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Wow….it’s been far too long


I have been meaning to update my blog for months and now that I have some spare time I logon and realise that I haven’t posted anything since last year and that I haven’t put up any more of a Wolf’s Obsession since October. Obviously I slapped myself hard on the wrist and am going to immediately rectify the situation. Thankfully despite the fact that I have been woefully negligent in my responsibilities on my blog it is heartening to know that I am making progress on writing the book. The word count bar along the side read at 57,000 but the word count on the doc file reads at 77,000. So 20,000 words down that’s a definite sign of progress. Enough of my rambling I’d better get posting.

 

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I’ve moved!!


It’s finally happened. I’ve finally moved into my house!! It’s only taken forever but I’m in and I’m loving my new place.

And so I’m celebrating I’ve decided to make one of my books free for a day. Let me know which book you want and then tomorrow (Wednesday at the latest) I’ll make it happen! You can pick any book from the Love bites series or from the Elemental Passions quartet!

 

 

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Blogging 365 – Quotes 18th January


Okay so today’s quote is showing my animal loving side.

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”

Isn’t that the truth. Dogs are so loyal. I’m not saying I hate cats but I will say that a friend of mine (who is allergic to cats) finds herself living with one because the cat decided it was going to leave its owners and move into her house. You’d never find a dog that would do that. That’s all I’m saying.

 

 
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Posted by on 18/01/2012 in Blogging 365, Dogs, Happiness, Quotes, Writing

 

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Blogging 365 – Quotes 16th January


So this is the second day of my attempt to blog for 365! So that means you’re in need of a quote.

So today’s quote is a writing one! I hope you’re ready for it.

"Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for 
the public and have no self."

I think this is pretty inspirational if you ask me. If you ever get bad feedback then take this quote to heart. As long as you’re happy with your writing then it doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks. Their opinions are no where near as important as yours!

 

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HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME by Chicki Brown


HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME by Chicki Brown 

I am continuing my interviews with the seven singles sharing a summer house in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Since I’ve previously talked with two of the women, today my subject is the most vocal of the male residents, college drama instructor, Ogden “Kip” Lee.  When I step outside onto the back deck, I try not to show my reaction at finding him wearing only a pair of baggy shorts and a pair of sunglasses. Kip’s physical appearance is impossible to ignore. I honestly expect him to cock an eyebrow and ask if I can smell what he’s cooking.

 

Hot Fun in the Summertime by Chicki Brown – On Kindle http://amzn.to/dWZSxA and Nookhttp://bit.ly/k4Z172

 

 

Kip: (clasping his hands behind his head and his biceps suddenly expand like he blew them up with a bicycle pump.) “So, what can I do for you?

 

Me: (Wow, loaded question. I sink into the cushioned Adirondack chair next to him and place my recorder on the table between us.) Do you mind?

 

Kip:  Not at all, sweetheart.

 

Me: (Normally I would’ve launched into a speech about political correctness after being called sweetheart by a man I just met. But somehow I sensed that he didn’t mean it in a condescending way.) You know I’ve already spoken with Shontae and Kinnik, but before I leave I’d like to get the male perspective on your summer arrangement. Why are you here?

 

Kip:  (removes his shades and rests them on the table) You mean the ladies didn’t give you their opinions already?

 

Me:  They did, but I’d like to hear it from you.

 

Kip: No reason to front. I’m only here to relax and party. No goals. No ulterior motives. I work hard while school is in session, but once vacation starts I leave Professor Lee in New York and go back to being just plain old Kip.

 

Me: (thinking there was nothing at all plain about this chocolate Adonis) So, how do you see things going this summer?

 

Kip:  (scratches his chin and smiles) To tell you the truth, nobody ever knows how it’s going to go. This summer I’m the only one who’s not waiting for something. They’re all on some kind of countdown.

 

Me: Which of the countdowns do you see coming to fruition?

 

Kip: From what I’ve picked up from listening to the women, Jo’s hoping Walt pops the question. It’s not happening, if you ask me.

 

Me:  What do you mean?

 

Kip: (snickers) Walt’s been married twice, and he and Jo have been together five years. I know what a man looks like when he’s content, and in my opinion he looks pretty content with things just the way they are. Doc has a plan, and for his sake, I hope Linda’s finally ready.

 

Me: Why?

 

Kip: (sighs and then smiles) Because he’s banking on it. Ever since last summer, he’s basically taken himself out of circulation for her. If it were anyone but Lin, I’d say he made a stupid move.

 

There are too many women in this world to sit around waiting for one to decide whether she wants you or not. I don’t think she’d do it on purpose, but I hope Lin doesn’t end up jerking him around.

 

Me: You said everyone is waiting for something. I didn’t get that impression from Kinnik.

 

Kip: (chuckles) As long as there are men around, K always has a target. I’m afraid she’ll use her mojo on Devon.

 

Me: Afraid? Why?

 

Kip: Shontae won’t have a chance if K aims both barrels at my boy.

 

Me: She is stunning.

 

Kip: Kinnik isn’t just beautiful. She’s got skills. (He winks, and I choose to let the comment slide.)

 

Me: But Shontae seems to be a really sweet person.

 

Kip: (frowns) She is, and that’s the problem. Sometimes being sweet can work against you. She doesn’t know how to fight dirty. It’s not in her. Fighting dirty is all Kinnik knows. I just hope I don’t end up having to pry their claws out of each other.

 

Me: I understand you invited Devon this year. Do you see him fitting in with a group that’s been together three years?

 

Kip: Devon can adapt to anything. That’s why he’s such a good actor.

 

Me: From what I’ve seen, you folks are in the minority here on the island. Does that bother you?

 

Kip: (The way his mouth twists, I see I’ve hit a tender topic.) Not me.

 

Me: Do you think your neighbors are as open minded?

 

Kip: No matter what their attitudes are, I’m still gonna do Kip. The neighbors don’t have anything to do with my social life. Besides the ladies vacationing in Beach Haven don’t have any problems with it. As far as I’m concerned, women are women. I believe in equal opportunity.

 

Me: Well, I hope your summer turns out to be all you’re expecting.

 

Kip: (scans me from head to toe before returning his sunglasses to his face with a devious smirk) Oh it will. Why don’t you stick around for a few days? You’d fit right in.

 

Me: (feeling a bit uneasy from his scrutiny and the underlying sensuality in his tone) Thanks, but I have a deadline to meet and my editor won’t take any excuses. It was great meeting you, Kip.

 

Kip: (clasps his hands behind his head once more) You too, sweetheart. If you change your mind, we’ll make room for you.

On Kindle and Nook: http://amzn.to/dWZSxA & http://bit.ly/k4Z172

You can follow Chicki Brown at:

Website:  http://www.chicki663.webs.com Personal Blog: http://sisterscribbler.blogspot.comTwitter: http://twitter.com/@Chicki663 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chicki.brown

 
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Posted by on 08/12/2011 in Guest Interviews, Interviews

 

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