Blood Oath in Parliament of Wizards

I’m excited to announce that the most recent iteration of Blood Oath: An Orc Love Story, which I originally published independently back in 2014, will be appearing in the fourth LTUE benefit anthology of “science fiction and fantasy stories of wizards of all types.” The anthology will be released this coming February, and I’m pleased…

A Belief: I am a Daughter of God

I shared this on my personal Facebook page in July and wanted to share it again here on my blog. I believe this about each and every person that I meet: that we are daughters and sons of God (a Heavenly Father, and also a Heavenly Mother). It is truly the most powerful identity I…

Book Publishing Resources for Genre Fiction Writers

I once received a message from a friend of a friend who wanted some publishing advice. Their question was this: I finished writing an 85,000-word novel, and I am in the process of querying agents. I was just wondering if you have any tips or advice on how you got your agent or anything about…

Poem: An Archaelogist’s Summer Warehouse Job in the Time of COVID

By Sarah E. Seeley How would I describe this smell that permeates my clothes, distinct, Louder than my sweat after every one of my four tens? It isn’t sharp or tangy like body odor, it isn’t unpleasant. Not to me. Just dusty—but not a rich, earthen way: There’s nothing damp about it, absent the teaming…

Orc Valentine Greeting Card Poem

Because the LTUE symposium usually falls over Valentines Day every year, I sold Orc-themed Valentines cards several years in a row. I’m still working on my Hallmark skills…but enjoy this nerdy-niche-fantasy-greeting-card-style poem.

My Virtual LTUE 2021 Schedule

I’m excited to announce that I will be participating on panels for Life, The Universe, and Everything (LTUE) 2021, happening virtually February 11-13. You can find out more information about the symposium here at https://ltue.net. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 9 AM | Channel: U LeGuin Lovecraftian Horror Horror is not always about gore and shock. Some…