Category: My Writing Insights and Musings

Inspiration: The View from Elleanor’s Perspective

Update: Sudden Shock and Upcoming Projects

Vacation time is over and it’s time to finish up the editing of Sudden Shock.┬áThe first book of my new ongoing series is mostly done. While Orlando’s tan is fading, I’ve returned to snow and cold, hoping spring will make its arrival soon. The…

Excerpt from Harmony by Nia Markos #amwriting #UrbanFantasy #YoungAdult #RRBC #RWISA #IAN1

  Rina sat down on the floor in front of him. He could see he had hurt her, but fought against wanting to comfort her. Whatever friendship they had developed was broken. He saw no way for them to go back to their easy…

Excerpt from Harmony by Nia Markos #amwriting #UrbanFantasy #YoungAdult #RRBC #RWISA #IAN1

  “We have not finished.” He said. I slowly turned to face him. Burning rage colored my eyes red. He was standing, leaning over the table with his hands braced upon it. What I must have looked like, with my eyes flashing and my…

Excerpt from Harmony by Nia Markos #amwriting #UrbanFantasy #YoungAdult #RRBC #RWISA #IAN1

  He found himself back on the island he had left a little over a week before. The terrain had not changed. Bleak and overcast, the valley he arrived in was rain-soaked and frigid. As far as his eye could see, the Sidhe army…

Update on Sudden Shock the Elleanor Stone Collection and other stories to come. #amwriting #UrbanFantasy

The first draft of Sudden Shock should be completed early next week. I am so excited about how it has progressed. Editing it will have to wait two weeks as I take time off to visit Orlando, Florida. There we are planning to take…

Excerpt from Harmony by Nia Markos #amwriting #UrbanFantasy #YoungAdult #RRBC #RWISA #IAN1

“Thalia, the floor is yours.” Rydia stated. Mom took a moment before rising to her feet. She steeled herself for what lay ahead. I could feel Rider tense beside her. Mom schooled her face into neutrality, showing none of the conflict inside her. Once…

Excerpt from Harmony by Nia Markos #amwriting #UrbanFantasy #YoungAdult #RRBC #RWISA #IAN1

“Watch!” His mother ordered him when he turned away. Liam had no choice but to return his gaze to the scene before him. Even that glimpse was worth the anguish he felt. She was beyond beautiful to him. He knew each contour of her…