Hi Everyone! I hope you’re having a great May. It’s been surprisingly cool here. That has not prevented the pollen from being released in enormous quantities. I like to think it’s giving my voice a sexy, throaty quality. I suspect it’s actually just making me sound hoarse. I’ve got a jam-packed newsletter today, so I’ll […]Read more "Last chance to get The Midnight Land I Free! Plus excerpt of The Singing Shore, with pictures"
Hey Everyone! Yes! It’s true! I finished the first draft of The Singing Shore! As you can see, it was a gargantuan task. And there are many more gargantuan tasks left to do before it will be ready to go out into the world. I can’t even begin to guess at a release date at this point. […]Read more "“The Singing Shore” is finished! Sort of."
Hey Everyone! I hope you’re hanging in there with this crazy weather we’ve been having across a lot of the US. Especially if you’re in Texas. Here in NC, it wasn’t nearly that bad, but we did get more freezing rain than we would have liked. Fortunately no major trees went down in my neighborhood, […]Read more "Doggy Drama! Plus the rise of the machines"
Hello Everyone! I hope you are staying safe and healthy and enjoying the new year. I’m still hunkered down pretty well, only going out to take Renee the Italian Greyhound to see her favorite people at the pet food store. She is still trying to recover from her tragic tooth issue and consequent dental surgery […]Read more "My Favorite Fantasy Books of the Year So Far"
Hello Everyone! Goodness, what a week, what a week! I hope you are staying calm and safe in the midst of the maelstrom. I have been doing reasonably well, although there have been some issues. Nothing to do with the madness in DC, but rather with my furry companions. Precious Renee, my Italian Greyhound mix, […]Read more "Vet Visits and Audiobook Giveaway"
Hello Everyone! I hope you’re staying safe and enjoying the holiday season. I have succumbed to my addiction to online gaming in a very minor way. You see, I got a Jacquie Lawson advent calendar. You might think that’s pretty safe, but noooooooo. If you’ve ever gotten one, you know that they’re fiendishly stuffed with […]Read more "The Midnight Land I is now free on all storefronts"
Hello all! I hope you are enjoying your holiday weekend (if you’re in the US) and not going too crazy with Black Friday madness. I myself may have just bought a new computer (gulp!). My current one had a nasty crash during a storm earlier this month, and so I decided to bite the bullet […]Read more "How Spicy Do You Like Your Fantasy Romance?"
Happy November, everyone! I hope you are remaining cool and calm–or warm and calm, if the weather is already cold where you are–in this super-stressful period. I am trying to remain relaxed myself and focus on my writing. I’ve got writing-related snippets to share, but first I wanted to share a fun picture. I’ve been […]Read more "Pony pictures and NaNoWriMo progress"
Hello! I hope you are having as beautiful autumnal/vernal weather as I am right now. And now, having gotten that weather chit-chat out of the way, let me jump right into all the news I have. First of all, I’ve signed up for NaNoWriMo! I’ve never been able to do it before because it always […]Read more "NaNoWriMo2020 and Pinterest"
Hello! Goodness, what a lot I have to talk about today! In exciting personal news, after many weeks and many outlays of money, I now have a working water system. Yay! I was contemplating how to retrofit my 1920s home into a medieval castle, complete with privy, but (knock wood) that may not be necessary. As far […]Read more "My All-Time Favorite Epic Fantasy Series"