Rambling, writing

Spicing Things Up

I like a challenge. Particularly one that will help me hone my skills as an author, and force me to try things I might not otherwise consider. For me, the biggest challenge I face in my writing is length. (Heh, heh.) Keeping a novel under 150,000 words is a constant mix of tiptoeing, editing and… Continue reading Spicing Things Up

Character Glossary, Sorcery and Sandstorms, Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

Lesce

Full name: Lesce Ellynaeven Pronunciation: Lesk Age: 65 Height: 5’4” Physical Features: Plum hair and eyes Smells like: Aniseed humbugs Birthday: 22nd of April Hails From: Sorcen Favourite Food: Chicken salad Favourite Drink: Cranberry juice Of Note: - Class One Healing sorceress. - Sorcen's Healing Elder - Younger sister to Flare and Arcana - Married… Continue reading Lesce

Character Glossary, Sorcery and Sandstorms, The Weaver’s War, writing

Zaire

Full name: Zaire Rexallis DuGronde Pronunciation: Zye-ear Age: 64 Height: 6' 6" Physical Features: Pale skin with a dusting of glacier blue near the temples. Long blue black hair, indigo eyes. Smells Like: Impending rain with a faint metallic edge Birthday: 15th of February Hails From: Rylle Favourite Food: Lemon Gelati Favourite Drink: Iced Coffee… Continue reading Zaire

Character Glossary, Sorcery and Sandstorms, Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

Flare

Full name: Flare Veritax Pronunciation: Flair Age: 75 Height: 5' 11" Physical Features: Bronze skin, carnelian eyes, flame orange hair. Smells Like: Toasted Marshmallows Birthday: 20th of November Hails From: Sorcen Favourite Food: Tacos Favourite Drink: Firewhiskey Of Note: - Class One Fire Sorcerer - Claims the titles of First Flame (commander of Sorcen's military)… Continue reading Flare

Sorcery and Sandstorms, The Weaver’s War, writing

Sorcery and Sandstorms Release Day

It’s here! At last! Hooray! This book has run the rollercoaster of emotions. There has been laughter. Tears. Rage. Love. But it’s here now, for you to enjoy! If you want to pick up a digital copy, this is the place to go. For those who had hard copies already on order, you’ll be hearing… Continue reading Sorcery and Sandstorms Release Day

Rambling, Sorcery and Sandstorms, The Weaver’s War, writing

Chilling with Renee Dahlia

Today, I’m over on Renee Dahlia’s blog doing a fun little interview about the birth of Sorcery and Sandstorms, what makes me tick, and why ice cream should never go in a piñata. Hanging out with cool author peeps (virtually and in person) is an amazing side effect of being an author and one that,… Continue reading Chilling with Renee Dahlia

Caelum’s Bookshelf, Rambling, writing

Caelum’s Bookshelf – May / June 2020

So, I snuck into Caelum’s room while our favourite space deer was asleep, and got the low-down on some new books that are coming out in the next month or so. Some of these are written by authors I know, and some are books I’ve been waiting to get my hands on. Have a look,… Continue reading Caelum’s Bookshelf – May / June 2020

Sorcery and Sandstorms, Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

Sorcery and Sandstorms – The Countdown!

It’s official! Sorcery and Sandstorms, the sequel to Sorcery and Stardust, is now available for pre-order on both Amazon and Kobo stores, and will be officially released on June 22, 2020. This story picks up where Sorcery and Stardust left off, and was an absolute delight to write. When I first started this series I… Continue reading Sorcery and Sandstorms – The Countdown!

Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

Out With The Old, In With The New

Even though it’s only six or so months old, I decided to update the cover for Sorcery and Stardust. As much as I adore art, I struggle with my own, and given this was the first book cover I’d ever completed I was both proud and disappointed with the result.Proud, because I did it; disappointed… Continue reading Out With The Old, In With The New

Rambling, The Kin Chronicles, The Weaver’s War, writing

Hitting the Ground Running

Right, last week I promised a chatty post about my writerly plans for the year, so here we go! I'm super pumped about Tobias' Spark coming out in February, then hitting the ARRA rendezvous in March. If you keep an eye on my social media in the coming weeks, you'll see some of the fun… Continue reading Hitting the Ground Running