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Bluewater Bay

Do you find that either nothing seems to be happening or everything happens at once? Yeah, that. My keyboard’s barely had a chance to cool after the release tour of The Other Side of Winter, I’ve just sent out all … Continue reading

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Back in the editing boat

Got the developmental edits for the Bluewater Bay novel last week, which are disquietingly on par with what I’d been iffy about in the first place, but thought I’d fixed. (Editors with mind-reading powers are a scary thought.) This is … Continue reading

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New Year, new book

The Other Side of Winter (Santuario 2) is pretty much wrapped at my end. We finished the copy edits yesterday, and I ordered my box of print copies. I don’t expect proofs to be too much of a headache (famous … Continue reading

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Title reveal and submission

The line edits for Santuario2 are done, and blurb, tags, and all the other accoutrements delivered. The cover is absolutely stunning (I can’t wait to show you), and the title is finally settled (Yes!). Lots of tugging on imaginary curtains. … Continue reading

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“Listen, the snow is falling over town”

Yup, shovelled snow for the first time this winter. The long dark season has arrived. But in the writing cave the news are excellent. The Bluewater Bay novel is out to betas. Which, since it’s due at the end of … Continue reading

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Fall Project (non-writing) and a little bit of BWB

Since my job basically has me sitting at a desk all day–well, sitting, anyway, whether at my desk or somewhere else to write–I like a bit of hands-on work to balance things and to air out the brain. Gardening, or … Continue reading

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It’s out of my hands again

Hard to believe, but developmental edits are actually done, and two weeks ago the boys were relinquished into the line editor’s hands. It’s a bit like a desensitization process so release day won’t kill us authors dead on the spot, … Continue reading

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On schedule

You’ll be happy to hear that the muse made a brief reappearance on Thursday to grudgingly give me some inspiration on a scene involving darkness and tents. Yeah. So far, dev edits are going smoothly (I haven’t gotten to the … Continue reading

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Stages of Edits

Spent the week marking spots in the printout and writing up a storm of edit notes on the draft, and finished that Friday night. Did I mention I hate developmental edits? Yes? Once or twice? Fair enough. The muse hates … Continue reading

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Bluewater Bay

This post has been a long time coming. Remember the surprise project I mentioned back in April? The contemporary in a shared universe? I’ve been wriggling to tell you all about that. So, when, some ten days ago, Riptide Publishing … Continue reading

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