Puppy Love and Writing #pets
The weather gods have given us a break in Madrid today. The sun is shining, a soft breeze is blowing and we’re around the 25 degree Celsius mark. I’m taking advantage of this, and I’m currently sitting outside in my garden, typing this up and watching two dogs roll on the ground, playfully batting at each other.
When I signed up to write this post, I only had one dog. I had planned to tell you guys all about Brego, my 7 year old Lab. I was going to show you pictures of our hiking adventures, and explain how those nature walks helped my inspiration.
Then, not even a month ago, Gildor came into our lives.
We had been toying with the idea of adopting a second dog for quite some time because although Brego was the baby of the house, he was getting older and much more sedentary. We searched and found this Lab (or is it Golden?) mix.
He’s a sweet, 4 month old puppy who’s forced Brego to step up as a big brother and in barely a few weeks, they have become fast friends and are learning like crazy from each other.
Now, what does this all mean for my writing? I’m not going to lie. It is suffering. I’ve had to cut down on writing time to train, walk and play with both dogs, individually and together. However, I’m also re-learning to take advantage of moments of peace. Dogs are sleeping? Time to write. On my commute? No napping. Time to write. Dogs are eating? Maybe I can sneak in a few words. They’re playing? Great, I can write a blog post.
It’s not easy, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. The amount of joy and unconditional love I get from both of them is almost as good as a new release.
Speaking of which, Max’s Desire (Alpha Protectors 3), just released at the end of June. There are no pets there, but there sure is a lot of love.
Max's Desire - Alpha Protectors Book 3
How can a man love a succubus without literally losing his heart?
Alpha Protector Max almost died during his last mission to Lust’s hellish lair, but the worst torture was his failure to save Eva, a young woman who begged for his help. When he meets her again in Spain, he discovers two things. One, she is his mate. Two, she is also a succubus.
Though Eva has not come into her full power, her love could still be fatal. For how long will he be able to defy her allure?
Pleasure is Eva’s business. Love isn’t.
Although unaware of her true nature, as a luxury escort, she is used to men falling at her feet. Yet, Max doesn't. Though his attraction mirrors hers, the soldier does things differently and she can't help falling for him.
And Eva is terrified by her recurring nightmares. When someone from her past shows up, and the dreams become reality, there is only one thing that can save Max’s heart.
Be Warned: forced seduction
MORE IN THE SERIES
Elyzabeth M. VaLey is a writer of sizzling, sexy romance who firmly believes in happy ever after. From paranormal to contemporary, fantasy, or historical, she enjoys exploring her characters' darker side and writing stories about tortured heroes, strong heroines, and all that comes between them and their love.
When she's not writing, she can be found walking in the Spanish countryside with her black Lab, exploring castles, or enjoying some tapas with her friends and family.