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The Stealth Lovers will be published by Renaissance!

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I know, right? WHEEEE!!! I’m so excited that the folks who believed in Life in the ’Cosm have also agreed to take on The Stealth Lovers, which is the origin story of Xax and Viv.

We learned from ’Cosm that these two warriors were also known as a formidable duo called The Stealth, but how did it all begin for them? Why were they Dragal legends? What was their life like years before they landed on Cinneh? I mean, who the hay were Commanders Xaxall Dwyer Knightly and Vivoxx Nathan Tirowen anyway? (Other than flippin’ awesome!)

What’s so cool for me is that I wrote the first words for this book in October 2017. And now, one year later, the manuscript has been accepted. What a great manuscriptversary present!

A huge vat of thanks goes to Renaissance’s Acquisition Committee. I’m so grateful to you for choosing my story. (I kept whispering, “Pick me, pick me!”)

I’m really looking forward to working with Renaissance again. They really are an amazing team who makes their authors feel so involved in the process. I can’t wait to collaborate on the cover design with Nathan! We’re already discussing it!

In the meantime, I’ll keep you updated on the progress of where the book is at. Stay tuned, folks!

While you’re waiting for TSL, you can read Life in the ’Cosm first, if you like!

And many thanks to all the fans of Xax and Viv who got really excited to hear their story would be told. You people fueled me to complete the book. Readers are the best!

Wow. This is really happening.

SQUEE!


Cait Gordon

Cait Gordon is the author of Life in the ’Cosm, a story about a little green guy who’s on a quest to save half the person he loves. Her latest WIP, The Stealth Lovers, is a military space opera about legendary warriors Xaxall Dwyer Knightly and Vivoxx Nathan Tirowen. When she’s not writing, Cait’s editing manuscripts and running The Spoonie Authors Network, a blog whose contributors manage disabilities and/or chronic conditions. She’s also working with Renaissance and co-editor Talia C. Johnson on the Nothing Without Us anthology (call for submissions are ongoing until Dec 31, 2018.)

Back from staycay!

I had a lovely two weeks off, relaxing with the husband unit during our stay-cation. So much dessert, so much retail therapy. Good times.

But now STUFF is about to happen. Because of my super-amazing beta readers from heaven, I received all the comments, and I’m ready to roll with preparing the submission draft of The Stealth Lovers. How is this possible? I only began writing the first lines in October 2017! Never thought I could do that. I figured writing books this quickly was for all the other authory people out there.

The Stealth Lovers got praise indeed from my beta readers, which made my life! I always felt I needed to take Xax and Viv beyond what we know of them in Life in the ‘Cosm, and writing their origin story was a wild ride. I just love those guys.

I’m still on schedule to submit my manuscript in August-September of this year. Holy moly! This is happening. BOOK TWO OF MY CAREER IS IMMINENT!

In the meantime, if you’ve read Life in the ‘Cosm, thank you! Please consider leaving a review on Amazon or Goodreads and telling your friends about the book! If you haven’t read it yet, you can buy it through AmazonBarnes & Noble , and my publisher, Renaissance. (Ask Renaissance about getting a signed copy, too!) Okay, this has been the shameless promo part of this post; however, if you’re curious about reading The Stealth Lovers, then you might want to read Life in the ‘Cosm first, since TSL is a prequel. (But hey, you do you and read them in whichever order makes you smile.)

And in case I’ve not said it lately, thanks to all my readers! Your support is so very much appreciated. MWAH!


Cait Gordon
Me

Cait Gordon is the author of Life in the ’Cosm, a story about a little green guy who’s on an adventure to save half the person he loves. Cait is currently working on a prequel to ’Cosm called The Stealth Lovers, a military space opera. When she’s not writing, she’s editing manuscripts for indie authors and running The Spoonie Authors Network, a blog whose contributors are writers who manage disabilities and/or chronic conditions. She also really likes cake
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Texting my wip

My manuscript and I need to sneak away together!

Texting my wip

I’ve not been writing as much as I’d like these days.

It’s not that I don’t want to complete The Stealth Lovers, it’s just that work has been constant these past few months. Not that I’m complaining; I love how my day job involves editing manuscripts. There’s nothing like giving other authors joy when they see how much I’ve been caring for their book babies.

But having my brain professionally edit a lot of content kind of uses up all my words, especially during crunch time. I have managed to improve what I’ve written in The Stealth Lovers since NaNoWriMo and the book has reached 65,000 words, but I find myself hungry to write even more these days.

So, I’m thinking of having an affair with my WIP. I’ll text it saucy things in the hope of seducing it for a little alone time.

The outline is done and I just want to draft the remaining chapters. Unless I leave this life or get abducted by aliens, my goal is to submit The Stealth Lovers to the amazing Renaissance, my publisher, by the end of the year. A few readers have already expressed their excitement over the story and that’s just golden, because it only fuels me to meet my deadline. (Thanks, fans. You mean the worlds to me.)

I’m considering writing my book in the morning and editing my client’s work after lunch, depending on the length of the manuscript I’m assigned. Usually I can set daily editing quotas to a good pace. I want to be quick but not rushed. What’s the point of hiring an editor who glosses over things, right?

I’ll sort out an effective solution. All I know is Xax and Viv are pestering me to write their biography. And trust me, you don’t want those guys on your bad side. Viv is a weapons specialist and Xax can wallop you with ten words from his big mouth. *Looks around, making sure Xax didn’t hear that.*

Have you ever found you need to sneak away with your manuscript to clandestine places? It’s amazing how fast life can creep up on you and steal away time. I hope you can grab moments from your calendar and write what you love.

Now if you excuse me, I have to compose that dirty text to my manuscript. Is “Heya, hot-monkey-sexy-trousers” a bit too much?


Cait Gordon

Cait Gordon is the author of Life in the ’Cosm, a story about a little green guy who’s crushing on the female half of his two-headed colleague. Cait is currently working on a prequel to ’Cosm called The Stealth Lovers, a rom-com military space opera. When she’s not writing, she’s editing manuscripts for indie authors and running The Spoonie Authors Network, a blog whose contributors are writers with disabilities and/or chronic conditions. She also really likes cake.