May 11, 2020
Now that I've been using Patreon awhile, there are quite a few posts up. Maybe you missed some, or maybe you're new and want to check out what went up before. Either way, I want to make your life easier in at least this small way!
This guide will only include the major posts, things I think may be interesting no matter how long it's been since I wrote them. You can always filter & search all my posts here.
This post will periodically be updated. Have suggestions to improve how I've organized everything? Definitely let me know!
To make things simpler, if there is no label following the link, that post is public. Otherwise, I'll note which tiers can access the post.
Of course, you're always able to become a Patron or join a higher tier! I greatly appreciate your support. 💕
About Unleashed (aka the Dragon Story):
- Unleashed got a makeover!
- Cover reveal!
- Sneak peek at the new story! — Benefactors +
- Fiddling with Floor Plans — Benefactors +
- Floor plans and a little peek at history
History here refers to the Forging Forever series
FYI: These floor plans are for a different setting than those shared in the Benefactors + post
- Something Unexpected — Benefactors +
- More Floor Plans from the Dragon Story — Benefactors +
- (Some) Origins of the Dragon Story
- Anyone in the mood for an excerpt? — Benefactors +
- Unexpectedly, some news — Benefactors +
- "Scene ending...??" — Benefactors +
- Surprise Reveal! — Benefactors +
- Dragon Story–Adjacent — Benefactors +
- (re)Writing the Ending — Benefactors +
- World-building is weird — Benefactors +
- Sometimes it's the visuals — Benefactors +
- Sneak peek: First Kiss — Insiders +
- Maps for Kansytura and Azhidar Zher
and: Sneak Peek: Full Color Maps! — Insiders +
- There's Another Story — Benefactors +
- Antihero? Bully? Or Both?
- Chipping Away Slowly But Surely — Benefactors +
- Blast from the past, or how slow trad publishing is — Benefactors +
- Not quite news, but something positive! — Benefactors +
- An announcement and a question for you! — All Patrons
- The not so little, rather difficult things — Benefactors +
- Long before the fragments fit together — Benefactors +
- Fiddling with the boring bits — Benefactors +
- Counting Down! — All Patrons
- Look what I made—thanks to you! — All Patrons
Behind the Scenes / Author Life:
- Your English Teacher Was Right
- Getting Feedback Never Gets Easier
- How Hot is Your Romance?
- The Author Life: Commercial or Artisanal?
- A time-lapse video of me writing is still just an excerpt
- Writing with Aphantasia
- Does size matter? — Benefactors+
- Hush, Now (On Writing Quiet Genre Fiction)
- "Be Interesting"
- The Raw Truth About Why I Disappeared
- Unpausing (almost) everything — All Patrons
- My first ever podcast
Followed by: The Podcast is Live
- How Interesting is Happily Ever After?
- Writing Sex in Romance vs. Other Genres
- Lost in Translation
- A little bonus for you! — Benefactors+
On a More Serious Note:
- Sometimes Authors Don't Get To Be Human
- Plagiarism, Ghostwriting, and the Business of Writing Fiction
- The Invisible Costs of Chronic Illness
- Perseverance or the Sunk Cost Fallacy? — All Patrons
- The chronically ill spend our lives hiding. No wonder you don't see us now. (N.B.: This relates to COVID-19)
- Let's Start with the Oven Mitts
- "Fire bad. Tree pretty."
Ask Me Anything Answers:
AMA posts were previously a monthly benefit for Insiders +. That is no longer the case, but access to older AMA posts hasn't changed.
- October 2018 — Insiders +
- November 2018 — Insiders +
- December 2018 — Insiders +
- January 2019 — Insiders +
- February 2019 — Insiders +
- A Look at Another WIP — Benefactors +
- So I Did a Thing
- An Unfiltered, Unedited Look at Summer Seduction
The full first draft of Summer Seduction first went up on Patreon. Now that the full story is out in the world, those posts have been taken down, aside from this first one. You can read the finished version instead!
- Plotter, Pantser, or Percolator?
- Super Sneak Peak at Forging Forever #3 — Super Supporter +
- What's Happening with Forging Forever #3 — Benefactors +
- On Branding Covers in a Series (about Forging Forever) — Benefactors+
- Big news, a little title issue, and a bonus sneak peek! — Benefactors +
- Mortal Musings and Murder
A flash fiction story slightly related to Mortal Musings