Writer stuff:

Application season for Viable Paradise Writers’ Workshop is now open, closing in June, when applicants are evaluated and selected on the basis of who we think would benefit from the workshop the most. With so much up in the air right now I hope we will still be able to meet, but as everyone says, time will tell.

During a good portion of February Rachel Manija Brown and I got all the rest of TRAITOR, book four in THE CHANGE series, plotted out, and we wrote a huge segment. We would have finished by now but for social isolation–we work best in the same room, where we can talk out the story sentence by sentence.

Meantime the third and last Lhind book, Lhind the Firebird, is a May release.

Book stuff:

Besides Time of Daughters I and II, also out, Lily and Crown, a novella about Colend’s origin story. Of course it has a masquerade central, because Colend.

Being one of the many authors who have no skill (or budget) for marketing, I am grateful for word of mouth from readers. Here is a review that pretty much made my year.

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with writer Francesca Forrest, about Lhind, and villains

Henry Herz