Am I really a bookworm?

This is potentially unsurprising, but as someone who writes a lot and reads a lot, I interact with a lot of other bookish people online. I’m in groups for readers of particular genres, have made friends with people who enjoy the same tropes I do, connect with fellow writers, and… Read the rest...
King’s Blood

King’s Blood

There was something unusual about the king. Tilda knew relatively little of men. She was a good girl who heeded her father and paid her respects to Brant each Somnday, and her few stolen kisses with Addan, the particularly handsome stable boy, precluded any great knowledge of the opposite sex.… Read the rest...
To Steal the World

To Steal the World

Not that long ago, I mentioned a new series of fantasy novellas that would be set in my primary story world. These happen around the same time as my Snakesblood Saga, too, but in a different region. To the west of where that dramatic story unfolds is a landmass… Read the rest...
Editing books, editing maps

Editing books, editing maps

June was a big month of editing. I tore through a good portion of the third book in my Snakesblood Saga—still tentatively titled, I suppose, as I’m never fully happy with most of the names I manage to come up with. I’m mostly happy with the individual book titles,… Read the rest...
Revision wrap-up

Revision wrap-up

Toward the end of summer in 2017, we took a short trip into the nearby wilderness and delved into the only old growth forest remaining in western Tennessee. It was beautiful, and one of the most inspiring places I’ve been, though we haven’t been back. Now would be a good… Read the rest...
Scaling back

Scaling back

When I made my wild plans for crazy productivity this year, I didn’t know we were going to be moving. Had I known, I would have planned differently. Had we not, everything would probably have gone just fine. Our schedule wouldn’t have changed, I wouldn’t have spent weeks showing the… Read the rest...