Blood King Teaser

Hello world! Good to see you again. I spent last week tearing through the last quarter of the first draft of my novel, and after a mind-boggling 20k words in three days, it is complete! Then off to the country with the husband to spend a cozy long weekend in Worcester, at Hanbury Hall. I enjoyed a few days off, but now I’m ready to get back to my blog schedule and work on a few short stories while I get some distance and perspective from my manuscript before beginning edits.

In honor of completing the first draft of my manuscript, I thought I would share some details about the novel that have been, up until now, secret!

Working Title: Blood King

Genre: Young Adult Dark Urban Fantasy

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Auld Lang Syne

I know it’s a bit late to be writing a New Year themed post, but I’m nothing if not an iconoclast.

This year, I had the distinct pleasure of spending New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh, and taking part in the Hogmanay festival with my husband, my sister-in-law, and one of our good friends.

Edinburgh Castle, seen at sunset on the last day of the year.

Edinburgh Castle, seen at sunset on the last day of the year.

At the stroke of midnight, with fireworks filling the midnight sky with light, the familiar strains of Auld Lang Syne filled our ears, sung from a thousand nearby throats. We sang along, filling the lines we didn’t know by heart with ad-libbed gobbledegook.

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