Manuscript Monday

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about my current work-in-progress.  Maybe because the holidays kicked my butt & slowed my writing to a crawl.  And trying to get the word out about PROJECT: RUNAWAY BRIDE at the same time doesn’t help, either.  (Have I mentioned that I’m not a proficient juggler?  I’m much better at focusing on one thing at a time, not multi-tasking. :seesawkiss )

But I do have a new project in the works—something I can’t share too much about just yet, but that I think you’re really going to like. :balloongoingup

And what I can tell you about is the sexy, mouthwatering hero of this Top Secret story. :animpeekaboo

His name is Patrick Flynn, & at the moment, I’m using Christian Kane as my inspiration—because I :lipstick him.  I really, really :lipstick him.

I know a lot of guys—& fictional characters—named Patrick often end up being called “Paddy” for short, but that won’t happen in this story.  I’m not a fan of that nickname, even though I love the strong, Irish feel behind Patrick itself.

What are your thoughts on the subject?

Do you like Patricks to stay Patricks, or do you like a little Paddy in your heroes? :kisssnowman


7 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Donna A says:

    Nick names have to pass the “do me” test. If you can hear yourself saying “do me (insert nick name here” thenit works. Paddy doesn’t pass the test.

    • Heidi says:

      :animlaughing That’s sort of my thought on the subject, too. I love the name Patrick, but there’s just no super sexy nickname for it. Is there?

  2. Mary Kirkland says:

    I’m not fond of nick names. Ever since a family member started calling me, Mare..instead of Mary, it just doesn’t work for me. I’m not a horse..


    • Heidi says:

      LOL Betcha they get that from Mary Tyler Moore. :animlaughing

      No one ever gets my name right, so I pretty much answer to anything that starts with an H, including “Hey, you!” :buttwiggle

  3. Laura J. says:

    Ya know that scene in Mask where The Mask is looking at “her” and his tongue just rolls out and off the table. That is how I feel about that very nice bonus hottie picture above. :animwashing

    I got to say, I’m not a fan of shortened nick names (however B’girl is weird and has managed to actually lengthen her real name) anyway…..I like Patrick way better than Pat, Paddy, Rick, etc. :animenope

  4. Dee says:

    I agree with the nickname test. Paddy doesn’t cut it. But what his friends call him Trick? Maybe he’s got a gambler’s heart, or likes magic or…is a big teaser?

    (Besides, Do me, Trick might work?)


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