12 Dec

It’s been an INSANE ride for the last few weeks around here! Today is the first crest of the first wave scheduled to roll over me in the next year. As I spend every waking hour cramming for finals at school, I also juggle blog posts, Facebook Fan Pages, Tweets, my social live (however diminished), my family, my work, my writing, cover designers, formatters, two cats, a dog, two “wives” and my needy best friend and roommate.

Then days like today happen and it makes it all worth it!

Today, I reveal the cover of my first book.

Today, I have something tangible to show the world.

Today, my writing is real.

Not to toot my own horn, but toot-motherfucking-toot! (thanks, Lola!)

Heaps of thanks go out to my wifey (and minion) Simone Nicole and her sister-wife Lola Stark without whom, I would be floundering. These two women are amazeballs and if I could give them the world, I would in a heartbeat.

**Cover Art and Design Copyright Louisa Maggio. All cover images remain the property of David Michael.

Her twenty-first birthday was supposed to be the beginning of a new chapter. She had been preparing herself for the moment she would be a real adult for months.

There was no way she could have prepared herself for what happened instead.

As her nightmares became more real with each night and her behavior became less like her own, Ardra fought to stay on the path she had so painstakingly planned for herself with very little success.

When she becomes the owner of a creepily-human dog named Kaiser, she finds herself oddly at peace with the unexpected addition to her household and clings tightly to him when tragedy strikes and shatters her world.

As she fights to put the pieces back together without losing herself in the Darkness that is building inside of her with each terrible step off of her path, a rag-tag band of supporters rally behind her. Each one of them prepared to go to the ends of the earth and back

She must find a way to defeat the Chaos that has consumed her life or risk losing everyone and everything that she has left. Including her soul.

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David Michael currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his three best friends, two of which are his cats. He has written several unpublished short stories, and over 200 poems, some of which have been published. He comes from a large family, with three siblings and three step-siblings. He’s a firm believer that there is inspiration in everything, you just have to be willing to see it. He firmly believes that there is nobody more amazing than his mom, Traci.

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9 responses to “Do: BE PROUD!

  1. Leila

    December 12, 2013 at 7:18 PM

    Congratulations, you should be so proud!

    • gavinmorningstar

      December 13, 2013 at 12:49 AM

      I am! To the point that I think I might throw up before publication day actually gets here! Haha!

  2. Melissa Jones

    December 12, 2013 at 7:25 PM

    Congrats on the new book!! Love the cover and the synopsis sounds intriguing, will be adding to my TBR 🙂

    • gavinmorningstar

      December 13, 2013 at 12:47 AM

      Thanks!!! I’m UBER excited to hit that publish button and get it over with! Hahaha! It’s stressing me out!

  3. Dimaris

    December 12, 2013 at 7:29 PM

    We are proud of you David!!! And pimping the hell out of this…can’t wait!

    • gavinmorningstar

      December 13, 2013 at 12:48 AM

      D’aww…….. ❤ Stop trying to make me cry!

  4. erecia

    December 12, 2013 at 7:30 PM

  5. Selene

    December 12, 2013 at 7:30 PM

    Sounds wonderful! Congrats on your first book!


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