Cover art is so important–that whole thing about judging books by covers, right? This past week, I had a couple of marketing and creative design heart-to-hearts with a writing bestie, and a word-nerd bestie who works in publishing, and came to a hard-fought conclusion: my covers (and planned covers) did not accurately reflect the content of my books. One person swore the books had to … Continue reading New Look for Ahra’s Stories!
Did I mention I love my characters? Oh right, yesterday, and at length. But I really do! And I have not done them justice out here in the social-media-verse, a wrong I seek to remedy this very day. Since I talked about the hero of Valiant Heart yesterday, today I’ll spotlight Niamh, the brave and strong and lovely heroine of my Tanahr Tales series. Niamh … Continue reading Niamh Starsong: Sylvan Soldier, Devourer of Pies
I love my characters. I mean, I have to live in their heads, hang out with them not just for the time it takes to write a piece but also to do edits. That said, I haven’t chatted about any of my characters in a while…now is as good a time as any! Meet one of Valiant Heart’s two protagonists: Jeron Wright, a mechmage, healer … Continue reading Jeron West, Mechmage Extraordinaire
Well hello, all! I am so excited to announce that the e-book version of my steampunk fantasy novella, Valiant Heart, is out today through several vendors! You can buy a copy at Amazon, or follow this link to a variety of online retailers. I invite you to swing by any of these book-sellers, take a look-see, and set forth on a journey to a world … Continue reading Valiant Heart is Here!
Happy Monday, dear reader! I am looking outside my window into a cold and snowy morning. The skies are gray giving way to still, quiet fog and the world feels muted. I have to think for a moment to suss out which way I’m facing (southeast, from where I’m sitting) since I cannot see any evidence of the sun. Though I love the quiet and … Continue reading Return of the Light