What is Fantasy?

I sat on my first author panel last Saturday, and it was a really pleasant, enjoyable experience. But an interesting and embarrassing thing happened before it started, and this is actually the second time the question has popped up. I am the only one in my writer’s group that writes fantasy, and I was also […]

Book Signing Preparations!

I had another good morning with my writers’ group today. Suspense and mystery writers abound, and it’s pretty fascinating! I am not sure what they think of me. I was trying to explain what Steampunk was as a lead-in to my other WIP. And my fantasy stories are not filled with fluffy cute unicorns (haha). Our […]

Available Now (!)

  My new publicity flyer! I am far from settling in post-move, yet diving head first (back) into promotion.  It would have been great to have done this ealier, but that was unfortunately impossible. Understory is also a new favorite word. It refers to the vegetation that grows on the forest floor. It is a great […]

Nod to the Men (writers)

After going through the classics all up through high school, I could not find a single male author I liked. I do keep trying, yet invariably stop part way through each book. Writing is horrible, or just so technical that it stops being a novel. Plots are bad. And if a woman is involved in […]

Best Read Books of 2013

(alphabetical order, except for Daughter, which was my favorite): Daughter of Smoke and Bone, and, Days of Blood and Starlight  by Laini Taylor book three out in April!! The Dark Citadel by Jane Dougherty (Indie) A Death Displaced by Andrew Butcher (Indie)  The Dollmaker by L. E. Gay (Indie) The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman God of Small Things by Arundhahti Roy The Night Circus by […]