Warrior women and “likable” romance heroines: Sari in The Staff and the Blade #IrinChronicles

The good news is: I finished the first draft of The Staff and the Blade!!! The bad news is… There is no bad news right now. I FINISHED THE FIRST DRAFT OF THE STAFF AND THE BLADE! But seriously, I always try to challenge myself with every book because I want to be a better […]


#GiveawayMay Win a signed copy of The Scribe #IrinChronicles

Did you know my birthday is in May? It IS! So to celebrate, I’m going to give things away. Each giveaway will run for a week, starting on Monday and ending on Sunday. There will be lots of prizes and lots of chances to win. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, I’m going to […]


The looming asteroid has been called off. For now.

Wanted to post a quick update about what’s been going on in the last week. Most of you probably caught from my blatant and somewhat overwhelming self promotion… That The Staff and the Blade is now available for pre-order! Wait, you didn’t get that? Too much? But really, promotion makes me itch. It’s a necessary […]

COVER REVEAL: The Staff and the Blade

It’s TIME! Bwahahahaha. I’ve been holding this cover back for MONTHS because this book has been such a bear and I didn’t know when I’d be close to finishing. But now, I can tell you the book will be Available JULY 12, 2016 And the cover is…   B&N: http://tinyurl.com/SBNook Kobo: http://tinyurl.com/SBKobo SW: http://tinyurl.com/SBSmWords Goodreads: […]

Updates on the #IrinChronicles, join me on #Wattpad, and some exciting new reads

I’m happy to say that I’ve made a breakthrough with The Staff and the Blade, both on the writing side AND on the publishing side. I’ll have more news about that next week on the blog, but I can say that the book will be out mid-July or possibly sooner if things get back from […]


Writing notes #IrinChronicles: The Staff and the Blade

I was talking last week about how difficult it’s been to not only go back in time for the Irin Chronicles (because two of the four novellas in The Staff and the Blade happen in the past) and then to overlap a good part of the third with events of The Singer. It’s been a challenge! […]