Category: Author Notes

World Building – Weather

There’s a hurricane heading for us. As we fill bathtubs and pack our emergency supplies and test-run the generator, it made me wonder if I use weather enough in my stories. I mean, these...

A Pirate Short Story Finds a Home

I’m so excited to announce the preorder for Tales from the Pirate’s Cove. This anthology from Inklings Press has an incredible collection of eclectic tales of pirates from all walks of life in many,...

I am a MASTER (of Arts in Publishing)

That’s right! I am now a MASTER: Master of Arts in Publishing anyway. Hey, it’s still impressive. I feel prepared to take Cursed Dragon Ship Publishing to the next level. Thanks to Western Colorado...

Tarbin’s True Heir Re-Launch Party

Cursed Dragon Ship Publishing, LLC, the independent publisher I founded, is throwing a Twitch party for the re-release of Tarbin’s True Heir. Instead of writing another blog with the same details, I’m going to...

Pre Dragon Con Jitters

One of the members of our critique group has a character who speaks to us through her diary. Sometimes she says things like “I’m so sorry I haven’t written in a long time. Things...

PSA from an Acquisitions Editor

As the acquisitions editor at Inklings Publishing, my job is to read the submissions box in search of the next book to publish. Yes, I suppose, you could call me a gatekeeper. But that’s...

New Year’s Reset

One more year, one more reset. I love resets. I’m one of those crazy people who LOVE Mondays, because it’s the beginning of the week and a new chance for me to fix the...