ESSENTIAL MAGIC by Cara McKinnon

Essential Magic by Cara McKinnon Essential Magic The Fay of Skye Book One A woman driven to excel. A man ashamed of his past. A desire that could lead them to bliss…or peril. Etta Mae Cook, a mountain witch from Appalachia, arrives in London in 1895. Her goal: to study magic. But she steps offContinue reading “ESSENTIAL MAGIC by Cara McKinnon”

Six Ways To Self-Edit & Polish Your Prose

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Whether you are new to writing or an old pro, brushing up on the basics is always helpful. Because no matter how GOOD the story is? If the reader is busy stumbling over this stuff, it ruins the fictive dream and she will never GET to the story.…

#LifeBooksWriting Blog Challenge: My Writing Room

Until last year, I never had a dedicated writing space. Because I write the first draft of almost everything longhand, I’m usually on the couch with a notebook, or at a coffee shop. When I needed to type subsequent drafts, I was stuck at a desk in the bedroom, the only room in our oldContinue reading “#LifeBooksWriting Blog Challenge: My Writing Room”

Official Blurb: What’s Left of Me (The Firebird Trilogy #2)

I am pleased to reveal the official blurb for What’s Left of Me (The Firebird Trilogy #2), releasing July 26! Recovering from years of living the superstar hockey life wasn’t easy, but now Aleksandr Volynsky finally has everything… He’s married to the love of his life, expecting a daughter, and has a new job asContinue reading “Official Blurb: What’s Left of Me (The Firebird Trilogy #2)”

The Beauty of OneNote

I’m not writing this post to instruct you on all the helpful ways you can use Microsoft’s OneNote (free download!) to organize, research, and plot your novel. That has been done before, and certainly better, in places like this and this. My purpose is to share with you how OneNote helped me discover the storyContinue reading “The Beauty of OneNote”

Updates!

Apologies for being utterly terrible at updating this blog with real posts lately. This year is going to be my busiest yet, so I thought I’d do a quick round-up of what’s coming in the next nine months. I hope you’re as excited as I am! 1. What’s Left of Me (The Firebird Trilogy #2):Continue reading “Updates!”

Help FIREBIRD Win!

Firebird is eligible for The Romance Reviews’ Readers’ Choice Award! In the Nomination Round, Firebird has to garner at least 50 nominations within the time period in order to qualify for the next and final round. The nomination will start on March 14 and end on March 31. Nominate the book here: http://www.theromancereviews.com/viewbooks.php?bookid=19804 Thank youContinue reading “Help FIREBIRD Win!”

Angels and Sirens

I signed at the Angels and Sirens event in Pittsburgh over the weekend, and I just want to say thank you to everyone who stopped by. It was great to meet so many readers and bloggers, not to mention some of my fellow authors in person after interacting online for so long! You can catchContinue reading “Angels and Sirens”