*waves* Hello! If you're reading this, you already likely know all about Patreon, and publishing--if that's the case, feel free to skip ahead a little bit or go directly to my Patreon for more about why I, personally, chose to launch a creator page. If, however, you're someone who has little experience with or knowledge of the … Continue reading Patreon and Publishing Primer
If you read the original iteration of A Single Thread, you know Lucinda Hightower. Lucinda is an eighteen year old girl who has been followed by death omens her entire life--so in A Single Thread, when Morgan Fletcher tells her her brother's life is in danger, she takes him at his word and they team up … Continue reading A Brief History of Lucinda Hightower
Is it just me, or is marketing like a storm cloud hanging over the head of the modern author? I know for me, it’s been a voice hissing in the back of my head ever since I sold From Under the Mountain to REUTS. The desperate need to market, to be discoverable, has led me … Continue reading Back to Basics: Or, Don’t Let Marketing Steal the Spotlight
I’ve always been fascinated by ghosts and other creepy things. I loved reading Goosebumps as a kid. I played with a Ouija board more than once. My friends and I convinced ourselves that we were in the presence of spirits on several occasions—sometimes just pretending until we were actually scared, but sometimes the fear came first. … Continue reading Ghosts and the Unearthly Bond
Hello, everyone! Part three of The Web novella series is on the horizon, slated for a release date of April 30th. So close, and yet so far! The Ties Eternal introduces one of my favorite characters in this universe, and I can't wait to share her with you. THE TIES ETERNAL the web #3 Seventeen-year-old Miranda Wolford … Continue reading Cover Reveal: THE TIES ETERNAL
Huge news, lovely people. I See the Web and A Single Thread are joining the corporeal world! You'll now be able to unplug and read the creepy and thrilling exploits of the Fletcher siblings with actual pages to turn. They'll be coming into print in one paperback volume entitled The First Web: THE FIRST WEB: parts one and two of the paranormal … Continue reading Brace Yourselves. Paperbacks are Coming.
Writing is amazing. There's nothing quite like the rush you get when you're on a roll, pounding out words, watching the scenes take shape and feeling that momentum urging you on and on. It's no wonder writers write because they need to--the feeling is addictive. But it's not always like that. Sometimes it's hard, because … Continue reading Hard Writing Days and the Importance of Dedicated Writing Time
I'm going to level with y'all. There are few things that frustrate me more than an author who does not extrapolate my editorial comments. extrapolate (verb): extend the application of (a method or conclusion, especially one based on statistics) to an unknown situation by assuming that existing trends will continue or similar methods will be applicable. … Continue reading Editor Confessions: Extrapolation
I am SO excited to finally share this cover with you! A Single Thread is the follow-up to I See the Web, building on the mythology and the characters (but in enough of a standalone way that you don't need to brave ISTW's spiders if you really can't--I'm always thinking of you guys). Okay. We're ready to … Continue reading A SINGLE THREAD Cover Reveal!