First Fridays: Chapter Three

D: You know, A, I’ve been thinking. A: This ought to be good . . . D: What was that? A: Nothing. You were saying? D: . . . Yes, well, I was thinking perhaps we could skip this chapter. A: What?! But D, this is a pivotal chapter. D: Oh, there are far better […]

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First Fridays: Chapter Two

Every Friday, for the rest of the year (and then some – there are actually 55 chapters in Changelings), I am presenting the first page of each sequential chapter in the book – but the real fun comes after the chapter, with behind-the-scenes goodies, historical footnotes and a bit of dialogue with a certain Druid. Enjoy […]

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A Year of Fridays

Ah, January – every year you inspire me to get organized, lose a pound or two (or ten), rededicate myself to writing every day, and lately, actually make a plan for the blog. And, usually by March, some of that inspiration manages to slip into a sort of inglorious oblivion. Now, the writing thing almost […]

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Revealed: Memoirs of a Dilettante, Vol. 2

A: D! D! Check it out! D: What, woman? Good gods, what is the time? I’m aware you keep the hours of owls, but the rest of us do not. A: Oh, you’ll perk right up for this . . . D: Is this more of your innuendo talk? A: My innuendo–you’ve come up with plenty […]

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Bubbles the Elf

… And we’re back! Combine the holiday season with a theater-kid and the plague, and you have a ghastly soup called: Death or Something Like It. Because I’m almost certain the last month is pretty close to what Limbo* was like – awareness, but without the ability to do anything, nor take anything but the […]

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Counting my blessings

A: What a day, D. D:Yeah, man. Whew. What a day— A: What are you doing? D: Um, commiserating? A: Stop. It’s just weird. D: Oh, thank heavens. So, are you a bestseller yet? A: (Sigh) I think I liked weird better. D: Whatever, woman. Don’t dodge the question. A: I’m better than a bestseller […]

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It’s Here! Changelings: Into the Mist

Changelings. They were the descendants of Man and Fae. They walked between worlds – as healers, mystics, even kings – but no more. He thought he was the last, alone and lost, until the day he saw them. Irish teens Maureen O’Malley and Sean McAndrew are lost in time. To find a way home, they […]

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Lazy Sunday Thinking: Lost in Translation

We’re doing some thinking on book-to-movie releases over at Green Embers Recommends. Check it out, add your thoughts and you’ll be entered to win a copy of my debut novel, Changelings: Into the Mist!

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Campfire Tales

Originally posted on Who is Jessica B. Bell?:
“It was easily the most frightening moment of my life,” I began. The glow of the fire danced on the faces of the other women huddled around it – not for warmth, exactly, but to better hear the stories. It’s all we seem to do these days.…

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