A few weeks ago I uncovered the first chapter of the first draft of what would become Ambition. I was struck by a few things: one, that Jules was so self-centered it literally slowed the narrative down while Jules breathlessly described herself and her experience as a trainer. And two, that same breathless look, I … Continue reading Scenes From the First Draft of Ambition
Yesterday saw the release of my newest novel, Pride. If you haven't picked up my Eventing Series yet, this weekend is a perfect opportunity to get in on the action. This follow-up to Ambition doesn't require you to read the other books, but if you want to meet the characters in their debuts, for a limited time, you can … Continue reading Early Reviews for New Eventing Novel Pride
It's a sequel years in the making: the second book in The Eventing Series, featuring Jules Thornton, a young trainer struggling to make her eventing dreams come true. Readers have been writing to me and asking for the next installment in Jules' story ever since Ambition was first released. I'm happy to bring you all Pride, and I promise I have … Continue reading Pride, the sequel to Ambition, is now available!
I was looking for book quotes the other day for some project or another, when I saw my name pop up. Now, I was a good five pages into the Google search at this point, digging a lot deeper than most people will ever bother, so I'm not entirely surprised that I never saw this quote … Continue reading A Jules Quote in a Surprising Place
This post was originally published at Equestrian Ink. Setting up a training calendar is easy, right? You pick a horse show date and you move backwards, working out a nice hypothesis of where you'll be in training each week running up to the show. Nothing to it, because predicting how quickly and how competently your … Continue reading Story Outlines: A Writer’s Training Calendar
Thanks to a shipping delay, I have a lovely box full of paperbacks of Ambition sitting in my office. They weren't in time for Equine Affaire, but at least they're just in time for Christmas, right? If you'd like a signed copy of Ambition, here is your opportunity. Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your copy and arrange … Continue reading Order Your Signed Copy of Ambition – Limited Time!
Want to win a copy of one of this summer's hottest equestrian reads? Visit Goodreads and enter to win a paperback edition of Ambition. I'll be sending out four signed copies to winners in August. If you're already a Goodreads member, you can click below to enter to win. If not, join up and add … Continue reading Win a Paperback Edition of “Ambition”