Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 82nd (The Return of Everywhere Guy)



Congrats to Renee, who won Dark Sun by M.J. O’Shea!

Congrats to Julie, who won In the Shadow of a Hero by Anna Mayle!

Congrats to Amy, who won the Tea and Crumpet anthology, donated by Clare London!



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography, in which we’ll be catching up with Everywhere Guy (aka Jimmy Thomas). Today’s Misadventure will once again focus on his covers from a single publisher, albeit a different publisher than that of his previous Misadventure. 🙂

It was

and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a

…but

was

about having to host

for

(

!) and the

who had found the

in

on

by arriving

to confront the

about his

for a

who had provided

that allowed him to be

.

I’m strangely out of breath after writing that one-sentence Misadventure… I hope no one tried to read it out loud! 😉


“Words fail me, Mom.” -Mayhem

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Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 73rd (The return of the return of Shy Guy)



Congrats to Helena, who won Fanning the Flames (The Match Before Christmas #2) by Eden Winters! Fanning the Flames was released by Torquere Press on May 7.

Congrats to Lynn, who won Sharing Paul (Portals #3) by Jade Archer! Sharing Paul will be released today by Total-E-Bound.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Today we’ll be revisiting Shy Guy. Watch out for Candy Cane Guy, Everywhere Guy, Looking Away Guy, Crossed Arms Guy… and see if you can figure out who I plan to feature in the future as Smarmy Guy!

warned her there would be a

when

herself with

, who was trying to fight his

by

. “


bring me

, I know, but it’s all I want this year!” exclaimed the Playful Prince. “I’ve been

, trying to

, but I’m not sure that

while he’s

from the

is covered under ‘everything.’ By the way,

Um, was it really obvious that I had a bit of trouble with that last cover?! 🙂 I’ve had that cover since before the very first Shy Guy Misadventure and finally accepted it isn’t going to fit smoothly into a narrative.


“I’m starting to think you do this naughty boy thing just to annoy me, Mom.” -Mayhem

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Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 72nd (Everywhere Guy)



Congrats to Laura/Adara, who won Cup Check (Blue Line Hockey #3) by Stephani Hecht! Cup Check was released by eXtasy Books on May 1.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Today we’ll be meeting Everywhere Guy, whose real name is Jimmy Thomas. I haven’t done a Misadventure with Jimmy Thomas before because, well, he’s everywhere (his stock photo site notes that he’s on over 1000 covers) and it just seemed too easy. But then I made a little bet with myself that I could do an entire Misadventure from one publisher’s Jimmy Thomas covers… and I won! Not just a Misadventure, but an epic Misadventure!

The

discovered that

aspects of

were unfortunately

deep in

, at the

, right next to

. This inspired

to share this story about a friend of his: “So I’m hanging out at the bar with the rest of the

, hearing all about

, when

with some chick and drags her and her friend over to our table and that’s when

. Too bad he didn’t realize then that she was actually

and that the

was actually part of her irresistible

, which was

, too.

, I knew that we

long before Trey made his

(and then felt like he had to

) in front of the

(who had such amazing

, I couldn’t tear my eyes away). Yeah, I know that

, so I was all in favor of that

because I didn’t realize it would land me in this

.”

*blink blink blink*

Um.


“Grrrrrrr!!! You naughty boys are making me very cranky!” -Mayhem

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