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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Crystal Needle

 
The first official post of my blog will be, of course, about my newest book. This book was inspired by the EGA, or Embroiderers Guild of America. A few years back they announced that they would be having a convention and the theme would be Stitching Magic. I was aware that their theme would be more Vegas style magic, but it got me thinking. I already had a character in my first published book that is a Stitching Witch, why not craft a story around that idea. I started it with a few basics and then let it go. I had a lot of fun with this story. I fell in love with the characters and the fictional town they lived in.


My first intention was to have this book be out to sell at the convention. But, that was not feasible, even if a publisher grabbed it the moment I finished writing it. But, I still tried to get it into the hands of a publisher or an agent. No one could understand the idea of a fantasy novel that has to do with stitching. It was pretty much left alone. So, after being turned down enough times, I went to Kindle and Nook. It became an ebook instantly.

 The convention has come and gone, but the story is finally available for you to read. Please, by all means, grab your Kindle or Nook and download it.


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0069DS694

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1036586019?ean=2940013502680&itm=1&usri=the+crystal+needle

Hello all

Hello everyone and welcome to my first attempt at a Blog. This will be mostly to advertise and update people about my books. But, I will talk about other things, the art I draw, what inspires me to write, and so on. I am not versed in this world of blogging yet, but I am excited to learn.