Okay, so technically, Montalier is not a world. It’s a country within a world. But creating worlds sounds so much better than making up countries, so I’m running with it. I created Montalier for my novella TWELVE DAYS OF FAERY, the first in my SHARDS OF A BROKEN SWORD trilogy. Besides being the home of one of my favourite characters, […]
Whoop! PLAYING HEARTS is now available! Only at Amazon (for now) until I get my act together next week and get it Smashwords-ready . . .
In honour of PLAYING HEARTS‘ publication this week, I’ve arranged a rather special interview! With me today are Hatter, Hare, and Dormy; sans tea-table but fully supplied with tea and crumpets. W.R. [addresses all three]: Good afternoon! It’s lovely to have you with me today! Hatter: It can’t be afternoon. We haven’t had our morning tea […]
Once upon a time, there was a little short story about Wonderland. It was conceived as part of a challenge, and despite the best intentions, it didn’t remain little. It grew up. First as a rather longer short story. Then as a novellette. Finally, it became a fine, strapping novella of nearly 30,000 words. It is still […]
IT’S CHRISTMAS NEXT WEEK. Seriously, when did that happen? So WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! FIRE IN THE BLOOD is out December 25th, and is on preorder special of 99c! Preorder your little heart out! (Also, help! The exclamation marks are taking over the post!!) A princess in a dragon-guarded tower. The […]
There’s a really horrible part of writing. It’s that part, about halfway through–or even 3/4 of the way through, or right at the end–when you’re convinced that everything you write is utter drivel and it feels like there’s no saving it. The plot is hopelessly holey, the dialogue is trite and stiff, and the surrounding […]
Hey guys 🙂 This is just a quick, mid-week note to let you all know that TWELVE DAYS OF FAERY is up for preorder on Amazon. So go preorder now!* *Or don’t. I’m not the boss of you. In Twelve Days Of Faery, King Markon of Montalier is at the end of his tether. His […]