Category Archives: urban fantasy

I’m in cover clover

Today, Pan Macmillan released the British cover for The Trouble With Fate on its Tor UK blog where my editor, Bella Pagan, revealed the artwork and said some rather blush-worthy things about my book. However, I know some of you are reading this on … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Call me Niles

I wrote this last week, the day my computer blew up, and never posted it. (Fortunately, my m.s. was on the backup drive). Most of it still holds true, though the Bob Mayer blog is no longer his latest. You should … Continue reading

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Blame Terry Fallis

This is a picture of the man you should blame if you make the mistake of ordering that fatal, last cocktail at the RWA conference.  He’s a Canadian political humourist, who’s written two very witty books: The Best Laid Plans and The High Road.  … Continue reading

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Outlines…*head thuds on desk*

I wrote Hedi’s Book of Rules totally by the seat of my pants–no outlines beyond a few index cards to remind me of the general direction.  Blithely, I plowed my way through to the end of my urban fantasy, inserting … Continue reading

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The Zucchini was long, really long.

Last week, I was on the late train, coming home from a U of T night class. Five or six kids were lounging by the door, waiting for their stop. “You should see the size of these zucchini, Man. They’re f—ing … Continue reading

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