Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten ELEVEN Both Ged and Merti bowed low as the young woman approached. The Circle priestess wore a long cloak, one side white, one side black, and somehow managed to keep the white side pristine … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Eleven)
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine TEN A cloud of dust signaled the caravan's approach. Atanar, who had been alternating positions in front of and behind Ged and Merti's wagon, did not see it until Ged shouted a greeting in a language … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Ten)
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight NINE Surely, he was dreaming, for his mother hummed a lullaby and the scent of sage hung in the air. Both of those were hallmarks of Atanar's childhood; white sage was often burned to calm young children or … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Nine)
To my Black friends, family, neighbors, fellow humans: I stand behind you, with you, beside you, before you - wherever you need. I support you. Like many of us, I'm trying to determine how I can use my privilege to support Black voices in this ongoing, escalating battle. Here is a list of resources that … Continue reading No justice, no peace.
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven Happy reading! 😘 EIGHT There were so many stars. How many hours had he and Nel stared at them, trading stories of each cluster and pinprick of light? No one knew exactly what stars were, of course; some claimed they … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Eight)
Intro | Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Part Six Enjoy! 😊 SEVEN The Aredian merchants approached slowly, carefully, as one might approach an uncertain face of rock they wished to scale. Atanar stood between Sivoy, Kiluan, Tartok, and Corvac, who'd insisted upon coming. All … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Seven)
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
Intro | Part One | Part Two | Part Three| Part Four | Part Five Enjoy! 😊 SIX Atanar stood at the edge of the kulkri camp, hands bound behind his back while Sivoy and Tikaani argued a few paces away. “He ruined the ambush,” she was saying. “And tried to strangle me!” … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Six)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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!!! 🎉🤩🎉🥰🚀 I'm thrilled to finally be able to focus 100% of my efforts to my writing … Continue reading 2020 update & resources for indie authors