Can you imagine living with the knowledge that something as simple as meeting a friend for lunch could put you at risk for physical injury, triggering past trauma, or the humiliation of not making it to the bathroom? Any one of those events could prevent you from returning to work for the afternoon, which would cut into your income and damage your reputation as a valuable employee.
“Ma’am,’ the nurse gently touched my arm. “It can be…disconcerting to feel magic leave the body. A lot of people say it makes the last moment worse.”
Everyone, regardless of disability, deserves a place at the tabletop.
My faithful readers will, by now, be more than aware that today is the day! Today my nautical fantasy adventure novel Jubilant, co-authored with the amazing Galadriel Coffeen and the first in a lengthy series to come, is officially available in Kindle format, paperback, and Kindle Unlimited on Amazon.com. If you haven’t pre-ordered your copy,Continue reading “An Excerpt From Jubilant”
Most of my daydreams are pretty positive. But every now and again I think about just how weird my life could get…
Do you look at me like I’m incapable of crossing a street safely without your guidance? Or like someone who builds universes out of daydreams?
Jubilant is the story of how Lieutenant Wren Elspur of His Ellondese Majesty’s warship Jubilant and Kelta, second officer of the Darias Clan warship Keltorax meet and join forces on a quest to discover why the crews of merchant and courier ships are disappearing right off their decks.
To each and all of you that I’ve tagged, I want you to know you’re on this list because something you’ve written has positively, tangibly changed my life in ways I’m still discovering. Please keep doing what you do.
I wasn’t thinking about any of that, though, when I decided that a leather-wrapped bamboo pole felt more period-appropriate for my costume than the graphite stick wrapped in reflective material I normally carried. I donned my jerkin, horns, leggings, and un-authentic flats (I’m on a budget), grabbed the bamboo, and headed out to the car. And literally ran into two problems right away.