Monthly Archives: July 2014

Posted in Audio books, Books, Elantra, Mira.

It’s July 29th, 2014, and that means – in theory – that every store and on-line site that’s ordered my books should have them in stock. This means that Cast in Flame should be available for anyone who wants to read it. In this book, the idea was that Kaylin would have to deal with normal life: in particular, the normal life that involves finding a new place to live (although it’s true that most people don’t lose their old places quite the way she did). I had the idea while working on Cast in Peril, and wanted to write a novella about the apartment hunt. Because I thought it would be short enough. But by the end of Cast in … Continue reading 

Posted in DAW, Elantra, Essalieyan, Queen of the Dead, writing.

I am writing this from Brisbane, in its variant of winter—which is kind of like early Fall in Toronto, but with an astonishing clarity of sky. It is the perfect weather for walking—it’s very slightly cool, but not so much that a jacket or sweater is required. I’m writing, instead, but on the balcony. I’ve finished Oracle. Or rather, I’ve finished the draft. I am hoping to lose about 20k words, starting from page one, because at the moment it is the longest of the House War books, hands down. But: thirty-one chapters, one prologue, one epilogue. Which means I have started today on Grave. Again, and have finally (late, because arg) started Cast in Honor. Because one book has to be going … Continue reading