It's Monday and I've spent the weekend finishing the first set of edits for Healing Glass. It was surprisingly hard work and the manuscript ended up gutted, reassembled and looking like a dog's breakfast. After that came work, and when I was finally ready for a break and a glass of wine, a plot … [Read more...] about Dread | A Flashfic
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
During December and January, many of us wake and leave the house in the dark and return home long after sunset. Barely seeing daylight is a struggle for me, which is why lights and candles are my favourite decorations during the winter. And, it seems, I'm not the only one with a penchant for light … [Read more...] about Season of Cheer, Day 20: Lights | A Fantasy Flash Fic
Still too cosy to move after lots of good food, all shopped out, or grateful the weekend's finally arrived? If any of those scenarios sound familiar, then you deserve a peaceful while in a cosy seat with your favourite beverage and a story. And guess what I have? My guest today, author Olivette … [Read more...] about Stray | A Wild Horses Flashfic by Olivette Devaux
A lot of writers have a Flashfic Friday section on their website. I don't. Not because I don't like flashfic, but mostly because I don't consistently write enough of it to have something new every Friday. When that changes, I might join in, because flashfic is fun.And since it's Friday today, and … [Read more...] about It’s Friday! Let’s Celebrate the QSF Flashfic Contest!