War of the Seasons: book 4, pre-order now!


Over the past few years as my War of the Seasons novels have come out I’ve often been asked, why, if there are 4 seasons, was it only going to be a trilogy? I usually smiled and said… Read More

Sales, and coupons, and freebies, OH MY!


Let’s start out with the title that hits all 3 categories:¬†War of the Seasons, book 1: The Human, is on sale, has a coupon associated with it, and has a couple places you can get it for free… Read More

Judging a book by its cover in the digital age


Back in 2011 when I decided to self-publish my first novel I asked my friend Betsy if she’d be interested in painting a cover. She was, and after some discussion she went to work and produced the most… Read More

Kickstarter/Pre-order for War of the Seasons, a fantasy trilogy with a strong female protagonist and minimal sparkling!

For me, it all started with a boy named Will. I first met William Snell in the spring of 2003, and Katie Johnson the following year. In 2005, seven year old Katie passed away after her battle with… Read More

Dragon*Con, Thrifty Fashion, & I have an audio book!

Oh hey, GUESS WHAT? War of the Seasons: the Human has an AUDIOBOOK version! And it’s read by the amazing, wonderful, talented, Patricia Albrecht! So if you like audio books, here you go! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Remembering Laura “GunslingerPadme” Jan 10, 1986 – May 3, 2012

I meant to make my weekly post on Monday but ran out of time. The same thing happened Tuesday and then yesterday morning I received some tragic news that immediately took over what I was going to post…. Read More

Goodbye to Rachel Reid

We all know that people die every day – and though we’ve all seen it, experienced it, gone through it, it’s important to remember that everybody is someone to somebody. Well, Rachel Reid is someone to me. She… Read More

June in Review, and a fashion post

1/2 way through July already *sigh* I feel so behind on everything! WRITING: I wrote nothing new in june, but did a lot of work on releasing The Half-blood (along with Kelli, my editor and Betsy, my artist)…. Read More

BaltiCon wrap up & a preview of the Half-Blood is available

Whew, has it already been over a week since BaltiCon? I suppose it has! I would ask where the time goes, but I know where it does: my family, the Marine Corps, and all the million other little… Read More