To build the necessary timelines for the plot, I had to determine the number of days, weeks, and months in a Knownearthian year.
The Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off (SPFBO) is an annual competition run by Mark Lawrence (author of Prince of Thorns and Red Sister, among others) since 2015. Each year, Mark takes a maximum of 300 entries (first come, first served; this year the 300 slots disappeared in about a day and a half) and distributes them among … Continue reading News Update: A Wizard’s Forge Passes First Hurdle in the 2018 SPFBO
I thought finding a narrator would be hard, but the search was easier and more fun than I expected.
Another Facebook meme, another blog post about female protagonists.
How is it that a month has passed since my last blog! Well, I've been busy putting A Wizard's Forge in book shows, picking up an award medal, and doing a partial preview release of A Wizard's Sacrifice on RoyalRoad. Take a walk backward through my calendar of the past several weeks. Gettysburg I just … Continue reading News from the Front Lines, or Where Have I Been the Past Month?
Vic’s troubles and how she deals with them should inspire some rousing debate. Go chill the wine and prepare yourself with some cool intel to drop on your friends.
Knownearth, the world of A Wizard’s Forge, has complex power structures, both magical and political.
I'd love to see my characters brought to life, and while I’m indulging in the book-to-film fantasy, I’ll give myself a say in who should play whom.
No, this isn't a blog about the CW show The 100 (although I do enjoy that show). It's just a short, celebratory note to say thank you to all the book bloggers, Goodreads reviewers, fellow authors, and cherished readers who have read A Wizard's Forge and left a rating on Goodreads. AWF received its 100th rating on January … Continue reading The 100
Jane LaForge posed deeply incisive questions that uncovered some things I, as the author of A Wizard's Forge, didn't know about it.