Writer Problems…What’s Your Name Again?

There are a lot of issues that strike authors throughout their career. Deadlines, an over active imagination, days where a story you aren’t even working on interrupts your WIP or days when not a single person living in your head wants to come out to play. So, from writer’s block to multiple personalities – we all have issues.

Recently, I have developed a new tick, of sorts. It is a regular part of my job to create people, to decide what they look like, their mannerisms and silly quirks, and then I name them. Whatever I want to call them, so shall it be!

Thad - Teaser 1This is Thad, he is a smooth talker and a loyal friend. He has a crooked smile and what some might call a devilish grin; all held together with a heart of pure gold and a wicked sense of humor! I named him. I couldn’t imagine him with any other name.

I adore him! I better get back on topic, he is distracting to say the least. 🙂

Back to my new-found problem, a lot of times when I see someone I get an idea of what their name “should” be, you know if I was writing their life. Unfortunately, this is not always the name they actually have. When I am introduced to said person, I am now having a hard time remembering their actual name and instead want to call them the name I feel suits them best. Like the kid on my son’s baseball team who looks like a Jake to me, his name is Logan. Or the high school basketball who I call Todd, even though his name is Josh. It has gotten so bad that my son now knows who I am referring to when I use their name improperly – because it happens so often. LOL

I am not saying that I prefer my imaginary world to the real world; no, no, I would never say that. 🙂 It just seems to bleed over more and more the longer I do this and the more books and characters I have under my belt!

On the bright side it makes life interesting for me and new people I meet and gives my son one more reason to shake his head at his crazy MOM! ❤ Good thing he loves me and has a good memory for names! 😛

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Speaking of characters, Thad and the rest of his wedding crew are all on sale this month of March. Each book in the One Day at a Wedding Series is 99 cents each or you can buy the entire collection for $3.50, which also includes a BONUS STORY, When Cassie Met Thad. It’s a peek into the early days of Cassie (Book One) and Thad’s (Book Three) friendship and why their loyalty and love is so unshakeable and PLATONIC! LOL

$3.50 eBook on Amazon, Barnes&Noble,Kobo and iTunes Paperback $9.26-11.99

(Prices Vary at retailer discretion)

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Thanks for stopping by today and at the very least I hope you get a good chuckle at my expense or maybe even smile knowing you do the same thing. If you have a funny quirk that you have gotten due to your work or life, tell us about it and we can all compare notes. 🙂

Wishing you well, in Fiction and real life!

Kindly,

Kelly Rae

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One Day at a Wedding: Four Novellas, One Great Story Bonus Story Included

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EXTRA!! EXTRA!! BONUS STORY INCLUDED!
BUY ONE DAY AT A WEDDING AS A FULL SET AND GET
WHEN CASSIE MET THAD, AS MY FREE GIFT
Greetings Readers,
I am happy to announce that my wedding series, One Day at a Wedding, is now available in eBook and paperback formats as a set. My publisher, Forever Red Publishing, has priced each eBook in the series to the sale price of 99 cents; even better, the full set of stories is on sale for ONLY $3.50! For anyone who hasn’t started the series, you can get all FOUR novellas in ONE book for less than the cost of each one on its own. Even if you already have the books individually, the set gives you the new gorgeous cover plus an EXTRA story about the meeting and friendship of Cassie (Book 1) and Thad (Book 3). Their friendship is essential to all of the books and I wanted to offer some insight into how they met and why they work. Most people say men and women can’t be friends. These two are an exception to the rule!
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You can purchase signed paperback copies on my website or my Facebook page (see the pinned post at the top). Right now the cost of the paperback s $11.99, through your favorite retailers!  A signed copy is $15, plus shipping. Please note all orders must be paid through PayPal, as noted in the order form. 
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Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble,Kobo, iBooks.

Thank you all for being such loyal readers, I hope you enjoy this series and the bonus content of the new boxed set. Who doesn’t want a little more Thad in their lives? I want more of him all the time – good thing he spends a lot of time in my imagination! LOL

Wishing you well, in fiction and real life!

Kindly,

Kelly Rae

Once Upon a Wedding – Cover Reveal

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Today, I have the pleasure of sharing with all of you, my beautiful cover for Once Upon a Wedding. This will be the first book, of four, in my One Day at a Wedding Series, releasing 12/12/14.

Pre-Order: Once  Upon a Wedding, at Amazon Today: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00Q5L7O2K

It will be available on All outlets on 12.12.14

Synopsis: Cassie Anderson, bridesmaid extraordinaire, is tired of attending her friend’s weddings either solo, or with her best friend, Thad. Finding a real date is simply too much work. Especially when she sees an old acquaintance from high school, Dan, at her friend Shelley’s wedding. After the spark shared between them, Dan has become the object of her affection. Too bad he has a nasty habit of having a date on his arm at every turn. Stealing another woman’s date is against the rules, but if she could just catch him alone…well, that would be fair game! Unfortunately, timing is everything, and she and Dan seem to have the worst. Always the bridesmaid, walking away with nothing more than a dreadful dress, Cassie is committed to changing her luck and getting her man!

Please be sure to keep an eye out on my Facebook page and Website for that Pre-Order information.

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I am so looking forward to sharing this group of characters with you all, it should be a fun wedding season with the group, from my One Day at a Wedding Series!

Wishing you well, in fiction and real life!
Kelly Rae

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