Hi all. Sorry for the late post. I “took the morning” off and it was awesome. (And don’t we all deserve a morning off?)
I’m currently working on the first novella in a new series…the Wade family. Brock Wade, the oldest at 32 of four, has been mother and father to his siblings for the last 14 years after their parents were killed in a traffic accident. As a surprise, Brock’s siblings bought him a vacation to the Sand Castle Resort, the first time he’s been away from them and from the Wade Cattle Company at Ace in the Hole ranch since he took over. He doesn’t want to go but the reality is his siblings are no longer children at 18, 24 and 29. So he goes and thus my problem.
What do cowboys wear? Jean (mostly likely Wranglers), dusty/dirty boots, cowboy hat and then either a long sleeve or short sleeve shirt. So where is he tanned? Well, his arms and chest and back, if he’s been doing work without a shirt. His face? Hmm, maybe the lower half. His forehead, brows and eyes are mostly shaded by his hat. His legs? Oh dear. That’s where I have my problem! His luscious toned muscular legs are gonna be white, aren’t they? Why didn’t I realize this before I sent poor Brock to a Caribbean island!
So what’s your advice for poor Brock? He’s rough and tough cowboy who’s used to being in charge. The idea of smelling like coconut oil on his legs…well, just no!
Brock’s story will be out on August 20 in an author collection, Brought to His Knees.
Next month, I’ll show you his picture, my cover and maybe a little excerpt. Okay?