Update – seeking readers for ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of Book 3

Hiya! Short post today. I'm working with a cover artist for Catalyst Moon: Storm (Book 3), and am busy prepping for this book's launch. To that end, I'm seeking anyone who'd like an ARC (advanced reader copy) ahead of the launch. In return, I'm asking for a) a quick note once your done to let … Continue reading Update – seeking readers for ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of Book 3

on heart v. brain (or, the everlasting struggle)

Nothing is simple. So, Catalyst Moon #3 is basically ready to go, I just need cover art. I'm trying to get it out to y'all, I really am, but I've discovered a divide within myself, namely between what I know is the "smart," "marketable" path, and what my heart wants. Conventional wisdom tells me that … Continue reading on heart v. brain (or, the everlasting struggle)

on discovery drafts (aka: your first draft isn’t “shit,” you just don’t know what your story is about)

"The first draft of anything is shit." I'm over this axiom. Not necessarily because of the message it's trying to get across, but because it does so in a way that's designed to shock and dishearten. Perhaps for some people this is helpful, but that tactic always rubs me the wrong way. First of all, … Continue reading on discovery drafts (aka: your first draft isn’t “shit,” you just don’t know what your story is about)