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This week was my first book club meeting. Well, the first where I was a guest author. As a life-long book lover, I’ve been in a lot of reading groups. But this one had borrowed my copies of A Test of Loyalty,  Man, was I nervous. What if they hated it and dragged me over the coals?  What Read more…


I signed up for the March 10k word challenge on Chapterbuzz.  So far I’m doing great, skipped writing on the weekend and still ahead of my word count. And it’s the last ook in the Mechanicsville trilogy, so fans can stop asking when it’s coming out.  It’ll still be months, but now I will have progress to show! Read more…


One Shot, the second Talia Sunborn adventure will be released on March 5th on Kindle, Kobo, ibooks and more! I’m so excited to release this short (8500 words) tale into the wild. You’ll see the tragedy that made her so stingy with her heart, the life that made her a killer, and how easily her little heart Read more…


I am 99.9% done editing One Shot, the second Talia Sunborn short story.  It’s out for its final spit and polish edit. So it may be released as early as Monday. Yeah, Monday sounds like a good day. Both Talia stories are background to my novel, Nets to Catch the Wind. It’s a full length, high fantasy Read more…


Mechanicsville fans will be happy to know that I am writing draft 1 of book 3 (title to be determined) during Nanowrimo.  Yes, by Nov 30th I will have 50,000 words of a terrible first draft to be polished into the further adventures of Samantha, Ashley and Faraj. So an edited version will be for sale this Read more…


So this Friday starts one of my favourite writing/ fan cons. Can-Con, the Canadian Conference of speculative fiction… or something like that. It’s science fiction and fantasy fans, costumes, panels, workshops, writers, agents, publishers, editors, stufftobuy! It has workshops taught by award-winning authors! And I gave a seminar last year, and will likely give it again next year. Read more…


First off, Today is my birthday! I got THE BEST quilting/ sewing/ embroidery machine ever!  It not only has the embroidery hoop and about a hundred pre-programmed stitches, you can add stitches from jpgs!  My old sewing machine, a lovely, easy to use, basic model will be going to a friend. She needs a well behaved machine. Read more…


Right now I’m reading Val McDermid’s article on her writing routine. She gets up at 9am, starts working by 11. This is me! I get up around 830am, drag my bones out to get dressed, have a coffee, and am at the computer by 10. I then do email and blogs for a while, just like her. Read more…


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