, every time I take the dogs out. And I did 3 composites for my neighbor yesterday of their granddaughter. She’s just adorable. I took her out for this composite and added a fairy and flamingo instead to show off!

Have a super great day! I’m caught up! Yay!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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My Fire Fizzled

I worked on so many necessary projects outside, weather was gorgeous, that I didn’t get my writing done. I did finish all the edits on the novella, but need to add one more scene and it was too late, and I couldn’t think. Otherwise, once that’s done, I can turn it in.

I managed to add 1,000 at the last moment to the vampire book.

But I did use the extensions on the vacuum to clean the gutters, still working on it. It’s a major job, but I love being able to get it done and not pay someone $60 to do it every couple of weeks! I’m hoping once I get them cleaned out, the pine trees will stop shedding too much more, but if I keep after it, it won’t be that hard to do.

My pavers were falling underneath the fence also, adjoining my neighbor’s and so I picked up some stones to put under them, hopefully that will prevent them from sinking again. That was a job too.

And I was exercising while I was proofing the book, so I did get some things done. Just not all the word count I wanted.

Okay, little one is on her way, and I’m hoping I might get some word count when she takes a nap. Or…not. I got 1,000 words before she arrived. woohoo!

Have a beautiful day!!!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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With a Little Bit of Imagination…

You can be anywhere you want to be.

I managed 3,000 words on the vampire romance, and 2,000 on the Highland Wolf yesterday, so all wins. I even reached the 3rd level of the tower in my game. I got edits for the Red Wolf novella last night though, so I’ll have to work on that. Usually when I get edits, I work on them straight through to the end. And I don’t get my word count. So today, fingers crossed, I’m going to get my deadline book word count of 2,000 and do the edits and maybe get 1,000 on my vampire romance, so I don’t lose ground on it.

See, here I thought I wouldn’t have the vampire book finished until the end of the year, but I might have it done, if I can keep up writing on both, by the end of the month. And, then I have another vampire romance I had started that’s at 24,000 words, I think, so I might start working on it too after I’ve finished the other. It would be so nice to finish up some of my works in progress this year. Then I’ll have to continue working on edits on the Red Wolf book tomorrow. It’s really clean, the editor said, so shouldn’t be too difficult.

I have to run errands today too. They always take a chunk out of the day. A necessary evil. Okay, I’m off and running!

Have a great day!!!!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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I Feel Like This…

in this cold, cold weather.

Added 2,000 more to the vampire story yesterday. This morning I’m just trying to get warm, though I need to take out the garbage and the dogs. Yesterday, we had heavy frost on everything and the roofs made it look like it had snowed.

In other news: you just never know where a story idea might come from. I was reading an article about reversing aging by adding certain chemicals to cells. Now, just think of the repercussions of that! Even very old people can rejuvenate their bodies through this process. Not just stop aging, but reverse it! Sounds like science fiction.

Can you imagine all the businesses that would be put out of business? All the new startup businesses that would evolve? Some that would be illegal, trying to sell a product that would be dangerous to users? Or cheaper because the procedure is too expensive? Facelifts are out. Forget the cosmetics that claim rejuvenating ingredients.

Chemical salons would start up and people could sit in the salon chairs to get their chemical treatments and watch their wrinkled skin tighten and become ageless.

But what if you get addicted to it? Like some are to plastic surgery? What if one treatment every year isn’t enough? What if…you went too far. Or it affected people differently. One rejuvenated the right amount, and another became a juvenile.

For the condition in children where they age rapidly, this might be a good way for them to aid them in slowing down or even reversing the process. For the rest of us? Hmmm, could I remember more? Write faster? Have a few more years to finish the millions of books I have on my computer and in my head before I die?

What do you think? Are you ready to try it?

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Upside Down Fairy Tale

Hey, you know how you were always told that Goldilocks was guilty of breaking and entering the three bears home? Broke furniture, ate their porridge, was caught sleeping in baby bear’s bed? Well, did you know that they were shifters?

See? Goldie was pleading her case to the bears and I’m not sure they were buying it. Maybe if she gave baby bear her teddy bear, they’ll let her go with a stern warning.

Okay, shockingly enough, I managed to play with baby AND finish creating a cover for the print version of Woodland Fae, and finish formatting it, and sent it for preview. And it’s now available too. And the ebook is available at Barnes and Noble.

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Woodland Fae

Letta is a scorpion fae, pretending to be a woodland fae, since her own kind had practically annihilated their own. She’s come of age and must leave her kind behind to make her way in the world. Taking refuge in a cave during a storm in wolf fae territory, she’s attacked by a wolf shifter fae and saves another’s life, who happens to be the pack leader’s sister. But now Letta has a new problem. The bite she’d received turns her into a wolf shifter also, but will the wolf fae pack accept her or scorn her for being one of the deadly scorpion fae if they learn the truth?

Simon is the pack leader for the Wolf Mountain pack and he’s unsure what kind of fae Letta is, not having heard of a woodland fae before. Yet he’s attracted to Letta like he’s never been to a she-wolf before. That causes dissent among some of his wolves who believe another wolf should be his mate and he must prove to his pack that he has what it takes to lead.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07LGKXJZS

Print: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1633110427

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/woodland-fae

Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1130028145?ean=2940161468968

iBooks:https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Terry_Spear_Woodland_Fae

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/913377

And this is where it all began for The World of Fae!

Raven Fae is coming next!

And I worked on Claiming the White Bear edits. Now I just need to finish writing the story! Trying to focus on that today and NOT on the next Silver Town wolf story that I need to write!

Have a great day! I’ve got to get busy!!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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A Fae Day–but off to The World of Elves

 

Today has been a fae day!!!!! Which means that everything that could go wrong, could go wrong. First, I was taking out the trash and bringing in my Halloween decoration and the puppies got out. I LOVE my neighbors. One of the men tried to chase the two down, got one home, alerting me that they had sneaked out the front door when I hadn’t properly closed it. And then two other neighbors chased Max down. I walked, drove around the neighborhoods, couldn’t find him, but when I got home, Eugene Ping had him in his truck. THANK YOU! I don’t believe Max would have figured out how to get home. Dumb dog. Don’t they know that that’s where they get all their loving?????

But the fae day wasn’t just mine. When I took my car in to get an oil change, the one guy there had lost a customer’s keys, and the guy working on my car left his phone in my vehicle. Thankfully, I had stopped by Starbucks for a peppermint mocha to make myself feel better and saw his phone. I was able to swing around and return to the oil change place and drop off the phone. Had I gone to the grocery store like where I was headed next first, it would have been a real mess trying to get back to the oil change place. (Is it too evil of me to be glad that the fae don’t only mess with me???)

Anyway, so it’s been a fae day.

On the way home from the grocery store yesterday, I saw a wild red baby pig. I so wished I could have stopped the car and gotten a picture!!!! I’ve heard they are in our woods, but I had never seen one.

We were under tornado watch last night until 10 pm for Halloween. I had lots of trick-or-treaters before I took baby home to her parents and had dinner and watched Hocus Pocus with them. We had a great time. But I had to leave to go home during the brunt of the storm, 5″ of rain, could barely see the road and it was flooded, but luckily, everyone was really driving slow, couldn’t believe it. Usually, it doesn’t matter how bad the conditions, you always have someone rushing to get somewhere. At least I didn’t have to worry about kids out looking for candy.

So I’m off to work on Darkland Elf. I’ve promised it FOREVER, and it’s been on my TBA list in all my books FOREVER, so it’s about to finally be done. Then it’s back to: The Witch and the Jaguar, Woodland Fae, and Claiming the White Bear.

Okay, so here’s the deal. I’m signed up for National Novel Writing Month, but you can only list one book in there. I found on the forums a group who are like me! Yay! I couldn’t imagine I was so unique. Yes, we are all working on multiple manuscripts. And like me, we want to work on all of them. With NaNoMo, you are supposed to get at least 50K done on one. I can’t. I need to finish Darkland Fae (already at word count), write 20K on The Witch and the Warlock, 30K on Woodland Fae, and not sure on Claiming the White Bear. 🙂 So I’m working on as many projects as I can to finish some of them up this month.

I will get 50,000 words for NaNoMo, but it will be for multiple stories.

AND, I got Day of the Wolf back that I need to read over, an I have edits for Silver Town Christmas I need to go over.

Now that the dogs are home safe and sound, and I’ve run my errands, it’s time to get cracking on the books!

Hope you have an UN-Fae Day.

Terry

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Ice Cream and Me–Brainstorming in My Fantasy World

A visit to a fun ice cream shop, and my fantasy version of me brainstorming on the Woodland Fae. I am 35,000 words into the book, but I was working on Claiming the White Bear yesterday, 3200 words done, thereabouts. I need to type up the notes and it’s usually more than I think. Going to the zoo today, so ready to capture some great pictures. I hope. Sometimes the animals are perfect models, sometimes not.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

Terry

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The Winter Blues or Summer Warmth

I could say I planned this. It’s what you can call creative license. Or…I could admit I forgot to change the White Balance setting from incandescent to sunlight.

I was wondering why my first photos were such a pretty blue! But just think, you can do this too! For…an artistic change! Or…not.

Hope you are enjoying your day! I’m off to get something done!! Reached 60K! Twenty to go. When it gets down into the teens, it’s pumping fist time!

Have a wonderfully warm, sunny, blue wintry day!

Terry
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