Art Mages of Lure is almost complete!

We’re getting closer to the launch of the third book in the Art Mages of Lure trilogy. Only two more weeks to go before you’ll find out what happens to Briar, Archer, and the gang! My goal for this series was to write a classic-style fantasy adventure focused on a small, intrepid band of characters who aren’t concerned with the multi-nation conflicts my other books … Continue reading Art Mages of Lure is almost complete!

CURSE PAINTER is going wide!

I have an announcement! The first two Art Mages of Lure ebooks are now available on a wide range of sites, including Kobo, Apple, Nook, Google Books, Overdrive, and Scribd. All my other ebooks are exclusive to Amazon, so if you’ve been waiting for the chance to recommend my books to a non-Amazon customer, this is the time! To celebrate, Curse Painter will be $0.99 … Continue reading CURSE PAINTER is going wide!

Curse Painter is out on audio!

I’m so excited to announce that the audiobook edition of Curse Painter is now live! Marnye Young did a spectacular job bringing Briar and Archer to life. Curse Painter is a Robin Hood-inspired fantasy full of adventure, romance, humor, and magic. You can listen to the sample and find the audiobook at the following links: Audible | Amazon | Tantor Media | Apple | Scribd … Continue reading Curse Painter is out on audio!

Stone Charmer is out, and Curse Painter is on sale!

Hey everyone! Just a reminder that the second book in the Art Mages of Lure series is out now on Kindle, paperback, and Kindle Unlimited. Stone Charmer is about Briar and Archer’s race to find a reclusive magical stoneworker before their enemies can use his extraordinary power to endanger the kingdom. If you haven’t read the first book yet, Curse Painter is on sale for … Continue reading Stone Charmer is out, and Curse Painter is on sale!

The 3 Laws of Curse Painting

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 flick of a paintbrush–and gets in trouble when she decides … Continue reading The 3 Laws of Curse Painting

Curse Painter launches today!

The first book in my new fantasy series launches today. More than any other book I’ve written, Curse Painter has that classic fantasy feeling–part fairytale, part swashbuckling adventure, and all magic. It’s loosely inspired by Robin Hood and features characters who are trying very hard to be good–even when the only tools they have are evil. If you’re looking for true escapism, this is the … Continue reading Curse Painter launches today!

Map Reveal! Welcome to the Kingdom of Lure.

My next fantasy novel, Curse Painter, launches on Friday, October 9th. It begins a new fantasy series called Art Mages of Lure. Today, I’d like to share the map I created for the series! As always, I drew the map by hand, scanned it, and added the text with Gimp. This time, I also added a canvas effect to match the art theme of the … Continue reading Map Reveal! Welcome to the Kingdom of Lure.