Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 110th (The Return of Baddest Santa Guy)



Congrats to Tawnie and Chava, who won Mine by Mary CalmesMine will be released by Dreamspinner Press on March 5.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Some disturbing news, people – according to this stock photo page, the same model (Francesco Maria Curá) is not only Baddest Santa Guy, but also… brace yourselves… Smarmy Guy! 😮

couldn’t stop wondering

– he was sure it had to be something

ly delicious, and he hoped it would be

when he found out what it was. Maybe

, who had convinced him that

and so had him craving

, could tell him about the diet of elves! Besides being a handyman, Callum was a

and he used his theatrical expertise (plus his

) when he was

and

, what could be better?

Oh, I don’t know – how about a storyline that makes sense?! 😉


“Hmph. This boy seems exceptionally naughty. I do not approve.” -Mayhem

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Misadventures in Stock Photography: Part the 108th (Smarmy Guy)



Congrats to Nette, who won The Only Easy Day (Sanctuary #2) by RJ Scott! The Only Easy Day was released by Silver Publishing on February 18.

Congrats to Melissa, who won The Pirate’s Gamble by Eden WintersThe Pirate’s Gamble was released by JMS Books on February 19.



Welcome to another edition of the Misadventures in Stock Photography! Today we’ll be meeting Smarmy Guy. Would you buy a used car from this man?!

was at the

in

, snacking on

and dreaming his

, when suddenly

showed up with some

and forced a

with

over some all-but-

he’d kept track of

. By the end of the showdown, they were all

together and making

s, thanking each other for these

. Awwww! 🙂


“Some things can’t be unseen, 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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