Today I am so pleased to welcome Davidson King to Joyfully Jay. Davidson in here to talk about her new release, My Whole World. She has also brought along a great giveaway. Please join me in giving Davidson a big welcome!
Series Vs Standalone
Thank you so much for having me here today. Guest posts are often tricky for me because I’m never sure what exactly it is I want to talk about. I often get asked whether I prefer writing standalone books or within a series, so I felt this would be a great time to address that.
Having done both standalone novels and a series I am able to see both sides of this. There are some authors who prefer standalones because it’s an individual book away from a universe that has bought up a lot of real estate in their mind. It’s freeing to do something different and refreshing. I get that and will say I have felt that way.
However, as I started the Joker’s Sin series, I immediately felt the world wrap around me. I knew this was going to be my creative bubble for awhile and I found more at home writing within a series. I don’t know if it’s the relationship you form with the same characters around you, the world, the familiarity, or what. But for me I am finding I favor writing a series over a standalone.
That being said, I will have other standalones if one pokes at my brain and I’ll embrace it with everything I have in me. Joker’s Sin series is different from the Haven Hart Series because each book is a standalone within the series but still, a series. Haven Hart, which is seven books, was a growing story arc and had to be read in order. So whether it’s a story arc or not I’m totally team series.
Atlas Durand’s whole world is built from the spoils of his past. Joker’s Sin is the most popular gay club in all of Haven Hart. Many clubs have come and gone, none able to compete with Atlas and his enigmatic power over his patrons. He would do anything to keep it thriving and anyone who stands in his way will be met with serious regrets.
Toby St. Claire hates working at Vick’s Tricks and longs for his nights off so he can go to Joker’s Sin. Like everyone who steps foot into Atlas’s club, he’s taken by the owner himself and the magical pulse that owns him when he’s there. Joker’s Sin is Toby’s escape from his life and Atlas is his dream come true.
When Toby’s boss realizes he can use Toby to help take down Joker’s Sin and make Vick’s Tricks the club to beat in Haven Hart, it turns everything upside down. Lies, deceit, and corruption threaten to tear Atlas and Toby apart. Is their love strong enough to survive it all or will they become victims of mayhem?
Davidson King, always had a hope that someday her daydreams would become real-life stories. As a child, you would often find her in her own world, thinking up the most insane situations. It may have taken her awhile, but she made her dream come true with her first published work, Snow Falling.
When she’s not writing you can find her blogging away on Diverse Reader, her review and promotional site. She managed to wrangle herself a husband who matched her crazy and they hatched three wonderful children.
If you were to ask her what gave her the courage to finally publish, she’d tell you it was her amazing family and friends. Support is vital in all things and when you’re afraid of your dreams, it will be your cheering section that will lift you up.
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