First Look Friday–To Sow the Wind

I’m super excited! In a couple of weeks I’ll have a novella, To Sow the Wind, available in a different world than the Storms in Amethir series, and just this week I got the final art from my phenomenal artist, Phuoc Quan! I’m going to tease you all with a glimpse of the art:

To Sow the Wind novella cover hint

Stay tuned for more information! To Sow the Wind has a planned publication date of August 3–and if you sign up for my newsletter here, you’ll be the first to see the full cover when it’s ready!

 

 

Book Signing Saturday

I have two events scheduled for this coming Saturday, so if you’re anywhere in central Indiana, you can swing by a couple of places to get a copy of Stormshadow and have it signed by yours truly! Local Author Fair, 10 am – noon Crawfordsville District Public Library 205 S. Washington Street…

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Self-Pub 101: An Indie Author’s Introduction to Self-Publishing

I’ve mentioned before how I sort of fell accidentally into the self-publishing world. (Or, more accurately, how Laura VanArendonk Baugh pushed me into the self-publishing world.) I’ve never really talked about why I made the decision to go for it, what resources I used, what I wish I’d known beforehand,…

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Stormshadow Cover Reveal

I am so thrilled! I’ve been showing this to my friends in person, and I have it as my computer wallpaper, but finally I can share with you the cover design for Stormshadow! The artist is the phenomenally talented Phuoc Quan, who is not only a great artist but a delight to work with. He took my descriptions and created a gorgeous image that looks just as I imagined it–except better!

Are you ready?

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Sunday Snippet: Meet Princess Azmei

When I wrote Stormsinger, I was actually surprised to realize Prince Vistaren of Amethir was betrothed to Princess Azmei of Tamnen. It was a political alliance, and not the easiest alliance to make, because Amethirian privateers have been known to attack Tamnese ships on occasion. Since I already knew Vistaren…

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LJ and Copyright, Part 2

Okay, in my first post about LJ and copyright, I talked about the WIPO Broadcasting Treaty and LJ’s Terms of Service.  In this installment, we’ll be discussing concerns about publishing what you’ve already blogged. I’m going to quote from the August 2005 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine. Q:  Does having…

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