I was going to wait on this, but anyone who purchases MJ Lyons’ novel, Murder at the World’s Fair, will see a promo for my upcoming book, The Stealth Lovers! Cover and all! Now, I’m only going to post the larger cover image (and in colour) when it’s closer to the pre-order date. I think. … More Okay, the cat’s out of the bag!
And here’s a snippet! Once again, I’m working with the super-talented Nathan Fréchette from Renaissance for this cover. I wanted something that was a little different from the ’Cosm series but would still look like it belonged as its prequel. (For the two sequels following Life in the ’Cosm, the title fonts will be the … More Cover design for The Stealth Lovers is happening!
This week I was so excited to send The Stealth Lovers to my publisher, Renaissance. The manuscript still has to go through the Acquisitions Committee, so I have about three months to wait before I know if they’ll publish it. (Please, please pick me! Pick me!) The Stealth Lovers is the origin story of Commander Xaxall … More Why My Second Book Will Have More Editors
This morning my friend tagged me on a post featuring an article about sensitivity readers. Without reading the article, I replied, “Yes! I use sensitivity readers and editors all the time!” Then, I did a bad thing—I read the comments. Ugh. A few people equated this type of editing to censorship and others made some really insulting … More Sensitivity editing is not censorship—it’s about respect.
Well, whaddaya know? I said I wouldn’t do NaNoWriMo again (after I’d completed my first in 2017 and actually hit the 50,000 word goal), but guess what? I’m baaaack! It just happens that I am on a two-month break from my freelance editing day job. I needed time to regroup and refresh, but also to … More I’ve gone camping! To Camp NaNoWriMo, that is.