Journal entries

  • Indigo Rain now an ebook

    I’m happy to announce that Indigo Rain is available as an ebook from Bad Dog Books, in both Mobi (Kindle) and EPUB formats. Bad Dog’s ebooks are DRM-free, and Indigo Rain features all three of Sabretoothed Ermine’s interior illustrations.

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  • A Gift of Fire, A Gift of Blood

    Some of you might remember this story from, well, a long time ago. A lot of you might not at this point. This wasn’t the first Ranea story but it was the longest one—I think—unmatched until “Indigo Rain,” and for a while was quite popular.

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  • On reviewing in a small community

    So here’s the thing: bad reviews are fun.

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  • Further Confusion 2013

    So, Further Confusion 2013 has come and gone, and with it a few notable events for me:

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  • “Indigo Rain” illustrations

    The talented Sabretoothed Ermine has put up the cover and one of the three interior illustrations for “Indigo Rain” on her Fur Affinity page.

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  • The art of the blurb

    I’ve never been good at blurbs. (Frankly, I’ve never been good at marketing or self-promotion, period, but that’s another topic.) A blurb, if you haven’t heard the term, is the pitch for your story: a paragraph or two that sells someone on it. It’s the answer to the question, “What’s it about?”

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  • Indigo Rain Preview 2

    The conclusion to Indigo Rain’s preview is up now, in three places—

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  • Indigo Rain Preview

    The first few thousand words of “Indigo Rain” are now posted, for those interested in reading it. The blurb-esque description (which I suppose could be “punched up” for More Blurb Action, but what the hell):

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  • Review: Already Among Us

    Already Among Us: An Anthropomorphic Anthology
    Edited by Fred Patten
    Cover art by Roz Gibson
    Trade paperback, 389 pages
    Legion Publishing, June 2012

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  • New! Art! Site!

    A few years ago I was fiddling around with a new web site called Claw & Quill, whose idea—put very crudely—was to have a story-focused archive site, as deviantART and its various clones/spinoffs didn’t do a very good job at presenting stories. There are a few reasons C&Q didn’t really come together, ranging from the canonical “bit more off than I could chew” to a decreasing level of motivation as a couple sites that did a much better job at presenting stories than the others (or even their own previous incarnations) appeared.

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