5 Minutes with K. M. Carroll

Today’s author is a gal who I got to know a few years ago, as I was starting to write my own urban fantasy. Kessie was super helpful, and her own books are quite a lot of fun! *Tell us a little bit about yourself/your novel: I’m Kessie Carroll, writing under K.M. Carroll. I liveContinue reading “5 Minutes with K. M. Carroll”

My first Beautiful People meme post

So, I’ve seen these a lot at Mirriam’s blog, and I just recently started following one of the lovely ladies who thought it up. Basically, it’s a set of questions for your characters, similar to how I often use questionnaires to get to know my characters better before actually writing the book. As the titleContinue reading “My first Beautiful People meme post”

NaNoWriMo…as it goes…

It’s day 15, and I’m supposed to have 25,000 words. I just looked and I have 15,000. *sigh* *facepalm* Honestly, though, for the most part, NaNo has gone a lot better than I expected. In past years, I’d only get to day 2 or 3 before I froze up, freaked out, and quit. I’m gettingContinue reading “NaNoWriMo…as it goes…”

NaNoWriMo again

Yep, you read that title right. I’m attempting NaNoWriMo once again, for the first time in about four years. I’ve tried it a couple of times before, but I always froze up within a day or two. For a long time I was convinced I just couldn’t write to a specific word count every day.Continue reading “NaNoWriMo again”

I’m late, I’m late, a Very Important Date

I’ve kind of felt like the White Rabbit the last few weeks–besides a couple of my writing friends deciding to work on Alice In Wonderland re-imaginings (and me getting my own idea for an Alice story), I’ve finally decided on a release date for Forged Steel. July 17th, I thought, would be a good one.Continue reading “I’m late, I’m late, a Very Important Date”