Shadows and Stars is my first, full-fledged novel. It is a science-fiction tale about a scientist who invents a portal and transports to an alien world where he becomes caught up in a revolution. I am finishing the first draft. The final draft will probably not require many changes. At approximately 135,000 words, it will be about 300 pages in 6 x9 format. This is how I visualize the cover currently.
Epictetus, Encheiridion, 17 “Remember that you are an actor in a drama, whatever kind the playwright desires. If he wishes it to be short, it is short. If he wants it to be long, it is long. If he wants you to act as a beggar, act even that part seriously. And the same if…
Chapter 13 of the Unbound Realm, my work-in-process YA fantasy series, is UP! Jon learns about the Wayfarer Advance, a network of wandering adventurers that served as warrior-scouts in the Crimson Wars. Then he meets Princess Eralindiany of the Delaeni Fair Folk, a buttkicking half-elf who looks suspiciously similar to Taylor Swift! Here’s the link: […]
on Jane Friedman site: An admission: As I read my way through the submission queue for our literary journal, I often decide to decline a story well before its end. It’s not that the stories are always bad. Many times the premise is interesting, and the characters as well. It may exhibit the opening tension […]