Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 131st (In Which There Is A Shocking Revelation)



Congrats to Jonathan, who won His Gift by Clare London!

Congrats to Linda C, who won Indulging Ivan by Kim Dare!

Congrats to Juliana, who won Finding Forever (Sutter’s Bay #4) by Shawn Lane! Finding Forever was released by Amber Allure on August 5.

Congrats to Lasha and Teena, who won copies of Unconventional At Best! Unconventional At Best is being released today by Total-E-Bound.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Brace yourselves – it turns out that Shy Guy and Emo Blond Guy are the same model, so henceforth he shall be known as Shy Emo Blond Guy. Please, take a moment to recover your composure before continuing with the Misadventure.

decided that living in

was too much like living

, no matter how cheap the

might be. Especially when one his old

showed up at his door on a particularly

when

had him worrying about

‘s existence like some uncouth

instead of

within, but he really just needed a

-

with and

when

just was

to comfort him.


“I’ve given you enough warnings about the naughty boys, Mom. Now I’m forced to take action!” -Mayhem

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Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 75th (Candy Cane Guy drops by)



Congrats to Lea W, who won Impossible to Resist by Em Woods and Keeping House by Lee Brazil!


If you’ve heard anything on the news about tornadoes in Minneapolis, Minnesota, they were in the north part of the city. I’m in the southwest. Here it rained crazily, the tornado sirens went off just in case, and the kitties hid under the couch.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Today we’ll see what Candy Cane Guy’s been up to recently. Keep an eye out for Shy Guy and Wind in Hair Guy!

Said Candy Cane Guy, “

to you! This year,

is

, tied with a

and sent

- really, that would it make it an absolutely

for me!” Meanwhile, the

was working

on

using that

,

, which

had

with

,

. Sure, he craved

, but he knew that beauty was in the

and that even when he was whipping up some

, he was

. The end. I think. ;)


“If you haven’t noticed, Mom, I am indignant that you found more naughty boys!!” -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 50th (The Return of Shy Guy)

Congrats to Kaetrin, who won Beyond Reckless by Ava March! Beyond Reckless was released by Amber Quill Press yesterday.


Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Let’s see what Shy Guy‘s been up to lately, shall we?

was that he was tired of being

on

. He realized it was time to stop

, start

, and then conquer

so he could claim

, which was

of Great Price, snatched from the

. Alas, it was hard for him to change his

, let go of

, and embrace the fact that

, not raining

. Then, without warning, a

gave him a vicious

and he learned the hard way that

. The end.

Anyone not completely confused at this point? Really? Maybe you could explain it the rest of us, then. ;)


*sigh* “Mom’s a lost cause, isn’t she?” -Mayhem

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Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 24th (Shy Guy)

Hello, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of Misadventures in Stock Photography. Today you’ll be meeting Shy Guy. Awwww.

, and

were

(“mud” is not a good hair color for you, Shy Guy!), hoping that their plan of

from the

and his

weren’t just

. (Shy Guy, where did those bright yellow butterfly wings come from?!)

“Too late!” crowed the Prince of Servitude. “You’ll not take my freshly undead Trevor away from me now. Together,

will be

,

the

!” (Why would anyone airbrush out Shy Guy’s lovely abs?)

Alas,

, so Shy Guy gave up his quest, accepted that the

he carried were permanent, and commenced

as he enjoyed his lovely new invisible wings.

The end.

Whew!


“Oh, that poor shy boy, Mom! What a terrible ordeal!!” -Mayhem

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