Back at Work.

Had a wisdom tooth yanked last week, and wasn’t able to do a lot of work over the weekend due to the ensuing pain/drug combination. I’m back at it, though, and prepping a package for submission. Learning that writing synopses is a LOT harder than it looks, but I’m starting … Continue reading

Tentative One-Sentence Summary…

I’ve never been good at these things, but submission necessitates learning. Here’s what I’ve come up with: A young woman learns that the veil between worlds is very thin as a war between the heavens becomes very real to her; in the meantime, a rogue spirit fights for redemption. It … Continue reading


Had a great idea for a scene near the climax of Torat Book 2 last night. It really opens up a whole new world for Book 3 and justifies a lot of the actions of the first two books. It also continues to pose the question of just what being … Continue reading

An Update? …In My Blog?

It’s more likely than you think. Blog has taken a huge backseat to writing and podcasting, but I know I need to keep this up to date. Currently hurtling toward a deadline to an open submission with Angry Robot Books. The third draft is finished, so I feel comfortable submitting, … Continue reading

Quiet Day

Did a modicum of work on the third draft of Chapter 11/12 earlier. Will be doing more shortly. Have a writer friend coming over for a round of word wars. I will use the opportunity to work on the outline for the next book.

Submission Complete

Hallelujah, hallelujah. By far the most difficult part was creating a new outline from scratch, but I got that done, too. Next major deadline is trying to hit the open submission window at Angry Robot Books.  Will resume work on Chapter 11/12 third draft tomorrow.

Hello world, or other such ramblings

Intend to turn this into an official blog for my works, however, I am currently head-down in trying to get this novel ready for submission to a contest. Will eventually update on progress and thoughts.