Sometimes in life, you are a complete mess, and that is me. Right now. Right here. And so, without further ado, I present to you my newspost. You get two photos of my dog this blog post. Alright, let's start with what everyone is wondering; release dates. Alice in the Land of Hearts will have … Continue reading The Absurdly Long, Not So Well Announced News Post (Alice, Haldia, The Troll King’s Bride! Whynne Stuff! New Series! Finishing Series! AND MORE.)
Waiting on the new Alice to come out? Or for news of Haldia? I'm still waiting on the covers, but they're coming next month! Until then, you can tide yourself over and get a little short for free today courtesy of me! I like to think of it like a spin on Little Red Riding … Continue reading Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Here’s a Free Short to Tide You Over!
Or, I mean, you could but that would be tacky. I mean, I would read it, but it would be tacky. I would feature it on my shelf prominently, extolling about your love of Kmart, but my god just don't do this. This may seem like a large oversight, considering the fact that I write … Continue reading How to Write a Book, Only I Forgot That It’s Fantasy So Now We’re Doing World Building Because Apparently You Can’t Just Have a Bunch of Kmarts Scattered Around A Magical Medieval Society.
It is a Little Known Fact That Every Author is a Mess. (Just Kidding, But I Am.) Let's preface this by saying that sometimes you get something like... I don't know, four ideas, and you can't make them work. This is a pretty natural part of the writing process, and while when I'm midbook or … Continue reading How to Write a Book, But I Fall off the Wagon and Come Back with a Completely Different Idea to Plot Because I Saw a Picture of a Mushroom Once
How to get a totally good, definitely usable plot that totally won't cause you any emotional distress or ruin your life at an exceedingly concerning rate. Can you guess what time of the year it is? Because, to me, this is just sort of a normal thing, I write a book every single month, but … Continue reading How to Write Books and Be a Trainwreck at the Same Time: B. A. Lovejoy’s guide to writing a book in under a month.
Did you know that while Whynne is the main country with fae, it's not the be all end all of fae/magical creatures? Well, bam, now you do. When you get into the Chronicles of Whynne, you see a country that is just beginning to open up for the first time after so long, and consequentially … Continue reading Selkies in Whynne and Haldia.
Pronunciations, oh my god, pronunciations. Never have I thought of making a guide in the back of the books, but in future ones I might have to. I'll also touch a little bit on the bonus content today. So, without further ado... How do you say that? Words in Whynne. Whynne - Wuh-en. Pronounced like … Continue reading Pronunciations in Whynne and When the Next Short is Coming.
A pretty common question that I get asked a lot here. The answer is a pretty clear yes. I've had a lot of people who have really enjoyed my world building sort of side eye that, because too often romance books are the butt of the industry's jokes. But the joke is actually... on you. … Continue reading Are These Kissing Books?
I always wanted to give readers a little peek into what Luka's life was like pre-Wren knowing. So, included in the omnibus edition next month and available here, I present the Note, the first amongst three extra stories related to the Chronicles of Whynne. In it we sort of get an idea of the two's … Continue reading The Note: An additional Ink and Foxglove short.
Today we're talking about the Gancanagh, which too me is just like a super cool topic and something that really ended up shaping the series. The original trajectory for Quill and Cobweb was so much different before these creatures and it really became something that ended up shaping the story of Whynne. Probably the most … Continue reading The Evolution of the Gancanagh