Late to the party – as told with emojis!

I don’t like being late- ever 🤦🏻‍♀️🕰. But two back-to-back sinus infections might do that to you! So please allow me to give you a heartfelt 😩🙏🏼apology that my blog post is a few days late! ❤️

On a brighter note☀️ not convoluted with tissues and cough😷, I’m SO EXCITED to be returning to the SMP blog🔥!

I released my first book, The Féria, in 2012 with Soul Mate Publishing under my pen name, Julía Bade. Since then, it has been a whirlwind 🌪of writing and deleting and revising and publishing 👩🏻‍💻.

I also began writing #kidlit🎈and have two indie picture books and two middle grade novels I’m working on with my agent all the while, working on my romance novels 🔥.

My latest novel with SMP is titled, The Baby Symphony🤰🏻🤱🏻🍼🎼. It’s a book about loss and love. My couple keeps experiencing miscarriages and eventually splits up because of the emotional turmoil and the guilt my main character, Emilia, feels. Of course, there’s a happily ever after, but I am saving the Baby Symphony Post for next time! But I will briefly say, do be ready for laugh-out-loud humor😂, great depths of emotion😞☹️😒😭😍, and wild plot twists🌪😳.

I’ll leave you with this thought. In romance, we write about the greatest of love affairs 💋Appropriately, writing is certainly an affair of the heart💌. It hurts at times, forcing you to get back up again after a string of rejections and uncertainty. But writing brings joy, too. There is beauty in plotting, power in writing the words: The End👩🏻‍💻, and then there is the adrenaline rush when your future agent sends you that email asking for a phone call with you 👸🏻.

So why should our readers know this 🤷🏻‍♀️? Well, because it’s for them💟. Every single emotion- the ups and downs🎢, the joy 🎉and pain💔, the flaws and rejection, the long hours and success, it’s all poured out into our work which we write with great hope that our readers will love 🙏🏼. Every word is soaked in a passion 🔥 that only other writers can understand, and we package it all up 💝, and we give our baby to the world 🤱🏻, waving goodbye like proud parents🙋🏻‍♀️, joyful tears welling in our eyes on release day.

So thank you to my readers. I am your biggest fan. ❤️
-JB

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About juliabadewrites

Hello! My name is Julia Bade. I am a happy wife and mommy of 9-year-old twins, an 11-year old son and my two "bonus" kids, ages 25and 23. I'm an assistant professor of English at an amazing community college, and writing is my jam. I've mastered sleep deprivation and the art of stretching 24 hours til it's close to snapping! My first novel, THE FERIA was published by Soul Mate Publishing. My newest book, THE MELODY OF US is on submission. Fingers and toesies crossed!
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4 Responses to Late to the party – as told with emojis!

  1. MG WELLS says:

    Best wishes and enjoy the day.

  2. viola62 says:

    I also love that adrenalin rush when I write and things are going well.

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