Category Archives: Leigh Evans


Back in the day when I had extremely vague intentions of “one day” writing a book, I was totally ignorant of how much stuff an author is obliged to do–social media, blog posts, signings, etc–to encourage readers to discover her work. (That’s a nice way of … Continue reading

Posted in Astral Road Media, Bakka Phoenix, Leigh Evans, Rich Fahle | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

Hold onto your Hat! 1+1+1+1=4

So, there I was. At the condo in Florida, all on my lonesome. Grinning stupidly at nothing in particular, still feeling wonderful because Holly had just sent back her final comment on the revision from hell, and it was basically … Continue reading

Posted in Bella Pagan, Holly Blanck, Leigh Evans, RWA 2012, St. Martin's Press, The Thing about Werewolves, The Trouble With Fate | 8 Comments

God Save the Queen and Nannies too

Here’s some news that I’ve been saving! Hedi’s going to the UK! Today, the lovely Bella Pagan, Senior commissioning editor for Tor UK announced a deal for a new urban fantasy trilogy, starting with The Trouble with Fate, a Mystwalker novel. … Continue reading

Posted in Bella Pagan, Hedi, Leigh Evans, Mystwalker, The Trouble With Fate, Tor Uk, urban fantasy | 2 Comments

Cover, cover!

The Trouble With Fate Well, here’s the good thing that happened to me a couple of weeks ago that I wasn’t able to talk about:  St. Martin’s Press has added another cover to THE TROUBLE WITH FATE. Here’s the outside cover. Now, … Continue reading

Posted in Leigh Evans, Mystwalker, St. Martin's Press, The Trouble With Fate, urban fantasy | 7 Comments

The murder of IT

I’ve been quiet. After I wrote the last post, I realized that I have no business talking about writing. Fact is: I know squat. About five months ago, bad things happened chez-Evans. Not to me, but to members of my … Continue reading

Posted in Agents, Deidre Knight, Leigh Evans, revision, suck-itude, Writing Blog, writing lessons | 12 Comments

Miss Pointy Shoes

Okay. Here’s what I think. There is a realm we cannot see. Personally, I imagine it resembling one of those old, old office buildings, built somewhere in WWII and never updated. A corridor of yellow linoleum, doors with pebbled glass and hand-painted lettering. … Continue reading

Posted in Karma, Leigh Evans, Mea Culpa, revision, Revision Hell, Stupid, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

I think I believe in Angels.

Mom died at a little after 4:00 a.m. on December 21st, 1998. I loved her. I’ll always love her. Even though it’s been 13 years, I still find myself thinking about my mother almost daily.  Sometimes, it’s flitting— Mom would have … Continue reading

Posted in angel, angels, bloom, bud, Leigh Evans, mothers, Writing Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments