From the Forest

Claire woke with her heart pounding. She’d had the same, damn dream again, the one with a massive owl flying in a misty forest, and her stuck in a dress like a blueberry meringue. This was the third month of waking abruptly from that image; it was unnerving. She slipped out of bed, careful not to … Continue reading From the Forest

Input from Readers…Please?

I've been working on a draft cover for my third novel, The Weaver's Light. It's fantasy, like my others, but not  young adult (though really, as far as I can tell, the only thing making a book "YA" is if the hero/ heroine is a young adult). Anyway, I'm asking for input again to help me perfect this masterpiece … Continue reading Input from Readers…Please?

A vignette

A piece from my NaNoWriMo novel. Clir pulled the heavy leather gauntlet further up her arm, cursing. "That bird isn't worth the wooden perch he roosts on!" Trainer Fugol raised her brow, but didn't comment. Clir glared at the young besra sitting on her forearm. "Why must I continue to work with these inferior birds? … Continue reading A vignette

Fame, Fortune, and Movie Rights!

More engaging than Hunger Games (but without all the child-killing), as magical as Harry Potter (without all the Harry)…what is it? O.K., O.K, I admit it. I’ve been a carnivorous plant, luring you in with my title and tag-line like an unsuspecting bug following the smell of something delicious—rotting meat. But my purpose isn’t quite … Continue reading Fame, Fortune, and Movie Rights!