Selling to Faeries

Hi there! Just back from the Maryland Faerie Festival, where, sitting at a table with 3 more-experienced author/self-marketers, I learned various valuable things:  1 Have a small easel so you can prop up a copy of your book on the table. 2 Be prepared for rain. Carry your books in a plastic box, not the … More Selling to Faeries

The Faer

My faeries are different. They do not have wings, nor gossamer gowns, nor are they Tolkienesque woodland lords. (I’d always wondered how Elrond and his kin maintained their lifestyle: fine wines, gorgeous clothes, open air palaces, and whatnot. It’s true that you can get a lot done when you don’t have to sleep and live … More The Faer

Courtly Love

Courtly Love, that troubadour concept, plays a role in Murdoch’s Tale, and will play a bigger role in Volume 2, Alana’s Tale and Volume 3. But where did the idea come from? There are theories, of course: a game invented by bored nobles, a response to marriage being a chess game in which the goal … More Courtly Love

Thanks!

Many thanks to all the friends and family members that came to my book signing at Finding Avalon last Saturday, and to the new friends I met there. I’m taking my next baby step into that whole Published Author Selling Books thing on June 9, when I will set up shop in Authors Alley at … More Thanks!