I’ve been reading like crazy but nothing I marked to make note of so…you’re stuck with me talking about COWGIRLS DON’T CRY. As I’ve mentioned, COWGIRLS will be a January 2015 Harlequin Desire release. That means work has started on blurbs, art fact sheet for the cover, etc. Holey moley! The fact sheet I filled out was incredibly detailed and took me three days. Mainly because I had to stop and thing about about the really important points of the story. I also got to “research” cover clinches. 😆 Do you know how many pictures of men hugging/kissing women there are on the various photo sites?!? I finally narrowed it down to four. No, I’m not going to share them because I don’t have rights to the photos. But trust me… 😉
Anyway, here’s the tagline I came up with: Cowgirls don’t cry, they get even.
And the blurb:
A family feud, a man in way over his head, and an old-fashioned cattle drive in modern-day Oklahoma teach a reluctant cowgirl that real cowgirls don’t cry, they get even.
Attorney Chance Barron is supposed to foreclose on the ranch Cassidy Morgan inherited not fall in love with her. His powerful father wants to grind what’s left of the Morgan family beneath his boot heel. Making friends under false pretenses, Chance walks a fine line between outlaw and hero. Too bad he can’t separate business and pleasure.
In love with the handsome cowboy who’s ridden to her rescue more than once, Cassie trusts Chance with her fragile heart and everything else she holds dear—until his betrayal. He’s not the man she thought he was—he’s a Barron and the Barrons are her enemies. Determined to get even, she’ll get her herd to market—and save the family ranch—come hell or Cyrus Barron’s interference.
Chance has one opportunity to prove himself to Cassie but even standing up to his family may not win back the cowgirl he loves.
I have no idea how long it will take them to get the cover done, nor if they’ll actually do like a photo shoot–how AWESOME would that be! Wouldn’t I love to be there!!!–but I’ll be sharing here.
In the meantime, I’m working on updating the website. Not too sure I’ll do a “big reveal” but y’all will notice little changes and tweaks from time to time.
Oh, and I signed the contract for FAERIE FAITH. More about it another time. 😉
So here’s today’s question. Readers, what element of a blurb makes you take a longer look at a book? Writers, taglines or blurbs–what’s the hardest for you to write?