Thank you so much to Silver Dagger Scriptorium and Creative Edge (Mickey) for putting together an amazing blog tour to celebrate Y'keta's paperback launch. Over the next month I'll be making stops at all of these lovely blogs to chat, do guest posts, answer questions, and give-away amazon gift cards and signed copies of Y'keta! Kick … Continue reading Y’keta’s blog tour begins!
Tonight I was sitting at the computer and thinking about the first chapters of my book. Much as Harry Potter has to go through a sorting process to belong to Gryffindor, so my main character, Y'keta, has to go through a full year of scrutiny before the People will accept him as their own. He … Continue reading Which Lodge do you belong to?
It feels like I made this video a long time ago, when really it was a bit more than 2 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVmUdFhTl_A&feature=youtu.be This is a recording of my first ever public reading of Y'keta. The story has changed a bit since then. but it shows me that the Road was real. It amazes me when … Continue reading Sky Road – Feeling thankful
There has been a shit-storm of venomous bloggery lately both attacking and defending the independent (indie) publishing industry and the authors who choose to self-publish this way. I will confess that I've been guilty of contributing to the recriminations and jumping in to support my view that self-publishing is not only viable but in some cases preferable. … Continue reading But I Want To Have It Now!
Sometimes pain is the greatest teacher.
I know my voices tend to overrun me at times. Between the writer, mother, wife, and worker there is just too much to process for just one human. How do you think Y'keta will assimilate all the voices that howl in his mind?
Though Christmas is still a while away, I wanted to ask for a moment of your time to talk to you about a cause that’s near and dear to my heart: Giftapalooza. Giftapalooza is an online charity event started by best selling author T.E. Ridener in 2013. Her only goal the first year that time was to help … Continue reading Giftapalooza 2016
I only recently learned about Mr. DeLillo and I have to say I’m in shock. Before I had read any of his books I can see that he, like Guy Gavriel Kay, is the type of author who can make words dance and sentences MEAN things. I would give my left ovary (not so dramatic … Continue reading Don DeLillo terrifies me