For today's Season of Cheer post, I've gone digging in my WiP stack, and I've pulled out some urban fantasy. The Adepts series is set in (mostly) present-day England, where groundwater, contaminated by mining, has led a number of people to develop rather interesting talents. One of those special … [Read more...] about Season of Cheer, Day 5: Brighton Beach | An Adepts Sneak Peek
This character does not cooperate. Let's kill him. I imagine that most writers have said that at some point in their careers. I had such a point this afternoon, but.... killing Serrai just isn't an option. Yet. If he keeps throwing spanners into my careful works, I might be persuaded to change my … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal: Shadow Realm
I'm quite used to strange things happening when I write. Characters take off in directions I'd not planned on, or plots go off the rails at ridiculous speeds. Not to mention the plot bunny farm someone in the village is keeping, and their ludicrous security. Bunnies are forever escaping and ending … [Read more...] about Tuesday Teaser: Sword Oath
I caught my husband's summer cold. But, so what? Yes, I can't sleep or breathe, and my head is having a painful argument with itself, but far more importantly, I've just hit my Camp NaNo target of 30k words and it's only July 16th. And more importantly than that: I've just typed THE END under … [Read more...] about THE END – Typing Those Words Never Gets Old
Heavens, what a day! It's been a nonstop trot today, meeting after meeting all day long, and I'm not nearly done yet. I'm also rather buzzed from the last meeting, which is not the state of mind I need to be in to sit down and proofread. It's fortunate that my to-do list is long and varied, so I can … [Read more...] about Almost There…. | Tuesday Teaser
It's been two weeks since Leap of Faith came out - and time's been racing away from me. I remember promising a food-themed blog post - because if there's a way to write a story without food I've not found it yet - and comfort food came to mind pretty promptly. When you have a job like Joel and … [Read more...] about Is Sugar Comfort Food?