If you haven't had the pleasure of meeting Alex, you must be either (1) new to blogging or (2) live under a rock. LOL Honestly, I don't think I could find the words to adequately describe the awesome that is Alex; I have that much love and respect for him. I jumped at the opportunity to do this cover reveal and the chance to actually support him for a change. So, please take a minute to pop in and check out his blog http://alexjcavanaugh.blogspot.com/ you won't be sorry. All the important dets you need to know about CassaStorm are listed here below- check it out:
|Is this a sweet cover or what?|
CassaStorm by Alex J. Cavanaugh
A storm gathers across the galaxy…
Byron thought he’d put the days of battle behind him. Commanding the Cassan base on Tgren, his only struggles are occasional rogue pirate raids and endless government bureaucracies. As a galaxy-wide war encroaches upon the desert planet, Byron’s ideal life is threatened and he’s caught between the Tgrens and the Cassans.
After enemy ships attack the desert planet, Byron discovers another battle within his own family. The declaration of war between all ten races triggers nightmares in his son, shaking Bassan to the core and threatening to destroy the boy’s mind.
Meanwhile the ancient alien ship is transmitting a code that might signal the end of all life in the galaxy. And the mysterious probe that almost destroyed Tgren twenty years ago could be on its way back. As his world begins to crumble, Byron suspects a connection. The storm is about to break, and Byron is caught in the middle…
Release date: September 17, 2013Science Fiction - Space Opera/Adventure
Print ISBN 9781939844002
E-book ISBN 9781939844019
Now- here is what's been going down at the Bird's Nest this week:
On the writing front:
*I'm still plugging away in my revision cave. But it is SLOW going. I'll admit to being easily distracted. I'm going to try a lot harder to focus on finishing them up, next week.
*Most of you know that I am a giant chicken-like bird who is afraid to watch horror movies. I even avoid watching the news before bed because my wild imagination needs no encouragement to go all psycho crazy before I try and fall asleep. Despite my best efforts to avoid all bad news and creepy scary movies last night I fell asleep and had the mother of all disturbing dreams.
When I woke up, I thought, whoah, that dream could easily be the beginning of a super cool story. But then I thought, you can't work on that now, Jaybird, you have to finish all of your revisions first. Then again, I didn't want to wait, lest I forget anything. What do you do when presented with this type of situation? Do you flesh out the new story real quick, ditching the revisions? Or do you put it aside for a later time, once you have finished everything else you have already started?
On a personal front:
Even though I absolutely HATE to fight and generally try to avoid conflict of any kind, if it's something I feel very strongly about, I will dig my high heels in and turn into the Queen of Stubborn. All day long, The Husband barks orders and expects them to be followed. Periodically, when he comes home and we argue, he forgets who he is talking to. Gently, I remind him to
So, when The Husband and I fight it strongly resembles this. Well, except for my ass. It's slightly bigger :)
"OK Jen, you were right. And I guess, uh, I was less right." HA!
Hit me up and let me know what you think. (1) How do you resolve conflict? Do you find it difficult to admit when you are wrong? (2) Any tips on how to focus on revisions? (3) Would you start something new, despite having so many other projects hanging in the balance? (4) And please don't forget to go show Alex's blog and CassaStorm some love!
Wishing you all a great weekend. PEACE out ~ Jaybird