ARCs!

This morning brought a lovely delivery to the hotel room courtesy of my fab agent and editor…two copies of the gorgeous ARCs Roc have done for Shadow Kin. There was a little bit of squeeing and much petting of said ARCs. It’s a thrill to see Shadow Kin in book…

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Letting go

I’ve just sent the page proofs for Shadow Kin back to my editor.  Which means, at least as far as writing it goes, my work on Shadow Kin is finally done. It’s as good as I can make it and apart from doing my bit to make sure people know…

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Excerpt time

Okay folks, it’s the moment you’ve all (hopefully) been waiting for…the first Shadow Kin excerpt is live on the website. You can read it there, or follow the link to download a pdf, ePub or mobi version to read at your leisure on the device of your choice (I am…

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Just a quick one

My awesome editor says she has Shadow Kin ARCs (squeee!), which hopefully means I get to fondle one in NY. (An ARC is an advanced reading copy…basically the book after the copyedit and layout but before the final proofing which is what get sent to reviewers etc, so it will…

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Inspiration

Now that the Royal Wedding is over, I have to turn my attention back to my main obsession in life, writing. Shadow Kin’s world is not quite ours but a close-ish relative. It’s also a world with a victorian-ish era level of tech. It’s not steampunk, for one thing, there’s…

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