I want to start logging my progress on a weekly basis, even though, I’ll be honest–so far progress is lacking. There’s just a lot of LIFE happening right now, and also a lot of freelance work, and zero novel writing happened last week. Or the week before that. I’m going to do my best to … More WIP: Bound Spirits, April 24, 2017
Dominion of the Damned took a long time to go from idea to the page, and it went through a lot of evolution along the way. I spent much of the 90s being fairly obsessed with vampires, beginning mainly with Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles and culminating in a big way with Buffy the Vampire Slayer. … More Story Inspiration: Dominion of the Damned
The cover of Kindred Spirits is here, and I couldn’t be more in love with it! If you’ve read Restless Spirits, then you probably recognize that this cover features Chris Wilson (along with Miss Persnikitty), who steps more into the spotlight in this book. But if you’re a fan of Ron and Joe, don’t worry. … More Kindred Spirits has a cover! And a release date!
This is the second post in my inspiration series. If you missed the first post, head here to find out what inspired Restless Spirits! The inspiration for Love Letter was initially the inspiration for the original draft of the upcoming Kindred Spirits. When I first began work on that book, I’d had the idea to … More Story Inspiration: Love Letter
In the interest of adding actual blog content to this here “author blog,” I thought I’d do a monthly series in which I discuss the inspirations and ideas behind my books and their characters, starting with Restless Spirits, which is one of the few books or stories of mine that I can pinpoint the exact … More Story Inspiration: Restless Spirits
Here are various and sundry news-ish items you might like to know about: I was interviewed by author H. Shussman for her blog. Among other things, I discuss who my favorite (of my own) characters are, which authors inspired and shaped my own writing, and my advice about both traditional and self-publishing. Head here to … More I Did an Interview and Other Announcements
Restless Spirits: Love Letter (the updated version from Vinspire Publishing) officially launches today! If you pre-ordered it it should have been delivered to your e-reader overnight, so sync up your devices and make sure it’s there. And if you haven’t ordered it yet, head here to see all the places where it’s available. In this … More Today’s the Day! Love Letter is Here!
At long, long last, I’m pleased to tell you that the full-length sequel to Restless Spirits that I spent all last year (and then some) working on is FINALLY finished and turned in to my publisher. No word yet on when they plan to release it, but I’m guessing we’ll be looking at another Halloween-adjacent … More Restless Spirits 2 is off to the publisher – AND it has a title!
Good news, ghost fans! Love Letter, my mini-sequel to Restless Spirits, is available to pre-order! In this standalone novelette set one year following the events of Restless Spirits, sisters Ron and Chris Wilson find a new challenge when a tortured spirit suddenly appears in the house Ron is haunting alongside her ghostly paramour, Joe. After … More Restless Spirits: Love Letter Available to Pre-Order!
Happy New Year, book fans! 2016 was a pretty big year for me professionally, as I had my first book come out via traditional publishing and also wrote a sequel for it (which, as far a I know, should come out sometime later this year). But it was also a busy year for me as … More 2016: A Year In Books