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Author Archives: Amy Raby
Here it is, my brand-new cover for “Archer’s Sin,” a Hearts and Thrones novella coming out in January 2014! This cover turned out to be rather difficult to put together because, as it happens, there are hardly any good stock … Continue reading
I have recently discovered Pandora. Not that I haven’t known about it for a while, but until a little while ago, it was of no use to me because I only listen to music in my car. Then I bought … Continue reading
Note: I originally posted this on the Epic Fantasy Romance blog. I’m reposting here so that those of you who don’t read that blog can see it. What do you imagine when you think of a strong heroine in fiction? … Continue reading
Spy’s Honor is out today! I’m so excited about this book. Spy’s Honor is actually a prequel to Assassin’s Gambit. One thing I love about writing an epic fantasy romance series is that I get to tell two types of … Continue reading
I recently had the experience of writing a 26,000 word novella in one month. That’s fast for me because it normally takes me six months to write a 100,000 word novel. A novella is one quarter the length, so it … Continue reading
The Rule of Three is one of the oldest writing techniques–it turns up in old stories over and over again. The Rule of Three states that events should happen in groups of three. These events should follow this pattern: establish … Continue reading
Last week I blogged about Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ technique of setting a timer for three hours at the beginning of her writing day and letting it run only when she is actively writing, not doing research or email or Facebook. … Continue reading
First a quick administrative update: I turned in the manuscript for Prince’s Fire last week! That is book three in my series. I’m talking with my agent and editor about what to work on next. It will either be a … Continue reading
First an administrative note: the manuscript for Prince’s Fire (book 3 in the Hearts & Thrones series) is due to my editor in less than a month. And I’m coming right down to the wire on this one. I still … Continue reading