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

Guest post by Stuart Jaffe & WotS: The Half-blood pre-sale

I had the pleasure of writing a guest post for the talented Stuart Jaffe! You can see it here where I discuss what my musical inspirations for writing have been. He then very graciously returned the favor and… Read More

Guest post by Author Tera Fulbright: Being a mother and a writer

First off, thank you Janine, for asking me to guest blog on your site! For those that do not know me, my name is Tera Fulbright and I am: author, mom, con-runner. My most recent short story, “Anne… Read More

Checking in…

HOW IS IT MAY ALREADY??? So, life has been hectic. Aside from loads of travel (which I do for both of my careers, Marine and Author) we also moved this month, and things have just been crazy (I’m… Read More

You got that from…

When I attended GMXv3 last October something horrible happened. No, the convention was not horrible – it was amazing. Something that happened there was horrible: when I was in the dealer’s room I saw a t-shirt with the… Read More

Thank you. :)

I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who has read my book & taken the time to let me know what they think, whether it be through a comment here, on facebook,… Read More

What’s in a name?

First off, all pre-ordered signed books have been signed, packaged, and will be shipped tomorrow. Any books ordered after today will have a 3-5 business day turnaround (longer in the case of a convention weekend, like Origins this… Read More

Concept art

I spoke with my cover artist, Betsy, today to see if she minded me posting her concept art for my cover. She said to go for it! So here goes, but please keep a few things in mind:… Read More

Final draft – complete!

Or should I say abandoned? 😉 I made my first deadline – my editor has my final draft, and I must say, it’s both exciting and terrifying. I know I could continue to edit and revise probably forever,… Read More

Decisions decisions…

I was hesitant to post this, because I was afraid that people would JUDGE ME, but then I realized I’m being silly. The truth is going to come out eventually. And the truth is, I’ve decided to self-publish… Read More