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I’m Home! Now, Let’s Begin Again.

After over six and a half months, I’m finally home from my deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. It was a trip, as every deployment is, but I got through, just as I have 2 other times in the past. Each deployment, I’ve been gone over six months, so that’s over a year and a half away from my family, but when you tally up all the other temporary duty locations I’ve gone to over my 15+ years in the Air Force, I’ve had to spend well over 2 and a half years away from home.

It’s a rough life, but this life has given us more memories than we ever knew it would. So, it’s a love/hate relationship I have with the United States Air Force. We’re severely underpaid, but we have free healthcare. We’re forced to move around the world, even when we don’t want to, but through that moving we see so much more than the civilians we fight to protect. We spend so much time away from our families, but if you’re able to make it through it, your family is so much stronger. I appreciate my wife and children more than the average man, because we’ve had to deal with so much, and we’ve done it all together from the very start. This is what we do, and we still have over 4 years left to do it.

You’re probably wondering what the desert is like. I get that. I would wonder the same thing if I never got to go. The answer is exactly what you’d expect. It’s f**king hot! There’s more to it than that, but that’s a really memorable part. In Al Dhafra, the average temperature was 114 in June during the day. At night, the temp was still at 100, but the humidity shot up to 100%. That’s not an exaggeration. It was 100% humidity at night in June and July.

Showers were ruined the second  I walked outside. It would start with my hands. It’d feel like my hands were sweating all of a sudden, but it wasn’t sweat, it was just the humidity covering my palms with mist. Metal buildings on the base would drip with water as if it was raining, simply because the AC would be on inside the building and condensation would coat the outside of the building. Although a shower could be destroyed within seconds of stepping outside, if you went two days without a shower, the world would know, because the amount of sweat that’d cover your body would be insane, and with sweat comes STANK! So, I had to keep the showers on point if I didn’t want a rep for being the funky guy on shift.

I’m a gym rat, so I spent the entire 6 months going to the gym. I was on a mission to bring my 6-pack back, and I’m happy to say I was able to pull it off! Due to my commitment to cardio and lifting, I was able to build muscle and lose fat at the same time. At first, I thought I might just try to bulk to something insane, but after some thought, I decided to cut up. I just thought Wifey would like that better, to be honest. She probably doesn’t care, but in my head, she wants a husband with huge shoulders and 6-pack abs, so that’s what I built for myself. It was a bitch, because my stupid stomach DID NOT want to cooperate at first, and for the first 3 months, I thought it wasn’t going to work. Eventually, though, the layer of fat melted off and ridges started to show up when I flexed my stomach. I haven’t had visible muscles on my stomach since I was in my early 20s, so the hard work paid off!

Now that the deployment is over, it’s go time once again. The book game has changed a lot since Wifey and I first started. A LOT. There’s all this stuff about ads on Facebook and Amazon, and the days of writing a book and putting out without much worry or money are over. Now, it officially takes money to make money. It’s a scary thing when you’re not rich, because what if it doesn’t work? What if I give my money to Facebook for advertising, and I don’t even break even in book sales? Now I’m even more broke and my entire family suffers.

So, I’m nervous. I’m nervous as hell, but one thing that didn’t change when I was over there was my love and desire for writing. I want to do this for a living, whether it’s traditional or indie (although I’d prefer traditional due to the types of stories I want to write that seem impossible to sell in the indie world). In order to get what I want as fast as possible (because I only have 4+ years of military service left before I retire), I have to write my ass off. I’ve been thinking about it and planning it for 6 months, and now it’s time to get to work.

The words are going to come fast. I have a lot of amazing sh*t in my head, and I have a style of my own that I’m dying to show the world. I’ve published 11 books to date, but I truly feel like I’m starting over right now, because the game is so different and I’m writing in a lane I created for myself. I don’t know if writing this way will do well in the indie world, but we’re going to test it and find out. Regardless, I’m going to write my way 100%. If you’ve read my books in the past, this “new me” really isn’t anything new. It’s Madman (Love & Chaos #1). When I wrote that book, it changed me. Even when I wrote BOSS, I knew it wasn’t Madman, and I knew I could never go back to whatever it was I was doing before I wrote as Solomon King. Solomon was just too much, and he gave me a whole new brain when it comes to writing. He’s the bar now, and somehow I have to top him. I’ve come up with so many characters and plots to try, and maybe this style won’t get much love in the indie world, but like I said, we’re going to try anyway.

While I’m trying, I’m also going to be trying to go traditional, because I believe I’m good enough to do it. I believe my style of writing is good enough and my ability as a writer is good enough. I believe I’m ready, now more than ever before. I’m pumped up. All I have to do now is sit my ass down and start writing. My current WIP has a title that will be announced soon, and it’s well underway. Tomorrow, I plan to review what I’ve written on my brand new Chromebook (Yes, I love my Chromebook!), and I intend to write the next day!

Once I’m writing, I don’t plan on stopping. Even after I finish my current WIP, I’m not taking a break between books. I’ll move onto the next WIP as soon as I’m done with this one, and intend to start to query for an agent with my next manuscript. I’m about to be a writing fool! I have to do some work on my social media presence, but the writing will be on 100. I’m going to build my audience by being who I am, and writing what I want, and I believe my dream of being a full-time author with books in stores across the world will come to fruition. You WILL find my books in Target one day. They’ll be in Walmart, EVERY Barnes & Noble, and even that little bookstore in Guam we used to shop at called Bestseller.

This is the beginning. I have to look at it that way in order to feel refreshed about what I’m about to do. I’ve been writing a long time, but now I feel like I’m actually pursuing becoming an author. I know I’m already a bestselling indie author, but trying to become full-time and traditional is a whole new journey with new steps to take and new bumps in the road. I know it won’t be easy, but it’s what I want to do. It’s something I have to pursue. I

‘m starting over right now. This is the new WS Greer. Even with 11 books in my catalog, I haven’t even gotten started. You ready? Good. Let’s begin again.

 

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Posted by on August 4, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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New BOSS Teaser!

What up, my lovely followers?  I totally meant to get this teaser sent out yesterday, but time got the best of me, so I had to skip it.  Deployments are crazy like that.  I’ve still got 3 and a half months left in this bitch, too.  Ugh.  Oh well, what can ya do?  I will, however, do my best to get teasers out to my blog followers before they go out anywhere else.  So, without further ado, here’s the newest teaser for Boss, hitting shelves May 7th!  PREORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!

 

 

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Posted by on March 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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New Teaser/Excerpt from BOSS

Wanna hear a short but funny story?  Facebook actually blocked me from running an ad using this teaser, just because it had the word DAMN in it.  I really thought they’d shoot it down because of the background image of the girl being fucked up against the wall, but nope!  They were cool with that, but the word DAMN, well that really crossed the blurry Facebook line and they just couldn’t let that one slide.  So fucking annoying!  But it’s all good.  Here, I can say and do whatever the DAMN I want.  Well, that word doesn’t really fit there, but like I said, I can do what I want on my blog, so I can put the word DAMN wherever I say it fits, and if you’re following this blog, you get all of me and my teasers completely uncensored!  So, without further ado, I bring you the first teaser for BOSS!

 

 

There will be a lot more where this came from, as we get closer and closer to May 7th, when BOSS hits shelves everywhere.  If you like what you see here, you know what you gotta do, right?  You gotta preorder BOSS right now, and I got you on that.  Follow any of the links below to your retailer of choice and 1-click that preorder button so that when BOSS drops on May 7th, you get it first!  And here’s a little secret… you ready?  BOSS drops on a Tuesday, and on the first weekend of it being out, the price is going up from $2.99, to $3.99, so get it while it’s a dollar cheaper, and don’t risk missing out on that.  Go preorder BOSS today, and stay tuned.  I’ve got a lot more coming as I muscle my way back into this book world of ours.  “Let’s get it.”

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~ International bestselling author WS Greer is at his all-time best in this long-awaited mafia romantic suspense standalone. BOSS is action-packed, scorching hot, and will have you out of breath as you struggle to turn the pages fast enough. ~

I was never supposed to be anything special. Born and raised in Brownsville, Brooklyn, I was supposed to know my place, and grow up to be absolutely nothing. But what they never knew was that I’ve always been special, just not in the way the world defines the word.

I’m special because I’m more ambitious than them. I’m smarter, and much more violent. When you add it all up, you get a man who’s capable of creating something out of nothing… a brand new mafia family right in the heart of New York. They have no idea what I’m willing to do, or how far I’m willing to go to make my family unstoppable.

I don’t care which Italian mob family thinks they run this city. Their rules don’t apply to me. Tell me I can’t take over this borough, I’ll take it. Tell me I can’t overpower the mafia, I’ll crush them. Tell me I can’t touch a mob boss’s daughter, and I’m gonna touch her up-and-down with my hands and tongue, until she screams she belongs to me loud enough for her father hear, and then the two of us are going to bring the entire structure of things crashing down around our enemies. She’ll be my Bonnie, and I’ll be the baddest Clyde the world has ever seen.

They say we’re angry for how we’ve been treated. Well, she and I are smart enough to know that if you get angry enough, and you harness your emotions just right, you get two things: passionate love, and a wildfire hot enough to burn down everything that ever held you back. This time, two wrongs will make it right.

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Cover RE-Reveal for Long Live the King

FINALLY!!  After lots of thought, and a ton of ridiculous waiting for Amazon to get their head out of their asses, I’m finally able to bring you the cover re-reveal for Long Live the King!!  Check this baby out!

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Oh I just love it so much!!  I have to give big, huge, props to my designer, Robin, for being so incredibly, insanely talented.  All I have to do is show her a pic and mention my vision, and she brings the whole thing to life in no time at all.  It’s been a great 3 and a half years working with her, and I wouldn’t use another cover designer if my life depended on it.  Fuck it, kill me, but I’m using Robin!

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So I decided to redo the cover for LLTK after l took a look at the cover of Kingpin, and kept thinking about how much more I liked that cover over the LLTK cover.  Then I remembered how I did something I knew I didn’t want to do originally.  I always wanted the same model for the two covers, but I went against my gut, and that’s a no-no.  So, I took it back to where it needed to go, and this book now has the type of cover the story needs.

This series is soooooo good!  It’s the best thing I’ve published so far, and my favorite published book with my favorite published characters (notice I keep saying “published”? New awesomeness is on the way.  Solomon says Hi, by the way :)).  So to commemorate the release of the new cover, I’m putting both books in the series on sale for 99¢!  So head on over to Amazon, B&N, iBooks, or Kobo, and one-click Kingpin and Long Live the King right now!!  Dominic and Alananah’s story is amazing, and you can get it now on sale!!  Go one-click!

 

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Posted by on January 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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WS in 2017

Well, 2016 is coming to a close and it was a big year.  Tons and tons of books came out that did really well and grabbed a lot of peoples attention, and my book, Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance), was one of those big books of 2016. 13180926_1736689803241828_1586459477_n

I was so proud to see it do well and finally get me some attention that I’ve been hoping for for a long time. So I just want to say Thank You to all of my fans for making that book do as well as it did.

But now we are moving onto 2017, and I am excited just like people usually are at the end of the year when they get their New Year’s resolutions together. For me and my family, it’s going to be a big year for us anyway, because we are finally moving away from the island of Guam and officially going back to the United States!  We don’t know where in the states we’re going to live, but we do know that we are going back to the states, and that means book signings and being able to communicate on social media at a time that isn’t 2 o’clock in the morning for me and my wife!  This move is going to be great for us from a business standpoint, so now that we know that it’s official and we have no other option, I am excited about it and can’t wait to see how it positively affects what we’re doing in the book world. We have three book signings already locked in for 2017: Vegas in August, Phoenix in September, Manchester in November, which we are beyond excited about!  So we can’t wait to get out there and see our fans, and give autographs, and do meet & greets and just have a great time being published authors in this amazing indie community.

The books that I have planned to publish in 2017 are stories that I am so excited to write!  All of them are what I like to call Alpha Romantic Suspense, where it’s romantic suspense but the lead male character is an alpha bad ass who doesn’t take any shit and is ride or die for his woman like no other!  I learned a lot from the three books I published in 2016, and I plan on using everything that I learned this year to make every book that I publish next year my best books yet, starting with Madman (A Wilde King Novel).

2017 will be a big year for the #AuthorPowerCouple!  Writing and game-planning has already begun. 2017 is curtains up for me, personally. Enjoy the show!

 

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Loose Cannon Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance #1)

Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance #2) 

Red Snow (A Loose Cannon Novel)

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Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Red Snow – Cover Reveal!

“I’m Jarrod Granger, 

a confident, brash, smart ass who gets sh*t done.  If you don’t like me, fu*k you.  

Your hate won’t stop me from fu*king the next girl, or solving the next case.  I’m untouchable.”

Red Snow (A Loose Cannon Novel) by WS Greer

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Release Date: December 5th

Genre: Suspense/Romantic Suspense

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Blurb:

My name is Detective Jarrod Granger, and you can say what you want about me. Call me arrogant, call me cocky, call me a man-whore, call me a renegade, call me an asshole, call me a loose cannon. But one thing you can never say about me is that I don’t get the job done.

I’ve dedicated my entire rocky, sex-fueled, tumultuous life to bringing down bad guys. I may not be able to keep a relationship, I may bounce from woman to woman like it’s some sort of competition, I may fu*k and drink like there’s no tomorrow, but if you’re a criminal and on my radar, you’re the one who’s fu*ked.

So when a woman is brutally murdered, decapitated, and put on display like a snowman in front of an elementary school, there’s no other choice on who can handle it.

This kind of case requires someone willing to break the rules, someone who’ll go the extra mile.  It requires someone cocky, someone confident.  A loose cannon.  Because only someone whose life is a boiling hot mess of sex, liquor, and violence will be willing to do what it takes to hunt this killer down. 

Sometimes it takes a man straddling the line between sane and crazy to catch a psycho.

 

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A message from WS Greer

“This book is everything to me.  After gaining some success and a good following with my last series, I didn’t know if I’d be able to top it, and I definitely didn’t think I’d be able to have a character who would trump all my others.  It all came together in Red Snow.  Jarrod Granger is me at my absolute best, and writing this story around him has been the most fun I’ve ever had during any writing process.  The cover, the blurb, the characters, EVERYTHING, it all came together better than anything I’ve ever done before, and I can’t wait for the world to get their hands on it.  December seriously can’t come fast enough!. 

Jarrod is a fu*king storm about to come rain all over everything.  He’s hot, sexy, crude, smart as fu*k, and the ultimate bad ass.  His entire life is a sex-fueled roller-coaster ride of drama, and I love it!  I love him!  You like alpha males?  Jarrod Granger is here to kick your favorite alpha males ass.  He’s the ultimate loose cannon, and it’s a good thing I’m releasing this cover 2 months before the book goes live, because you’re gonna need time to prepare for Jarrod’s arrival.”

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Get ready for the roller-coaster ride of a lifetime when Red Snow hits shelves December 5th!!

Make sure Red Snow hits your Kindle the first minute it’s available!!

♦♦PRE-ORDER NOW!!♦♦

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Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Long Live the King is Live–And Here I/We Come!

First things first… My newest baby, Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #2) is LIVE!!!!  The moment has finally arrived, and my book is on shelves everywhere on the I-net, waiting for you to download it and indulge!  This book was such a long time coming, and I’m so proud to see it completed and out there for the world to read.  It took a lot out of me, finishing this book, and that’s why I appreciate and love it so much!!

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There isn’t anything that I can say about this book that I haven’t already said, so I’ll just post this here and hope that after months of promotion and trying to hype this up, you’ll believe me when I tell you that this book is the best thing I have ever written, and it will blow you away.  The rest is up to you.  This is an epic conclusion, and I hope you’ll take a chance on it for 99¢.

Now, on to the next part of this blog post–Here I/We Come!!

I’ve been doing this for three years now, and it has been an incredible journey, and I’m proud of what I’ve been able to accomplish in this short time with the 8 books I have on the shelf.  However, it’s time for more.  I’m ambitious, and I want to be great.  It’s really as simple as that.  I want more and more people to read my books and fall in love with these stories that I fall in love with when I think of them.  I want the world to love my characters just as much as I do.  So, here I/We come.

My wife, bestselling author Isabel Lucero, and I, have been being pretty quiet about ourselves since we started this.  We’ve sat back and watched as other books and other authors have blown up and gone on to be big deals.  We’ve watched other male authors come and go and form clicks to join forces and fans, and we’ve been in the shadows, biding our time, waiting for it to be our turn.  Well, waiting for it to be our turn has only gotten us so far, and it’s obvious that it won’t take us to where we want to go.  So, we’re about to be everywhere.  We’re about to be in you faces nonstop!  I’m totally not kidding.  Before this post, I’ve already done 3 live stream videos where I have given away books to anybody who PM’s me, and I’ve got another book group takeover first thing tomorrow morning.  We’re going to plaster our mugs all over the internet so that people can get to know us and tell other people about us.  We are a married couple who writes books!  Both of us are bestselling authors!  We have what nobody else does, and we haven’t shown ourselves to the world.  Well this is it.  Those days are OVER.  So, I plan on being everywhere all the damn time.  It’s gonna be me and my baby, forming our own little click, and taking over the world.  We are the new Joker and Harley Quinn.  The world is ours, and we want you to know who we are.  So, if after all this time, you still feel like you don’t know who I am or who she is, and you’re not sure about buying our books for whatever reason, you’re about to get to know us.

I’m the Joker, she’s my Harley Quinn, and we’re about to take over the world.  Ready or not.  Here we come!!

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Detective Granger Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #1)

Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #2) 

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Posted by on September 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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