Category Archives: Writing

Amanda the Governess: Robert

When I wrote Amanda and the Automatic Butler, I had a very elaborate backstory for Amanda. The more time I spent on the Automatic Butler, the more I was convinced that I needed to write out her backstory with more … Continue reading

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Keyhole Confessions: Why I Failed History

Mates by Design is coming along but I realized I needed to add another story line. On the one hand, it will give a richer feeling to the world and set a great background for Hunting Red and Chasing the … Continue reading

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Breaking In

Occasionally, there’s a story that grabs your brain and won’t let go until you write it. Breaking In was that story for me this last week and it brings a conclusion to the trials of Mason King. This has been … Continue reading

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Breaking Down

My latest book wasn’t anywhere near the top of my “to do” list. Honestly, while I was planning out my goals for the month, it was down there by a sequel to For the Halibut…which, yes, it’s getting a sequel. … Continue reading

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The J.K. Rowling Insult

There was an article. A commentary. I’m sure a lot of people have read it. I’m not linking to it. I’ll link to some of my favorite responses who link to it but I’m not rewarding bad behavior, even if … Continue reading

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The King’s Chamber

I started writing The King’s Chamber when I was supposed to be working on something else. At some point, while I was waiting somewhere for something, I just pulled out my cellphone, opened a word document and started typing. It … Continue reading

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Breaking Curfew

I have had a love/hate relationship with my day job of late. The fact that I’ve quit it twice in the last year probably has something to do with that, the fact that it pays next to nothing and had … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Digest #5

We have a writing related injury here! We have a writer down! I repeat, we have a writer down! Ok, not really, but I do feel kinda stupid for pulling a muscle in my neck while I was using my … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Digest #4

Nothing quite like feeling burnt out to make you not want to write a blog post but, here I am, stretching my writing muscles and feeling the burn. There has been so much stress over the last few days that … Continue reading

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Typo Bounty

Ahoy, mateys! In honor of The Captain’s Captive, I have decided to institute a Typo Bounty. If you find a typo, misused word or obvious mistake in any of my ebooks, send an email with a screen shot of the … Continue reading

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