Category: Behind the Magic




Jun192023

What is an author style guide? How about a style sheet?

In putting together a pronunciation guide post and video for my science fiction series (aliens make everything complicated, including language) I realized I’ve never talked about what a style guide actually is (for us fiction writers, I mean). I started to amend that post with an end note on this subject, and then realized I […]

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Jun72023

10 Best Ways Readers Can Support Authors They Love

So your favorite author has a new book out! Yay! How can you best support them and their book and continued career writing the things you want to read? 1. Buy the book I hope this goes without saying but buying the book legally is the single most supportive thing you can do for your […]

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Dec232019

Tour of the New Office + Writing Q&A (Video)

Dearest Gentle Reader, Some of you have been waiting a while for this one! Finally a tour of my new office digs! This is my last Live Q&A of the year. Don’t worry more coming in January! The Video! OFFICE TOUR! The octopus decal wall stencil on my closet. Teapot decal wall stickers in the […]

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Nov62019

My Octopus Collection! (Video)

Just a little video for you today Gentle Reader, as I begin the arduous process of shutting down my old office and the fun of decorating my new one. Here I am talking about my octopus collection… So many tentacles! I also have an octopus Pinterest board. Hope you are having a lovely octopus-filled day! […]

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