Howdy all! It's Teaser Tuesday on the blog and today's snippet reminds me of going to talk to my boss about a new website only to be told that my job had been made redundant and that I'd be leaving in a month's time. Once the first shock had worn off, I felt strangely disconnected, as if I'd walked … [Read more...] about Tuesday Teaser: A Shocking Revelation
So, it's April, Camp NaNo got underway yesterday - and I'm having my work cut out for me. Healing Glass, the story of glass master Minel, warrior captain Falcon, and a floating glass city, is due to go on pre-order shortly, ready for a May 13th release. I'm going through the final edits, and … [Read more...] about Tuesday Teaser: On the Beach
For today's Season of Cheer post, I've picked a sneak peek at a fantasy saga I've been writing on and off for many years. Over a million words of story, and I've finally plucked up the courage to clean it up and turn it into something I'm not ashamed to offer to readers. Serrai and Madan's stories - … [Read more...] about Season of Cheer, Day 23: Snow Prayers | A Dornost Saga Ficlet
Holly is an integral part of an English winter. Its deep green leaves and bright red berries add colour when most things are grey and drab. It survives well inside, and it is - of course - often used for wreaths and table decorations. But holly has arcane credentials too, and some of these go back … [Read more...] about Season of Cheer, Day 3: Holly | A Fantasy Ficlet
Time for a Tuesday Teaser! It's a little like Christmas here today. All anticipation while I'm waiting for the delivery man to pull up outside the house and bring the new laptop. :-) My 10-year-old Dell has worked its socks off over the last few days to keep me going and my husband kindly lent me … [Read more...] about Tuesday Teaser: What Makes them Unique
Were he real, today would be Jack Horwood's birthday. And ever since Job Hunt I've used his birthday, and Gareth's on July 30th, as a kind of writing deadline. First, to get Job Hunt submitted. Then, the following year to finish first Ghosts and then House Hunt. I've had a similar project every year … [Read more...] about Like the King and his General – Sword Oath is Out!