S. Copperstone has been writing unusual things for many years. She loves horses, her cats, old buildings, historical places, and being near water, among many other things.
Her writings to date with more on the way:
• The High King's Embalmer
• Bittersweet Tavern
• Two Bits (December 2013 to present - a web serial)
• "The Chest,” published in the print edition of the Static Movement anthology, (Liquid Imagination Publishing) 2009
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I've been writing so long! I've tried repeatedly to go through the traditional channels (finding an agent, finding a traditional publisher), but after all the rejections ("it's not a good fit for us", "try another publisher", "it's a subjective business", etc), I've decided to try the self-publishing thing. Hopefully, it will work out :-)
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy of writing for me is that it's kind of like therapy. When I'm stressed out about something, I can write. It's just therapeutic.
Knights. Jousts. Battles. Romance. The Undead. Set during the time of the Scottish Wars of Independence, a young knight, Étienne le Naper, encounters strange and unusual things during his adventures and travels.
Sea battles and rollicking colonial tavern life infuse “Bittersweet Tavern. It is a turbulent historical adventure that takes place during the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, and focuses on an accident-prone, feisty widowed barmaid and a mysterious ship captain.
Published: July 4, 2014.
Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The royal family’s shape-shifting embalmer is intent on finding those behind the assassination attempts of the family. To further complicate things, he is kidnapped by bounty hunters, escapes, but finds himself hunted by the king’s own men. Can he find the source behind the deaths before the heirs of the family are extinguished?