Blessed by Amazing Artists

Dragon Eye - discarded Dragons

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

Dragon Inspiration

Steampunk Dragons Set

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

Never a Solo Project

Editing Screen - Discarded Dragons

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

What Do You Put On That Back Cover?!

Discarded Dragons Back Cover Topper

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?!