An Awesome Launch for Progenitor!

Thank you all for making the launch week for Progenitor so awesome! I love reading your reviews, and the conversations I've had with readers are so encouraging. I definitely have a lot more in store for you with the Blades of Janus series! For the moment, I'm going to take a breath, catch up on... Continue Reading →

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Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

However you mark the turning of the wheel of the year, I hope you're all enjoying a bit of down time, lovely food, and nourishing company. Holiday season can mean full schedules and empty energy wells. Around the holidays, it's even more important to me to minimize time with people and activities that draw from... Continue Reading →

Happy Halloween!

Johnny Goblin and his crew wish you a very Happy Halloween. May your buckets be full of paper-wrapped candy and your pumpkin-heads never rot.  

Twists and Turns

I love being surprised by books. Even more, I love surprising my readers with my stories. The very best surprises are the ones you can look back at and think you should have seen coming. For that to work, the writer needs to leave a trail of bread crumbs. The results can be incredibly rewarding,... Continue Reading →

Horrormance

Writers face many challenges. One that might not be as well-known among readers is how we agonize over where our books fit in to the grand world of fiction. I've rarely met a writer who hasn't at one point wondered what genre they should use to help readers connect with their works. So, what do... Continue Reading →

Hoodie Weather!

The joy of cooler weather doesn't end with knitting. I'm a huge fan of hoodies, and love it when the temperatures get to a point where I can wear them. Functional pockets and cozy warmth—what's not to love? Last year, I decided to amp my hoodie-love factor by designing hoodies that had my series logos... Continue Reading →

Around the Corner

We are so close to the start of Fall, I can almost smell the crisp air and hear the crunch of leaves beneath my feet. Okay, not really, but I can imagine them 🙂 Fall is absolutely my favorite season. Preparing for the colder weather means cozying up the house, planning for gatherings with friends... Continue Reading →

Tropes: I’m doing it wrong!

One of the more illuminating (and entertaining) obstacles in my writing path lately was learning about tropes. I've known about tropes in a vague sort of way for a while, but set out to really understand them a few months back. I love taking expectations and turning them on their heads. I thought after I... Continue Reading →

When you become lost

There is so much information available to us today. Facts and opinions, trends and data sets, paths and experiences laid out by others that are so tempting to follow. It's easy to become overwhelmed or even lost. Both in writing and RL, I've been digging my way deeper and deeper into rabbit holes of information... Continue Reading →

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