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Adventures in China

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 @ 9:00 pm | Comments Off

I'm back home again! I've just returned from a month-long visit to China, where I was invited to be part of the 2018 International Writing Program in Beijing. It was truly an amazing experience. This was my 3rd time to China (the previous two visits happened when I worked at... Read More

Cover reveal: Book 2 of the Harbinger Series

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 @ 8:20 pm | Comments Off

I know book 1 isn't even out yet, but here's the cover reveal for book 2 of the new Harbinger Series. I hope it continues to broaden the scope of your imagination as you see things in this world that you haven't seen before. Read More

Dreams come true

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 @ 4:10 pm | Comments Off

March has been an amazing month so far, one where dreams literally have come true. I spent a great weekend in Seattle at Emerald City Comic Con and met some fans as well as authors who have inspired me for years. I visited my publisher and fellow authors at Amazon... Read More

Wicked Cool News

Monday, November 13th, 2017 @ 8:59 pm | 8Comments

What's this picture? A Christmas wreath? Not exactly. It is the pub-day present I just got from 47North. A wreath made out of magnolia leaves in honor of The Forsaken Throne coming out. It's like they actually read my books or something! Happy NaNoWriMo to all of you this month! My... Read More

Predicting the Future

Monday, July 31st, 2017 @ 10:47 pm | 12Comments

While doing final line-edits for THE FORSAKEN THRONE, I discovered that I'd mis-attributed a quote to Abraham Lincoln in my author's note. The quote is "The best way to predict the future is to invent it" and it was actually said by a guy working for Xerox Parc, the team... Read More

Launch for Hollow Crown and where I was

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 @ 9:31 pm | 2Comments

Life has interesting ups and downs and some unexpected turns. When I was finishing The Hollow Crown, I couldn't have predicted where I would be when the book was released. For me, Pub Days are usually pretty quiet. I don't do launch parties, book signings, or stuff like that. I'm... Read More

Cover Reveal: The Forsaken Throne (Kingfountain book#6)

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 @ 7:00 am | 14Comments

Like many of you, I hate having to wait a long time in between books from a series that I want to read. So how cool is it that the cover art is done for Book 6 of the Kingfountain series. http://amzn.to/2ql5oTe Read More

Cover Reveal: The Silent Shield (Kingfountain book#5)

Monday, March 6th, 2017 @ 4:21 pm | 1Comments

So excited to reveal the next book cover. I'm so thrilled with the talent of Shasti O'Leary-Soudant who has created all the covers of the Kingfountain series. Book 5 is pretty intense. If you don't want any spoilers, then don't read the description! But by all means, enjoy the cover... Read More

Cover Reveal: The Maid’s War (Kingfountain prequel)

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 @ 6:28 pm | 3Comments

I'm super excited to share with you the fantastic cover art for my next book: The Maid's War. This is the one I mentioned in my previous blog post. It is a novel I was inspired to write based on Ankarette, the queen's poisoner, that so many of you know... Read More

One Million Words

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 @ 9:48 pm | 2Comments

I created this blog 10 years ago to document my journey to publication. It's really not worth reading chronologically, but I recently went back to a post I made on June 28, 2006. At that point in my life, I had recently shut down Deep Magic. I... Read More