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The sequel to my first novel, Six Gears, is about to drop. I'm excited for this milestone and achievement. I would have never imagine I would go on to publish two novels in my 30s. Crazy.

Six Gears - GP Shift is where it's at.

A very tiny snippet to show you the writing, and to give you a sneak peak into a piece of the story... Also, it's not only about motorcycles. There's a lot of car action in there, I promise you.

... and yes, Adoré is S.Q. I use both names interchangingly purposely to break up the constant repetativeness of name usage. Reading the story early on, you will get to know each character by their real name and nick name. It's a developed style I like at times.

...any grammar errors you see will be caught in final proofing...

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Leaned against a POLL? Or do you mean POLE?
 

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Leaned against a POLL? Or do you mean POLE?
Yes, and great eye. It's already changed to pole. The MS is in final proofing. 80,000 words is a lot, and final proofing 'will' catch errors like this before going to full print. Books go through numerous edits and checks before publication. I figure, based on books I've read myself, by the time we go to full print, it may have between 0 and maybe 2-3 errors at most. I've read books, best sellers, that had a few errors here and there even with top talented editors.

Thanks!(y)👍

...any grammar errors you see will be caught in final proofing...
I should have the MS back from final proofing this following week ready for printing and production.
 

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Very true, big names with the right team still have errors at times. I was like oh, leaning on a voting booth. I got a laptop from the early 90s that I was typing my memoir on and silly me, not ever taking out the 30 year old drive to backup my work... one day it went belly up. Heads crashed.
 
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Yup. Final read through and proofing is underway as we type.
 
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Synopsis:

Although Marquis “Move Out” Mariolis willed his friends the resources to make his goals become reality after his disappearance, new hindrances surfaced in the lives of those who interacted with Move Out around the time of his surmised death. Back-to-back obstacles were a constant battle for anyone attempting to offer something positive toward the completion of Move Out’s requested wishes. Compounding stumbling blocks affected everyone from teenagers who had a traumatic childhood to city council members in different communities while reaching as far as the executive branch of state government. However, through all the turmoil, Move Out had secretly done so many good deeds prior to his untimely departure as well as in his absence, karma was able to counterbalance the troubles evolving in the lives of those who were associated with Move Out. Did Move Out execute enough good deeds to bring about a positive change to his community, or will the same politics and lies which initially ruined Move Out’s life continue to hurt those who were closest to him? The community has their sight set on the former.
 

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Here's the first.

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Marquis “Move Out” Mariolis had huge aspirations of using his athletic ability to change his life leaving behind his mischievous ways as a teen. With the help of his high school coach, Move Out began to mature into a distinguished young man. His entire life changed when a lie brought his world to a crashing halt. Although the truth eventually prevailed, the damage done to his life and goals set him on a new path. Obtaining influential guidance from those who learned from past mistakes, Move Out adapted to his new journey. As an adult, he developed even larger goals to ensure the youth from his community didn’t follow criminal ways. He sought to make a difference in his community and the world. Marquis built a hidden empire without the help of his extremely successful friends to offer them full deniability. His plan was to use the resources from his empire to witness his goals come to fruition. Move Out's ultimate goal was centered around getting the underprivileged to the upper echelon of motorcycle racing. While striving to make a difference, he and his five closest friends lived like tomorrow would never arrive. Throughout his journey, Move Out learned the best-laid plans can go awry even with the best intentions in mind.

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Real good books for people who love riding and the culture.

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More in stock. As inventory decreases, more copies are manufactured.
 

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I'm hear to update y'all with another milestone I've reached. I don't have anyone to advocate for me, so I'm on my own - my own sales, my own marketing, and everything else that comes with... aahhh you know.

The sequel, Six Gears - GP Shift, to my first novel, Six Gears, has been placed in the free library of Philadelphia for circulation along with the orignial. You should check them out. I'm telling you, if you're into this #bikelife, it's a read you don't want to miss out on.
 
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