Author Stacey Rourke

Thursday, September 2, 2010


If you can read this it's because my laptop truly is a rebel in my war against technology. Operation T.I.G.G.E.R.S B.E.D.R.O.O.M, (Stands for: The Idiot Girl's Going Enormously Ragged Because Electronic Devices Regularly Out-smart & Outwit Me) has escalated. After scouring the terrain no sign has been found of my iPod. It's as if it grew legs. If that is in fact the case then I am actually fighting Decepticons instead of mere electronic devices and I am WAAAAY out of my league. If anyone has Optimus Prime's phone number I would greatly appreciate it.

Today a member of our camp that I thought was loyal turned on me. I tried to shut my printer off at 11am this morning. Since then it has been flashing the words "Shutting Down" but has failed to actually do so. Mind games. They are trying to get me to snap. I'm sure some of you think I already have. The printer has a connection to the laptop, because of that I don't know how much longer I will be able to communicate these updates. Hopefully it is devoted to our cause and won't turn on me. Time will tell. Good luck and God speed to all of you suffering a similar battle on your own front. Autobots roll out!!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


First an update on the technology wars; my iPod has gone missing. Either it has deflected to the other side or is now a prisoner of war. Search efforts continue however I fear the very worst. It is now becoming obvious I severely underestimated the enemy. More to follow.

Now back to our regularly scheduled blog.

I haven't been blogging much lately because I am deep in editing mode with book two; EMBRACE OF THE CALL. I must admit I am enjoying the entire process even more the second time around! Maybe it's because I have found my groove or maybe it's because I know the characters better. Whatever the reason I am over-the-top excited about this second installment of THE CONDUIT series. Book one was mandatory because it introduced the legend and the characters. Well now that story has been told and I am free to take them on all sorts of wild and crazy adventures! I am the first to admit that book two is definitely more fast paced than it's predecessor. And this steam engine isn't about to slow down! Spoiler Alert: EMBRACE has a cliffhanger ending leaving it open for a third! Truth be told I have story ideas laid out for two more books in this series. It is a personal pet peeve of mine when a book series regurgitates the same story over and over again. Rest assured that will not be the case for the Garrett kids. Just when you think you know what's in store for Celeste, I will find away to pull the rug out from under her! Can't wait to share the adventure with all of you!

Nothing new to report on the agent/publisher hunt. I have people reading and considering my work but no news yet. If I have learned one thing it's that the literary world is less than speedy. But perseverance pays off and I'm not goin' anywhere!