Monthly Archives: October 2012

I know I said last time (er…last February) that maybe I’d revive this blog and here it is, 9 months later and I’m just now getting around to another post. Plenty of ideas come to me – there are all kinds of things I can say about writing, revising, editing, indie publishing, etc. There are many topics to cover for this blog that is for other writers, new and experienced alike. But the thing is, when I really start to think about a topic for a post, I can’t help but think, “But who am I to give this advice?” … Continue reading


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Happy Halloween! Today I am over at Confessions of a Bookaholic, sharing one of the scariest moments of my life. I’m also giving away an ebook, and Jessica over there has many other giveaways going on for her Haunted Halloween extravaganza, as well as several guest posts from other authors. If you love all things books, authors and Halloween, you won’t want to miss out. I don’t have a guest for Writer Wednesday today, but I am over at my long-forgotten writer’s blog, A Mused Writer. I’ve let that blog, geared for other writers, fall by the wayside, and I … Continue reading


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Not only is tomorrow Halloween, tomorrow is also the last day of the month. This fact means more to me than even the holiday, especially as my kids are grown and Halloween just isn’t as much fun as it used to be around here. First off, it’s the last day of sanity. I’ve had a couple of months’ break from writing (if you don’t count outlining and prep work) after an insane summer, and as of midnight tomorrow night, I’ll be starting National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s my first time ever, and I don’t feel nearly as prepared as … Continue reading


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For Writer Wednesday, we have author Brenda Pandos once again visiting. The first book of her Talisman Series, The Emerald Talisman, is now available on audiobook, so she’s celebrating its release with a tour. Brenda’s here to talk about our time together last week, which was a blast. But first, a little about Brenda and The Emerald Talisman. The Emerald Talisman blog tour from 10/26-11/23 hosted by Confessions of a Bookaholic. There will be giveaways, interviews and a scavenger hunt! Book Title: The Emerald Talisman, audiobook Series name and #: Talisman series, Book #1 Publisher: Obsidian Mountain Publishing Release date: … Continue reading


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Today is the Halloween Urban Fantasy Blog Hop! Several writers and readers, all lovers of the urban fantasy genre, are answering a list of fun questions about UF and Halloween. Join in the fun by hopping from site-to-site. We’re each hosting a giveaway, so don’t forget to enter those, too. 1.       What do you love about the urban fantasy genre (reading and writing)? K: I love the freedom of being able to make up just about anything while staying grounded within the real world. 2.       Who is the sexiest supernatural creature? Who’s the scariest? K: Well, I’d have to say Tristan from … Continue reading


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