Wednesday Wanderings

Notes from a worldbuilding …The world creation aspect of this project has certainly taken me longer than in the past, but it’s not because of the quantity – and believe me, I have one set of world notes that clocks in at around 50,000 words, as long …

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Song Styles

(Past few weeks have been very hectic, hence the radio silence here.  Hope I’m back in action now!)I talked a lot about the various portions of my Scylla and Charybdis playlist during my blog tour, but I don’t think I ever posted the list in …

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Song Styles

No posting of my writerly musical musings would be complete without eventually mentioning this gem, which is a pretty accurate depiction of the inside of my brain at times:Bears Dance To Sweet DreamsYes.  Really.

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Wednesday Wanderings

Confession time:  I’m a comma maximalist.I adhere to the formal rules of comma use, even those that some publications and editors have begun to abandon.  I’m a fan of the Oxford comma.  When a comma is indicated for clarity or effect, I …

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Story Sale!

Abyss and Apex just accepted my story “Natural Selection” for publication … ahem … sometime in 2020! This is the second story featuring Pazia and Vanchen, directly following the events of Fatecraft. Don’t hold your breath too long …That makes thr…

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Wednesday Wanderings

A long time ago, I submitted a story to a writing challenge where a character in impossible circumstances (because aren’t they all?) cheats on her husband.  A fellow writer / critiquer said they enjoyed the story, but had trouble with that aspect….

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