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Book Publishing 101

Book Publishing 101

The incredible Wattpad fans of True Born have been asking: When is the rest of this book coming out? When do we get to read more? I’ve replied that True Born is now under consideration by various presses. Hopefully I’ll have some news soon. I admit, though, I’m not sure these avid readers know what … Continue reading

Faerie Tense

Faerie Tense

  Writing time can be as complex as a faerie riddle. I wrote a novel about fairies. The heroine Gigi is a sixteen year-old with a little faerie problem. Make that a big faerie problem. The other problem she faces is time. Time is a constant struggle in writing. Time changes everything: the fluidity of your … Continue reading

The darklings of tomorrow land

The darklings of tomorrow land

We are all children of a revolutionary earth.   The structures that used to make us feel safe at night are rapidly coming apart: the old icons of business and commerce toppling; environmental integrity disintegrating. Perhaps the only sane way of responding to our multiple environmental and political crises is to create. But create what, exactly? … Continue reading

How to craft a narrator

How to craft a narrator

  Truth be told, narrators pretty much determine the success of any novel. Good narrators will leave you spellbound to the worlds they weave. Poorly realized narrators, on the other hand, are like bad dates…regret, regret, regret. First person narrators have become the style of choice in the past twenty years or so. That’s because the … Continue reading