It’s been awhile …. We’ve had a busy few months–first we moved, and had some issues with that. Then we’ve had back-to-back medical issues. We’re finally settled, and I have been able to return to my book. As of today, the files for Out of the Ashes are in review. YAY! I’ll update when I… Continue reading Hello, remember me?
As promised, the second part of the prompt/short. In case you missed it, Part One is here. “It’s not fair, Uncle Geirr, I don’t want to marry someone I don’t even know.” Sigrún sat on the crate, crossing her arms. “That’s why you will come to the Feast, Sigga, to talk to the men… Continue reading Mr. and Mrs., Part Two
While I was working on Out of the Ashes, I used writing prompts to create some backstories for various characters. This is one of those stories. The original prompt was called, “Mr. and Mrs.”. I wrote the backstory in two parts, and will post the first one here (the second will come later). As it… Continue reading Mr. and Mrs., part one
It’s November, and that means it’s time for National Novel Writing Month! I’ll be working on Of Bone and Skin, which is the sequel to Out of the Ashes. I’m already 20,000 words in, but I am planning for about 80,000 total, so NaNo is the perfect time to bump up that word count. It’s… Continue reading It’s that time again
One year ago today, we officially adopted a local stray cat, and named him Cookie. He’s very handsome . . . Even if he is a sneak-thief. It’s also Ciarnait’s birthday! She’s been with us since she was about 5 weeks old, and she is now 15 years. We don’t know her exact birthday —… Continue reading Cookie Day!
I finished the final edit of Out of the Ashes last night – yay! I still need to do the back/front matter, formatting, and final cover revisions, but then it will be ready to go. Short and sweet, this time. 😉
With Out of the Ashes in the beta-reader stage, I have returned to working on the next Twinkle Dingle story (tentatively titled “A Fairy Excellent Adventure”). It’s a prequel to Don’t Piss Off the Fairies, and tells the story of how the whole mess with Nellie’s family came about. Today, I will share a small… Continue reading A Fairy Excellent Adventure