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Award voting for Legacy of Luck!

Legacy of Luck is up for Rings of Honor Award! Please go check the listing and vote for your favorite! The voting will take place from today the 7th of December 2017 to 31st of December 2017. *****   I

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NaNoWriMo 2017 WON!

And that’s a wrap! . This was the first time I’d ever tried NaNoWriMo, and I just crossed the 50,000 word mark for November. Of course, 27,000 words were finishing up Misfortune of Time (because my muse can’t read a

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Editorial review for Legacy of Truth

A great new editorial review from San Francisco Review of Books!   “Richly detailed and well written, Legacy of Truth is a treat for fans of historical fiction.” “If they made history in school this interesting, everyone would pass with flying colors!”

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XVII – Artist Package, ARCs and Review Requests, Oh, my!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. .   Once the editing, formatting, and cover art is done, the publisher will

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Call of the Morrigú is a Discovered Diamond!

A lovely new 5-star review of Call of the Morrigú by Kristen McQuinn at Discovering Diamonds  … This was, simply put, a remarkably fun read. Author Christy Nicholas weaves in mythology and history smoothly throughout the narrative. Readers are given glimpses

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Great new HNR review for Call of the Morrigú

A great new review by Thomas Howley of Call of the Morrigú is now live on the Historical Novel Society webpage! It’s 1798, a particularly tense time in always rebellious English-occupied Ireland. However, the troubles haven’t yet reached the country

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XV – First Round of Edits

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . It’s been a while, hasn’t it? About 100 days, to be more precise.

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Contest! Contest! Contest!

BookBub or Bust Giveaway! Runs 7/21/17-7/31/17 – the prize is a $350 Amazon Gift Card!   Enter here For every author you follow on BookBub, you gain one entry!     ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XIV – Acceptance!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . That’s right! You read that correctly. Misfortune of Vision, the novel whose journey

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We’re not done yet – InD’Tale Magazine Monthly Cover Contest! Please come vote for The Enchanted Swans!

The cover of The Enchanted Swans is up for vote again! This time with the monthly contest for InD’tale Magazine! Please come vote! Voting ends Monday, May 30th, at midnight.   You do need to register to vote, and it’s only

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XIII – Submission!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Yes, yes, I have finally gotten to where I am reasonably happy with

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Legacy of Truth – please vote in the RONE awards!

Legacy of Truth, book two in The Druid’s Brooch Series, has passed the first round of nominations for the prestigious RONE Awards for books published in 2016. The second round is up to you! On the week of May 1

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Follow me on BookBub!

Are you a fan of Bookbub, the service that notifies you when books go on sale? I ahve an author page there, and if you “Follow” me, they’ll send you a personal note when I have a book sale through

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Legacy of Truth is a 2016 RONE Award nominee!

Legacy of Truth, book two in The Druid’s Brooch Series, has passed the first round of nominations for the prestigious RONE Awards for books published in 2016. The second round is up to you! On the week of May 1

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XII – Beta Edits

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . I sent my latest WIP, Misfortune of Vision, to 7 different beta readers

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The Enchanted Swans is LIVE!

Release Day! The Enchanted Swans is live! GO get your copy for 99 cents now! The price goes up on March 12th. ***** The March Newsletter Giveaway is still going strong – enter for your chance to win! Enter the March

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The Romance Reviews Anniversary Party!

The Romance Reviews celebrate their 6th Anniversary!   ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance based on my parents’ 30-year search for true love. Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as

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Happy Birthday, Tirgearr Publishing!

My publisher, Tirgearr Publishing, is celebrating their fifth birthday this week. But they’re the ones giving the gifts! Prizes, including an All-New Kindle Fire HD8 Tablet, free print books, ebooks, and brand spanking new Tirgearryean T-shirts Want to enter? Click

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Genesis of a Novel – PartXI – Beta Readers

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . So, you’ve finished your first draft. Congratulations! That’s an incredible hurdle! So many

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