Monday, January 6, 2014

Rayven Godchild Returns with Confessions of a Sex Fiend: Tasting Cherry

I debuted my pen name, Rayven Godchild, at a time in my life where I'd rather forget things, though forgetting won't happen. Secret Lilies, the suspense romantica released, settled within the folds of my past as a novel written but not pushed, promoted, barely talked about or discussed since I was a bit busy restructuring my life from the All American dream of the married, two income family, perfect little girl in a single story home (yeah, all we lacked was the white picket fence and the dog) to single motherhood intent on escaping my small-town-growing-into-a-city and moving to Anywhere-to-heal, USA. Thanks to San Diego, CA for being that place :-)

Friends who read Secret Lilies loved it, wondered why I wasn't writing any more. I'd stopped.

Cold turkey.

A bit too hurt to write under that name.

But the bug bit me again and Neverlove came out of it. I sometimes wonder if it just went into hibernation then woke up gnawing at me lol!!

Rayven Godchild sat quietly in the wings awaiting her chance, though I hadn't really given it as much thought as I should have, until Indie RomCon 2013. She swept out of the shadows like a ninja planting seeds of story ideas in my head. One stuck out and has grown into a four-short story series called Confessions of a Sex Fiend. Today, it is my pleasure to share the cover for the first short story, TASTING CHERRY

Cover Design by Melody Simmons of eBookindiecovers
I'm working on final edits for this story but here are a few hints of what TASTING CHERRY is about:
*Chancellor Baltimore, former male escort
*everybody has a first time
*erotica (yes, there will be sex but this blog will remain clean so any explicit excerpts will appear over at the Rabbit Hole)
*Being geek (What? You'll have to check it out to see)

The release date is soon, maybe sooner than I realize. I'm very excited about writing as Rayven again. I'm still me, Angela Brown, and will continue working on projects that will fall under that name, but Rayven has returned. This time, I'm giving her the light.

Have you ever read a story in a different genre by an author you loved?  What was the experience like?

34 comments:

  1. Good luck with this side of your writing, Angela. The areas of our talent we neglect will eventually come to the fore.

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    1. Thanks. I'm just glad I got a chance to bring Rayven back instead of ignoring her forever :-)

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  2. Congrats, Angela. You never cease to amaze me with all you do.

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    1. Thanks :-) I'm just stretching the boundaries and having fun with it too :-)

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  3. Congrats, Angela! I'm sure I must've read someone who's switched genres but offhand I can't think of a single name. But they're out there.

    I hope the second time's a charm for you.

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    1. Anything has to be better than just walking away without giving it a chance. Although the decision to do so was necessary back then, I'm glad to try this again :-)

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  4. Congratulations! Glad you brought your alter-ego back.

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    1. Alter-ego. Hmmm...I think I like that :-)

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  5. You go girl! Welcome back to your alter ego. Betcha didn't know I write under one too. ;) I'm totally going to check your, er~her, books out!

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    1. Hey! I didn't know that, Heather. Got to get to know your alter-ego too :-)

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  6. Hmmm ... my original comment was not published. Anyway, I don't read erotica. I read a few excerpts at a book store and had to laugh and blush at the same time.

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    1. It's all good, Stephen. Glad your comment finally made it through. And erotica isn't for everyone :-)

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  7. Congrats on the cover and the new path you're taking! Sounds like it's the right time. :)

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  8. Being geek? Nice little twist there, Angela.

    Love the cover!

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    1. Even geeks know how to...well...you know lol!!

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  9. That's great, Angela! You have to follow your instincts and write what you love - kudos and congrats!

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    1. I am enjoying this so whatever happens, I'm glad to share these sizzling little tales.

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  10. Ooo la la...best of luck with it Angie! It sounds like a story that would make me sweat and blush!

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  11. Elizabeth is right: it does sound steamy -- and not steampunk. :-) Best of luck with your new novel.

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  12. Sounds fantastic! I like a good, sizzling read now and then. And geek. You have me!

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    1. It will be interesting to see how things go. I'm hoping for the best :-)

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  13. Wow Angela,

    I'm liking this. Having got my Masters degree in geekiness, I'm intrigued and probably giggle a lot. All the best with this aspect of your writing genre.

    I read a story by a famous dog. I kept reading it and got a bit nervous. Apparently this diva dog writer had a created character named Gary.

    Um, Gary :)

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  14. I know several authors who write under different names. Sometimes it's because the audience is different. Example, if you've been writing PG stuff and want to move to R, then the audience for your PG might have some issues, especially if they're younger--or their parents might. :D

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  15. Very excited for you, my friend. Wishing you all the best with the split personality :D

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  16. I follow my favorite authors to any genre they want to write about. I think you'll be okay!

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