Crazy Beautiful Kiss, part of the anthology, Story of a Kiss is live! Thirteen of us put together a collection of stories of unforgettable kisses just in time for February, the most romantic month of the year.
I’m so excited on the second day of release it’s doing amazing! We climbed the charts on Amazon to take the #8 spot for books (Literature/Fiction/Holidays), #9 for Kindle eBooks (Literature/Fiction/Holidays) and #48 Kindle eBooks Romance/Holidays.
First publishing Crazy Beautiful Lies in December 2015, and now Crazy Beautiful Kiss has had me on the seat of my pants. I was afraid to fail and what if my writing lacked connection to the reader? That I was only a wanna be writer…but then the the emails, messages, blogs, tweets, FaceBook posts, and amazing reviews came in. I was awed and I’m still in awe. They helped me realize, I’m not only a wanna be writer, I am a writer!
Amazon/Kindle Direct Publishing provides a nice graph of sales and watching Crazy Beautiful Lies keep trending upward has kept the butterflies fluttering in my stomach. When I hit the last button to upload it on Amazon/Kindle, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo, I vowed if only 50 people bought it, I would do a happy dance…AND I reached that goal on the very first day of publication. Over one month later, the sales are still making me smile. It’s like a dream…People a/k/a readers are buying it and loving it! Thank you all for your fantastic messages, comments, and reviews! I loved receiving each and every one.
I’ve been asked if I were going to write a sequel in Blake DeLuca’s point of view. The answer is no. BUT, I am going to do some excerpts and post them here on my blog. I’ll facebook and tweet about them so you don’t miss out on reading some of Blake’s dark and twisted reasoning. And how he felt when Jenna brought him to his knees and gave him redemption.
I’ve also been asked if Colin Williams and Calista DeLuca from Crazy Beautiful Kiss are going to get a full length novel? YEP! I don’t have a release date to give you as of yet, but it’s in the works and I’ll keep you updated. 🙂
Until next time,
Kathryn L. James (KJ)