Once a month on the 15th, I post a new chapter of my urban fantasy, The Purple Door District.
Blurb:BiancawassupposedtoattendartschoolinChicago,notrun forherlifefromHunters. The onlychanceshehastosurviveistofind ThePurpleDoorDistrict,asafehavenfora parahuman like herself. WhenshestumblesuponamagusnamedGladusandafellow avian namedCarlos,shethinksshe'sfoundsafety.ButtheHunters are relentless,asisthedarkforce drivingthem.Vampire,werewolf,avian, magus—It'suptotheparahumansofthePurpleDoor Districtof Chicago toputtheirdifferencesasidetosaveBiancaandstopadark threatfrom destroyingtheirpeaceful community.
The Purple Door District is set to be published on December 15th, after its completion on patreon.
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Current Work in Progress
I have several pieces in progress right now. You can learn more about them in the links below.
Dragon Steal: This is a YA LGBT Fantasy story that I’m intending to query in the next month. It will be the first book I actually query to an agent. The story revolves around a blacksmith named Castella, and her journey to rescue her lover, Anise, from a group of dragon hunters called Slagors. With her dragon companion and a bard at her side, Castella has to learn new magic and build a bond with her dragon. Little does Castella know, Anise has no inclination to remain a damsel in distress.
Wattpad: I have written several short stories, as well as a longer piece, on Wattpad. Tears of Avalon is a current work in progress and is updated every 1-2 weeks. Visit the Wattpad section for more information about each story.
Wattpad is a platform where writers can post stories and receive feedback. I’m currently writing several pieces on Wattpad, some of which have won awards.
Ilyia has spent her entire life living far away from her fairy brethren. This doesn't stop her from finding her own kind of trouble, however. When a handsome lightning fairy named Taren enters her world, she learns of a great darkness spreading its tendrils across Medira. Worse, the dark fairy, Lord Merwellian, is after her and her tears of healing. After her mother is taken hostage, Ilyia has to join together with Taren to save her mother, and Medira, from certain doom.
This is a continuation of the short story "Gossamer": https://www.wattpad.com/story/142044357-gossamer
After Cassandra stows away on a doomed ship to escape an abusive husband, she's swept up into a watery adventure. She's rescued by an ethereal creature from the ocean, a mermaid named Nimue. As Nimue nurses Cassandra back to health, their hearts become entwined. But Cassandra's past and Nimue's secrets threaten to tear the two lovers apart. With the help of a sea witch, Cassandra follows her mermaid fathoms below to discover the truth behind Nimue's guarded heart and the ocean's curse.
An Instagram series in which I provide 60-second writing tips to my viewers while being accompanied by one of my feathered kids. You can see one of the videos here. See the rest at instagram!
Plotting vs Pantsing
I'm starting a 60-second Tip series called, "Writing Thoughts from the Flock" or "W.T.F." Today's topic is Plotting vs Pantsing! If you have any writing topics that you'd like me to discuss, feel free to post them down below! I'd love to make this a community series. Happy writing!
Book Love Tour
My second series on Instagram is called the Book Love Tour. I go out to local bookstores and libraries and take pictures of the establishment to help raise awareness of these incredible places. I’m hoping to start a blog series about them as well.
My first stop was The Haunted Bookshop located in Iowa City. As if having two cats wasn’t enough, the bookshop hosts friendly staff, an amazing collection of books, and games for all ages. To learn more about them, visit their site here.