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Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

I have a plan and it's a good plan. Or at least I think it is a good plan. Ask me again when all this is over. So here's the plan... Last Child of Winter is nearly complete. It turned out longer than I intended, which I think is probably good because it means I… Continue reading Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

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The Article of Doom

She'd heard all these things before.She knew the chances of landing a traditional publishing deal were astronomical. All the statistics were the same. All the naysaying was the same. And that nagging voice telling her the minimum wage day job was all she would ever know?Yes, that too was the same.So why was this article… Continue reading The Article of Doom

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Faking Originality – June Round Robin 2018

Slogging through the middle of my current work in progress I ran into a wall. Not just a wall, but a fortress insurmountable complete with lichen-covered stones and drizzles of what is likely the dumpings of the privy pot. I think my Muse lives up in that tower and takes great pleasure in the fact… Continue reading Faking Originality – June Round Robin 2018

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Let’s Talk About Fantasy

My writing career started with Sedition, a fantasy novel about a pair of brothers trying to rescue their mother. The book went through several revisions - and so many titles it hurts my head to think about  - but in January of 2011 its story line was set in stone. (Mostly because the publishing house… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Fantasy