Huh. If you go by this blog, I kinda vanished off the face of the earth, didn't I? However, if you follow me on Twitter you know I was chosen for Pitch Wars, so my time hasn't been my own since the end of August. Now that it's all over, the dust has settled, and … Continue reading Pitch Wars Post-Mortem
I'm really excited to share not one, not two, but three gorgeous covers for Wendy Sparrow's upcoming series, Servants of Fate! Father Time’s son, Zeit Geist, must sacrifice a mortal’s lifetime to the Fates each New Year’s Eve. Last year—inexplicably, really—he made an 11:59 substitution. The Fates are pissed and they’re after his mortal Hannah. … Continue reading Three-in-one Cover Reveal!
I love doing cover reveals for my friends! I always get so excited when people I love have their dreams of being published realized, and seeing the cover is such an exciting part of that. My dear dear friend (and fellow Hook-enthusiast) Randi Perrin's novel, VIRTUE OF DEATH, releases August 20 from Hot Tree Publishing! … Continue reading Cover Reveal: VIRTUE OF DEATH + Bonus Playlist
So if you'd like an indication of how my week has been, the anthology ROUGH EDGES was released on Tuesday, and I'm just now getting around to blogging about it! It's been insane here at Casa DeLuca, with a car and the house's central AC dying during the same 24 hours. Florida in June with … Continue reading Rough Edges – Available Now!
If you didn't already know, OMEGA RISING by Anna Kyle is out now, and available from World Weaver Press. Cass Nolan has been forced to avoid the burn of human touch for her whole life, drawing comfort instead from her dreams of a silver wolf—her protector, her friend. When her stalking nightmares return, her imaginary dead sister’s … Continue reading Available Now: Omega Rising by Anna Kyle + Bonus Playlist!
Step One: Procure writing assistant. Local PetSmart adoption event is a good place to look.** Step Two: Give new assistant a few days to become acclimated. Don't force him to work right away. Step Three: Start working on edits at dining room table and wait. The assistant will appear and lie all over your notes. Step … Continue reading Training Your Writing Assistant
I've never been on a writers' retreat before. I'd heard about them, and they looked like so much fun. I ached to go on one. To have a group of writer friends, to throw my laptop and some clothes in an overnight bag and go somewhere for the weekend. Somewhere that's else, away from the dishes that … Continue reading Retreating
I'm one of those people who plans. I love lists. I love checking things off on those lists. I love figuring out a plan of attack, step by step, and I love the joy of implementing that plan and watching it unfold exactly the way it should. Last summer, the novel I'm querying got a … Continue reading When Life Happens
Another cover reveal for you today, but this time it's for my own work! I've been sitting on this news for a while now, so I'm really excited to be able to share it today. My short story, "Hunted and Haunted," will appear in the anthology, Rough Edges, coming soon from Pen and Kink Publishing! … Continue reading Announcement and Cover Reveal – Rough Edges!
I'm so excited to share the cover of Em Shotwell's novel, BLACKBIRD SUMMER, with you! Em is another one of those awesome writers I connected with during a Twitter pitch event sometime last year. It's great to have people in your corner, complimenting your pitch and wishing you well in the midst of all the … Continue reading Cover Reveal: BLACKBIRD SUMMER + Bonus Playlist!