Meet New! New is the first nonbinary character in the Shadows, and the introduction to the Novas. It’s been a fantastic challenge to write them, and I can’t wait for everyone to meet them! They're sweet an innocent, a little air-headed but good natured. When I set out on this book, having the introduction on … Continue reading Halo’s Rag Doll Sneak Peek!
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Coming January 2022! Aaaahhh I worked so hard on this beast! Kip has such a soft little face, and once I decided he'd be on the cover the whole concept fell together quickly. Hop over to Instagram to see the teaser I put together for the Cover Release! HRD is in the hands of my … Continue reading The HRD cover is here!!!
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Laevatein's Choice, chapter 8 ended up being by favorite. It's full of references, snarky quips, and the first fight scene of the book. And it solidly introduced Geoffrey, who was a blast to rework and get to know.
LC comes out in 8 days! And in my flurry of panic to assure myself the book is perfect after I've broken this book in less than 9 months whereas the last one took 2 years, I'm skimming through it AFRICKINGAIN and I stumbled across this scene again. I absolutely love it! It captures Mark's … Continue reading Excerpt from my favorite scene in Laevatein’s Choice
LC comes out: September 1, 2019! TS:Laevatein's Choice is literally weeks away! This book has been a ride and I'm so amazed with how fast this process has been! After Fire's Hope took me 8 years from writing the first draft, and 2 years from deciding to really get it out there, getting out my … Continue reading Laevatein’s Choice Release Date!
Now that I've rewritten two full books--no, I'm not about to say I'm an expert--I've just begun to recognize the process of taking your 15-year-old self's 2am sleep-drunk ramblings and turning them into a boook (with emphasis on the "ooo"f). I've also been working through outlining my series to fit in all the consistency checks … Continue reading Reworking Your Work 5 Self-Editing Tips
Hi everybody! It's been a hot minute, I've been working my tail off on book two (and working my tail off in general) and I thought I'd share one of my favorite scenes from TS:Laevatein's Choice. Enjoy! “What do you say to playing around with these?” Geoffrey offered candidly. Mark’s heart pattered excitedly. “You said … Continue reading Surprise! Excerpt from my new book!
About three years ago I got fed up looking at Fire's Hope and decided to finally buckle down and rewrite it. So I started with an outline. I went through and took scenes I thought were absolutely necessary and did bullet points on all the notes I wanted to hit. The rewrite took a good … Continue reading Book2: The Rewrite Process