C.A. Lightfoot

Writer of Paranormal Fiction & Urban Fantasy

Welcome to my little corner of the web.I am a writer based in the Dallas area and currently working on a number of projects. Check out the blog section for my journey into authorhood, then check the links section for tips and resources I find useful. If you want the latest on my work, please subscribe below. Thank you!

 
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I've been offline, on just about everything since the end of March. It wasn't an intentional absence, but I got hit by several things all...

Outlining

You know, I've never been an outliner. I tend to be a by-the-seat-of-my-pantser, which drives my best friend a little crazy. In my...

Back in Migraine hell

Ugh. I mean, ugh. My brain is trying to get out of my skull. I've been on some medication for a while, but my insurance is doing its song...

On pins and floorsensors

I need to watch Ocean's 11 again. And Ocean's 8. Anyway. I've sent my book, Dark Ember, to a few people for a first read. One of my...

WWD: Path to Publication

Tonight, I took another class from Writing Workshops Dallas. I cannot recommend them enough. Since January of 2019, I've taken several...

Thoughts

Well, I've been reading my first novel Fractured Guardian (I know, it's had like three titles, don't judge me) and I have to say, I'm...

Don't know what to do with myself

Its so odd not having an active manuscript to work on. I don't have something poking me in the back every two or three minutes, bugging...

I did it.

I keep saying those three words since yesterday at about 5:30am. Around that time, I finished the first draft of my second novel. I...

Into the Web

So, I am going to actually activate the Patreon account I made like 3 years ago and put up a couple of my novels as web serials, with...

Web Serial?

I'm considering posting a weekly web serial. I have an idea for a little novel-type thing with a North Texas, something about a siren and...

Snow falling on Texas

Well, even if I haven't been online much because, I'm actually writing, I'm in an interesting predicament at the moment. Snow has fallen...

Its Just Another Manic Monday

In other news, I had my first CAT scan yesterday. That was fun. I woke up Sunday morning with a sudden onset headache I could NOT get to...

Again?

Guess who landed back in quarantine? Yeah, me. This time its only 10 days and I had to get tested for my last back surgery of the year...

Quarantine

Well, it finally happened. I've been sort of waiting for it since February. Since I teach littles, it was only a matter of time before I...

Once more, with feeling

So, it has been a while since I darkened the doorstep of my little corner of the web. Quite a lot has happened and almost none of has to...

Excerpt from (Faithless) Guardian

Enjoy! The warmth of her friend’s presence heralded his arrival, even before he touched her. A familiar hand upped her shoulder, then...

Excerpt from Dark Ember

Enjoy! Before Rex could continue, Helio moved on the bed. He stretched, belching a little lick of flame. Rhama turned to the little...

 
 

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