There is a secret hidden in the Belhaven series, and that is that every single major character is a GIANT fan of Douglas Adams. Arrite, maybe it’s not that secret or hidden. Maybe I named my hero – Charles Douglas – after Charles Darwin and Douglas Adams. May 25 is “Towel Day,” a day when […]
Just a quickie post, y’all – I’m thrilled to say that Kensington is running a giveaway on Goodreads, giving away TWENTY-FIVE COPIES of How Not to Fall! Click here to enter to win a copy between now and May 18. Share and enjoy!
I had a very great pleasure of talking with Sarah and Amanda on the DBSA podcast – you can hear it here. They tell me I’m the first guest ever to use the phrase “submissive pain slut” on the podcast! Being such a fan of the podcast myself, when they asked if I’d be […]
I’m in the home stretch on the story I’ve been working on for… since… like… a while. Long time. In my fiction writing experience so far, I tend to write really fast for the first half of the book (that’s half by word count; I don’t write chronologically), and then gradually get slower and slower, […]
I flew six times last year. I’ll be flying four more times between now and May. To say, “I do not fly well” would be like saying, “I do not fall off cliffs well.” It’s not so much that I’m not good at it or that I don’t enjoy it, as it is that everything […]
Neil Gaiman tweeted this: Just noticed that someone at Penguin classics changed Wells’s “inexpugnable” to “inexpungible” in my HG Wells intro. #incopyeditinghell — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) December 30, 2015 … and something inside me felt calm for the first time since I started being copyedited. Copyediting is terrible, even for Neil Gaiman. No one warned […]
In July, I attended my first ever national RWA conference, and I learned A TON. Mostly I attended sessions on craft and on diversity, rather than about the business end of things, since I’m still so new to this world. Writing good books that make the world just a little better is my first goal. […]