Friday, December 28, 2007

Every step I take brings me closer to the realization of my dreams . . .

Every step I take brings me closer to the realization of my dreams . . . because I strive to learn something new each day. I’m still very new to book promotion.

Six months ago I didn’t understand the concept of blogging in order to promote your book. So now I’m learning. That’s why I can say that each step takes me closer to my goal of having an internet presence surrounding the aura of my Paranormal Romance works.

One day in my journey toward the realization of my dreams I learned about blog tours. Another day I learned how to make tags. Seems simple if you’ve been doing it awhile.

That‘s why I think others reading this post should pause and reflect. Remember those days when you were just beginning? When you were at a place in the process when each step you took brought you closer to your dream?

Pausing and remembering will only bring more successes and abundance into your life. (Thoughts are energy.)

JUDI MOREO'S ACHIEVEMENT JOURNAL can help guide someone toward fulfillment of their dreams. According to author Judi Moreo, a journal can be an excellent tool to your success.

(Click over to Pump up Your Book Promotion for more information on Ms. Moreo.

My thoughts are that writing your dreams and taking action propels you forward. Don’t forget to add in a little Gratitude to the mixture. ;o)

“Sometimes the best things come in small packages.”

That’s a saying I heard often when I was growing up. Whether it’s each step toward your writing and publishing goal or a sweet, short romance enjoyed while discovering someone’s stories while reading at Break~Time Romance.

Here at Break~Time Romance the short story romance rules. The authors I plan to spotlight here often have full length novel available also. That's one of the reasons I started this new blog for the shorties.

This blog, each shared post with other authors and presenting my own stories are all combined as "every step I take brings me closer to the realization of my dreams..."

Aithne Jarretta
Paranormal Romance Author
Feed Your Romantic Spirit ~ Indulge in the Magic

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

In a Heartbeat

For the first official post to this blog I'm featuring my own Faery Rosette, In a Heartbeat, now available at The Wild Rose Press.

Excerpt for In a Heartbeat. [Sweetly Sensual Rating]

Today is only the second time I’ve ever exposed In a Heartbeat’s storyline. It’s meant to be a surprise—after all, it is a short Faery Rosette just released by The Wild Rose Press on December 19th.

The first unveiling aspect of the plotline— The story is told from Malik’s POV after a Bad Date Experience.

Here’s a tidbit within Malik’s mind. At this I’m cutting into a past-life memory recall …


. . . All flashed by with poignancy and revelation of other lifetimes. The curve of her warm breast through wet cloth incited more recollections.

Lustful laughter. Teasing fingers surrounding him, titillating pleasure to the furthest bounds of human existence. Music and magic guiding him through abundance and blissful existence.

Wet hair against his palms, the scent of tropical flowers surrounding her stopped the memories in one moment in time. Gentle breath across his cheek gave life to the past in present day.

Ocean waves kissed the shore with frothy exuberance. Sweet laughter added to nature’s melody. Locked within her loving glance, Malik smiled from his heart.

“We’ve always been and always will be, my love.”

“Aye,” she whispered, ducking her face in sudden secrecy.

“What is it?”

She gazed at the broad ocean spanning to the earth’s edge, watching the approaching storm with growing anxiety. “Always,” she whispered, raising a hand to manipulate a wave. “Will you remember that in your anger?”

“Anger?” He choked on the word as though the deep-sea swallowed him.

Gentle fingers caressed his jaw with tender sadness. Emotions welled within her soulful eyes, matching the turbulent rise in the storm’s velocity.

“You are my one true love.”

A fist wrapped his heart, squeezing and pausing its momentum.

A quick kiss. “Always,” she whispered fervently, spreading fingers across the pain welling in his chest. “Remember, always. It’s in a heartbeat. That’s where you will find me.”

Butterfly kisses mingled with the frenzy of the storm engulfing him. Torrential rain beat him to the essence of his soul.

Palpable rage erupted. He fell to his knees, soaked by heaven’s tears and powerful ocean waves, roaring his desolate heartbreak. “No!”


Had to stop somewhere out there in the Florida tempest. ;o)

w/a Aithne Jarretta
In a Heartbeat, Faery Rosette

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The Wild Rose Press

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Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Break~Time Romance

Today's post is a test. In the future we will feature Break-Time Romances. What are Break~Time Romances?

Romance for the busy Reader.