Domna, The Sun God’s Daughter – Chapter Six

What happens when the rug of your world has been completely ripped out from under you? Well, if you're Sofia Domna, you plot your escape and thumb your nose at the people who've done this to you. Yep, that's right, after our quick break for an announcement last week, it's time for Chapter Six of … Continue reading Domna, The Sun God’s Daughter – Chapter Six

The Beatles Schedule of Novel Writing

So last week, after entertaining you with a bit of mythological humor, I teased you with a hint of exciting news to come this week. To be honest, I wasn't entirely sure I could pull off what I intended for the subject of that exciting news - which would have left me making up something … Continue reading The Beatles Schedule of Novel Writing

What Are You Doing to Me, Smashwords?!!!

I know Release Day for The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles is less than a week away (squeeee!!!) and I should be using this blog space to cajole/guilt you into pre-ordering the book, but something is frustrating me and, rather than bang my head on the wall, I thought I'd share my irritation … Continue reading What Are You Doing to Me, Smashwords?!!!

The Key to Writing: Take Your Time

In a couple weeks the mad frenzy known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will begin. During this month, during these 30 short days, writers are encouraged to write a novel. All I have to say is please don't. Now before you start throwing tirades at me saying NaNoWriMo is the most wonderful writing event … Continue reading The Key to Writing: Take Your Time

It’s That Time Again: NaNoWriMo

Yes, the time has come once again for NaNoWriMo - a month-long writing event during which aspiring writers work at a a mad pace to complete a novel. I don't get it. For those of you not up on your writing lingo, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It occurs each November and participants … Continue reading It’s That Time Again: NaNoWriMo