I'm rather late in getting this blog posted (apologies!!) but I fell behind in my writing schedule. June is Pride Month, and I wanted to do something similar to what I did with the BlackoutBestsellerlists initiative and buy two books written by fantasy authors who identify as LGBTQ+. I discovered this is going to be … Continue reading Pride Month and Books
It's not too late to support the #BlackoutBestsellerList initiative! The call to action was started by Amistad Books (@ amistadbooks on Twitter), to encourage readers to buy any two books by Black authors between June 13 and June 20. The goal is to Blackout bestseller lists with Black voices. [Image created by Amistad Books. Image … Continue reading Blackout Bestseller List Initiative
How many of my readers knew about the custom alt-text feature in Instagram? I'm willing to bet that very few know this feature exists. Unless you are using a screen reader, it may not be something you even think about. However, providing alt-text is crucial for users who rely on screen readers to know what's … Continue reading Photo Accessibility: Authors and Alt-Text
While browsing Twitter one day, someone I follow asked the question: If you had to leave Earth and could only take one book with you, with no possibility of returning to get more, which book would you take? I hate these questions, and it seems like every author gets asked some variant of this. I … Continue reading The One Book Question
I love pens, so this blog will be an ode to my favorites.
Awesome Con this year was, in a word, awesome. But really, it was a great time and I'm looking forward to next year! You might even see me at an exhibitor table next year... we'll see!
When you have a lot of ideas, how do you keep track of them? Do you write them down in a journal? On scraps of paper? In a Word or Excel file? I used to write ideas down whenever I had one and just leave it wherever I wrote it. So at one point, I … Continue reading Ideas Galore
I've been asked repeatedly how I can write a novel, or a series, or just write a book in general. So let's talk process! When you ask multiple writers what their process is, I'm sure no two authors will give the exact same answer. A writer's process is as unique as they are. What works … Continue reading Write, Edit, Repeat
It's here! It's finally here! Rise of the Aligerai is now available in paperback! You can pick up the paperback copy from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Aligerai-Kira-R-Tregoning/dp/1492304948 The ebook version is still free from Amazon and Smashwords. The second book in the series will be available in paperback later this year (I'm projecting around October). Thanks for all … Continue reading Now in Paperback!
Hey everyone! To celebrate the release of Rise of the Aligerai into paperback on June 1, I'm holding a giveaway! There are numerous ways to enter, and it runs for the next 10 days. You can enter by going to the Rafflecopter link: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b36f25762/ The Prizes: Two winners will each receive a signed paperback copy … Continue reading Giveaway Begins Today!