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Vacation Mode

As we are wrapping up 2022, I will, as usual be taking December off. Normally I would just take two weeks off, but I feel like this year I just need to take the month to reset and come back in January with some fresh content. I hope you all have a wonderful month, regardless… Continue reading Vacation Mode

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Q4 2022 Schedule

October 1 (That's tomorrow!) will be the release of the Publishing Roadmap over on Gumroad. This digital download goes over all kinds of different publishing paths and the pros and cons of each to help you make the best decision about how you want to publish and share your writing. There are also pintables to… Continue reading Q4 2022 Schedule

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Hey, want some swag?

Over on Patreon, there are several levels of support on offer, starting at the $3 base level.  For higher tiers, I offer physical rewards in the form of yearly swag packs and quarterly messages.  The yearly gifts go out in October and include things like:  stitch markers/charmshandmade project bagsnotebooks and stationarya personal message from me… Continue reading Hey, want some swag?

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Surprise!

I really love the art deco style of the Magic in Midtown cover so much, and it even brings in the steampunk elements. In fact, I love it so much that we decided to re-do the cover for Magic in the Headlines, book 1 in the set: I love this cover so much better than… Continue reading Surprise!

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New Patron Goals

In the interest of keeping a roof over my head, I've recently tweaked my Patreon just slightly. All the membership levels are the same, but I've added some new membership-based goals. My Patreon has been fairly stagnant for a while. I'm not entirely sure why, other than "just offering text rewards/author patreons are hard." So,… Continue reading New Patron Goals

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Um, What?

Anyone else trying to figure out what the hell happened to November? It was the third, and then I blinked and then suddenly I was two weeks behind on the podcast, Thanksgiving is almost here, and Google is throwing around holiday ads like confetti (I swear, Spottify, if I have to listen to ONE MORE… Continue reading Um, What?

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Mini bullet point update

I'm still here, and still planning to come back with new content. I'm also moving in 2 weeks, so creative endeavors are temporarily on hold. I'll be taking August off to recover from/settle in after the move, and hope to be back in early September. No, we're not leaving Washington/Seattle areaThe blog will probably be… Continue reading Mini bullet point update

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Burnout

I've been fighting it for a while. Since 2018, honestly. I've been putting off dealing with it. I kept telling myself that once I started my medication, it would get better. It did get better, for a while. But it didn't get enough better for me to sustain my current commitments and schedule. In the… Continue reading Burnout

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General life update

We are just a few weeks out from the release of Magic in the Headlines, and there is still so much to do. I'm feeling a bit swamped. This week was super busy. First, Bast found a stray cat on our back porch, a very beautiful Main Coon tabby. We are over cat-pacity in our… Continue reading General life update

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Passing Bullets

It's been a busy week and I'm currently bogged down with research and editing. Normal posts to resume on Monday. New book announcement next week!I'm currently seeking beta readers and reviewers. Beta readers are advanced readers who help in the editing process by providing opinions of current drafts. There are currently 2 gothic tales on… Continue reading Passing Bullets