My “September Inspiration” revolves entirely around Crow, the main character from my book "As the Crow Flies." I’ve had so many emails asking for more! So here we are. Crowing. Book 2, “Crow’s Nest” features demons, magic, an island…
A Drift of Quills is talking about risky business—sharing something we’ve gained (or lost) by taking a risk. (Beyond getting out of bed!)
A Drift of Quills: Fiction Shots #10— It’s quick fiction! Three different stories inspired by one picture. This round: an apothecary shelf full of antidotes… or poisons. We are not friends. Maybe it’s safer that way?
Oh, what a character! A Drift of Quills is sharing Secret Info. Come on in and let us introduce you to some of the people (or demons) in our WIPs!
It’s still an amazing world, in spite of the crazy, astonishing, and sometimes horrifying headlines the news and social media focus on. I've got some cool things for you! A Paper Bag Mask Party, the 5th Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, Map of the Aquilan Empire, How Writers Can Make Peace With Their Busy Minds, and a quote for readers…
Sometimes glitter happens. A Drift of Quills is here to bear witness with three different stories about the same sparkly picture. Strap yourself in, my friend, we’re going for a ride!
“Six of Crows” is one of those rare books that keeps you turning pages. Rich and dark, the story is full of moral dilemmas, magic, and clever twists.
I’ll bet your email box and social media feeds look a lot like mine: they’re full of news and information about COVID-19. It’s easy to get lost in all the noise! But as the weeks have gone by, I’ve seen a subtle change. A beautiful change…
Things didn’t start altogether well today, but I thought I’d give you a glimpse at how the writing goes sometimes. I took the following from my PreWriting Journal. I generally do a brain dump, then steer towards the story-in-progress. It is frequently more help than I want to admit, which is kind of silly and self-defeating, eh? I mean, “Do the thing that makes the word car zoom, Robin.”
In Cover Candy #12 (The One With the Crowns) we’re looking at books with crowns on the covers. Ooo, shiny!