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The Writing Process Bonus Edition: Submission Packages

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process Bonus Edition: Submission Packages

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Author Convention Kit

2017 was the first time I ever attended an event as an author. Since then, I've learned a few things about hand selling my books and appearing "in persona" at conventions and events. If you've never attended an event as an author before, here's a list of some of the things I find essential for… Continue reading Author Convention Kit

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The Writing Process, part IV: Editing

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, part IV: Editing

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Symposium Schedule!

I finally have the full list of panels I will be co-hosting at this year's Steampunk Symposium. I don't have all of the time slots yet, but will be updating this page as the information becomes available. You'll also be able to spot me walking around the con floor, as always. Feel free to flag… Continue reading Symposium Schedule!

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The Writing Process, part III: Revisions

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, part III: Revisions

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The Writing Process, Part II: Drafting

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, Part II: Drafting

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The Writing Process, Part I: Introduction

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, Part I: Introduction

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What’s Next?

Moreau House, the 3rd book in my Evie Cappelli series, came out last month (do you have your copy yet?). While I do have plans to eventually revisit Evie and her world, it won't be in the form of a full length novel. Moreau House effectively wraps up the series. Never fear, there's lots more… Continue reading What’s Next?

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What I’m Watching: Moreau House

With Moreau House about to come out, I thought it would be fun to list some of the movies and television shows I watched to get into the headspace for this book. Charmed This is an old standby. Since I own the entire series, it's usually on in the background when I'm writing fantasy of… Continue reading What I’m Watching: Moreau House

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Goals, Old and New

The 2017 Goals: Send out at least 1 query every week I did pretty well on this, I think. I did take a month off, but sent out way more queries in other months. Release The Spider's Web on Amazon (once rights have been returned) Done! Reduce the yarn stash by 50% um....No. Save for… Continue reading Goals, Old and New