Author Stacey Rourke

Saturday, July 24, 2010


Well friends that literary agent passed on my manuscript. If you are wondering how I am feeling about this I can sum it up in one word; PPPPPHHHHHBBBBLLLLTTTTT!!!

Yes it is a big, fat bummer, but thus is the life of any aspiring artist. The message she sent was that it was a great concept and an enjoyable read but she just didn't "connect with it." I don't really think that is something I can fix. I think this was more a situation of my book not really appealing to her personal taste in literature. Other than that she had positive things to say which is definitely a great thing. Now it's just a matter of getting it in the right hands.

Meanwhile progress is being made on EMBRACE OF THE CALL. I am roughly a quarter of the way through the first round of editing. It is shaping up well. A bit of foreshadowing; it has new characters, a new even more twisted villain, and a new love interest--or two. Are you trembling with antici............pation?

Monday, July 19, 2010



As a young girl I never gave much thought to being a Momma and having babies. It was something I figured would happen someday;

In its own dear, sweet time.

The day your Dad and I married many family and friends asked when we would hear the pitter patter of little feet. We gave each other a knowing grin and answered that it would happen;

In its own dear, sweet time.

The time came that we wanted the blessing that is a new baby. It was a rough, tear-filled journey. Yet it ended with you coming into this world, you just took;

Your own dear, sweet time.

Before my very eyes I have watched you grow from a baby to a beautiful girl. As you continue to grow, I have a small favor to ask. For the sake of your Momma's heart;

Please take your own dear, sweet time.