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Author Archives: liablack
Normally, I keep my personal dramas personal. I know when to push and when to back down for my own sanity’s sake. But in this case, I’m not backing down, because it’s an issue that, if it hasn’t yet, could … Continue reading
Hopefully, in a few days, Fidelity’s new cover will be visible at Amazon, but here is a sneak-peek of it here: I love the new design, and I can’t wait for it to show up! I’ve decided to use the … Continue reading
I pulled the original version of Spiretown (e-book) off of Amazon this week. I’d considered just replacing it with the new version, but the second edition is already much larger than the original, and anyone who purchased the first one … Continue reading
You might think it’d be easy rewriting a book that was published 5 years ago. The bones are all there and, while not necessarily gristle-free, the structure remains pretty solid. Sure, there are a few cracks, some arthritis that comes … Continue reading
Sometimes, falling in love means falling apart. Mercury Fie is a freak of many natures, created in a lab. Driven by desires and the imaginary fairies in his brain, he is directed by a moral compass set in the land … Continue reading
Mercury’s Orbit has finished first-round betas, and it’s partially out for second-round. The story is definitely a lot more fully realized than my initial excerpt (as it should be), and—knock on wood—it looks like I am still on track for … Continue reading
Looks like my hopes of having this out in July were wishful thinking (like: “I wish I had enough time to get this out in July”). But I’d rather have it right than fast, so I’m hoping more late August/early … Continue reading
These sorts of updates don’t happen very often, mostly because my vicious plot-a-corn will decide to go running off into the trees, and whatever story I thought I was writing goes riding off with him. That could still happen, but … Continue reading
The other day while driving, I saw a sign at the local library for creative writing course, and it got me thinking about how every author teaches his or her own techniques Take outlining, for instance; it’s not like putting … Continue reading