News Regarding Various Projects

“DUO BOOK” UPDATE:As of September 1, I’ve finished draft one of the first book in a duology (perhaps longer? I don’t know yet) that is NOT in the Goblets Immortal universe. I celebrated with cake and will try to remember to include a picture here sometime. Next: to rewrite/revise/edit the manuscript, write a synopsis, and […]

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(Self-) Sabotage!

What is it with us creative types? WHY do we employ self-sabotage, belittle our accomplishments, look for the worst possible scenario, blame ourselves for EVERYTHING, and generally just rain on our own parades? Here’s are a few bits of comfort/advice for you, me, for all of us: We worry about setting the bar too low, […]

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Riddle Answer

For book three of The Goblets Immortal Trilogy, I wanted to do a riddle to reveal the title. Here is the answer…un-riddled…. This man was greeted as an old friend. Or was he a man? Emily could tell you, no fear you’d offend! The man in question is no man at all, but an “old […]

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Lemongrass

Like tanderine blossoms in my series The Goblets Immortal, lemongrass is reputed to have healing properties. Note that I am NOT a doctor nor am I giving medical advice in this post. This is all my own experience. I’ve been growing a small crop of lemongrass, and the other week I harvested a small portion […]

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Songs for Writing Time

Here is a list of songs that have inspired and seen me through multiple drafts of novels. Hit it, maestro! For The Goblets Immortal Trilogy*: Ruins of Illusion by LEAH Wicked Game (cover) by Theory of a Deadman Edge of Your Sword by LEAH Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep (version) by LEAH […]

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