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    Coming Soon: Website Early Access eBooks! – Answering Your Questions

    If you’re in other author groups or following social media, you might have seen a lot of people leaving KU in the last year or so. I don’t plan to take my books out of KU completely at this time (because I really understand how important it is to a lot of readers) but I do want to start experimenting with other ways for readers to access my books that don’t make me beholden to Amazon and their payment practices (and general shenanigans lol) So Sage (best PA ever) and I brainstormed a lot last year, and after going back and forth over ideas and schedules, we decided to try doing early access on my website first. This will start […]

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  • Blog post by Shaw Montgomery/MA Innes at authorshawmontgomery.com
    What’s Coming in 2024?

    I love that you guys have started messaging me and finding the cutest ways to ask about what’s coming up next year. It makes me smile and it makes the crazy number of hours I’ve spent pouring over the calendar the past month worth it. So thank you. And as part of my thanks, I wanted to give you a look at what should be coming out in the first quarter of next year and what I’m hoping to get done later in the year. –Starting in January, we’re going to have a story about the L and L pups, Ender’s Curiosity. It’s the beginning of a series of standalone stories about the pups at Leashes and Lace, and it […]

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  • Blog post by Shaw Montgomery/MA Innes at authorshawmontgomery.com
    2023 Personal Year Wrap Up

    This year has had some ups and downs, but the major thing that sticks out to me is that both of my kids are now at college. It’s been just the three of us for so long that it was weird at first, but not in a bad way, necessarily. Except for the times my ex was deployed—he was Army—this has been the only point where I’ve ever lived on my own for any length of time. I have to laugh because even during those deployments I had a dog at the very least…so I still wasn’t alone. I know everyone sees change differently and I know that for a lot of people having kids going off to college is […]

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  • Blog post by Shaw Montgomery/MA Innes at authorshawmontgomery.com
    2023 Writing Wrap Up

    When Sage (the best PA in the whole world) asked me if I was going to a year-end work wrap-up, I cringed and kept putting it off. It felt like I hadn’t accomplished enough this year. I wasn’t comparing myself to other authors, just to my ideal self…and in my head, I’d failed. I’ve gotten good at remembering that comparing myself to other authors is unhelpful at best and stupid at worst. We all have different goals, different types of books, and different personal struggles. But while I’m generous to myself when it comes to seeing what I’ve done when it comes to other authors, I’m not so nice when I look at what I think I should’ve gotten done. […]

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  • Is That REAL? – Sharing Some Products Featured In The Christmas Mac-n-Cheese Mystery

    Is that real? I get this question more than you would think and not just about naughty things. Toys that I mention or apps or even emojis…I always get asked if I made it up or if it was real. So…my mac-n-cheese goodies in The Christmas Mac-n-Cheese Mystery. Yep, everything is real. If you need mac-n-cheese goodies in your life or in your stocking, here are some of the fun presents that Ruslan got from Dante. (But I have not ordered these personally because there wasn’t time.) The silverware set Just Give Me The Mac-n-Cheese And No One Gets Hurt Mac Daddy Shirt Mac n Cheese Ornament The original socks I’d found to put in the book have disappeared off […]

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  • Upcoming Pre-Orders Summer 2023

    It feels like I’ve spent the last two weeks running in circles, but I’m slowly getting back on track. Part of that has included lots and lots of words and an even bigger part as been getting some new preorders up and ready to go. Planning seems to take more brain power than writing most of the time, but it’s worth it, and I’m glad I can finally share what’s going to be coming up. To start with, Learning to Walk and Learning to Run are currently up on preorder. I’ll be telling you a LOT more about those cuties, but it’s an MMM duet with the two roommates from Save Me Santa and the downstairs neighbor who was so […]

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