Book, Fantasy, writing

Publishing Announcement

I have news--and I know how you like news (cue the laughter from fans of the movie adaptation of Emma with Gwyneth Paltrow.) No, this is not another Jane Austen parody announcement (though there might be one down the road...who knows?) My fantasy novel The Goblets Immortal has been accepted for publication by Flame Tree… Continue reading Publishing Announcement

Tea, writing

Tea: This Writer’s Beverage of Choice

Tea is a yummy beverage with a rich history and cool customs. “I like tea. Tea doesn’t make me sad.” – Circus in a Shot Glass (Clean Reads 2018) Everyone has a preferred beverage or two. My brother’s is diet Mountain Dew. My niece’s is chocolate milk (or Olive Garden’s berry smoothie, depending on what… Continue reading Tea: This Writer’s Beverage of Choice

writing

I Finished Draft One!

I have NEWS! I've finished draft one of my fantasy novel, TBA. This novel, when/if published a ways down the road, will be released under my pen name, S.M. Tinker. Yes, the initials stand for something. No, I'm not telling you. A little about the project: It's set in a quasi-Georgian England-esque land. Thought that… Continue reading I Finished Draft One!

Uncategorized, writing

Drawing a Blank

I've been a bit...ah, tongue-tied lately, hence the blog silence. Birthday/Christmas/New Years tends to do that to me. Oy vey. I get one thing in mind (like Christmas), and that's about all I can think of. So, until the holidays are over and the winter gloom settles in, I don't think much will be happening… Continue reading Drawing a Blank

Fantasy, writing

Throwback Thursday: The Forgotten Novel

So... I just remembered that I have an unfinished fantasy novel sitting in my virtual sock drawer. I pulled it up, and behold!: the word count was over 104,000 (remember: unfinished.) I used to be a lot wordier with my projects when I was in my teens. I wrote a big hunk of One Was… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Forgotten Novel