Laevatein's Choice, chapter 8 ended up being by favorite. It's full of references, snarky quips, and the first fight scene of the book. And it solidly introduced Geoffrey, who was a blast to rework and get to know.
Kimberly hugged her arms, the puffy sleeves of her sweater made her look like she was constricting a pillow. “Go see what they did to my kitchen.” Highly concerned, Mark’s gaze raised to the moving figures within the enclosed kitchen. Emilie followed closely but Mark nearly left her in the dust as he burst into … Continue reading The Shadows: Halo’s Rag Doll–Sneak Peek!
I started the drawing above in June 2020, a year ago, which was the last time I made a post here. I don't think it needs to be said that the world is in a crazy state right now. But this post, is good news. In February this year I bought a van and used … Continue reading A Year of Transitions
Hello friends!It's been a while! I've taken a little break due to the current situation in the world, but it's time to get back into action. There's a lot of new things coming and I've done a small revamp of the website to now include space for you to buy books directly from me! You'll … Continue reading Welcome Back to the Shadows!
Rewriting HRD was a roller coaster. I essentially started over three times and my wall is currently covered in post-it notes, it's just missing the red string and I will actually look like a serial killer. HRD also has a temp cover I'm still semi proud of. This won't be the final version but Sil … Continue reading Update: Book 3 is rewritten!
Hello my lovelies! I had a crazy summer, and the release of Laevatein's Choice was amazing! I had multiple book signings, and a wild headache trying to deal with Amazon's KDP, but such is life, LC is out in the world and it's time to get on book three. Halo's Rag Doll! I had most … Continue reading NaNoWriMo2019 Prep
LC comes out in 8 days! And in my flurry of panic to assure myself the book is perfect after I've broken this book in less than 9 months whereas the last one took 2 years, I'm skimming through it AFRICKINGAIN and I stumbled across this scene again. I absolutely love it! It captures Mark's … Continue reading Excerpt from my favorite scene in Laevatein’s Choice
LC comes out: September 1, 2019! TS:Laevatein's Choice is literally weeks away! This book has been a ride and I'm so amazed with how fast this process has been! After Fire's Hope took me 8 years from writing the first draft, and 2 years from deciding to really get it out there, getting out my … Continue reading Laevatein’s Choice Release Date!
I have recurring flying dreams. Almost every night I find myself in a situation of chase in which my method of escape is usually up high through the trees, deep into the forest in the hopes of eventually losing someone. There's a moment of freedom and vertigo in having the strength to get up into … Continue reading Fliers and the Psychology Behind Powers
Now that I've rewritten two full books--no, I'm not about to say I'm an expert--I've just begun to recognize the process of taking your 15-year-old self's 2am sleep-drunk ramblings and turning them into a boook (with emphasis on the "ooo"f). I've also been working through outlining my series to fit in all the consistency checks … Continue reading Reworking Your Work 5 Self-Editing Tips