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Scheming Means Lazy Blogging

By now you’ve all learned what a terrible blog keeper I am. I would honestly rather be reading, writing, or lost in my own thoughts. Here’s proof that Emm Cole has always been busy thinking and plotting.

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So You Want to Have Words with Me?

First of all, I love the varied and intense emotion with which many of Merminia’s readers react upon finishing Keeping Merminia. People tend to smile or rage. I’d be a liar if I pretended this wide spectrum of opinion doesn’t sustain me. Yes. I’m flashing a large, wicked smile to compliment my cackle. Have I […]

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My Current Project

As I get closer and closer to the halfway mark with this draft, it gets harder and harder to keep the details of it to myself. But stories are meant to be surprises. So instead of blubbering about the ending that I wrote yesterday, I will just share my visual inspirations for this book. Check […]

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Writing Means I Never Have to Grow Up

  Here’s a reader’s review that made me smile today. There’s even a picture of a unicorn and mermaid. I sat over here and hissed “Yesssss!” when I saw it. For any author, the readers and reviewers are a constant reminder that our stories are being pictured, absorbed, (and hopefully enjoyed). Because I like to […]

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The Bravest Thing that Humans Do

The Fault In Our Stars trailer came out today, and like so many readers of John Green’s beloved book, I cried, again. The story itself has all of the quiet, beautiful makings for ending up in a throw blanket, while tearing into a package of Oreos and having a good sob. There’s probably numerous reasons […]

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Merminia Fun Fact

Fun fact: Did you know the cover model for Merminia, the face of Selinne, is actually my lovely sister? Yep.

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Adessia’s Tree

Here’s a new painting one of my littles made of Adessia’s tree. If you’ve finished Keeping Merminia, you know why this makes me all misty.

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year!

This time of year is full of happy chaos. So let me just say, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year to you all! Come January, it will be much easier for me to respond to comments and emails. Until then, my best wishes to you and yours. Love, Emm

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If Your Friend’s Facebook Makes You Jealous, We Need to Talk

Last night I watched a segment on the local news entitled “Does looking at Facebook make you sad?” I wish I was kidding. You can watch the segment and read the article here. The study at the center of the segment references something called ‘Upward Comparison’ where basically the success and happiness of your fellow […]

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Q&A with Emm Cole

And be sure to check out my favorite indie book this year, Born of Oak and Silver, a stellar dark fantasy novel by Marie McKean

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