Category Archives: authors

Writer’s High

After the upheaval of moving, I’m finally back in the groove of my daily writing schedule and and gratified to see steady progress on the new novel. CHAOS KARMA is the third novel in my Hand of Fate urban fantasy … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, accomplishment, ambition, Annie Bellet, authors, Convention, Cover Reveal, Finance, Gra' Linnaea, Hand of Fate, Jessica T C Lee, Leah Cutter, new words, Orycon, panelist, Parnormal Noir, Peter Wacks, Sharon Joss, STEAM DOGS, Tending the Garden, Writers High | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Return from the Land of Writers

I’m back from another excellent/exhausting/exhilarating week in Lincoln City, or as I like to think of it, the Land of Writers. I took an eight-day-long class on the business of writing, which, as it turns out, is a lot more … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, authors, Best Sellers, business, butt in chair, Dean Wesley Smith, don't give up, fiction, Fiction River, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, learning the craft, Lincoln City, living the dream, mentors, opportunity, Oregon, Sharon Joss, write every day; writers write, writers, writers workshop, writing business | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Land of Writers

I’m back from the Land of Writers, better known as Lincoln City, Oregon, where I spent the last 8 days attending an Anthology Workshop with some of the most amazing writers and editors imaginable.  Hosted by Dean Wesley Smith and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Anthologies, authors, award-winning author, Brenda Carre, Dean Wesley Smith, editor, editors, Fiction River, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, rejection, Sharon Joss, submission, the road to publication, voice, writers, writers conference, writers workshop | 2 Comments

Spice Up Your Fiction

While I do think of myself as primarily a writer of speculative fiction (a somewhat broad category which includes, but is not limited to, Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror), I’ve been mixing things up a bit lately. After writing fantasy for four … Continue reading

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Writers Weekend

Not only did I make it out to Orycon this weekend for the Writer’s Workshop with a couple of terrifically helpful authors David W. Goldman and Kristin Landon, but I also managed to scarf up a few of the latest … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, authors, critique, Dean Wesley Smith, Diana Pharaoh Francis, famous writers, J. A. Pitts, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, networking, Powell's Books, signing, writers workshop, writing business | Leave a comment

What’s Next?

Now that I’ve made the decision to start on something completely ‘new’, I find I’m floundering a bit.  I mean, I fell in love with the world I created in FATE.  I loved the town, the characters, and the plot … Continue reading

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