New Desk!

I was stymied by a location problem – my good computer was in a room I didn’t really like to be in, so I was always perching at a laptop at the table in the breakfast nook. I got a new desk and have moved it into the nook, so now I have everything I need and can get back
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The Tale of Rinji Available on Amazon

The Tale of Rinji is now available from Amazon! Check out the free sample, it’s a good big chunk of the beginning of the book, up the middle of Chapter 3. (As a reader, I love the free samples! As a writer, I love them too. If I can’t make you want to know more by the middle of Chapter
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The Tale of Rinji Now Available on Smashwords

My first novel, The Tale of Rinji, has been published on Smashwords! I’ve been published once before — I co-wrote the bonus story in a graphic novel from Yaoi Press (The Aluria Chronicles, which I would link to but it’s no longer on Amazon), but this is my first novel. And Plotfish Press is excellent. It should be on Amazon
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Tale of Rinji About to Publish, Recording Audiobook

Kind of exciting things. The Tale of Rinji is going to be published within days! And I began recording the audiobook this morning. It was extra awesome because I was sitting all alone in a big dark studio in a mysterious little pool of light reading my own book from my Kindle. How awesome is that? A lot, is what
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Kitsune from “Tale of Rinji”

  This is Kitsune, the first character we meet in The Tale of Rinji. Yes, his name is just “fox,” and the other characters think it’s strange, too.   He does have a real name, but you’ll have to read the book to find it out. ^^    

“Tale of Rinji” Almost Ready…

The Tale of Rinji is a novel I’ve been working on for a while, a Japanese-fairy-tale-flavored fantasy. It will come out early next year from Plotfish Press – it’s so almost finished! I’ll post some things about the characters starting next week. (Why not now, Janet, you rightly ask? Well, there’s a Rocky show tonight. Playing a new role –
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NaNoWriMo 2011: Achievement Unlocked

I’ve just finished the 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo, but The Moon Stone is nowhere near finished… in fact, with the cliffhanger I just left off with, I suspect it’s only about half done. I can’t be quite sure with this one. Some but not all of its plot is sorted out in advance, (this is a joint effort with Samantha
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Times and places

I saw the recent episode of the Simpsons where Lisa tries to write a novel but never gets past “Chapter One” at the top of the page. She keeps wandering off and trying to do everything but write – arranging her CDs, noodling around on the internet. Of course the Simpsons has a whole team of writers and they all
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