There comes a time when an artist has to call her work finished and let it go. Let it into the world for others to see. It's exhilarating and terrifying all at the same time but if you don't let the work go, you'll forever be editing and the art will never reach a point… Continue reading Tomorrow’s the Day!
I like to dream. But I'm somewhat terrible at planning the steps between dreaming and making something a reality. Knowing this, my husband and I regularly sit down together and he helps me plan out each writing year. When we started this year, I'd never gone to a convention before. I'd also never taken an… Continue reading It’s That Time!!
As we lead up to publication and pre-orders for Discarded Dragons, I figured an excerpt from the book might be fun. Publication Date: September 1, 2021 Genre: Fantasy Adventure (Multi-ending) Lead In: You and your friend, Blain, are steampunk dragons who have been thrown away by your Maker for some reason or another. Most of the time, you… Continue reading Waiting – Discarded Dragons Excerpt
I am continually blessed by the amazing people I get to work with as I'm putting together another book. I've mentioned Justin's gorgeous work on the cover and Darren's invaluable help with editing. Now I get to give you a tease of the artwork inside the book. If you're familiar with Quaking Soul, you've seen… Continue reading Blessed by Amazing Artists
There's this meme running around. I don't know who to credit for the meme or I'd mention it, but I do appreciate the sentiment. It's so incredibly true. There are times something will catch my attention - a crazy twisted tree or an accent or even a smell, especially when the trees are blooming -… Continue reading Dragon Inspiration
I believe it was Stephen King who wrote about writing your first draft with the door shut. It's a time to let all the messy imagination in your brain splatter onto the page. But there comes a time when you have to open the door because you can't publish without the help of others. I've… Continue reading Never a Solo Project
In the past, I’ve found the cover blurb for my books to be one of the hardest things to write. My brain always wants to cover sooo much, share sooo much, and there’s just not enough space to work with! Many would argue the practice in being concise is good for me. I would—grudgingly—agree. When… Continue reading What Do You Put On That Back Cover?!