Predictive Text Chapter

First of all, if you haven’t yet seen Botnik’s Harry Potter chapter written with a predictive text keyboard programmed with all seven books, you should go read it now. It’s the funniest thing I’ve read all year. Then come back and read this post much later, because just about anything will pale in comparison. IContinue reading “Predictive Text Chapter”

IT’S HERE!!!

My debut novel is out in the world! HOLY CRAP! It’s been a wild month. My debut moment has both been everything I hoped it would be and nothing like I thought it would be. You have to understand that I’ve wanted to be a published author since I was in kindergarten. For a fairContinue reading “IT’S HERE!!!”

So Many Drafts

Hey there, writers in the trenches! Let’s have a little talk about tweedle beetles drafts. Specifically, numbers of drafts. I know that when I started out writing novels, I had no idea how many drafts a book went through before it got published. Thinking back on it now, I get all Ming the Merciless andContinue reading “So Many Drafts”

In Which I Squee About My Cover

Have you seen the beautiful cover for THE TETHERED MAGE?! (Design: Lisa Marie Pompilio; Art: Crystal Ben & Arcangel) I love this cover so, so much, guys. One of the many reasons I was super excited when Orbit offered to publish my book is that their covers are FREAKING AMAZING. And wow, they did not disappointContinue reading “In Which I Squee About My Cover”

My 2016 Writing Life In Review, One Email Quote at a Time

2016 may have sucked for humanity, but it was pretty awesome for my writing career. As the year draws to a close, just for fun, here’s a look back on my 2016 writing life through email quotes! I always am fascinated at anything writers, editors, or agents post about submission and publishing timeline stuff, becauseContinue reading “My 2016 Writing Life In Review, One Email Quote at a Time”

Big Announcement!

Sooooooo… I have some news. I have AWESOME news. I have the VERY BEST NEWS IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!! I am giddy with delight to announce (and I cannot believe I’m saying this and it’s true and this is really happening) that Orbit has acquired my fantasy novel, THE TETHERED MAGE, for publication in Fall 2017!Continue reading “Big Announcement!”