January 31, 2020

Haki stormed outside, through the gardens towards the small marble temple to the four gods. Part of him felt guilty, knowing his anger wasn’t justified, but resented Zaran nonetheless. He stopped just outside of the sacred shrine’s carved doorway. Anger filled his chest—not the proper attitude to approach the gods. It was important especially when…

January 24, 2020

Stolen Luck began as a short story for a grimdark anthology. It was continued with a second anthology. Now, it stands as a complete novel, telling the story of Hak’kar- before he became the powerful and feared so’har ruler of the later books. It’s been an interesting story to write, to delve into his development…

October 23, 2019

Watching the three children riding ahead of them, and Jedda riding next to her, Diya imagined three blond heads, instead of the rich reds of the children.  Riding with their own children. What would that be like?  “Can we take the ponies across the river on the way back?” Pasha asked, turning in his saddle….

August 2, 2019

Chanmyr is a diverse world with a several races and a lot of amazing characters. The gods are real, bound to the five planets, and the Red God, who has been missing for over 800 years– is about to return. Magic is becoming unstable, war is brewing, and a secret cabal is chasing after the…

July 26, 2019

I know everyone is really hoping for the next GoT. Yeah, well, so am I! So, evidently Amazon looks like it plans to conquer the streaming platform next. It’s got THREE epic series. The Lord of the Rings (wow-factor, even though we all know the story:). I wonder who they will find to play the…

July 19, 2019

I wrote this scene out, hoping to get a sense of the changing dynamic with the twins. It’s generally solid. BUT– my editor took one look at it and said. Nope. She wasn’t sure why, so we chatted about it. She said, this is the kind of plan they would have come up with together……

July 19, 2019

In Chanmyr, there are various religions that have evolved over time. Most of them are based on either the planets, who are their gods. This is similar to Greek and Roman mythology in a lot of ways. Mars was the god of war, Venus was love, mercury (year- we don’t talk about mercury.. that pesky…

July 12, 2019

This is still really rough. It even has a few (NEEDS INFO OR CHANGING) notes to myself, but I thought you might like seeing what Jedda is up to:) Jedda looked down at the house.  It was bigger than most homes in Tatak Rhe, nestled in amongst the sloping hill and trees.  It was easy…