G is for Genre

Hello, and welcome to the April A-Z Blogging Challenge! Over the first 26 days of April, we will explore aspects of writing and marketing books – authors, feel free to weigh in, and readers, feel free to observe and ask questions! -M ******* I never could read...

On Quality

Every once in a while, quietly, an author wonders why some other book, some book that is not nearly as good as their book, is doing so much better than their book is doing. Why do readers pore over the pages of that book, the author wonders. Why are there so many fans...

The Reading List (and News!)

A poll! Right off! If you had your choice of the following to be revealed first for Novum, which would you pick? Cover Character Artwork Music Leave a comment, and next Monday, the group vote wins! Moving onwards, your friend neighborhood author has dived into a pile...

What Lies Ahead

Hello, Gentle Readers! The weather continues to yo-yo between a crisp autumn and a few last, raucous bursts of summer. I have been so focused on Shadow’s Reach and the SciFi piece that I have wished for a few more cold, fall-ish days so that I could snuggle up...

Update-like Items

Dear Readers, The internet is a pretty cool place to be this week, with all sorts of delightful things going on! Zezhou is hard at work on the cover for Shadow’s Reach, and I am looking forward to doing a cover reveal! Mailing list subscribers will get the first...