It's Launch Day for the final book in my YA post-apocalyptic Bunker trilogy. Follow Me to Armageddon is also my 20th novel. It's a little surreal to celebrate this milestone nine years after writing the rough draft of Seabound. I've learned so much since then, and this particular book stretched all the writing muscles I've… Continue reading My 20th book launches today!
One of the best parts of being a fantasy writer is developing new magic systems. My new book, Curse Painter, has magic based around different types of art. The practitioners, known as art mages, can be curse painters, voice mages, fortune scribes, or (rarely) stone charmers. The main character, Briar, creates deadly curses with the… Continue reading The 3 Laws of Curse Painting
Hey everyone! I'm excited to announce that my short story, "The Intergalactic Shoemaker's Revenge," was recently published in Fireside Quarterly. You can read the story for free online here or listen to the audio version narrated by Victor Ramos. Best of all, there's an original Erik Ly illustration to go with the story! Here are the… Continue reading The Intergalactic Shoemaker’s Revenge
The long-awaited sequel to Wake Me After the Apocalypse launches today! Thank you to everyone who read the first book and sent me such kind messages about it. I'm so grateful to you for giving me the opportunity to continue exploring this world. I hope you enjoy the next adventure! You can get Meet Me at World's… Continue reading Meet Me at World’s End – Chapter One
I'm teaming up with a terrific group of fantasy authors to give away this gorgeous collection of fantasy ebooks! All you have to do is follow them on BookBub for a chance to win. Find the details and enter the giveaway here: a Rafflecopter giveaway. Be sure to enter by February 16th! In other news, my… Continue reading Win a library of 9 fantasy ebooks!
This cover is by Dane at EbookLaunch.com. Just look at how beautiful it is! The sequel to Wake Me After the Apocalypse launches on February 21st. It features new main characters, a few surprises, and a whole new look at the comet apocalypse. Preorder Meet Me at World's End here. This book will also be available on… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Meet Me at World’s End
It's that time of year again, when we all rack our brains for the perfect gift ideas for our loved ones. Do you have a book lover in your life who might like one of my books for Christmas? Check out this guide to determine which series starter is the best fit! My books are… Continue reading Jordan Rivet’s Reader Gift Guide
Hey everyone! It's a Monday morning in Hong Kong, and I am currently sitting in a half-renovated flat waiting for the contractors to arrive. I can't go to my usual Starbucks to write while they're here, so I'm taking the opportunity to catch up on the things I've been putting off during the lengthy process… Continue reading Reading Like a Fantasy Writer + an interview!
It's a hot June afternoon in Hong Kong, and I'm getting ready to head to the US for my annual visit to my family. This year I'll be stopping by Portland, Denver, Phoenix, and Bandon on the Oregon coast. I'm looking forward to all the fresh air and family time (especially with my four adorable… Continue reading Happy Summer!
We're only four weeks away from the launch of The Watermight Thief, the first novel in my new series set in the world of Steel and Fire. I'm going to share something each Friday until the February 15th launch. This week, it's the official blurb! Welcome to Pendark, a city of murky canals, brutal gladiator fights, and… Continue reading The Steel and Fire spinoff comes out in four weeks!