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Prince’s Fire out today!

It’s here! I know it’s April Fool’s Day, but no fooling on this one: Prince’s Fire is out today! The third book in my Hearts and Thrones series, Prince’s Fire features a mathematician heroine. Celeste wants to please her brother … Continue reading

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ARCHER’S SIN out today!

Today I dipped my toes into the waters of self-publishing and published a novella on Amazon! (For those of you who prefer other platforms, no worries, I have an EPUB version as well and will be publishing it post haste … Continue reading

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Frozen: what is it about this movie?

Let’s talk about FROZEN, the new movie that currently is Disney’s highest-grossing film since “The Lion King” in 1994 (and since it’s still in theaters, it may pass up Lion King). Articles keep popping up in my feed about this … Continue reading

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Archer’s Sin: cover reveal!

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

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History for the fantasy buff: werewolves and vampires

There are some interesting ideas about monsters in history in Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite: The Science of Monsters, by Matt Kaplan. Monsters from the ancient and medieval eras were primarily large pedators. Think the Nemean Lion or the Calydonian … Continue reading

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History for the fantasy buff: fossils and storytelling

Say you lived in ancient times and you walked to the top of a mountain. There, you were astonished to find fossils of seashells and various marine creatures. What explanation would you come up so that your find made sense? … Continue reading

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History for the fantasy buff: kitchens

Sometimes I run into this question when writing scenes in my fantasy novels: where do the people cook? And how is it done? The kitchen–a room built for the purpose of cooking–is a relatively recent invention. So where have people … Continue reading

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