Beginnings

Hello friends! I realize I haven’t posted any writing on this blog in a long time, and it just so happens that I stumbled upon a piece of flash fiction on my computer the other day that I found rather interesting. So without further ado, I’m going to drop it down here for your entertainment.

Let me know what you think!

There’s a certain kind of beauty found in secrets that exists nowhere else. And maybe that’s what drew me to him; I could already tell he was full of them. Or maybe it was his boldness, and the way he was so completely unaware of it. Like he thought the rest of the world also had no problem just walking right up to the Queen of England and striking up a conversation. Ok, so maybe I’m not the Queen of England, but that’s beyond the point.

You know how some people just have sparkles in their eyes? Well, his were like that. Like miniature suns allowed to exist as a constant assurance for those who needed it that there was always a light shining somewhere, even in the darkest of nights. You would see his eyes and smile, there was nothing complicated or unsettling about it.

But there was something complicated and unsettling about him, probably the same things that drew me to him. He was so unaware of the rest of world, the way they saw him, the things they thought of him. He didn’t adhere to their conventions. He was different. He was a mess.

None of that mattered when my cheek was tucked in the crook of his neck, my eyelashes brushing his collarbone, another attempt to get as close to him as humanly possible, another attempt to distract myself from the nervous flutters in my stomach that matched those of my eyelashes. And I would be so entranced, listening to his heartbeat, tracing the curves of his arms and hands that I could always hear it when he smiled. There always came a sigh before it. One that to me, signified contentment, wonder, and all the power stored in those little moments that took your breath away. Then I’d smile against his chest, my fingers still dancing across the skin of his arms as I whispered, “I love you.” I could always feel him shiver then as if it ran through both of our spines.

“You’re better off without me.”

He always had this way of ruining the moment, making me feel like the girl who’d climbed onto his motorcycle that first day, desperately searching for something, somehow thinking a troubled boy on a secondhand motorcycle was the answer. Well he wasn’t, and we both knew it.

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How to Get Your Heart Broken Blog Tour

How to Get Your Heart Broken

Hello friends! Today is the official kick-off for my book blog tour. Yepee! If you are interested in reading the promo material (author interviews, teasers, etc.) click on the blogs below.

A Dream Within A Dream 

The Golden Scribbler

The Bookwhore Diaries

What’s She Reading? 

And if you all would like to follow the rest of the tour, the dates can be found here.

All the love,

Rose

 

 

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How to Get Your Heart Broken Trailer

Hello friends! I can’t believe it is less than two weeks before How to Get Your Heart Broken gets released!! I am feeling ridiculously impatient. The only reason I don’t want to speed up the days is because I am currently on spring break (Ha!). Anywho, I have something to help us all get through the wait: the book trailer!

I made it myself (not to brag or anything 😉 ) so I am excited to share it with you all. Let me know what you think in the comments below!

All the love,

Rose

Createspace Proof

Hello friends! I know it’s been a while but I’m currently finishing up my last semester of college, so things have been a bit hectic! I know everyone’s been holding their breaths waiting for an update on How to Get Your Heart Broken (kidding/ not kidding) so I figured I would give the people what they want! March 21st is coming up so soon I can’t believe it!!

This weekend I got my Createspace proof, so I thought I would post a little about that and provide feedback for anyone interested in publishing with them. The book looks great, my friends have all remarked about how it looks like a “real” book (I forgive them). The cover looks AMAZING. The format all turned out as it should.

For those of you that are curious, the dimension I picked were 5.5X8.5. I went with cream paper and a matte cover. I used a few different fonts in the book and they all turned out great. The pictures on my bio page also came out clearly. I know that some people have complained about Createspace online, and I’m sure there are higher chances for mistakes when you order a lot of books, but I am very satisfied with my proof!

As someone who has always wanted to be an author, I was ecstatic the moment I was finally able to hold my book in my hands. If you are interested in publishing one of your works, I definitely recommend Createspace (I know it may seem like it, but this really isn’t an ad).

But I’ll stop talking now. Here’s a sneak peak intro How to Get Your Heart Broken:

That is all for now. But don’t worry, I will be back with more updates about HGYHB soon now that there are only a few weeks left!!! Leave me your comments and questions. And Happy Belated Valentines!

All the love,

Rose

HEART is FREE…for now

Hello friends! I wanted to let you all know that HEART is currently free!! However, it is only for this weekend. So if you’re interested in reading it, be sure to download it now because the price will go back up on Monday!

For those of you that do not have a kindle, you can download the Kindle App on your smartphone or computer (and lots of other devices) for free. So what are you waiting for? Whether you love HEART or you hate it, I appreciate all of you guys’ feedback, so please give it a chance and let me know what you think!

Thanks for reading. Wishing you all the best Friday ever 🙂

Love,

Rose

HEART cover

*Click the cover image or the word HEART above to follow the download link.

Cover Reveal: HEART

Hello friends! I know you’ve probably been spending all of your time wondering about the status of HEART, so today I’m here to quell your fears. HEART is going to be released this Friday on Amazon!!!!!! I know it’s going to be really difficult to contain your excitement until then, so I’m going to be posting teasers all week! Today I’ve got the cover and the Spotify playlist for you all, so enjoy!

Love,

Rose

HEART cover

These are stories about first kisses, near death experiences, adventures in indie clubs, and European bucket lists.

These are stories about wanting love, searching for it, finding it, losing it, and beginning again.

These are stories about finding yourself and learning to be brave.

These characters are bonded together by the things they want, the things they’re afraid of, and the things they’re still trying to figure out.

This is about growing up but staying young. This is about HEART.

In this collection are 5 romantic short stories and a special preview of the author’s upcoming novel How to Get Your Heart Broken.