Confession-I am not where I planned to be by now. My goal was to self-publish Book Two in The Surrogate Series-The Deed in October. Although, it is close, I haven’t let it go live yet. I’m finding it harder to release this baby into the cosmos. I am very excited about it. It’s better than The Proposal. I am fine tuning some areas and will release soon. 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻
I had hoped to use NANOWRIMO to work on book three. I will go ahead and start on book three this month, while I am tweaking The Deed. Book three is consuming too much of my thoughts to postpone it. I guess I will split my days between the two to complete my tasks.
What is NANOWRIMO?-if you write, aspire to write, know a writer, or know a teen writer you must check out
The NANOWRIMO Website . There are great resources, groups, and challenges for writers of all genres and ages.
About Haley Rhoades-The writer’s life is a crazy one. My work time is split between building my social media platform, connecting with fans and writers, along with writing. Lately, my mind is chaotic. I’m trying to edit book two while my mind has moved on to book three. I am constantly making lists. Ideas are constantly popping into my thoughts. I am distracted by The Hallmark Channel’s Christmas Movies airing all day now, and thoughts of putting up my holiday decorations ASAP. I am reading two to three books a week in my spare time.
I need to focus. Perhaps today I will funnel my lists into a step-by-step plan to get things done.
Favs-Looking for your next read? Friend Haley Rhoades on Goodreads for reviews and book suggestions on my favorite authors and books. I have absolutely loved every book I have opened by Kristen Ashley, John Green, Jennifer Foor, Alice Ward, Ciera Cass, Cambria Hebert, Colleen Hoover, and Melody Grace, just to name a few.
Haley Rhoades’ writing is another bucket-list item coming to fruition, just like meeting Stephen Tyler, Ozzie Smith and skydiving. As she continues to write romance and young adult books, she plans to complete her remaining bucket-list items, including ghost-hunting, storm-chasing, and bungee jumping. She is a Netflix-binging, Converse-wearing, avidly-reading, traveling geek.
A team player, Haley thrived as her spouse’s career moved the family of four 10 times to four states. One move occurred eleven days after my C-section. Now with two adult sons, Haley copes with her newly emptied nest by writing and spoiling Nala, our precious Pomsky. A fly on the wall might laugh as she talks aloud to her fur-baby all day long.
Haley’s under five-foot, fun-size stature houses a full-size attitude. Her uber-competitiveness in all things entertains, frustrates, and challenges family and friends. Not one to shy away from a dare, she faces the consequences of a lost bet no matter the humiliation. Her fierce loyalty extends from family, to friends, to sports teams.
Haley’s guilty pleasures are Lifetime and Hallmark movies. Her other loves include all things peanut butter, Kansas City Chiefs, St.Louis Cardinals, Star Wars, mathematics, and travel. Past day jobs vary tremendously from an elementary special-education para-professional, to a YMCA sports director, to a retail store accounting coordinator, and finally a high school mathematics teacher.
Haley resides with her husband and fur-baby in a south Des Moines suburb. This Missouri-born girl enjoys the diversity the Midwest offers.
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