Hey all! I'll be speaking on September 18th at 10:00am—that's this Saturday!—at the Toronto Romance Writers 2021 Northern Hearts Conference on a topic near and dear to my heart: interlinking your short fiction to build a greater whole out of standalone parts. Here's the panel title and description: Short (and Sometimes Sweet) Shorter Fictions (and … Continue reading 2021 Northern Hearts Conference
Ta-da! Today is the second Monday of August, which means today is the deadline for the Flash Fiction Draw challenge that Jeffrey Ricker drew a week ago. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you can catch up here, but the short version is he uses a deck of cards to randomly select … Continue reading August Flash Fiction Draw — “Tintamarre”
Hey-o! It's the second Tuesday of the month, so that means the Bold Strokes Books titles that released this month, available at the BSB webstore since the first of the month in any format, are now available at your favourite e-tailer of choice! So happy other book birthday to "A Little Village Blend," my wee … Continue reading “A Little Village Blend” now available widely!
Hello! "A Little Village Blend" released on the Bold Strokes Books webstore today! (It'll go wide everywhere else on the 13th, don't worry!) Brilliant Cover from Inkspiral Design, yet again! According to Ivan’s sister Anya, Ivan’s tea leaves promise his perfect match is out there somewhere, just waiting to be swept off their feet. Ivan … Continue reading Back to the Village…
I'm a tea-drinker, through and through. That's not a surprise to anyone who's met me, but once or twice at conventions I've had super well-meaning readers ask me if they could get me a coffee, often mentioning how obvious it is I love coffee because of characters like the Bittersweets Club from my Village stories … Continue reading Coffee, Tea, and Me
With A Little Village Blend dropping in less than a week now from Bold Strokes Books (eee!), I thought I'd talk covers. The most wonderful thing about having a cover artist like Inkspiral is obviously how gorgeous the end result is, but I feel like cover art is one of those things we don't talk … Continue reading Anatomy of a Cover