As summer begins, a bit of normalcy returns here to my home in southeastern PA. We've just emerged from the state's mandated stay-at-home order into what is called the "yellow" phase. As our COVID-19 cases start to drop off, we're back to the office, back to church, and back to limited, cautious time with other … Continue reading Into Yellow and Onto Summer- Writing Updates
I hope this post finds all of you well and safe at home during this strange and unsettling time. Where I am located, we are shut down and sheltering in place. From just a few weeks ago from when the first case of COVID-19 showed up, the number of infections has increased rapidly, so … Continue reading Quarantine, drafts, and homeschooling
That's right, The Canaan Project, a speculative/sci fi novelette is FREE today! Here's the summary: A crucial mission. A plan. A remnant preserved. Captain Margot Lisieux left Earth hoping to find a new home. She found a terrible plot instead, threatening The Canaan Project's very survival. Strung between death and life, Captain Lisieux must face … Continue reading The Canaan Project FREE on Amazon today!
Wow, it's been a busy weekend! I was interviewed by accomplished author and blogger J. Scott Coatsworth about writing, life, and my latest novel, Mouse. You can win a free copy of the ebook and learn a little bit about me by heading over to his blog now- check it out here. On the publishing … Continue reading What’s new? Author spotlight, ebook giveaway, and more!
Crisp weather, turning leaves, and pumpkin spice are once again upon us here in eastern PA, which means summer went by entirely too fast for my liking. Despite my best efforts, I did not finish drafting Fox, the next installment of The Elmnas Chronicles, by summer's end. That's the bad news. The good news? I've … Continue reading New Speculative Sci Fi- The Canaan Project
Between reading, writing, and living, it's been a phenomenally busy summer! I'm still working on that IFA Summer Challenge (with some recommendations coming your way in a post later this week) and working steadily through Fox (up to about 45k now, and still going!) But first- CHARACTER ART! The amazing Danae Keener did character cards for … Continue reading Character Art for The Elmnas Chronicles!
Indie Fantasy Addict's summer reading challenge is in full swing a little under 2 months left to go as the challenge ends September 22. Earlier in June I made a rather ambitious list of works I wanted to read. Surprisingly, I made a pretty sizable dent! Here's what I read so far: Pursuit of Shadows (JA … Continue reading IFA Summer Reading Challenge Check in
So excited to share this! Looking for a quick but hard-to-putdown read for your lazy summer days? The Kindle version of The Elmnas Chronicles: Mouse will be on sale for THIS WEEK! A memory and home lost, a corrupt government, and a journey to unveil the truth. Discover a new world in this new YA … Continue reading Read Mouse for 99 cents this week on Kindle
This summer I gave myself two goals: read more and finish drafting my sequel to The Elmnas Chronicles: Mouse. I have begun tackling the first with the IFA Summer Challenge, which has been oodles of fun. Recently I finished Pursuit of Shadows by JA Andrews and Ranger's Folly by JT Williams. Andrews' second installment of the … Continue reading Reading, writing, and writing some more
The Indie Fantasy Addicts' Summer Reading Challenge is officially kicking off June 21st, and I've got a TBR of indie fantasy long enough to make your head spin! (I mean, my head is spinning, at least.) I've curated a list of 10 books- and I say my first 10 because I'm naively optimistic- but Lord … Continue reading IFA Summer Reading Challenge: My first 10