Posts tagged with: Fantasy

Once More Into the Breach–Sequel Worldbuilding

By On Sep 5 2013, 9:00 am

As the contracts are all signed, I can say aloud that Samhain will be publishing the sequel to my fantasy romance, Brightarrow Burning–currently titled The Darkness of Glengowyn but that could always change. It’s due out in spring of 2014. And I’m really excited about it! For this book, I have an elf hero and heroine, so I had to do a little more digging into my world.

I love worldbuilding. It’s almost my favorite part of writing and reading. But I worldbuild only as much as I need to for any given story. I’m not the type of author who sits down and thinks out an entire world with all the details in place before I start writing. I almost always start writing with the basics in place and build as I go. Something comes up and I think, “Hm, what goes here?”

The great part about building a world this way is I’m less inclined to info dump all kinds of details readers don’t necessarily need at a given point in the story. The bad part is I often only discover something halfway through the book that affects the entire first half of the book, so I have to go back and edit. I end up editing a lot. But boy do I love the exploration. Read more…

July 2012 Print Books on SALE this week!

By On Jul 5 2012, 8:51 pm

Tagged as Anthologies, Comedy, Contemporary, Fantasy, GLBT, & 10 more...

  Samhain's Newest Print Releases! http://store.samhainpublishing.com/index.php?set=3 NEW Print books are on SALE this week too!   Publication Date: July 3, 2012   Tropical Desires by Vivian Arend, Lexxie Couper, Jess Dee Genre: Anthologies, Contemporary, Red Hots!!!, Ménage & More Length: 288 Pages, ISBN: 978-1-60928-613-2, Series: Bandicoot Cove Price: $16.00 Limited time sale-priced for $11.20 Luxurious, [...]

Six New eBooks on SALE ~ June 26, 2012 releases!

By On Jun 26 2012, 8:00 am

  What's New in eBook at Samhain! Publication Date: June 26, 2012 http://store.samhainpublishing.com/new_release.php   First Do No Evil by Carey Baldwin Genre: Romantic Suspense Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-881-5, Series: Blood Secrets Price: $5.50 Limited time sale-priced for $3.85 One killer is in her blood. The other is in her house. Blood Secrets, Book 1 There's [...]

Magic Cats

By On Jun 20 2012, 8:00 am

Squirrel Terrace is under new management. Our Beloved Feline Overlord handed off the reins on April 9 to a new velvet-gloved tyrant—er, Kindly One. New Management is black (how perfectly witchy!), polydactyl (how perfectly writerly!), and really cute when he’s asleep (the only time he’s still). In honor of his accession—not to mention the fact [...]

New eBooks on SALE ~ April 17, 2012 releases!

By On Apr 19 2012, 1:25 pm

  What's New in eBook at Samhain! Publication Date: April 17, 2012 http://store.samhainpublishing.com/new_release.php   Bewitched, Blooded and Bewildered by Robyn Bachar Genre: Paranormal, Vampires, Angels & Demons Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-963-8, Series: Bad Witch Price: $5.50 Limited time sale-priced for $3.85 It's better to be a bad witch than a dead one. A Bad Witch [...]

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