Another Book for Brooke Williams!

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After the Final Dandelion

By Brooke Williams

Release Date: May 17, 2016

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After Renee Lockhart appeared on the local TV dating show “Accept this Dandelion” and found the love of her life, she thought she was done with TV. But when she hears that the entire city has bets on how soon she and her fiancé will break up, she is determined to show that their love is meant to last. When Mike, the KETO producer, approaches her about airing the wedding live, she jumps at the chance. Once she is set up with a famous wedding coordinator, plans take a turn for the worse and the simple wedding they wanted becomes the event of the year. In the meantime, Eva Merida is dealing with her own life changing opportunity. Though she’s in love with her boyfriend, who she met on the second season of the dating show, she can’t turn down the chance to investigate a Hollywood TV show when offered a position. When she runs into an old flame, she questions the stability of her current relationship. Will Renee be able to prove her love for Ben to the city before her wedding falls apart? Who will Eva choose on her own emotional roller coaster? Hilarity ensues as the wedding of the decade melts into the disaster of the year. Because everyone knows weeds take over every garden…

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About the Author

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Brooke Williams writes in a sleep-deprived state while her daughters nap. Her romantic comedy is best read in the same state. Brooke has twelve years of radio in her background, both behind the scenes and on the air. She was also a television traffic reporter for a short time despite the fact that she could care less about hair and make-up. Today, Brooke stays at home with her daughters and works as a freelance writer for a variety of companies. When she isn’t working for paying clients, she makes things up, which results in books like “ After the Final Dandelion .” Brooke is also the author of ” Mamarazzi ,” “Accept this Dandelion,” “ Dandelions on the Road ,” “ Wrong Place, Right Time ,” “ Someone Always Loved You ,” and “ Beyond the Bars .” She even has children’s books on the market, such as ” Shower in the Rain ” and looks forward to releasing “Baby Sheep Gets a Haircut” in the future. Brooke and her husband Sean have been married since 2002 and have two beautiful daughters, Kaelyn (7) and Sadie (3).

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Note from the Author on the book’s inspiration:

I wrote “After the Final Dandelion” because I loved the characters of the first two dandelion books so much, I wanted to see what would happen to them myself! Everyone had heard wedding disaster stories and since I had never seen one in person, I was excited to create as many as possible for this poor couple. I loved laughing along as I wrote and hope you get some giggles from the book as well!

And next from Brooke Williams….

Dandelion Sprouts

A possibility for the future

The Leftover

Completed, but not yet scheduled for release

Watch her website for details on upcoming releases….

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Brooke Williams is Here Again!

                                             Dandelions on the Road

By Brooke Williams

Release Date: November 5, 2015

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Twelve men…one woman…plenty of dandelions. Eva Merida has her life in order. She loves her job at the Furry Friends Rescue League and has a loving, supportive family. But she’s still missing that one special person to stand by her side. When she comes in third place on the local TV version of “The Bachelor,” entitled Accept this Dandelion, she nearly loses all hope for romance. Fortunately, the TV station decides to do a second season of the dating show…and they name Eva as the Bachelorette! With a plethora of dating mishaps recorded for TV, Eva finds herself falling for several men at once…including the show’s host. Will she find love at last or simply embarrass herself in front of the entire city?

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About the Author

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Brooke Williams writes in a sleep-deprived state while her daughters nap. Her romantic comedy is best read in the same state. Brooke has twelve years of radio in her background, both behind the scenes and on the air. She was also a television traffic reporter for a short time despite the fact that she could care less about hair and make-up. Today, Brooke stays at home with her daughters and works as a freelance writer for a variety of companies. When she isn’t working for paying clients, she makes things up, which results in books like “Dandelions on the Road.”  Brooke is also the author of ” Mamarazzi,” “Accept this Dandelion,” “Wrong Place, Right Time,” “Someone Always Loved You,” and “Beyond the Bars.” She even has children’s books on the market, such as “Shower in the Rain” and looks forward to releasing “Baby Sheep Gets a Haircut” in June 2016 with Wee Creek Press. Brooke and her husband Sean have been married since 2002 and have two beautiful daughters, Kaelyn (6) and Sadie (2).

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Note from the Author on the book’s inspiration:

I wrote “Accept this Dandelion” in a silly, sleep-deprived mood and thought that was it. But the characters in the book kept coming back to me, begging me to continue the story. Eventually, I listened, turned the tables, put a woman in charge, and created “Dandelions on the Road.” I got so much joy from writing it, I’m glad I did! Now I just hope those reading it get even half the pleasure I got from writing it.

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She has two more completed novels entitled:

After the Final Dandelion

and

The Leftover

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Another Book For Brooke Williams!!

In August of 2014 Brooke Williams came on here to share her Path to Publication story (CLICK HERE to read her story) and now she’s back with news of her latest book! Congratulations, Brooke!

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MAMARAZZI COVERDanica Bennett isn’t sure what she hates more…her job or the fact that she’s good at it.  As one of the many Hollywood paparazzi, she lives her life incognito and sneaks around trying to get the best shot of the latest star.  When she is mistaken for an extra on a new, up and coming TV show, her own star rises and she becomes the one being photographed.  Add that to the fact that she’s falling for her co-star, Eliot Lane, and Danica is in a whole heap of trouble.

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Mamarazzi Excerpt

She wasn’t sure what bothered her more…what she did for a living or the fact that she was good at it.

As she bent over her last creation, she wondered how it would affect their lives. That was just it…her occupation affected people. And not always in the way she hoped.

It certainly wasn’t what she’d planned to do with her life. But at that point, it was as close as she could get. She had to eat. The cost of living rose every year. With any luck, she would get her foot in the right door eventually. Until then, she had to do what was necessary.

She placed the photograph into a cardboard envelope to keep it safe. It was a good thing she remained anonymous. No one would even think about allowing her near them if they knew who she really was. Her set up worked well for the time being. She mailed her work to her agent and her agent distributed it to the interested parties. The checks made their way back to her with her agent’s name on the header.

One day she hoped to be a real artist. All it took was one picture. A print she could put her name on with pride. Then, everyone would notice her work. She would be the photographer she wanted to be. She’d stand tall when she cashed her checks. No more cloaks and daggers or hiding out. No more anonymity.

Until that day arrived, she would have to go by the nickname the tabloids gave her. They called her the Mamarazzi. They knew she was a woman, but that was it. Mystery surrounded her work, and as long as she delivered the goods, her pictures remained the center focus. She was one of the best paparazzi on the streets. She got the picture the magazines all wanted every time.

She hoped the demand for her work continued. She liked having what everyone wanted. She’d keep her fingers crossed that she could change the overall job title someday. She held onto optimism.

As she wrote her agent’s name in block letters on the outside of the envelope, she shuddered. Thank goodness she wasn’t in the photo within. But she had to eat. She’d make up for it. Someday. Somehow. She would go back and do good things for each celebrity she hurt. It was her solemn promise. And the only way she could sleep at night.

About the Author

IMG_8272PCPVBrooke Williams writes in a sleep-deprived state while her daughters nap. Her romantic comedy is best read in the same state. Brooke has twelve years of radio in her background, both behind the scenes and on the air. She was also a television traffic reporter for a short time despite the fact that she could care less about hair and make-up. Today, Brooke stays at home with her daughters and works as a freelance writer for a variety of companies. When she isn’t working for paying clients, she makes things up, which results in books like “Accept this Dandelion.”  Brooke is also the author of “Accept this Dandelion,” “Wrong Place, Right Time,” “Someone Always Loved You,”  “Beyond the Bars.” She plans to continue the Dandelion story into a series and looks forward to her first children’s book release “Baby Sheep Gets a Haircut” in June 2016. Brooke and her husband Sean have been married since 2002 and have two beautiful daughters, Kaelyn (5) and Sadie (nearly 2).

 

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Note from the Author on the book’s inspiration:

I’ve always been fascinated by the Hollywood life and the idea that “they” are different from “us.” The idea for Mamarazzi has been with me for a long time. I’m not even exactly sure when I came up with it, but in college, I had a screenwriting class and I had to write a portion of a screenplay. I wrote “Paparazzi,” which was the same general idea only with a male lead character. When I began writing romantic comedy, the idea came back to me and I decided to chance the main character to a female and call it “Mamarazzi.” I even had a naming contest so that facebook fans and blog readers could name the characters in the book. Every character in the novel is reader named and approved! Overall, I wanted to examine what happens when you take someone from one side of the fence and plop them on the other side. In the end, famous or not, we’re all just people. And in this book, they all have secrets…

 

And next from Brooke Williams….

“Dandelions on the Road”

releases November 5, 2015… pre-order today by clicking below

Dandelions on the Road (Dandelion Series Book 2)

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Brooke Williams’ Path to Publication Story

Today’s Path to Publication Story is from Brooke Williams.

Without further ado, here’s Brooke…

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IMG_8272PCPVI have always loved to write, but for whatever reason, I went into radio instead. After my first year in the radio industry full time, I realized how much I missed the paper-writing aspect of college life. Anytime a professor assigned a paper, I was overjoyed! I wrote scripts in radio, but it just wasn’t the same.

When the prologue for “Someone Always Loved You” came to me, I had to write it down. And once that was down, I had to keep going. What resulted was a full novel and I was amazed that an actual book had come from my fingers.

I was excited about the book and I began to investigate how to get it published. I started sending letters to agents, which were met by rejection after rejection. A few agents asked for more details, but then rejected me later. After a year or so of trying, I stuck the manuscript in a drawer and gave up.

I’m sad to say that a little rejection (okay, so a lot!) was all it took for me to throw in the towel, but as any writer knows, it takes a toll. I didn’t write anything but scripts for the next decade. Then…my daughter was born, a blessing in my life for more than the obvious reasons.

I left my full time career in radio to stay home with my daughter and I’ve never made a better decision in my life. Eventually, I realized I was too wrapped up in her and I needed something of my own. So, when she napped, I began to look for freelance writing jobs. My career in freelance writing took off with clients actually paying me to write for them.

As much as I love writing blogs and articles and web content, fiction still called and eventually, I started to dabble again. I found a small publisher that paid for books outright, which means they paid me a small sum for the rights to my book and then I never get royalties etc from them again. They took “God in the Kitchen” and “Taxi Delivery” and published them online and eventually in paperback.

I self-published “Someone Always Loved You” simply because I wanted it to be available for people to read, even if that just meant family and friends. Somehow, the book started taking off, which I didn’t realize until I started getting small royalty payments from amazon! I put my thriller novel “Beyond the Bars” up as well.

But self-publishing, though a valid option, was not what I wanted. I wanted a publisher to do the work and make the books complete and as professional as possible. I attended the HACWN writing conference in 2012 and was inspired to write a clean romance novel. There was an agent there who said romance is a great way to get your foot in the door and once your name is known, you can write what you want.

Turns out, I like romance! And I’m decent at it! I wrote “Wrong Place, Right Time,” a romantic comedy and submitted it to a few places. The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publisher offered me a contract and I accept. The novella will come out December 9th.

Once I had one contract, I couldn’t stop. I wrote “Accept this Dandelion,” a romantic comedy inspired by The Bachelor TV show. It is under contract with Prism Book Group and slated for a February 2015 release. Then I wrote “Mamarazzi,” another romantic comedy due out August 2015 from Prism Book Group. I even have a children’s book under contract with Wee Creek Press in the line up for release in February 2016. All of this has happened with in the last two years.

My advice to writers is never to give up. It might feel like you are looking for a needle in a haystack, but unless you keep looking, you are NEVER going to find it! I admit that I gave up at one point. But I couldn’t be more grateful that eventually, I came around. My only regret from my career in radio is that I didn’t take a chance and leave sooner to pursue writing. Now, I can’t imagine doing anything else with me life.

 

Blurb for Someone Always Loved You

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His first day on the job, ambulance driver Jay has a horrible accident. The victim of the crash is thrown into a coma and Jay keeps vigil by her side. As their lives, past and present intertwine; a story of love through time unfolds. An intricate drama including adoption, love, suspense, and plenty of questions, Someone Always Loved You is a novel that keeps the mind churning and the soul alive.

 

 

 

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Brooke Williams Bio

Brooke Williams is an award-winning author and freelance writer. She began her career in radio, both on the air and behind the scenes. She did a brief stint in TV news and then took on her most challenging job as a stay at home mom. During the few quiet hours in her day, Brooke writes articles for a number of clients as well as fiction creations such as “Someone Always Loved You.” Brooke has also written “Beyond the Bars,” a thriller, “God in the Kitchen,” a Christian novel, and “Taxi Delivery,” a Christian Romance. Brooke looks forward to the December 9th release of “Wrong Place, Right Time,” a romantic comedy and the February 2015 release of “Accept this Dandelion” inspired by the Bachelor TV show. Brooke has been married to her husband Sean since 2002 and has two daughters, Kaelyn and Sadie.