Inside Out TV Casting vs. Fifty Shades Casting

Today I’m talking about casting for the upcoming INSIDE OUT TV show in comparison to the Fifty Shades of Grey casting. There are a lot of differences for movies, cable TV and regular TV shows. But do the fans and readers have a say in casting of the Inside Out TV show? Watch to find out :)

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I Belong to You (Inside Out 5) is available for PRE-ORDER!

Sexy Master

I Belong to You INSIDE OUT #5 

No cover yet but I’ve seen it and it’s GORGEOUS! 

THE MARK COMPTON story finally! ALL of his secrets and there are many…

Pre-orders at Amazon now — coming everywhere soon!


Being that person, that man, is how I define myself, how I allow the rest of the world to define me as well. And now, with a terrible loss shredding me inside out and someone trying to destroy my family to punish me, control is more important than ever. It is everything. It is what I need. It is all I need. Or maybe I just need…her.

Official press release, as announced in Publishers Weekly — more Inside Out books!

I’m thrilled to share the news with everyone I’ve already been hinting about…but it’s official now!


Gallery Books and Pocket Star, the digital first imprint of Simon and Schuster, have entered into a major deal with New York Timesbestselling author Lisa Renee Jones to continue her phenomenally successful INSIDE OUT series. In the new acquisition, announced by Gallery Books’ Publisher Jen Bergstrom, Gallery will publish 2 books and Pocket Star will publish 3 e-novellas, all in 2014.

The INSIDE OUT series began with the books If I Were You, Being Me, and Revealing Us, which most recently hit both the New York Timesand USA Today bestseller lists. In 2013, Jones supplemented her print oeuvre, and reader demand, with 5 series-related e-shorts. To date, translation rights have been sold in 12 countries. The INSIDE OUT series is being developed into a television series by award-winning producer Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland) who is inviting fans to join a specially-created newsletter for insider information on the series as it develops.They can join by sending an email to

Said Jen Bergstrom, “We are so excited about this series and all of its potential. Lisa’s voice and concept are thoroughly unique and we look forward to seeing where each new book will take us.”
Senior Editor Micki Nuding will edit the books and the deal, for world rights, was handled by Louise Fury of The Bent Agency. TV Rights were handled by Shari Smiley at Resolution.

Inside Out book news — HIS Secrets — Chris’s POV

Hi all! 

February 24th Chris’s POV will arrive. This takes place in Paris right before he and Sara head to San Francisco. 

News on the rest of the books/stories hopefully by the end of the week. We are just working through release dates before official announcements. Lots more Mark coming! 

The Blurb:

In a world where my only escape has been my art, Sara has been the light in my darkness. And there is darkness, the kind of inky black that can bleed from my life to hers. She doesn’t see it. She doesn’t understand what I’ve shown her. And my biggest fear is that soon…she will.

 It’s live at Amazon in the US and Barnes and should soon be live everywhere.

Also all 4 of Rebecca’s Lost Journals and MASTER UNDONE will be in print together in April. The Pre-orders are live at Amazon US and Barnes and will be live everywhere soon. 

A special message from Suzanne Todd, the amazing producer developing INSIDE OUT

Hi all!

Want exclusive updates on the TV show and a chance to be a part of casting chats and more? I had a fabulous meeting with Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland, Must Love Cats and Dogs, Austin Powers)  and her team about INSIDE OUT here in LA yesterday and @teamTodd shared this email


All you have to do is send an email that says I WANT TO BE AN INDIE OUT INSIDER or whatever fun thing you want to say!  


Sign up for updates now because when announcements are made things will move fast. Rally your friends who want to talk about casting too so you will have a voice when the time comes:) Not now. But when the time is right. 


Also news about more books in the series if you tab down my front page. Blurbs for new INSIDE OUT BOOKS are on my Coming Soon page!

And don’t forget IF I WERE YOU is free at until October 7th.



Revealing Us is a New York Times and USA Today Best Seller

Thank you everyone!!! And I can’t wait to bring you the next adventure in the INSIDE OUT series. Official news soon I promise. Some details on my book page now and below. 

Update: Responding to the many questions about INSIDE OUT future books

Hi all – 

I was trying to wait until the official announcement to tell more about INSIDE OUT but some people are getting upset because they don’t know what is happening next and even feeling frustrated. I appreciate that you are that invested in the characters!

I’ll have official news VERY soon.  

Some of you have ask about the word ‘trilogy’ but you also all see that there is much more to come, and you’ve expressed the idea of not knowing what happens to Mark, Ava, Chris, Sara, and even Rebecca, is not a good one. And Ricco and Mary are in some pretty hot water, too! Ryan is also an issue and Chantal and Rey. I don’t plan to leave any of them ( or you) hanging. I’d planned more books from the day I outlined the series but to spin them off into another series. With the TV stuff and the connected characters staying so interwoven though that just made no sense the change the series name. So the stories continue as I’d always planned and with the same series name. 

Added notes:

#4 is in Sara’s POV and #5 is in Mark’s POV.  Another reason I originally called it a “trilogy” was I planned to make 4 and 5 in Mark’s POV. I wanted that shift to be clear. However as I wrote #3 I decided #4 has to be in Sara’s POV. There are just too many things to do with her and Chris we still need to visit. These characters are so alive they make decisions for me and I think many of you would be upset with me if you didn’t get to see the final pages of Chris and Sara from inside their relationship. There will be lots of  Mark though in #4 as it was originally planned in his POV. 

Ella is a completely new trilogy that will be a completely new storyline. 

Hang in there with me and we’ll share more soon. 

I can’t wait to tell all!



Escaping Reality is a USA Today Best Seller!

Thank you to my readers and all the bloggers who helped me spread the word! 



Belles on Wheels Bus Tour May 9th – May 14th #BellesOnWheels

May 09, 2014

Belles on Wheels

 Have you marked your calendars??  

I am excited to be joining some fabulous authors on tour – the BELLES ON WHEELS Bus Tour starts May 9th in Atlanta, GA traveling to Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and Mississippi. Ending up at RT Con in New Orleans on May 14th.  I hope to see you soon!!

Friday, May 9th – 7:00 PM
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Saturday, May 10th – 12:00 PM
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Saturday, May 10th – 7:00 PM
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387 Perkins Road Extended, Memphis, TN 38117
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Sunday, May 11th – 12:00 PM
HALF PRICE BOOKS, 5803 East Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 74231 | @halfpricebooks | Join the FACEBOOK Event

Sunday, May 11th – 6:00 PM
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Monday, May 12th – 7:00 PM
BARNES & NOBLE (The Woodlands Mall)
1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381 | @BNBuzz | Join the FACEBOOK Event

Tuesday, May 13th – 7:00 PM
304 Howard St, Greenwood, MS 38930 |  |Join the FACEBOOK Event

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