Hi, I'm back! Life has been oh so full, and lots of fun, so as usual, I haven't posted here. To the updates! I have finished draft 3 of the second book in the Memory Aether series and it is currently with Beta readers. While I wait for them to sink their teeth into it, … Continue reading Newsletter: Mug, Desk, & Scope
People both hate and love Pinterest. Some pay hundreds of dollars to learn how to use it so they can make a living pinning things for others (tempting). While some readers of this blog (hi Dad) have no idea how to even use it or why it might be helpful. My take on it: it's … Continue reading A Few Interesting Curations
I had worked up the courage to finally talk to one of my favorite authors at the convention this past weekend. It was right before a panel was about to begin and I wasn’t sure there was enough time. Scanning the other seated attendees frantically, I was worried she might not be in the room. … Continue reading 4th Street Fantasy convention recap
When I was growing up, the video game my brothers and I played constantly was Civilizations III. It was so much fun. We would compete with each other to see who could discover Railroad technology the earliest (I think my older brother holds that record for something like 600 BC but it was awhile ago … Continue reading Risk (why my book is like a Trireme)
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Hello gentle readers, Please cross your fingers for me this Thursday and Friday. I entered an online event to pitch my book to agents and editors. There are several opportunities throughout this multi-day online event in both the Blogosphere and the Twitterverse. Not only do I LOVE social media events involving writing and publishing, but … Continue reading PitchMAS and First Chapter
If you haven't heard of Miss Snark's First Victim's blog, then you need to go check her out Right. Now. She holds contests for writers that sometimes help them get published. I was randomly selected out of who knows how many entries to participate and the first 250 words of my novel will be critiqued … Continue reading I’m in a contest!