Hello Bloglandia! Well, the calendar has gone and done it again. It's dragged me kicking and screaming into my least favorite season of them all. Fall - or should I say foul? - means mucky leaves, darkening days, and trying to figure out people's bizarre obsession with pumpkin spice everything. However, this fall does bring … Continue reading Fall for the Complete Series of Domna
We've Made It!!! I don’t know about you, but I am a thousand miles beyond THRILLED to make it to this final release party for Domna. There’ll be more on how this experiment went as well as my own feelings about it sometime on the blog next month, but for now let’s get to this! … Continue reading Domna Weaves Her Final Plot Twists
Domna, Part Four: The Regent's Edict is here!! First off, as ever, a HUGE thank you to everyone who pre-ordered this latest installment of the Domna serial! The numbers weren’t earth-shattering, but there was a teensy tiny increase from the pre-order numbers for Part Three. So, thank you, thank you thank you. And, of course, a … Continue reading It’s a Dark and Dastardly Release Day for Domna, Part Four
If you’ve read any of the books in my Osteria Chronicles series or some of the parts of Domna, you may have noticed several pages are filled with action-packed fighting. Whether it’s Hercules cousin, Iolalus, battling a hydra or Theseus going toe to toe with the minotaur, my fight scenes have (hopefully) provided you as … Continue reading The Funny Side of Writing Fight Scenes
This week (and the next, and even the next) we have a break in the crazy book release schedule I've created for Domna (A Serialized Novel of Osteria), which means I can finally share with you another aspect of the influence of Roman culture on Domna. And this week's influential aspect is....drum roll, please...religion. No groaning, please. … Continue reading Holy Moly: Domna Takes on Roman Religion
Yep, the hands of the book release clock have swung around yet again, which means it's time for Part Three of Domna! And in this part we finally get to hang out with some centaurs! First off, let me thank everyone who pre-ordered a copy of the book — you helped me more than double … Continue reading The Centaurs are Stampeding in for Domna, Part Three!!
A couple weeks ago I introduced you to one aspect of Roman culture that I completely stole adapted for my serialized historical fantasy novel Domna. Then last week we were held up by that pesky break to announce Domna's paperback release, but now I'm back in the cultural swing of things with two more items … Continue reading Another Round of Roman Culture…This Time with Gladiators
If you've been reading this blog recently and have sat through the recent ebook releases for Domna Part One: The Sun God's Daughter and Part Two: The Solon's Son, you might have been left muttering, "But I'd really prefer a paperback of the whole novel." Or maybe you've been saying, "Gosh, I've really been meaning … Continue reading Paperback Lovers Rejoice!!!
It’s Release Day for Domna Part Two: The Solon’s Son!! First off, let me thank everyone who pre-ordered a copy of Part Two — you gave me my largest pre-order numbers ever!! And look, Finn McSpool and the other Beasties are celebrating the book's release in sugary style. Starting Part Two Off with a BANG!! Part … Continue reading It’s Book Birthday Time, Complete with Cake!!