There is so much exciting news recently! In addition to all the short stories I've been working on, including the Steward Stories collection and "The Word Thrower," which is for the Phoenix Fiction Writers' upcoming anthology, I'm also picking up book 2 of The Firstborn's Legacy (TFL) saga again. I have a complete first draft of this … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Steward’s Apprentice
I love reading, and I enjoy a lot of books. Every so often, though, I run into a book or series that stands above the rest, that sucks me in and draws me fully into another world. Kyle Robert Shultz's Beaumont and Beasley series is just such a series, and I'm honestly surprised that I haven't … Continue reading Featured Books: The Beaumont and Beasley Series
Child of the Kaites has its first 10 reviews! I’m incredibly thankful for everyone who has read this book, and amazed with gratitude that so many have taken the time to leave reviews. As a token of my appreciation, CotK is on sale for just .99 this weekend. Starting today, get your copy here: amzn.to/2CcfCLp … Continue reading Child of the Kaites E-book Sale!
Did you have an imaginary friend when you were little? Have you ever felt like you didn't quite fit in? If so, The Girl Who Could See is the perfect book for you. This was one of the first indie (independent author) books I read, and I'm so glad it was part of my introduction to … Continue reading Book Rec: The Girl Who Could See
Hannah Heath is punny, sarcastic, nerdy, kind, and the author of incredible short fantasy stories. I've been blessed to get to know her through social media and Phoenix Fiction, and she's also one of the few authors whom I've had the pleasure to meet in person. Hannah amazing and has a beautiful short story, "Flames of … Continue reading Author Interview: Hannah Heath
This past year, I joined together with a group of incredible authors to form the Phoenix Fiction Writers (PFW). We are a marketing collective of indie authors of science fiction and fantasy stories with similar themes and goals. I'm always excited about PFW, because these were (and are) among my favorite indie authors, and now … Continue reading Phoenix Fiction Writers Sampler Bundle
As you can see from the bar to your right, Child of the Kaites will be published in five--I repeat, FIVE--days!! Starting Saturday (two days ago) and continuing on past release day, I have a lot of fun treats for you. All of these treats have been made possible by the indie author community. I don't … Continue reading CotK Interviews, Giveaways, and More!
I started writing my fantasy series, now called The Firstborn's Legacy, around 2008/2009. When I first started, I expected it to be a standalone book. By the end of the first draft, I realized it would be a whole lot longer than that, with the first draft falling somewhere in the middle of the series. Over … Continue reading Child of the Kaites Cover Reveal!
This month, I planned to feature one of the books I've loved for a long time. Instead, I decided to tell you about the book I just finished reading: The Electrical Menagerie, by Mollie E. Reader. Why the change of plans? Because this book is simply magical. The Electrical Menagerie is perplexingly difficult to describe. It … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Electrical Menagerie
Happy Monday! As a teacher and writer, I'm thrilled for it to be summer. I'm still teaching part-time, but fewer hours means I'm fully in get-Child-of-the-Kaites-ready-for-release mode. I always feel the need to qualify statements about the future, as I have no idea what the next minute even holds, but as of now Child of the … Continue reading The Lake of Living Water