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 Sorrow, I real­ized that there were compli­ca­tions, and … 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 well, and there … Continue reading