Divided loyalties test Inez Garza. The infamous incident at the Academy of Natural Studies has forced her to work for the King’s Men while continuing to serve the hidden market. Supporting Birthright furthers the cause of Magical Return, but the cost may be the fall of the royal house and losing Zavier forever. And the … Continue reading The Continuing Story of Inez Garza
First things first: I'm not done with the manuscript of A Noble's Path: Book 2 in my Enchanted Path series. I am about 2/3 of the way done and would likely move faster if it wasn't turning into some Choose Your Own Adventure, where I write a chapter followed by two versions of what would … Continue reading A Brief Return
Hey FF readers, Writers are a friendly lot. We like to support each other because no one knows more than we do how difficult and solitary this profession can be. Bloggers understand that more than most and I think it's great the way we reach out to each other to make the big, scary blogosphere … Continue reading An interview with me!
Welcome 2019! Like most people, I have big plans. At least they're big for me. Book 2 is due by mid autumn, I have a novella due (hopefully) no later than Valentine's Day, and the usual...exercise more, find new fairy tales and folklore, etc. And it's also a good time to take stock of my … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution #YDSF2019
Okay, it's really the thirteenth day until Christmas, but I post on Tuesdays. Nevertheless, on Wednesday, December 12th we're twelve days away from Christmas Eve. My family has asked for my Christmas list, but what I want, they can't buy. But you can. For those twelve days the digital version of my book, A Smuggler's … Continue reading On the twelfth day ’til Christmas…
I'm a person who likes preparation. I've always said my superpower is research. It comes from my curiosity and imagination--two things essential for any person, but especially a writer. This past weekend I attended a writer's conference for fantasy and needless to say I was underwhelmed. I spent months preparing. I researched the speakers (where … Continue reading Plans and Villainy
DREAMS Friday night’s dream, on Saturday told, Is sure to come true, be it never so old. -Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme My Friday night dream for some time now has been to be a published author. Today that became a reality. By the end of the day my book, A Smuggler's Path, will be … Continue reading Book Release Day and Mother Goose
Most fairy tales have a common event. The wait. It's when everything has already happened, but the ending has yet to arrive. It's that period before the resolution. The shoe fits. The poisoned apple is dislodged. A kiss awakens a long-sleeping princess. The woodcutter splits open the wolf's stomach. But before that, it's the wait. … Continue reading Waiting with the Fairies
Exciting news FF readers! After years of writing (and rewriting and rewriting and rewriting…did I mention rewriting?) I finally have a publication date for my first novel, A Smuggler’s Path. It’s available for pre-order through Barnes & Noble Digital, iBooks, Kobo & Kobo Plus, tolino, Scribd and 24symbols right now. https://www.books2read.com/A-Smugglers-Path A Smuggler's Path will … Continue reading A Smuggler’s Path – Available July 24th!
Hello Readers! I'm excited to write that I was given the opportunity to participate in a guest post in anticipation of my fantasy novel, A Smuggler's Path, being released later this summer! Please take a moment to visit the website, The Once and Future Podcast, and then check out my post on their blog and … Continue reading My Guest Post on The Once and Future Podcast!