Lots of action this moth it seems. It seems like perserverance does pay off. We all hear it all the time, but come on through. This July I had Book three in my Beneath 5th series come out... and a story calle Rose of the Deadlands on Kindle Vella (Amazon's new serial platform) And both … Continue reading Quanity and Quality: Moving on Up!
Who says you can't do fan art for your own stories? As the date for Spider's Gambit's release comes closer (August 19th... I swear I'm over here biting my nails!) I thought it would be fun for me to review some of the covers I tried to make myself... no not as in using a … Continue reading The Author’s Fan Art
I recieved a peice of exciting news today. For the first time I got to see the prettiest of numbers attached to a book I'm involved with. You know what number I mean #1!!! Monsters, Movies and Mayhem was #1 in new release horror anthologies. https://books2read.com/u/mYpvwd I feel like with all the bad news going … Continue reading #1… It’s Such a Pretty Number
Taking a knife to the kidneys with grace is an art form. And by knife to the kidneys I mean, of course, taking a critique. I’ve ranted before on the different type of critiquers and how some of them honestly just aren’t helpful and I still believe that. Critiquing is an art that’s learned, (a … Continue reading Accepting a Knife to the Kidneys (With a Smile)
Suddenly life got insanely busy 🙂 Over the past few weeks, I finally figured out where to go with the sequel to my novel and finished the first draft. On the opposite side, I got a few of my short stories in condition to start sending out and *crossed fingers* maybe not only get rejections. … Continue reading Halloweeeeeen is coming
This week has been a scramble and I admit, I’m not entirely prepared to blog. Things with the family have just been so busy. My dog needed surgery (which in Seattle is unaffordable. I had to go down to Oregon) and before that it was camping. Not only have I not thought through an adequate … Continue reading Family & A Tiny Terror
A question I’ve been hearing a lot of recently is “So what do you normally write? What is your passion?” My auto response has been that I write science fiction with an eye to fantasy, but the more I think about it, the more that isn’t true. The truth is I write a lot and … Continue reading I Put Words on Paper (or Computers) so I Write Words
https://youtu.be/xulXFB3-A3c Rabbits! My next novel will feature one of these nefarious beasts asthe villain. Yes, a fluffy, hippity-hoppity devil monster. For two years now, I’ve been trying to regrow some rose bushes the previous owners of our house cut down. I spray them (to keep the bunnies off.) It rains. The bunnies eat them. I … Continue reading Sexy Lamps, Roses and Villainous Rodents
I’ve finally worked up the courage to branch out on Wattpad and post a little fantasy. In its current incarnation, the piece is called Kingdom South. The novel is a tale that weaves a dark tapestry of fairytales together. It was a lot of fun to write and I hope it will be as much … Continue reading Kingdom South- New Wattpad story
Well, this was an eventful weekend. I attended the PNWA literary contest and I learned several things, mostly about myself but also about the world at large. The first is… I’m not crazy; I’m just a writer. Having met other writers it has suddenly clicked that all those things other people give me ‘that look’ … Continue reading If I Knew how to Speak, I Wouldn’t be a Writer.