Suddenly the Queen turned, her eyes wide, and saw Rjupa. She made a terrifying sight, there in the faint starlight that drifted through the leaves, her upraised dagger gleaming.
“What is your papa doing this time?” Messer Albizzi asked Fia in a low voice.
Fia looked up. Now her papa was trying to sneak up behind the dragon with a saddle, as if the dragon were some old horse he could trick.
“Don’t you know? He is clearly bending the dragon to his will,” Fia said.
Messer Albizzi watched Fia’s papa for a long moment.
“Huh,” was all he finally said.
I keep working on the opening of The Flame of Battle because I want this puppy to be a stunner — and I keep coming up with new ideas that are so cool. Just little things right now — a detail here, a surprise there, and I keep working on …
Oh hey, I am also posting my Symphonian chapters on Vella now. It’s a place like Wattpad and Radish where you can read serialized stories on Kindle. I’ve got the first part up and am fixing up the next parts as quickly as I can so we can start getting …
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To recap: My book, Courageous Women of the Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics, and More came out in August of last year. Shortly after, several things happened. I was at a local author’s showcase with my one book on the table, and folks I knew and admired had a whole …