The S.O. told me that I should title this post "Why-A" and he's probably right because this is a question I find myself asking a lot. I read widely in Young Adult novels when this classification of books first started making an appearance, and really loved some of the stories I found there. But I... Continue Reading →
Small Press vs Self-Pub: A reflection
This post is about "Viridian" and specifically some reflections on the process of being published through Mythic Delirium, a.k.a. Mike Allen, a.k.a. a friend who has visited my house more than once. I include that last description so that you know my biases. I've posted about some of the trials and tribulations of being a... Continue Reading →
“Viridian” is officially published!
It's publication day! Let's talk about my story!
Staying informed about the writing community
With that in mind, I wanted to share with you some Twitter accounts, websites, and generally informative paraphernalia for the writing-inclined. These links are mostly targeted towards fantasy and science fiction writers.
So you finished NaNoWriMo. Now what?
National Novel Writing Month is a cool idea, and I usually try to participate in some fashion every year. The first (and much different) draft of my first book was written in this time. I've never made 50,000 words, as I've mentioned elsewhere, but I usually do somewhere between 20-30,000, since I find it useful... Continue Reading →
Daughter of Madness: logistics edition
Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've posted directly here. For those keeping track, we're a little over halfway through the blog tour. I'll be officially back here with your weekly Friday post in July. July 27th to be exact. But since I had some thoughts to share, I thought I'd check in to... Continue Reading →
Queer representation through romance
Before Thanksgiving I mentioned the "queering beards" panel, which is not what it's called but how I keep referring to it in my head. It's got to be the internal rhymes. Anyway, above is the link to the post last week. Suffice to say for new readers, I went to World Fantasy Convention and got to... Continue Reading →