Tag Archives: The Swans of War

Swan Time

Now that “Living in Interesting Times” is out, I’ve been spending more time with “The Swans of War” , the sequel to my first urban fantasy “The Lands That Lie Between”. In our first book, our heroine Morgan loses her … Continue reading

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Back to the Swans

Life has been very busy lately, both with the day job picking up during the week, the events I’ve been working on weekends and the final push to get “Living in Interesting  Times” complete in time for Changing Times, Changing … Continue reading

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Back to “Living In Interesting Times”

The input is beginning to flow in from my beta readers. Haven’t heard from all of them yet, but I’ve put “The Swans of War” on standby circle and have started to work on “Living in Interesting Times” again. And, … Continue reading

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Front and Center

Still working on my second urban fantasy novel “The Swans of War” and  finding one of my problems is keeping my heroine the heroine. Sidekicks have it easy. the whole story doesn’t rest on their shoulders so they’re far more … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Fae

Jumping from writing project to writing project to writing project. While I’ve been waiting for book 9 “Living in Interesting Times” to come back from the beta readers, I’ve been working on book 10 “The Swans of War” and, this … Continue reading

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One Villain Vanishes…

… leaving the other to carry the load. But at least it makes for a clearer story Had that flash of inspiration about the Swans of War  last week (Point of View) where it suddenly hit me that I could … Continue reading

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Point of View

Posted last week (The Writer Tangoes) about my present story, which includes 7 points of view plus a story told within the story.  This is making for a very complicated tale, to the point where I need to sort out … Continue reading

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The Writer Tangoes…

Last week I realized that one of the reasons that my current book, the Swans of War is so complex was that I’m working with 7 points of views plus a story told within the story, and that’s why it … Continue reading

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Multiple Storylines

Many stories are linear. They’re told from one point of view, start at the beginning, go to the end and stop. The end. But some stories are told from multiple points of view. They have multiple storylines, told from the … Continue reading

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A Question of Accents

I’m  currently working through my partial rough draft of my next novel, the Swans of War, and one of the more challenging things I’m dealing with is the question of accents in writing. In myth and fairy tales, most of … Continue reading

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