Here, as promised (after recovering from regret that I didn't take more), are some pictures from my time at the Montana Renaissance Festival, at ZooMontana just a couple weeks ago. This is a picture (admittedly not terribly good) of the booth I was sharing with a few others. There was lots of art, jewelry, and various … Continue reading Renaissance Festival (Pictures Included!)
Gatekeeper characters in fiction mark a significant transition for the protagonist and are usually less characters in themselves than a device to illustrate something about the character they confront. They are typically mysterious and evocative, often representing cosmic forces, or the character's own subconscious. Unfortunately, Gatekeepers in real life are much less interesting--and usually much … Continue reading Gatekeepers
So I've got to say... This feels pretty good. Both paperback and ebook formats of Tamed Hearts, Wild Souls are now LIVE. I've even made a few sales in person. Next week is the launch party, and the week after I've got a sale / signing planned. I'm also hoping to sign up for the Writers Roundup in … Continue reading Paperbacks! Ebooks! MADNESS!
I've already come to terms with the idea that if I develop a significant fan-base, people are going to ship my characters with each other. (Hell, I've done this myself, to be honest. Yes, with my own characters.) This is part-and-parcel of most fandom these days, and can be fun if not taken too far. But it is easy … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Shipping
After nearly a year in editing, my first novel, Tamed Hearts, Wild Souls is on the way to publication. There has already been a lot of learning along the way, and I don't expect that to stop any time soon. What you're seeing here is an important step along the way--indie authors need their platforms to … Continue reading We Are Live!