and I’m off!

Good news, everyone!  After waiting for what seemed like forever—yeah, yeah, it was really only about two weeks, which is nothing in the publishing world, but it felt like forever :hothot —I got the thumbs-up from Editor C on the synopsis for my Harlequin Desire “Dynasties:  The Kincaids” continuity story.

Hip-hip-hooray! :dancing

No title yet—not even a working one; I’m simply calling this manuscript “Kincaids, Book 4” *g*—but I know it’s in the works, so that will probably be coming soon.

And despite filling my outline with quite a bit of detail, I have to admit that I’m not 100% sure how to open the book.  I’ve got the characters pretty well sketched out in my head.  I know the book’s setting; the hero’s & heroine’s backgrounds, conflicts, & motivations; & what I need to get across fairly early on in the story, but I don’t yet have a specific opening scene in mind. :blinkie

Which means I have to put on my thinking cap & get those brain cells communicating over something more significant than just which lead actor from Hawaii Five-0 I should spend the most time lusting over.  (Seriously, it’s keeping me up at night…& only occasionally in the good way. :angeldevil Who do you most lust after—Steve, Danny, or Chin?)

I do have a couple of options in mind, though.  And once I figure that out for sure, it will be off to the races!

The Muses Pictures, Images and PhotosBut say a little prayer for me, anyway—to the Muses of Hot & Steamy Romantic Fiction—that this book goes quickly & smoothly.  Because the sooner I finish it, the sooner y’all can be reading it. :gotcha


9 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Donna says:

    Congrats on the new book. I have to say I have a serious crush on Alex O’Loughlin so I am going to have to go with Steve but the other two aren’t half bad either.

    • Heidi says:

      Thanks, Donna! And congrats on snagging the special occasion Lucky Shamrock this morning. :biggestgrin

      Alex is definitely a hottie, but for some reason I keep leaning just a little more toward Scott. But really, I’d take either. I am not a picky girl when it comes to that hawtie-hawt cast! :Pretty

  2. Laura J. says:

    hmmmm….well now I’ve got a nice visual going through my head!! :thumbsup For a nasty cold and rainy morning…you won’t get any complaints for filing my head with thoughts of Steve, Danny and Chin. :Bigthumbs

  3. mary k says:

    A big congrats! Can’t wait to read this new book.

    • Heidi says:

      Thanks, Mary. I’m really excited about it, too…I can’t wait to start talking baking & recipes, since the heroine runs a bakery. :chocolate

  4. Jennifer Probst says:

    Congratulations!!! I have to get my own butt in gear!

    • Heidi says:

      Thanks, Jennifer! Honestly, 2wks ago, I was raring to go. Now it’s time to start & my brain is going, Umm…. There was a thought there at one point, I know there was… :mad

  5. Hollie says:

    YAY!!!! This was a bit of great news for a gray and rainy day!!! Get busy!!!! I cant wait to read it!! :winkwink

    • Heidi says:

      Thanks, Hollie. I’m off to a bit of a slow start, but sometimes those are the stories that eventually take off like a rocket. :kisses

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