Fresh Find: Golden Shana by A P von K’Ory

Prose that flows—it really gets me going. Just a couple of lines from the blurb was enough to slip A P von K'Ory's Golden Shana trilogy right up inside my TBR pile. There's an irreverence to her style. Whether you'd call it arrogant or adept certainly depends on the circumstances. Right now, I call it arousing … Continue reading Fresh Find: Golden Shana by A P von K’Ory

Interviewed on Romancing the Book

My interview with Romancing the Book is up. Have a look: Interview: JL Peridot — Romancing The Book Thank you, Jen, for the interesting questions. That one about celebrating really made me stop and think. It reminded me of why I write, and I suspect a lot of writers my age have that sort of … Continue reading Interviewed on Romancing the Book

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