Category Archives: My Writing

Believable Writing: The Texture of a Place

now playing on my MacBook: All Night by Big Boi (thanks to my thirteen-year-old) Hello writers and readers! Do you ever find yourself reading an especially awesome book and realize you FEEL like you are ACTUALLY there? Usually, that’s due to … Continue reading

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Bucket List for Writers

currently playing on my laptop: Nothing because I needed some silence today Do you have a bucket list—a bunch of things you must do before you kick the bucket? I do. I revise it each year on New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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Drafting Is My Favorite

currently playing on my laptop: Trance to Study by: All Nighter by Delta Notch If you get a bunch of writers together, two questions will always come up. What is your favorite part of the writing process? What is your … Continue reading

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The First Chapter

currently playing on my laptop: Under the Water by Aurora Curious about the book I released yesterday? It’s a book for people who love everything from Sabaa Tahir’s historical-ish settings and action, to the jokey, ensemble feel of the fabulously … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for my YA/Adult Fantasy!

currently playing on my iPod: Fire in my Bones by Fleurie Hey all! So the first standalone novel in my Uncommon World series, Waters of Salt and Sin, comes out April 4th! Here is the cover!!! Merilliza Chan (responsible for … Continue reading

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Stranger: The Finale of A Fantasy in Miniature

currently playing on my laptop: Now We Are Free by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard My fingers dug at the twined fibers that blocked air and blood. One finger, two, under the garrote. The Rope and Knife laughed and worked their … Continue reading

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Stranger: Part Two of a Fantasy in Miniature

now playing on my laptop: No Light, No Light by Florence and the Machine The black earth heaped over my shovel’s blade and I paused to wipe my forehead. I was only digging a spot for a new lilac tree, … Continue reading

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