Hammering Out a Second Edition part 13: The End

It's been about a month and a half since I posted a blog for this series. But I am happy to say the second edition of Through Rain and Missing Mantaurs (book 1) has gone through its final polish, and its final read. It's been sent off to my editor. Ahead of schedule. In November, it heads to …

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Hammering Out a Second Edition part 6

A few days ago, I got awesome feedback on the entire first edition of Through Rain and Missing Mantaurs (TRAMM) from one of my (new) critique partners. This is something I never was able to achieve all those years ago. So, I'm about fourteen chapters into my first round of edits for this second edition. I've …

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Hammering Out a Second Edition part 5

I'm trying to work while a squirming cat takes over the keyboard. I think she partnered up with my demon wizard Calico Winghorse to distract me from (TRAMM) Through Rain and Missing Mantaurs. And I'm not above posting a cat picture to lure in readers. So. Between the cat over there, and Calico pestering me for the last …

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Seasons of the Phoenix Update February 2015

At a minor crossroads of frustration and indecision, (I'm supposed to be working on my second edition of TRAMM) I swept together the scattered fragments of The Phoenix Hatchling. The Phoenix Hatchling  is book two of my Seasons of the Phoenix saga. The gathered material above is just over 200k. This consists of scenes removed from …

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