Review: Writing Mysteries edited by Sue Grafton

So far I’ve written a female coming-of-age novel, a retelling of Romeo and Juliet, a time-travel book…and those are all in the same series. What’s next? I think a murder mystery is on the horizon, and as a newcomer to this genre, I needed to get back to basics. Writing Mysteries is a solid bookContinue reading “Review: Writing Mysteries edited by Sue Grafton”

STEEL MAGIC: Parisii, City of Light and Darkness

With clues leading to the old world of Europa ahead of them, and enemies behind them, Toria and Kane cross an ocean to reach Parisii. This ancient city has changed hands multiple times over the centuries between Roman and British control, with occasional bouts of independence. Will the warrior-mages find what they’re searching for inContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC: Parisii, City of Light and Darkness”

STEEL MAGIC: New Angouleme, Jewel of the British Colonies

While the events of my first novel take place in Limani, a free city-state that acts as a neutral zone between the British and Roman colonies, I’ve gone farther abroad in book 2 of the Steel Empires series, Steel Magic. Toria and Kane, a bonded warrior-mage pair and journeymen mercenaries just starting out, have left theirContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC: New Angouleme, Jewel of the British Colonies”

STEEL TIME Research Topics

The scene-by-scene outline of Steel Time is 95% complete! I just have to work out the final conflict sequence of events, which I won’t be able to do until after I complete some research. I know some authors do their research after coming up with the general idea for the book, but I’m the otherContinue reading “STEEL TIME Research Topics”