Writing is an intense process that takes a lot of time and energy. It's given me some of the greatest joys and greatest frustrations I've ever experienced. One of the most challenging parts for me is the back and forth that happens at the beginning of pretty much every project. This is before the writing … Continue reading Back and Forth
Hey, everybody! Work has been progressing on the nonfiction book highlighting some of the things I've learned so far on my writing journey. I finished the final galleys today! I also have a cover to share. Are you ready? It turned out about perfect. I had two things I wanted for the cover: I wanted … Continue reading Sunday Surprise — Cover Reveal!
For my final #SamhainShort, here's an excerpt from the book that started it all, Wandering Soul. This is a spectral short instead of a ghostly one because Elsa's body is still alive—on another continent and over a century in the future. She's using her psychic ability of astral projection for her soul to travel back … Continue reading A Spectral Excerpt — “Wandering Soul”
I have to admit, it was difficult to write Lingering Touch. I delved into some very dark places that I did not want to think about. There were scenes where I actually had to walk away from my keyboard, psyching myself up to write what came next. And then there were the edits with my … Continue reading Multiple Perspectives
Today is March’s full moon. It’s sometimes called the Storm Moon. Storms are often thought of as tumultuous events that can inspire fear. Having been in a hurricane, I understand this. But storms are also cleansing. Lightning strikes can cause forest fires, which burn away layers of underbrush and encourage new growth. Winds clear detritus, … Continue reading The Storm Moon
This is a bittersweet moment. My last cover reveal for a title with Samhain Publishing. I'm more than a little verklempt over it. I loved working with Samhain. Seeing the gorgeous covers they provided was part of that. What a cover to end on! Behold the confident beauty that is Jazz and the also-beautiful mystery … Continue reading Lingering Touch Cover Reveal!