Posts Tagged With: writing

Happy Mother’s Day

I owe a lot to my mom, especially as a writer. She was the first person to encourage me and she’s my biggest fan. I wouldn’t be the author I am today without her. My mom loves to read and she passed her love of books on to me. She read many great books to […]

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Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map

One of the most important parts of bringing a story to life for me is to start with a map. I always get excited when I open a new book and find a detailed map inside. Getting a sense of the location helps orient me in the story. I want my own stories to have […]

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Health Update: Writing and Carpal Tunnel

Like many writers and other professionals who use computers, I’ve found myself experiencing a great deal of pain in my wrist. I finally managed to see a doctor and a neurologist and my diagnosis is mild carpal tunnel syndrome. Fortunately, it’s not bad enough to require any kind of surgery or injections, but it does […]

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The Tour of Ever After: My Favorite Fairy Tales

Today is the official release of Tales of Ever After, the fairy tale anthology from the Fellowship of Fantasy, and the start of our blog tour to celebrate all of our stories! If you want to see all of the blog posts from this tour, you can just follow this handy link: The Tour of Ever […]

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6 Sentence Sunday: Riwenne & the Mechanical Beasts

I’m writing up a storm right now for NaNoWriMo! I’ve been sharing snippets on social media as I go, but I thought you might like a bigger excerpt today for 6 Sentence Sunday. First, an update on my progress. I’m ahead of schedule with currently 22,602 words written in November and 52,602 on the whole […]

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This NaNo, I’m Writing For Charity

It’s that time of year where National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is about to start. This will be my eleventh time to join, but it’s going to be a little different. I’m writing my novel for charity. I’ve joined up with an amazing group of writers called The Mighty Pens. Together, we’re working to […]

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One Project on Hiatus, Another Book Resumed

Hello, everyone! I know that I’ve been a little scarce recently. I’d like to explain a little about what’s been going on. So, last year, I finally published the second Wyld Magic book. My plan after that was to immediately write and publish the third book in that series. In fact, it was my 2016 […]

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Camp Nano Winner!

I’m happy to announce that yesterday, Miscreation #6 crossed the finish line for Camp Nano, completing the first draft. The editing process is now underway. The new episode and collected season 1 will be coming very soon for publication in early May. Here’s the new episode synopsis: In episode 6, “The Captain’s Wife,” Captain Mynta’s […]

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Camp Nano Update and Upcoming Release Schedule

I’m still on track for Camp Nano this month, so it looks like I will be finishing Miscreation episode 6 right on time. That means there are new releases coming soon. Here’s a schedule of what’s to come: May 6: Miscreation #6, “The Captain’s Wife”, and The Voyage of the Miscreation: Season 1 June 21: “The […]

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Tokenism and Other Problems of Diversity

I was recently sent a review request for a fantasy novel that I thought I would enjoy. However, the racism inherent in the story’s premise made it impossible for me to read without getting angry, and I quit about a third of the way into the novel. Instead of writing a negative review, I thought […]

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