After much trial and error, I finally have my store up and running. Currently, it's only stocked with books, both physical and electronic books, prints, and notecards mostly. Artwork will be posted as I have time. I am only shipping in the U.S. right now and the way it is set up I can't even … Continue reading The store is open
In a couple blogs lately, you've heard me talk about the classes I'm taking and short stories I've been writing for them. I haven't said much more than that. Well, writers, I have a deal for you. This week, WMG Publishing is offering 50% off all their classes this week. If you want to get … Continue reading Writers – never stop learning
I received an email from someone today asking my thoughts on a couple questions he had. I spent several hours replying to this email because it needed unpacked. Yet, at the end, he will have to make his own decisions. I thought I'd share a bit from that email here in case someone else needs … Continue reading So you want to be an indie?
It's been another long day of trying to get things done. I'm tired. I'd say it was a good tired, but my legs and feet hurt. Yeah, its a good tired. I keep telling myself I'm almost done for the moment. Then I can relax and enjoy myself. My funny today is that I forgot … Continue reading Release day
This weekend is the Highway 93 Fall Outdoor Vendor Show. I'll be there with my books and art. Part of what I've been doing with getting my store setup was also getting ready for this show as well as FanX. Bonus news: You can now purchase gift ecards from me at shows (and on my … Continue reading Highway 93 Fall Vendor Show
My thoughts on Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones.
Trust the process - an affirmation for telling stories even when the path doesn't make sense.
One of my favorite things about being a “discovery writer” (that’s someone who doesn’t plot a story out, though I am thinking that some planning would help, but that’s a blog for another day) is finding little bits of story that are gems waiting to be uncovered. There’s one “gem” though that I’ve been waiting … Continue reading Mysteries of Lilinar
Did you know that Rivic's story, Tangled Magic, almost didn't happen? As I was working on the first three books of the Sacred Knight series and thinking about Alityka's part, I started seeing scenes with Rivic and Alityka. I even wrote several of these scenes down. All were from Alityka's point of view. Then in … Continue reading How Rivic’s story almost wasn’t
Been trying to post this since Tuesday, but the time never felt quite right until now. Photo courtesy of © Kittichai Boonpong | Dreamstime.com ID 81867124 Now, if you were been reading between the lines on my Monday blog, you noticed that I've also been working on other stories too. Lately, I've been doing this massive brainstorming … Continue reading Filling the Shelves