Journal

Journal

BOOK DEAL NEWS!

BOOK DEAL NEWS!

Announcement time! I’m beyond excited to finally be able to say it: my book will be a real thing. A real papery thing! With a pretty, pretty cover, a fabulous editor and a wonderful marketing team behind it and a lot of other things commonly associated with published novels! The fabulous Eleanor Teasdale from Angry Continue reading BOOK DEAL NEWS!

Agent Representation Announcement!

Agent Representation Announcement!

Super excited to announce I have signed with John Baker from the well-regarded Bell Lomax Moreton Agency! John found my Twitter pitch during last September’s PitMad event on Twitter (SO worth participating if you’re seeking representation). Having someone so tremendously enthusiastic and knowledgeable in my corner makes all the difference. It’s tremendously important to have Continue reading Agent Representation Announcement!

50 thousand words

50 thousand words

Yesterday I reached the 50k words point in my new novel. There is something about reaching that mark that feels significant. Ten thousand words and I feel “wow, I’m writing this thing”, I reach twenty thousand words and I worry how much I still don’t know about this thing I’m writing. Thirty thousand words and the plan for the rest of the novel tends to reveal itself to me, so I can gleefully jot it down. I reach forty thousand words and I begin to question and doubt everything.

Slavic Myths

Slavic Myths

Myths and legends of all description have always held a deep fascination for me. The books available to me mostly covered the ancient Western belief systems, the Celtic, Norse, and Greek mythologies being the most easily accessible. The Norse gods with their unveiled desires and petty meanness, their heroic deeds marked mostly by unrestrained impulses Continue reading Slavic Myths