Monday, February 28, 2011

Releasing a new book makes me nervous!

I’m coming right out and saying it!

When my Marketing Director told me about some of the things she’d done with Indivisible, I thought that I would be sick. And now, a month after Indivisible came out, I’m starting to see reviews on Goodreads and see that it’s being read by reviewers…DUN DUN DUN!

I am constantly worried about these things.

One of the things that had my stomach turning and my ears ringing was that my book was sent to Marliss Melton, an author who writes a Navy SEAL series (which is on order right now). All I could think was – “What if I totally screwed something very Navy SEAL up?”

Then last week, I got an email that made me smile and cry at the same time.

"McQuinn launches readers on a rollercoaster ride of emotion. I laughed, cried, got goose bumps. If you enjoy Navy SEAL romance, you will love this one-of-a-kind novel of passion and commitment."

Then she said, “job well done.” I was so excited to hear from someone who writes in the same genre that I do that I had done things right!

This has made me so happy, that I’m starting to settle down and be okay about the reviews. And in the end, my mom told me that she loves it, so between those two things I think that I’ll make it through!

Next week I want to talk about who you picture when you read?? I have my ideas, but I'm curious who you see! Think about it!

On to the Blog Hop!!

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  1. Congratulations on passing the inspection of a peer. More than passing---she loved it!!!

  2. Well I don't know anything about Navy SEALs but I salute your book as well! It is very exciting to get glowing reviews of your hard work. May there be many more!