I am so excited to finally start talking to you all about my latest book! It's with my editors now, and I should have a cover reveal really soon ❤ In fact, if all goes to plan, I'll be releasing it this month! For now, I want to share some thoughts about it. Most of … Continue reading So I Wrote a Thinky Book
I love being surprised by books. Even more, I love surprising my readers with my stories. The very best surprises are the ones you can look back at and think you should have seen coming. For that to work, the writer needs to leave a trail of bread crumbs. The results can be incredibly rewarding, … Continue reading Twists and Turns
Writers face many challenges. One that might not be as well-known among readers is how we agonize over where our books fit in to the grand world of fiction. I've rarely met a writer who hasn't at one point wondered what genre they should use to help readers connect with their works. So, what do … Continue reading Horrormance
Hello, everyone! I've signed up to be one of the sponsors in the Night Owl Reviews Hallowpalooza Scavenger Hunt! 😀 There are awesome prizes and it's a great way to help readers find some great new books. Be sure to check out my featured title if you participate 😀 The dates for the event are … Continue reading Hallowpalooza Scavenger Hunt!
A writer's life is a strange thing. I don't usually realize it until other people point it out to me. I'm having tons of fun writing the second Blades of Janus book, immersing myself in the world and lives of these characters I love so dearly. Over the weekend, I was talking to a friend, … Continue reading Waiting to Decapitate (a character)
The joy of cooler weather doesn't end with knitting. I'm a huge fan of hoodies, and love it when the temperatures get to a point where I can wear them. Functional pockets and cozy warmth—what's not to love? Last year, I decided to amp my hoodie-love factor by designing hoodies that had my series logos … Continue reading Hoodie Weather!
One of the more illuminating (and entertaining) obstacles in my writing path lately was learning about tropes. I've known about tropes in a vague sort of way for a while, but set out to really understand them a few months back. I love taking expectations and turning them on their heads. I thought after I … Continue reading Tropes: I’m doing it wrong!
There is so much information available to us today. Facts and opinions, trends and data sets, paths and experiences laid out by others that are so tempting to follow. It's easy to become overwhelmed or even lost. Both in writing and RL, I've been digging my way deeper and deeper into rabbit holes of information … Continue reading When you become lost
I found this blog post that I wrote months ago in my drafts. I thought about moving past it without sharing, but I have a feeling it may resonate with some. If it helps even one person, it's worth putting out there. From May of 2018... I jokingly talk about "Cassland" as the imaginary place … Continue reading I am not mainstream.
Hey, everybody! I'm going to be joining Heather Long on Night Owl Romance's web site for an online chat that will be happening on June 4 at 7:00 CST. We'll be talking Scifi Romance and anything else that strikes our fancy 🙂 If you'd like to join in the fun, you'll need to sign up … Continue reading Night Owl Romance Chat!