Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Seven)

Intro Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜Š 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 but Atanar had claymores thrust into … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Seven)

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 Two)

Part One here. Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜ Content warning: suicide TWO Even Aredian mountains were weak. It took Atanar the better part of another day to find a suitable cliff, one that he could summit, one that overlooked solid chunks of rock that would show his body no mercy when it fell from a great height. Preferably … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Two)

Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part One)

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As promised, here's the first installment to this unreleased Catalyst Moon novella. Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜ ONE Atanar held Ruukโ€™s gaze and prayed the snow lionโ€™s death would be swift. Although he could not hear Ruukโ€™s thoughts, he knew the proud beastโ€™s heart and saw the fear in those vivid blue eyes โ€“ a mirror of his … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part One)

Catalyst Moon: Exile – new novella

Howdy! If you've been around these parts for a couple years, you might recall me talking about a Catalyst Moon prequel novella. Due to life, Exile has been relegated to the backburner for a while now, and the truth is, even after several rewrites, it still needs a lot of work. Also, I'm not sure … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile – new novella