Title: Blood Of The Immortal
Author: Ashley Jeffers
Release date: April 25th, 2014
Genre: Paranormal Romance
I had no life…
For the past ten years, I’ve been kept away from the world, treated as a danger to those around me. While the visions I have both confuse and frighten me, I know I’m not the dangerous one in the family. Escape has never been within my reach. When my father dragged me along on an expedition to an ancient temple, I discovered a door hidden in the wall, and everything changed.
He would live forever…
After freeing a vampire from his stone prison, I was swept away to the island belonging to his coven. He swears none of them will harm me, but I can’t be so sure. Zachary is convinced he knew me before he was imprisoned—three hundred years ago. He tries to get me to remember our shared past…while I find myself more concerned with our future.
My blood could end them…
My blood could end them…
By Ashley Jeffers
The people that know me personally, and know I am responsible for three children under the age of five (my husband works about 12 hours a day), often ask me when I find time to write. The answer is whenever I can.
I’ll find something to occupy my kids, open the laptop, and just write, even if it’s only for five or ten minutes. I always have a notebook with me, usually in the center console of my car, or in my bag. My youngest two tend to fall asleep in the car, so on days they’re fussy and I can’t get them to go down, I’ll take a drive until they’re out, then I park and write. This works better when my oldest is in school, as he doesn’t nap anymore (bummer), and I’m lucky if I get a half hour, but at least it’s a half hour of quiet time to work!
Most of the time, I don’t get to do anything until after I’ve put the kids down to bed, which happens to be just before 9 pm. This is if I’m lucky. They don’t like to go down without a fight. Even then, it’s not distraction-free writing time. The hubs will have the TV on, or want to talk, so in total, I might get another half hour of writing time before I go to sleep around 11.
Now that I’m putting this down on paper, I’m realizing how little time that is. Realistically, I’m lucky if I get 3 hours total of time to write. I’m sure my husband would disagree with that number, as he thinks that’s all I ever do, but if I’m honest with myself, I’m lucky to get that much time.
I happen to be a night owl, so working at night doesn’t bother me. In fact, I think I probably write better stuff at night, when I’m not getting up constantly to break up a fight or feed kids, or pick up some sort of mess they’ve made. I can actually FOCUS then. But if the muse is whispering to me in the middle of the day, I can’t ignore her. Sometimes, much to my husband’s dismay, the laundry or the dishes just have to wait a bit. It’s not like they’re going anywhere (unlike my kids).
The point of this is, no matter how much or little time I have, I just have to write. It’s what I love. Yes, this means it can take me longer than I hope to finish stories, but as long as I JUST WRITE every day, I’ll eventually get them all on paper.
About the Author:
Ashley Jeffers writes Fantasy and Paranormal Romance. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Michigan. A certified night-owl, she spends most her nights writing, as her days are occupied being a full-time mom to three young children. Her debut novel, Blood of the Immortal, is available in paperback and e-book format. Thanks to a combination of ADD and OCD, she has several other projects in the works. She currently lives in Michigan with her husband, three kids, and two dogs.
Official Website: http://www.ashleyrjeffers.wordpress.com