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WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (17,520)

Word count: 17,520 / 35,000 Well, I missed the CampNaNo deadline, but I made it halfway to my target word count and am still in act one. This instalment of the Basilica Conspiracy is a little more intricate than Chasing Sisyphus. We're peeling back the layers of why Governor Miyamoto was targeted. We get a glimpse of… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (17,520)

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Arriving at the question

It was meant to be a short and shallow steamy read. That's what perplexes me about The Only Question That Matters: how it ballooned into a novella. The intention was a 1,200-word wham-bam-thankyou-sir flashfic, but while writing Sofia's initial exchange with Alexei, little hints at her backstory kept popping up. I had to explore what got… Continue reading Arriving at the question

Silhouette of a couple kissing under a night sky. Book cover for "The Only Question That Matters" by JL Peridot.
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The Only Question That Matters – preorder now

Preorders now available for my upcoming release, The Only Question That Matters, an emotional love story set aboard the luxurious AMS Celestial Dream. Sofia boarded at Pellegrini station, fresh from an unfulfilling marriage that lasted too long and consumed too much. All she wants is a fresh start, freedom, independence—she expects to find it all on Planet… Continue reading The Only Question That Matters – preorder now

Diary

WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (9,568)

Word count: 9,568 / 35,000 Approaching the 30% mark—yay! I've been getting the urge to write different genres of romance, especially low fantasy with dark elements. Desire first hit while playing Out of the Abyss with my D&D group. I'm told our group is quite unique in the way we play. We seem to run into… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (9,568)