Coming Soon: TRIALS, Rogue Mage Anthology

The Moments We Remember My writing career is still very young, but there are a few moments that I know I will never forget. The first is the day I was standing in the laundry room and started screaming because I'd opened up my acceptance letter for AN IMPROBABLE TRUTH. Another is the first time … Continue reading Coming Soon: TRIALS, Rogue Mage Anthology

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ConCarolinas 2016 Wrap-Up

It's Monday. That means another ConCarolinas is on the books, and I'm brain addled trying to mentally condense all the information that I collected during the past three days. (I love Evernote for that, by the way.) So, here are some of my possibly not entirely coherent thoughts on the convention as a whole. It … Continue reading ConCarolinas 2016 Wrap-Up

ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

These are my panel notes from the "Fantasy the World Over" panel at ConCarolinas 2015. Panelists: Andi O'Conner, AJ Hartley, David B. Coe, Misty Massey, Faith Hunter Question: How Important Is Setting? AJH: June, A Perfect Storm, Cape Fear are all good examples of man against environment where the environment makes a big difference in … Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

These are my notes from the Friday evening panel on Setting the Mood. Panelists: Darin Kennedy, Wendy S. Delmater, AJ Hartley, Faith Hunter, David B. Coe DBC: Character's voice, ambiance, and setting all need to appear on the first page. FH: Write what you know. Character can come from setting. Avoid purple prose. WD: World … Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up

ConCarolinas is my favorite convention. It's a local con, just across the NC/SC border from me, so it's almost like a great big reunion with all my favorite people every year. This year was a little different though. This was my first year going to the con as a  guest! I was accepted as an … Continue reading ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up