Thoughts on a first Mother’s Day

As those of you on the mailing list know, this is my first Mother’s Day. At the end of last year, my husband and I welcomed our first little one, who has proceeded to upend our lives ever since. One thing that was immediately apparent to me was how the...

Happy N7 Day

A note for my readers – November 7 is known as N7 day, an informal celebration of the Mass Effect series (N7 being the name of the elite military unit the main character of the series is part of). So, today, I want to share another example of how important stories can...

Character Post: Daughter of Ashes

Dear Readers – I’ve edited this post as Daughter of Ashes is now out on Amazon! (If you read on another platform, please contact me – the choice between Amazon-exclusive and wide distribution is complex, and hearing from you helps me choose!)...

Process Post: Daughter of Ashes

Dear Readers, I haven’t ever shared one of these posts before, but Daughter of Ashes has been an important book for me in many ways, and I’d like to give you a peek into the process of creating it, from the impetus and inspiration behind it, to the guts of...