For the eld woman, life has changed irrevocably. Her mortality hangs on her like a shroud, and young Thom, newly returned from faerie, has turned her world upside down. Ill portents fill the air, and even the seasons are out of step… Stories often have a mind of their own, don’t they? Take Lumina and …

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Autumn is my favorite time of the year. Though the signs are a lot more subtle here, since the leaves don’t really change. However, you can still tell and I love it! That I just finished the first draft of one of my current projects, makes it all the better. The working title is The …

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Read out loud to others… no problem. Read something I wrote out loud to other people… what am I thinking!! I was thinking it would be fun, and I’m sure it will. Still, I can’t help but feel a healthy dose of terror mixed in with the excitement churning around in my belly. After all, …

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Have their authors introduce them to you! Find your next favorite read at this “book tasting” of science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories by women and non-binary writers – 6 authors, 8 minutes each. It’s fast, it’s furious, and it’s amazing! Plus, there will be prizes/giveaways! And you don’t even have to leave the house! …

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I often sketch or doodle on what ever piece of paper happens to be handy. My muse must like the rhythmic scratching of my pencil because it has helped me get past many a writing block. I thought it would be fun to share some of those sketches with you along with an excerpt or …

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Book fairs are like treasure hunts for those of us who love to read; wonderful places where we can discover books we may have never seen otherwise. A chance for us to search out new and interesting authors. Do you remember the book fairs they would have at schools (do they do that anymore? I …

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There are very few things that can compare to the feeling you get when you open your kindle to find the story you wrote there looking back at you. I can tell you, however, that holding the physical book in your hands takes that feeling to a whole other level. Lumina and the Goblin King …

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For my tenth birthday, my aunt and uncle gave me several interesting books, one of which was A White Horse with Wings by Anthea Davis. Printed in 1968, it is a collection of stories, most of which are retellings of fairy tales and myths. I read them many times through out my childhood. And one …

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November 11th might the official release date for Lumina and the Goblin King, but the pre-order is already up on Amazon! You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/Lumina-Goblin-King-Cari-Jones-ebook/dp/B08LSQFM86/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Lumina+and+the+Goblin+King&pldnSite=1&qid=1603734039&s=digital-text&sr=1-3 This is my first ebook, and I confess it was more than a little frustrating at times. There may have even been tears and swear words involved on …

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