• A snippet from the WIP

    I very much doubt this will make the final version of this nameless book. And yet, I love this so much I have to share. It is wrong. So, so, so, wrong: Lately my dreams had been divided equally between…

  • A snippet for you

    The boy barfed up a ridiculously expensive pill tonight. Nuff said on that. And now for a snippet. This is from my nameless novella, and I have not written any words on it for awhile. Same as my other work.…

  • Opinions?

    I made it to the retreat and got settled in. Met some fun people and a couple hours ago, i buckled down to work. I wrote the beginning of something. I’d like your opinion on it. Would you want to…

  • In which a book is completed

    Trace of Magic is done and sent off to my editor and agent. I’m sure there will be comments and revisions to come, but for now, it’s a done book. Finally. I had it drafted weeks ago, but with all…

  • Doodads and updates and snippet

    I forgot to mention that I finished Trace of Magic a couple days ago. Go me! I talk about ending it over at Magical Words today. Specifically about ending creep. I’m pretty happy with the book so far, but only…

  • dogs and mountainsand a snippet

    Corgis are the cutest dogs ever. Here are mine, being spoiled and cute. And then there’s this picture of Mount Shasta, near Weed, featured in Crimson Wind. If you don’t know about that, why not? The man smashed his hand…

  • Trace of Magic snippet

    I don’t have much to share today, except that my shelves are finally in and we’ll get them this weekend, and hopefully install them too! (there’s more work to them than just setting them in the house and loading them…

  • Waxing and waning

    For the first time I have hit a spot in this novel where the scene isn’t working. I know what the problem is. One of the characters isn’t coming through fully here, so it’s feeling very flat and plastic. On…

  • Trace of Magic

    It’s coming along quite nicely thus far. Though I’m heading for the potential middle slump. I hope not. Here is the word count thus far 35995 / 90000 words. 40% done! and a snippet, with errors, but I’m tired and…

  • merrily we write

    I had some great news this week, and that is The Hollow Crown finally reverted back to me. I have another publisher who wishes to reissue and finish the series. We’re working out details now, but hopefully I’ll have an…