Coming Soon: Fantasy For Good

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It's Tuesday, so that means it's time to talk about new releases. Okay, I'm cheating a little, because this new book isn't out yet. So this is more like pre-release Tuesday. Preview Tuesday? Well, anyway... I'm thrilled to announce that an all new … [Read more...]

Taking the Business Out of Writing

I love writing. Specifically, the craft of writing. The business of writing, though, can stress me out. Once my work goes from "doing it because I want to tell a story" to "doing it because I want to tell a story that gets published" automatically … [Read more...]

Outlining with the Dames

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Yesterday I opened the blog for questions, and one of our readers asked something that we Dames thought would make a great blog post. Thank you, Cassie for asking us this: "To any/all Dames: how loosely/tightly do you outline a project, and do you … [Read more...]

Reading, Watching, Writing…

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Today, I thought it might be fun to check in with the Dames and see what we are reading, watching, and writing. So I spied on the Dames thru tiny cameras in their offices asked the Dames (in a totally non-stalkery way) to share some of the things … [Read more...]

Brick Breaking Tips for Writers And A Contest

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Hey - want to see an author break a brick? That's me. :) Now, you have to understand why this moment is so important to me: during my taekwondo black-belt test, I was not successful in my two attempts to break a brick. I'd attempted with a … [Read more...]