Too graphic? Second guessing the words you write

One of the ideas behind publishing the anthology Betrayal was to introduce readers to authors they may know little about. Twelve stories – 12 authors – multiple time periods. A tasty treat, right? Sample the works, find a new author to read. My contribution to the anthology is “A Knight’s Tale.” This prequel to Men…

Talking about the book: Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire by Dan Hanks

Title: Captain Moxley and the Embers of the EmpireAuthor: Dan Hanks A bit about the author ‘I’m a writer and editor based in the rolling green hills of the Peak District with my human family and fluffy sidekicks Indy and Maverick. Repped by Sara Megibow of KT Literary, I’m also one of the co-founders of the OcTBR Challenge, and write books, screenplays…

Bleak Midwinter Quiltbag Funfest: Eleven Pipers Piping

Authors from the QUILTBAG Historicals Facebook group are brightening this bleak midwinter with excerpts and more based (loosely – very loosely) on “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Join the group, which is an inclusive queer historical fiction group of readers and writers celebrating LGBTQ-focused works, and read some wonderful excerpts. There is a fantastic giveaway, so sign…

Echoes is a winner!

I am honored that Echoes of the Storm has received the Gold Medal in The Coffee Pot Book Club’s Book of the Year for Fantasy. Author/editor Mary Anne Yarde, founder of the site, is well known in historical fiction circles. When she opened her review submissions to science fiction/fantasy, I jumped on it. I was…