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: Exile (Part Six)

Intro Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜Š SIX             Atanar stood at the edge of the kulkri camp, hands bound behind his back while Sivoy and Tikaani argued a few paces away.             โ€œHe ruined the ambush,โ€ she was saying. โ€œAnd tried to strangle me!โ€             โ€œIn self-defense,โ€ Atanar … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Six)

Book Four cover reveal and launch date!

Hi there! What a year it's been already. I'm settling into the groove of my full-time author/editor gig. (BTW, I still have slots open if you need editing work! Message me at lauren@laloga.com or see this page for more info.) I'm beyond thrilled to announce that Catalyst Moon: Surrender (Book Four) will be released on … Continue reading Book Four cover reveal and launch date!

2020 update & resources for indie authors

Howdy! I hope your 2020 is off to a fabulous start. Mine certainly is. My last day of work with my former employer has passed, so I am completely freelance. That's right, I am a FULL TIME author now!!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿคฉ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿš€ I'm thrilled to finally be able to focus 100% of my efforts to my writing … Continue reading 2020 update & resources for indie authors

Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Five)

Happy 2020 everyone! I hope your year is off to a great start. ๐Ÿฅฐ I'll have some updates/news soon, but for now, please enjoy the next installment of Atanar's journey. About Exile. Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four. Five             โ€œThere you are,โ€ Sivoy said as Atanar and Corvac approached her at the … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Five)

Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Four)

Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Happy reading. ๐Ÿ˜ FOUR A week later, Atanar paused beside a copse of fir trees, searching for a suitable location for the snare. A well-traveled game trail was best, preferably one surrounded by rocks or thick brush, which would funnel his prey through his chosen spot. Something cracked behind … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Four)