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The latest from India Drummond. Thoughts on writing, creating, publishing, and what she’s up to on social media.

Social Break

This spring has just been a mess. You know what they say about the best laid plans. April itself wasn't too bad. I finished my pre-beta edits on Daughters of Misfortune and got it off to beta readers on schedule. Even a little early, which is unusual for me. But then...

The Lies Dragons Tell FREE

Do you like free books? Of course you do! I do too! Now you can read The Lies Dragons Tell, Book 1 in the Dragons of Kudare trilogy, FREE on all platforms: Amazon Apple Kobo Nook Thanks to readers like you, this book has climbed the Amazon Epic Fantasy charts. If you...

Weekend Cooldown

My partner and I took the weekend away. Not far, but far enough to give a little change of scenery. I'd planned to spend the weekend lounging around a hotel, maybe reading and relaxing, using their lovely indoor pool, hitting the hot tub. Getting room service. It...

Fantasy Read #9

For the ninth book in my reading challenge #50Fantasy2019, I had a difficult time! I got four DNF (did not finish) books in a row, and was really having a difficult time finding something that captured my attention. I decided to try something fresh, something newly...

I Know the Code!

So, by far the most fun thing that has happened recently is that I got my SFWA decoder ring. I don't know if any of my fellow members will actually send me coded messages, but that's not the point, is it. The point is that we could (and I'm hoping someone will.) As a...

She’s Helping Again

This week has been both very long and very short! It was as though the first four days were all Mondays, then by Friday I was wondering how the end of the week came so fast…

Nebula Award Finalists

A huge congratulations to all of those nominated for a Nebula award for 2018! You can see a full list on the SFWA website. I joined the SFWA in October (I've been eligible for years but just recently decided to take the plunge and take part!) but I didn't vote this...

Fantasy Read #8

This week for my 2019 reading challenge I chose to read Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst after meeting the author on Twitter. I haven't finished it yet, but so far it's just delicious. Can't wait to read more! Like some of my other choices early in the year, it has...

Free Book!

Spirits of Light and Shadow (Gods of Talmor Book 1) is FREE on all outlets! Currently #1 in Dark Fantasy, #2 in Sword and Sorcery, and #3 in Epic Fantasy on Amazon! If you haven't read it yet, here's what it's about: When the most powerful senator in Talmor's...

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