my murdered darlings – part one

Every writer knows the phrase. I've generally taken it to mean, "only include stuff that serves the story in some way," but many folks have their own interpretations. I'm not going to dissect the axiom here; instead, I'd like to share some of my murdered darlings. These are the story snippets that, for whatever reason, … Continue reading my murdered darlings – part one

Catalyst Moon fanfic! (contains spoilers for Breach)

Hi there! I'm thrilled to share this piece by a dear friend and fellow author who also happens to be a fan of the Catalyst Moon 'verse. Without further adieu, here's A Bird In Hand, by impoeia. (Who has kindly given permission for me to post this on my blog.) Please read and enjoy! 🙂 … Continue reading Catalyst Moon fanfic! (contains spoilers for Breach)

preview of Catalyst Moon: Exile

Hello, friends. These last several weeks, life has been crazy. (Which is putting it mildly.) Between an amazing vacation, a nasty cold, and a...tumultuous election, writing has been slow. But slow progress is still progress, and I'm moving forward on a project that's been hanging over me for some time: Catalyst Moon: Exile. (Title subject to … Continue reading preview of Catalyst Moon: Exile

Free ficlets!

Note: This piece was originally submitted to the /r/fantasywriters May fiction challenge. It is set approximately thirteen years before Catalyst Moon: Incursion. Enjoy! Feathers Eris clambered out of the pond. Water streamed down her legs, she'd soaked her nicest gown, and Mama would be furious that her curls were ruined. But all that meant nothing, … Continue reading Free ficlets!