Tag Archives: Almost Adept

Magic = Responsibility

First posted on Worlds of the Imagination. When we hear the word ‘magic’ in our mundane world, we always imagine something pleasing, like a magic show, or our masseur’s magic hands, or a fantasy book we have read recently. But … Continue reading

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Blog hop – My writing process

1. What am I working on? I just published a collection of urban fantasy short stories Squirrel of Magic, on sale now at Smashwords and Amazon. All the stories are united by the same protagonists, young witch Darya and her … Continue reading

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Fantasy Character Interview #10

Today, my guest is Kealan Machaon, the male protagonist of my fantasy novel Almost Adept. 1. Tell me a little about yourself—your name, profession, where you live, do you have a family, the usual. I’m Kealan Machaon. I live in … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Thieves

Re-blogged from Tangled In Pages I’m sure you detest the thieves who broke into your neighbors’ house last summer and stole a bunch of expensive electronics. Or the pickpockets in the crowded Mediterranean market who stole your cousin’s wallet. Or … Continue reading

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Book cover contest

I entered my novel Almost Adept into a fantasy book cover competition. If anyone wants to vote, my number is 81. There are over 100 books there.

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News report from Almost Adept #1

Front page news from the world of my novel “Almost Adept”: Sheep-headed Man: Magical Prank or Malicious Curse? http://shar.es/FtgLn

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Musing about love

I posted on WOTI today – my musings about different kinds of love and what happens, when they collide. If a girl loves a guy and loves her country, and those two can’t coincide, which one would she choose? Eriale, … Continue reading

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Many faces of courage

Ceci Giltenan, a wonderful romance writer, dedicated February as the month of courage on her blog. Many of her friends and Ceci herself post about what they consider courageous, and reading those posts is fascinating. I also posted there my … Continue reading

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Interview about Almost Adept

An interview with me on Paula Kennedy’s blog: I talk about Almost Adept, and there is even a sample – the first chapter. Thanks, Paula.

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First draft finished!

I finished the first draft of a novel tonight – a sequel to Almost Adept. My tentative title for now is Adept Meddling, but it might change. The story features the same protagonist, Eriale, my favorite magician. She is older … Continue reading

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