So I Wrote a Thinky Book

I am so excited to finally start talking to you all about my latest book! It’s with my editors now, and I should have a cover reveal really soon ❤ In fact, if all goes to plan, I’ll be releasing it this month! For now, I want to share some thoughts about it.

Most of my series are meant to be pure escapist entertainment. I set out to make them as easy to read as possible so that my readers can just relax and enjoy them.

And then I wrote the second Blades of Janus book.

Let me be clear right off the bat. I adore this series, this world, and especially this book. From the feedback I’m getting, it’s my best writing, best plotting, and best world-building yet.

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I am a fan.

I think this book will really pull people into the world of the Blades. In that way, it is escapist and entertaining. But it’s not as easy to read as most of my other works. There’s a lot to remember, and I can easily imagine people re-reading the series to pick up threads that I’m weaving into the story. Lots of threads.

The plot is layered with conflict and the characters are really complex. Continue reading “So I Wrote a Thinky Book”

The Blades of Janus Backstory — “Something Borrowed”

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Dexter/Porter is a favorite character in the first Blades of Janus novel. You’ll be learning more about them in the books to come. Here’s a quick look behind the scenes of this fascinating character to whet your appetite.

Warning: there are spoilers for Pack of an epic level in this short piece—like three of the biggest plot twists are given away here. If you plan to read Pack , you might want to wait on reading this piece 🙂

This takes place around chapter four of Pack.

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The “Twins”

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Writing this without too many spoilers for Pack is going to be challenging. Let’s see if I can do it!

Last night’s writing work play included research into the “twins” and their many…brothers. Of all the hundreds (maybe thousands) of characters I’ve come up with, Dexter/Porter is one of my favorites. He’s also quite possibly my favorite lifeform that has ever emerged from my imagination. A hydra. Continue reading “The “Twins””