Read It First at Patreon

Do you want to be the first to read new and unpublished writing? Guess what, kids -- that's a thing now. Because if you didn't know it, I'm sharing the new goods at Patreon now. Patreon is a subscription-based service which connects creators and their supporters. Artists, musicians, podcasters -- anyone who makes things for … Continue reading Read It First at Patreon

Making Writing a Habit: So You Want to Write a Horse Book, Part 4

So now you're blogging, right? You've read the first three parts of my series, and you're following all of my advice, not in a crazy follow-the-guru kind of way, but in a she's-been-down-this-road kind of way. You're thinking about the way you want to write, if you're going to write as true-to-life as you can, … Continue reading Making Writing a Habit: So You Want to Write a Horse Book, Part 4

Authentic Settings: So You Want To Write A Horse Book, Part 2

For me, writing horse books is rooted in authenticity. (This is the 2nd post in the series, So You Want To Write A Horse Book. Read the first post here.) This can get tiresome for a writer, when you're trying to follow a plot thread and find that it leads to a dead end, or … Continue reading Authentic Settings: So You Want To Write A Horse Book, Part 2

So You Want to Write a Horse Book, Part 1

I've been writing horse books for the past six years, and every year I get emails from readers asking for advice on getting started in the genre. Now, to be fair, it's a pretty new genre. What we've started calling Equestrian Fiction didn't used to exist, and if you ask a big book retailer, it … Continue reading So You Want to Write a Horse Book, Part 1

What a year for horse books!

I'm so excited, I have to blog about it. Today two of my favorite authors announced they have new books coming out this fall. And another favorite of mine just dropped the latest in a fast-paced serial which has "next weekend's read" all over it. While there are always awesome new books to read, I'm … Continue reading What a year for horse books!

Early Reviews for New Eventing Novel Pride

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

Update: The Horseback Reads Book Club and Blog

I have two great updates for you from the Horseback Reads website! The first is that today I have a blog post up entitled Still An Equestrian. As I'm sure some of you know, I'm an equestrian author without a horse. But it gets worse. I don't even take lessons... or go on occasional trail rides with … Continue reading Update: The Horseback Reads Book Club and Blog