Maggie Blackbird

Romancing Canada's Indigenous People

Today is WIP Wednesday, where I post an excerpt from my latest work in progress.  Actually, this isn’t a work in progress.  It’s a teaser from my upcoming American Thanksgiving release Because of You, coming your way on Friday, November 13, 2020.  This short story is the sequel to last year’s holiday release Thanks to …

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Since I’m now in edits with my publisher for Two Princes, book one in the When We Were Young series, a LGBT YA romance, I thought I’d post one more excerpt.  You can find the two previous excerpts here and here.  The third excerpt continues on where the second excerpt ended. Check out the third …

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For today’s edition of WIP Wednesday, I am featuring an excerpt from my young adult, m/m, interracial, contemporary romance After the Snow Melts, a short story for Devine Destinies‘ Noted Collection, set in the decadent 1980s. Currently, I finished my edits with the publisher, and I’m waiting on proofs.  I have no release date yet, …

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As I’ve mentioned in previous WIP Wednesday posts, I always schedule in advance.  So I’m actually writing this blog post on January 6, 2020.  Currently, I finished my edits with eXtasy Books for Dressed for Success, my latest short story that will soon be released.  To celebrate, I’m going to share an excerpt for this …

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I’m on pins and needles, waiting for the release of Renewed, book four in the Matawapit Family Series.  I received an official publication date of February 7, 2020 from my publisher eXtasy Books.  So here is another excerpt to whet your appetite. Before I continue, and if you’ve read my previous WIP Wednesday post, I …

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With Renewed, book four in the Matawapit Family Series and the sequel to Sanctified, coming soon, I thought I’d give you a sneak peek at what’s in store for Jude Matawapit and his lovely leading lady Raven Kabatay. Before I post the excerpt, I thought I’d let you know what I’m currently working on.  Because …

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With Sanctified, book three in the Matawapit Family Series, due for release pretty darn quick, I thought I’d share one more excerpt. As for Renewed, book four in the series, I am now on my final round of self-edits, and will be submitting this manuscript to my publisher pretty, pretty quick!  My fingers are crossed …

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Today is another edition of WIP (work in progress) Wednesday.  When I last posted. I’d submitted my manuscript (Sanctified), book three in the Matawapit Family Series, to my publisher eXtasy Books.  I’m now deep in edits.  I don’t have a target publication date yet, but once I do, you’ll be the first to know. As …

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It’s time for another addition of WIP (work in progress) Wednesday.  I’m currently working on self-edits for Sanctified, book three in the Matawapit Family Series.  I plan on submitting the manuscript to my publisher at the end of July. Update:  I’ve since submitted Sanctified to my publisher.  I’m now currently working on self-edits for Renewed, …

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By the time this post is live, I’ll either be knee-deep in edits with Sanctified and readying the third book in the Matawapit Family Series for submission to my publisher, or I might be continuing to fast-draft Renewed, the fourth and final book in the series.  As of May 31st, I’ve written 65K for this …

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With Sanctified fully drafted and now needing edits, and Redeemed this-close to being sent out into the world of book retailers, I thought I’d post an excerpt from Sanctified, book three in the Matawapit Family Series. The Matawapit Family Series:  In the wilds of Northwestern Ontario, the adult children of a domineering Ojibway church deacon …

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I’m writing this blog on February 9th.  I’m in edits with eXasty Books as we work on the release for Redeemed.  So I thought I’d do a post of Sanctified, the third book in the Matawapit Family Series.  I’m 72,705 words into my first draft.  The joys of writing.  Wait on edits from editor, and …

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Now that Redeemed has been submitted, my goal is to finalize the first draft of Sanctified, book three in the Matawapit Family Series, starring eldest child Jude and family enemy Raven Kabatay.  Sanctified was my project for NaNoWriMo (where writers writer 50k+ words in one month during November).  So far, I have 60K done.  I’ll …

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It’s time for another excerpt from Redeemed, book two in the Matawapit Family Series.  Since I schedule posts a good week ahead of time, my fingers are crossed that when this goes live, the manuscript will be in the hands of eXasty Books.  Woot! The Matawapit Family Series:  In the wilds of Northwestern Ontario, the …

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Well, well, well…I’m this-close to subbing Redeemed, book two in the Matawapit Family Series.  I’m on round number six of edits.  Then I’ll polish.  I’m anticipating subbing to the publisher mid-January. The Matawapit Family Series:  In the wilds of Northwestern Ontario, the adult children of a domineering Ojibway church deacon find their faiths crumbling and …

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As I mentioned before, I schedule posts way ahead of time.  Today, it’s the 18th and this post will go live on the 28th.  By then, I’ll have received my critique back for Redeemed.  Then I’ll begin working on edits come December 1st. For November, please see my previous WIP Wednesday, because I’m participating in …

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