One story’s ending is just another’s beginning… The Fairy Queen has fallen, doomed with a mortal heart, and the eld woman’s two dearest friends, the Lady of the Glade and the Goblin King, are now wed, whole and happy.  But even happy endings come with consequences, and for the eld woman, life has changed irrevocably. …

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“Thom sat amidst the frigid beauty, barefooted and without a coat, singing to the wind and laughing at jokes only he could hear.” – excerpt from The Broken Court, Chapter 5 – The Lost Ones Changlings, Kilmeny, Rhys ap Morgan, True Thomas, Tamlin – many a tale has been told about those who were spirited …

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You see her in many fairy tales. She is the herb woman who gives the heroine just what she needs to escape her fate. The old woman in the cottage at the edge of a dark wood who advises the hero on which path to take. She is the giver of good advice and the …

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Below is a short excerpt from one of my current projects. Where the Angels Dream (working title). Set in a time similar to the late 1800s, it is a story about Devon and Sara Amaris. A brother and sister to whom the dead speak and unknown powers take notice. It is still very much a …

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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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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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