This post is my mentor for Brenda Drake’s pitchwars contest. In it you’ll find a little about me, what I’m like, and what I’m looking for: About Me: I’m a native Texan but I’ve lived so long in the Pacific Northwest, I melt at temperatures past 85 degrees. I’m a… Read more »
You can find me over at Brenda Drake’s blog, talking about contests and how important a community is in getting from pitch to release.
It’s my book. In my hands. I can’t tell you how happy this makes me.
Tomorrow Free Agent launches. My first book, in book shaped form, on shelves. I’m getting ready for the big day and (in a totally non book related note) car shopping for my eldest daughter, who is going off to school in the fall. I love reading. I love books. The… Read more »
I’ve been posting teaser images to twitter, but realized I could post them here so you could see them from GoodReads or the web as well:
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Today I’m over on Brenda Drake’s blog critiquing a query and some first pages for Pitchwars. Query letters may be the hardest part of writing the book. Maybe.
Today I’d like to discuss what remains of fairy tales and how it was likely very different for the people hearing them. This explains in some ways the fascination I have with fairy tales and retellings. If you read an original fairy tale without embellishment, odds are you’ll come away… Read more »
When I was a young person, my parents bought me a typewriter. It wasn’t because they had nothing to do. I was diagnosed with disgraphia. Which is to say, my brain and my fingertips don’t get along. Fine motor control is painful (literally) after a short time and degrades further…. Read more »
Today I’m over at All Things Urban Fantasy talking about the villains I love to hate. There’s also an ARC giveaway!