Tag: writing

Reading in the cold

The East Coast is being throttled by Winter Storm Jonas.  The road in Durham is iced over with an inch or two of sleet. There is some snow mixed in there, too, for flavor. I have POWER though. Electricity is the best. Sleet is…

And book three of The Last Dragon Charmer is titled….

REALM BREAKER (The Last Dragon Charmer #3)!!!  The title still could change but I don’t *think* it will. I’m revising REALM BREAKER now. I got a great editorial letter from my editor and good input from my agent, so my brain is full of…

Flash Fiction Fantasy For Fun

Also, ain’t alliteration awesome. Anyway… Flash fiction is fiction shorter than a short story. I couldn’t find exact agreement on exactly how much shorter than short stories flash fiction should be. After reading some different things, I decided to go with Grant Faulkner’s ‘less…

Wee! Book Three!

Right now, I’m working on book three in my THE LAST DRAGON CHARMER series. Actually, I’m procrastinating – for just a moment – to update this blog. Technically, I am writing, though. I made the most complete outline I’ve been able to create for…

That toward which I write.

I know that title doesn’t make much sense. I was trying for something pun-ny up there. It still kind of amuses me and if I can’t amuse myself…  Anyway, I live in North Carolina, I grew up in NC, and I generally reach towards…

Deadline Dreams

Whenever I start editing or have a deadline approaching, I start having dreams.  Not dreams of success or staring up at copies of my finished books. (I have those dreams, too, but then I’m typically awake and staring off into the distance.)  No, these…