Category Archives: PAP

So I go off and be Viv for one week and look what happens! * For Darkness Shows the Stars is named to the 2014 Lone Star Reading List * Across a Star-Swept Sea is named to the 2013-2014 Winter … Continue reading

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So I managed 2,000 words of a blog post yesterday and then only about 800 of actual new words in my WIP, which is disappointing, but on the flipside I got to have lunch with a friend and then an … Continue reading

Posted in Austen, boys, feminism, narnia, other writers, PAP, star-swept, unicorns, writing life 5 Comments

I’ve been reading George R.R. Martin’s famous Song of Ice and Fire series (aka, Game of Thrones), after much prompting by Sailor Boy and all my other SFF-loving friends, and loving the first two seasons of the HBO show, and … Continue reading

Posted in other writers, PAP, series, star-swept, story, writing life, YA 2 Comments

    One of the things you’ll see if you grab a copy of my new prequel story, “The First Star to Fall” is a map of New Pacifica, the setting of Across a Star-Swept Sea. Back when I was … Continue reading

Posted in anthologies, PAP, series, SF, short stories 2 Comments

Since I was out of town on Monday, I missed the opportunity to share with you all an interview with me that Alexa did over at her blog, for her Author a (Mon)day feature. You know how much I like … Continue reading

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So I’ve been very quiet about what I’m up to, lately, and that is in large part because I’m not entirely sure what I’m up to, other than preparing for the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA in October. In … Continue reading

Posted in PAP, star-swept, unicorns, writing industry, writing life, YA 3 Comments

Saw a great blog post today by Michelle Maison on getting the perfect title for your work (via Janice Hardy), and in reading, realized that I have utilized many of these methods myself. Sometimes, the perfect title comes in an … Continue reading

Posted in PAP, star-swept, writing advice, writing life, YA 1 Comment

Man, it’s been a long time since I’ve given you guys a real blog post. I apologize for that. I had all sorts of grand plans, like telling you all about my New Year’s Resolution to track my writing and … Continue reading

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One of my ongoing disappointments in life is that I’m pretty terrible at drawing. Like, tragic. I can barely wrangle stick figures. There are lots of writers out there who draw beautifully, who are even artists in their own right, … Continue reading

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It has recently been pointed out to me that I include a lot of religious themes in my fiction. Given that I set a whole series in the ruins of a Catholic nunnery, I suppose this is an undeniable fact. … Continue reading

Posted in PAP, short stories, SSG, story, writing life, YA 4 Comments