Yeah, two posts today. The first was a release announcement and I hate combining those with the more status-update style posts.
So, as I mentioned in the last couple posts, I’ve been working on something, and it ballooned out of control and ended up jamming up my queue for a bit. However, once I managed to get it out the door on Saturday, I was able to ‘ride the wave’ so to speak, and put in a hard weekend of writing.
At this point, I have two releases that are in what I would consider “ready for editing” state. That means they’re done, I just want to give them a once-over to make sure they’re release quality. If all goes according to plan, I’ll be publishing them Wednesday, barring anything at work coming up. I’d like to try and get back into the habit of two short pieces a week. I did it when I was first starting out, but the holidays ended up gumming up that plan.
Oh, and both of them are completely new plot lines, in episodic format. One of them, Hypnotic Condition, is a back to basics series featuring realistic hypnosis, and the other, Soft Bots, features technological mind control / robotic personalities. Both should be pretty fun.
With these two, I’m up to four fully active series I need to put work into (These two plus Crystal Rapture and Dream Girls), but now that I think about it, historically my best work happened when I had a lot of options to work on. I also have other lines that I can work on, but they’re mostly on semi-hold. We’ll see where the future takes us.
With the upcoming works pipeline out of the way, I do have a question for my readers at large. It’s becoming more and more difficult to find good pictures for my covers (for a number of reasons, but I’ve already used many of the models from stock photo sites that really caught my eye). More than a few authors in the erotica genres rely on 3D rendering technology for their covers. Ultimately, it has absolutely no bearing on the content of the story, just on the cover that is shown during browsing.
I’d appreciate some feedback. I’m not planning on going completely to them, but I might end up doing it for a couple of my serial stories. The reason being that sometimes, it’s hard to find multiple pictures that look good, to have a different one on each story. As always, the poll is anonymous!
With that, I’m out for now, back to working on more for you to read.
FYI – This is about the quality that I’d be targeting for renders (click to see the picture in full size, wordpress is doing some funny stuff with transparency)