Hi all! It's me, your favorite author and book blogger who is never not behind on things! So what am I behind on this time, you might ask? Books I Recommend and Haven't Reviewed Yet Between Jobs, by W.R. Gingell - This book is the start of another madcap fantasy series, with a plucky, adaptable … Continue reading June updates
Hi all! This May, the snow is gone (for now!), the trees are flowering and my projects are slowly coming together. At the end of last month, the first two chapters of The Fishermen's Princess were released for subscribers to my mailing list. This month will bring a more usual single chapter. The story currently … Continue reading May Updates
It's cover and synopsis reveal time for my new serial novel!(Be warned, this is a graphics-heavy post!) Looking good so far...Looks like the title is... The Fishermen's Princess A Serial New Adult Fantasy Novel by C.K. BegganThe Little Mermaid is turned upside-down and inside-out in this creative retelling about merfolk, true love, wicked and benevolent pirates and … Continue reading The Fishermen’s Princess Cover Reveal!
It’s been a wild 9 days.Wow. Only 9 days?!After dipping my toes into the self-publishing world, I released my first full-length novel on January 15th. There were a few differences this time, like that I chose wide distribution (making my book available at many retailers) instead of just Amazon.Here’s what I’ve learned so far:1. Mistakes … Continue reading The (overwhelming) truth about releasing an indie book
You can get this (new adult dark fantasy novel)! At long last, my first novel is here! I’ll be keeping the price at 99c for a short while to celebrate and because, you know, marketing.If you’re still not sure if this book is for you, you can now head over to Smashwords to download a … Continue reading Girl of Shadow and Glass release day!
Available for Pre-Order on Amazon soon! So...what do you think? To me, this cover is much sharper than my novella cover, and fits the New Adult genre better. I love that it reflects the sci-fi elements of Girl of Shadow and Glass, what I'd call a world-hopping coming-of-age fantasy. I'm so excited to share it … Continue reading Girl of Shadow and Glass Cover Reveal!
My first full-length novel is on its way! Girl of Shadow and Glass will be the first novel in the New Adult Tara's Necklace series (formerly the Open World Series). For those of you who might've read A Shadow in Sundown, it will sound familiar and new all at once. The description: Six days. Two worlds. … Continue reading New cover, new title…coming soon!
Hola!I just served up a brand new episode of Princess Disasterface, titled Bunny Slippers and Truth. (Not to be confused with the bunny slippers OF truth. Sounds like my kind of superhero accouterments.) I've been a bit stuck on what will happen next lately...and the answer turned out to be a plot twist! Episode 2.6 … Continue reading New comics and reviews on the way!
It's time for another... Daughter of Shades, by Sylvia Mercedes (The Venatrix Chronicles Book One, 2019, YA Fantasy)No book can be Sabriel. But fans of Garth Nix's Abhorsen series may want to pick this one up.Main character Ayleth is a fighter. She's possessed by a shade, a wolf-like spirit named Laranta—and that happened on purpose. … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Daughter of Shades (Mercedes)
Hey all!Happy Independence Day to everyone who celebrated, and Happy Canada Day to everyone who celebrated that, too!This is shaping up to be an irregular July, not just because of the pandemic. I'll have to transfer to a new web hosting plan soon. Who knows what updating the site will be like then? Blah!The important … Continue reading An irregular July