…and her name is Emmy. A friend of mine going back to my days in Ottawa came into town for the Technical Daytime Emmy Awards and he won for animation. We went out to dinner with his fiancé then afterward I got to see and hold his Emmy. So very cool. His fiancé took a picture of him holding the golden statue and me holding my book. Oh! That’s right. A Darkness Forged in Fire has been printed! It came off the presses late last week. I met my editor for lunch where he handed over the first copy in what we are planning to make a tradition. It was all a bit surreal to finally see it and hold it. The ARCs were definitely a thrill, but seeing the actual book was something else again.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »