Stars Upon Thars

What is your immediate reaction to seeing a book or other item that has between three and four stars? I’m asking because I feel like this is the grayest area when it comes to ratings. 1-2 stars = “not good at all” to “not very good.” And 4-5 stars = “pretty good” to “excellent.” So…

WIPjoy #7

If your story was represented by one item, what would it be? A fox. There is a fox in the story, a pet fox named Aloysius. I think he represents the fun and slyness and oddity of Faebourne. And here is your friendly reminder to PLEASE vote for Brynnde in the Creme de la Cover…

Vote for Brynnde!

I’d really appreciate your support in this cover contest! You do have to register with the site to vote, but it’s free and I promise they don’t spam you. Plus, you get to vote in new cover contests each week! And don’t forget that you can read Brynnde for FREE via Kindle Unlimited!

WIPjoy #6

Slowly but surely, the WIPjoy continues . . . Name something in your WIP for each of your senses: sight, sound, taste, smell, touch. Uh . . . I’m not entirely sure what I’m being asked to do here. Give an example from my WIP for each of these senses? I haven’t gotten very far…

Author Events in Planning

My trip to France for the writing workshop and retreat is slowly coming together. I have my plane tickets, my train tickets, and my hotel reservation for the one night I’ll be in Paris. A friend has likewise advised me on how to get from the airport to the train station, so I will need…

WIPjoy #5

Now back to your irregularly scheduled WIPjoy. Share a line of description. Gray stone stretched to either side as far as Duncan could see; he had to turn and lean out of the coach to find the ends of the house. It was gloriously carved, almost gothic. High above along the roofline Duncan spied figures…

Brynnde on Blog Tour

Every Monday—starting with this Monday, April 17 and going through June 5—I and Brynnde will be making the rounds on a Goddess Fish tour! Follow along and you can win a $15 Amazon gift card! Schedule below, and of course I’ll be reminding you constantly. April 17: Christine Young April 17: Long and Short Reviews…

What’s So Good About It?

I woke up this morning with an acute case of vertigo. It had been a long time since I suffered a bout. I had my first taste of it in April 2000, while doing work study at the Graduate Studies office at Emerson College. Not long after arriving, I became so dizzy I could no…