Behind the Story: My Trip to Agnes Scott College

New Years weekend my husband and I went to Columbus, GA to visit family. Besides the AMAZING larp (live action role play) we attended run by S.O.L.A.R.  (I got to play an elven archer/bard=shoot people with foam-tipped arrows and entertain a tavern full of travelers with ocarina music),

LARPing with my hubby

we also got to visit Agnes Scott College’s campus. This college is the setting for my modern fantasy series Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus – the Lily Singer Adventures.

As a quick catch up, I’m writing about…

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Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Revelations – FINISHED!

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After many tweaks, additions, a last chapter, and an epilogue, I’m proud to announce my second book, Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Revelations is complete! It still has to go through my editor, of course, but the story is there, and I couldn’t be happier. I finished it last night…weeell actually this morning at 7 am after a 10 hour writing stint, getting the last 8,000 words done in one go. Yes, I then went to bed, but I was back up by 1 pm. No…

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Adventure, Snarky Humor, and Free Stuff

 

Don’t they teach you in Being A Writer 101, don’t quit your day job?

Oops…well, I guess I missed that class, because I just put in my two week notice *pauses to let inner cheering fade*. This is so I can write full time in preparation to publish TWO books April 2016!! And then two more in September, and more every year for the rest of my life.

Yes, it’s a risk. Yes, it’s crazy, bordering on stupid (not quite, I am still working,…

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The Long Road Ahead: Publishers, Editors, and Cover Art

 

I’ve decided to share an in-depth writing update this week (sorry Gizmo, your Thursday News columns aren’t quite up to scratch…no pun intended). I’ve got two big projects going on, both of which are immensely exciting, and I’ve made significant progress this summer getting a grip on where they’re going.

        1. I’m posting an ongoing modern fantasy novella series called Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus – the Lily Singer Adventures. As an archivist, wizard, and introvert, Lily prefers to stick to books,…

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