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Song Styles

My Scylla and Charybdis soundtrack has a variety of selections, from songs about the overall arc to those focused on specific characters and situations … but there’s one group of songs that I can only describe as bratty.With a male dominated and…

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Wednesday Wanderings – On Tour!

Welcome to the Scylla and Charybdis release tour – virtual, that is!  Since Grimbold Books is a British press and I’m over here chilling in the States, it seemed fitting to make “stops” on both sides of the pond … but I lack the finances to jetset back and forth, so I’ll be stopping by various blogs and hosting their awesome authors in return.

Some of these dates may change – I’m still finishing up posts and communicating with my hosts.

Here’s my schedule:

4/1 (Sunday) – Song Styles here – snippets of the Scylla and Charybdis “soundtrack”


4/1 (Sunday) – visit from Daniel Ausema from Twigs And Brambles to talk about his new release, Silk Betrayal

4/2 (Monday) – visiting Paul James Caiden at The Mind’s Eye  

4/4 (Weds) – Wednesday Wanderings here – how it all started

4/6 (Friday) – visiting Marco Dijkstra at Barely a Blogger to talk about worldbuilding

4/8 (Sunday) – Song Styles here

4/11 (Weds) – Wednesday Wanderings – what’s in a name?

4/13 (Friday) – special “visit” to Sarah Ashwood’s mailing list with an interview; sign up over at  her Facebook page  

4/15 (Sunday) – It’s RELEASE DAY!

4/17 (Tues) – visiting Joanne Hall at her blog to talk about chef creativity and cross-utilization … not as dry as it sounds, I promise!

4/18 (Weds) – Wednesday Wanderings here – the books within the book

4/19 (Thurs) – visiting Daniel Ausema at Twigs And Brambles  to talk about music in Scylla and Charybdis

4/20 (Fri) – visiting Jennifer Lee Rossman at The Eternally Untitled 

4/22 (Sun) – Song Styles here

4/24 (Tues) – visiting Kate Coe at Writing and Coe for an interview

4/25 (Weds) – Wednesday Wanderings here – the ta(le/il) of the kearl

4/27 (Fri) – stories from Marco Dijkstra … check them out!

4/29 (Sun) – Song Styles here

5/2 (Weds) – Wednesday Wanderings here – discussing “hiraeth”

5/6 (Sun) – Song Styles here

6/1 (Fri) – guest post from Jennifer Lee Rossman from The Eternally Untitled

Song Styles

I would just like to point out that my worldbuilding file for my next novel project is still saved as ArbitraryWorldNameHere.docx.As to my current novel project(s), Surgeburnt is in the writing phases; Undertaking Chances (my quirky little zombie …

Song Styles

Every now and again, I stumble across a song that latches onto me and becomes an obsession.  I hit the repeat button, I go back to seek it out at random times, and long before my fascination fades, I’ve got it memorized nuance by nuance.  Thi…

Song Styles

In case you missed my shouting from the rooftops, Scylla and Charybdis, in Kindle form, is now available for preorder – check it out here!I have an extensive playlist for the novel, which I’ll be discussing in the weeks to come, but I wanted to start o…

Song Styles

For the second time, I’d like to do something a little different on a Sunday, discuss some new-to-me music that I thought others might like.I’ll start with the most recent and high-profile album, Kelly Clarkson’s Meaning Of Life.  If you’ve turned…

Song Styles

There’s one song I haven’t formally put on my Surgeburnt soundtrack because it describes a romantic arc that I hadn’t decided I was going to use … and here I am, at least (I hope) three quarters of the way through the first draft, and I’m still …