Win "The Valentino Family" series in paperback!

Hello, everyone!

I wanted to let you all know that there will be a special rafflecopter prize for the promotion of the upcoming release of "Between Bloody Lips"!

If you are interested in signing up for the chance to get signed copies of "On Hands and Knees" and  "Between Bloody Lips" all you have to do is fill out the giveaway info below. Enter as many times as you'd like by tweeting, liking Sai Fox on facebook, or subscribing to email updates. I pinky promise that you won't receive more than an email every month.

No purchase is necessary but you must be 18+ years of age to enter into the giveaway. Anywhere in the world that accepts shipping is eligible (sorry to those living in Antarctica—I don't think Penguin Mail will work all that well.)








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A special sneak preview of Between Bloody Lips



Hello, my loves.

I'm here today to give you a little special something. I know that a lot of people have contacted me recently about the sequel to On Hands and Knees, which is titled Between Bloody Lips.

I've been working hard at this new and upcoming release, and have been patiently waiting for the perfect time to drop it. I think now might be the best time, since we are now officially a less than two months out.

So, I'd like to offer the prologue to you. I hope that it is… Enlightening.

(Note: this is likely to slightly change over the coming weeks after my editor has a go at it.) 


Professional Writing vs. Fandom Writing

I've been writing in fandom for just as long as I've been writing original fiction, and I have a deep love for both. However, there is a big difference between the two and how to deal with fans, and it's something that I'm constantly working to striking a balance between.

In fandom, participation with your readers is vital—you survive in fandom by writing fic, commenting on fic, and commenting on those who comment on your fic. It's a circle that only works because there is a mutual emotional connection between reader and writer, because inversely we are the writers and readers, too.

With professional writing, there is a gap between readers and writers, one that is more important. We can't comment on readers reviews because it looks like we're imposing ourselves on them, trying to influence them. We are expected to keep a much further balance than anything with fandom because, in the end, this is a business.

And that can be really hard for someone who has such a long history in fandom. It goes against everything I've learned to stay silent about reviews, mostly because not responding is what is expected of me. It doesn't matter if it's positive or negative, I just need to pretend they don't exist.

I'm not going to lie—it is rough, but I'm learning. It's a learning curve, and I just hope I don't make any mistakes.

Anyway, more of "Between Bloody Lips" is written, and I'm beginning to feel more confident about what will happen in this story and into the future. There are going to be a lot of things opening in his book; an entire world will begin to show its head, and the plot will become so much deeper.

This story can undoubtedly continue on for a dozen books with what Book 2 opens up, and I just hope that my readers will enjoy it.

"Between Bloody Lips" will be released on May 11th, 2019. Make sure to preorder your copy today!



Relief

The last few months were hard, figuring out how to pace myself with writing. I like to think that with every book I write, I learn a lit...

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