“There, I will stake my last like a woman of spirit. No cold prudence for me. I am not born to sit still and do nothing.
If I lose the game, it shall not be from not striving for it.” ~Mary Crawford, Mansfield Park
Welcome to the Quill Ink, the site to share all my upcoming editing and publishing projects, book reviews, and other on dits. Since 2013, I have worked with over forty authors, self-published and curated five anthologies, and edited numerous contemporary and historical romance, Austen-adjacent, and chicklit books under my own banner.
Thank you readers, authors, bloggers, and other reviewers who help support all my bookish projects in this Wild West that we call modern day publishing. With a few projects in the queue, 2022 is looking to be another stellar year.
Late August 2021, I finished writing my own novel, Woman in the Painting. Dual-era timelines cross to reveal an impossible love story between the woman in the painting, an unconventional gallant who loves her, and his best friend, separated by centuries and connected to the present by an unsigned portrait, night terrors, regression therapy, and old journals. A sexy, genre-bending historical upmarket, smart book club fiction, told from the viewpoints of four characters, would sit well on a bookstore display next to Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey, Possession by A.S. Byatt, and, depending on the display, maybe even The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren. It’s the first in a planned series. #ownvoices #lgbt #hr —Christina Boyd