Spoilers for Heavy Ice below, in case you haven’t read it:Read More Empressive!
The excellent people at Sounds Of Steam are running an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for outside broadcasting equipment. If you don’t know them, they’re a steampunk radio show bringing music, interviews and discussion of what they’re drinking to the world. All of the archived shows are available as podcasts and they’re well worth a […]Read More Sounds Of Steam: Let’s Get This Show On The Road
So, today I’m thinking about point of view. I’ve noticed that my natural inclination when beginning books is to start off writing in omniscient POV and then drop into third person when the person whose viewpoint the first scene is in shows up. I did it with Heavy Ice, and I’ve found myself doing it […]Read More Point of View
Kimberly Chapman (author of Finding Gaia, which you really should give a shot if you like (a) immortals who come over as genuine, complex products of a past era finding their way in the present day, (b) sidekick characters with their own strong opinions, (c) lots of intrigue and action, or (d) a killer ‘wow, […]Read More Lovely Review, Also, Clockwork Tea
So I woke up this morning to an email from a friend asking me if I’d noticed that Firebrand made the 2012 Tiptree Honor List. I am completely boggled to be mentioned in such amazing company. To be honest, since for reasons not worth going into here my husband has been going on all week […]Read More Tiptree Honor List
As promised, a free read for Christmas, According to Harriet, in which one of Kadia’s stepdaughters gives her side of the story. Meanwhile, Heavy Ice is growing like fractal coral, which at least means it’s growing, I suppose, and I keep being ambushed with ideas for other plots taking place in the Requitiverse. A happy […]Read More According to Harriet
If you want a paperback of Firebrand and like the convenience of ordering from Amazon, the good news is that it has finally worked its way through the system and arrived there: Buy from amazon.co.uk Buy from amazon.com Firebrand is also available in electronic format: Buy .epub from Lulu Buy .mobi from Amazon.co.uk Buy .mobi […]Read More Paperbacks of Firebrand have arrived at Amazon
Firebrand is go! I was hoping to hold off the official launch until it had made it to Amazon in paperback, but the wheels of Amazon are grinding slowly, so for the time being if you want a paperback you can buy direct from Lulu. Here’s the link to buy it in various formats: .epub […]Read More Light the Flames
I’m waiting on the second set of proofs for Firebrand‘s print version at present: there were a couple of issues with the cover and some last-minute errors to fix with the text (thanks for catching those, Lucy and Cas!) so the first set of proofs couldn’t be approved. Still, that’s what proofs are for, and […]Read More Firebrand progress
Firebrand: An industrial fantasy romance inspired by Charlotte Bronte’s Angria novelettes, featuring castles with dungeons, border fortresses without dungeons, kidnappings, masquerades, railway stranglers, duels with sword and pistol, airships, the opera, shady business practices, love, sex, danger and a mechanical birdcage. Coming in November in print and digital format.Read More Firebrand is coming in November!