Musing on my first year blogging on this site.
Revealing the newly redesigned cover for the first book in the Fay of Skye Series, ESSENTIAL MAGIC.
Writing as a job is not for the faint-of-heart or the weak-of-will. Even if you’re getting paid to do it (I’m technically not; yes, I am selling my… Read more “When the Writing Gets Rough”
Today I am going to gush about how wonderful my editor is. A subtitle to this blog post could be: And Why They Are Worth Every Penny.… Read more “Editors Are Our Friends”
Cara McKinnon’s tentative publication schedule for 2017.
I truly tried my best to get a Yule-themed short story finished in time for the Solstice tomorrow, but it didn’t happen. We’ve had the plague at… Read more “Happy Holidays!”
Viola and Ian’s story continues! In this installment, they deal with isolation from their families and friends in the Highlands and, if Viola has her way, each… Read more “Merge of Magic Part Two”
The book soundtrack for A Merge of Magic includes songs like “Brave Enough” by Lindsey Stirling and Christina Perri, “Gravity” by Sara Bareilles, and “Heart’s a Mess” by GOTYE.
How exactly do visions work in the world of the Fay of Skye?
Magic is a force in the universe of my world, one that can be manipulated by certain people and sometimes becomes corporeal in the form of gods and magical creatures. It is, from another perspective, a divine presence—an emanation of creation. So, just like there are many ways to discover god in our world, there are many ways to use magic in mine.