On Writing

The good, the bad and the ugly! This section is all about writing.


To Prologue or Not To Prologue?

Hi y’all, I’m in the throes of delete key hell at the moment, trying to lose about 20,000 words from Scent Of A Man, the fantasy that I’ve just contracted with Red...
Santa’s bringing Asher!

Santa’s bringing Asher!

Just spotted the latest publication schedule on the Red Sage Publishing business loop and my space opera, From The Ashes, will be a December 2010 release. Woohoo! And can’t wait...

Scent Of A Man: deleted scenes

I’m in the throes of deleting point-of-view chapters for one of my favorite secondary characters *sobs piteously*. My editor is right: if this story is truly to be an erotic romance...

Concerning quirky queries

Here’s another little wince-worthy treat from a blog called SlushPile Hell, where “A grumpy literary agent wades through query-fails”. “I found your company...

Revisions, revisions. And more revisions.

Hi y’all, For the first time, I was going to skip my scheduled Writers Gone Wild post — especially considering I was supposed to post it at 5pm yesterday, and when I got round...

“Real Life” Issues in YA Books

Spotted an interesting discussion over at The Supernatural Underground blog about sex in Young Adult novels. I can only speak for myself and, since she’s only in her first year of...

Inspiration & Fierce Romance

Hi all, Today, over at Fierce Romance, I’m blogging about inspiration. My first effort at writing a manuscript was tragic! I was on a bit of a chick-lit reading bender at the...

OMG, I forgot the pronunciation!

Blogging over at Fang-tastic Books today about the release of Let Sleeping Demons Lie and assorted stuff, and one of the commenters asked me a damn good question: “What is the...