In which I relate 100% to Frodo after destroying the ring. I FINISHED WRITING THE MOUNTAIN BARON!! https://giphy.com/gifs/reactionseditor-3oKIPf3C7HqqYBVcCk It took me just over four years. 2-3 different plot arcs were cut. At least 1 character didn't make it into the final version. And the grand total word count is 135,592. This is the longest thing … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: Forever Long Novel Completed
Howdy! Today as part of the fantabulous Janeen Ippolito's launch of her new writing book Irresistible World Building , I have been invited to share about one of my story worlds! I picked Calvyrn from The Wolf Prince in honor of it going to the editor today and being published later this year. 🙂 For those of you … Continue reading Exploring Calvyrn – Irresistible World Building Blog Hop
Howdy! Yesterday I finally put the finishing touches on a new draft of a project that I've been working off and on forever and have teased numerous times on this blog... Worldjumpers is now finished-ish! That is to say the newest version of the most recent draft is finished. lol! I took this story from … Continue reading Do You Wanna Read My Novel?
Technically, it wasn't a comic con. It was Dallas Fan Expo in...you guessed it. Dallas. It has been over a year since I've done any sort of convention/signing thing and I was super excited to get back into it last weekend. It was a new convention for me, so I was also excited to see … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Having A Booth At Comic Cons
Howdy! So last week the lovely Deborah O'Carroll tagged me in an original blog tag! And it came at a pretty good time. I need a post topic and this one is all about goals which I just rearranged recently. 🙂 Rules: 1. Link back to the person who tagged you 2. Share the … Continue reading Writerly Spring Cleaning Tag (And Snippets!)
Howdy! Just popping in for a super exciting announcement! Adela's Curse is now re-released with the shiny second edition! Behold! Kindle Paperback A curse. A murderous scheme. A choice. A witch and her master capture a young faery and command her to kill their enemy. Adela has no choice but to obey. If she does … Continue reading The Last of the Re-Releases
Howdy! So, awhile ago, I got tagged to do the Evil Author Tag, by Emily M. She's my sister-in-law's sister. Question, does that make her my sister-in-law? 😛 Anyway, I told her I would actually do it, so here I am. Finally! (I wont't tell you when she tagged me. :P) 1. How many characters do … Continue reading Evil Author Tag
Howdy! I never got around to doing a 2017 recap. But here's basically how my 2017 writing year went. Over my Christmas break, I sat down and outlined my 2018 writing goals. Which seem fairly lofty at this moment, given that I'm already behind on my Jan word count.... BUT, my oldest sister is … Continue reading Jumping In To A New Year
Howdy! I know it's only been two weeks since I posted last, but I feel like it's been a lot longer. Also life has been crazy, so that's why I went with plums instead of lemons, because it hasn't actually been bad, I've just been a permanently exhausted pigeon with too many things to do … Continue reading When Life Hands You Plums
Howdy! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! Yay! And that means this Friday is a day of massive sales and insanity. So a bunch of my fellow authors and myself have grouped together to participate in the madness with some of the best things on earth - books! Starting Friday, there will be ton of fun sales going … Continue reading Black Friday Book Sales!