Duel of Fire, fantasy, Steel and Fire, The Dragonfly Oath, the fire queen's apprentice, The Thunderbird Queen, the watermight thief, Young Adult

The Dragonfly Oath Cover Reveal

The final book in the Fire Queen's Apprentice series has a cover! I've been sitting on this for months, and I'm very happy to finally share it with you. Preorder The Dragonfly Oath here! The covers for this series were created by Deranged Doctor Design. Here they are together for the first time: This epic… Continue reading The Dragonfly Oath Cover Reveal

fantasy, Steel and Fire, the fire queen's apprentice, the watermight thief, Young Adult

Map Reveal for The Watermight Thief

We only have three weeks to go until the launch of The Watermight Thief! This book is set in the same world as my Steel and Fire fantasy series, and I decided to update the map to go with the new adventure. Here is the continent: And here's a new map of Soole and the East Isles:   The Watermight… Continue reading Map Reveal for The Watermight Thief

A Traitor at the Stone Court, Empire of Talents, fantasy, The Spy in the Silver Palace, Young Adult

Cover Reveal: A Traitor at the Stone Court

I'm so excited to share the cover art for Empire of Talents Book 3. This is the eighth cover Deranged Doctor Design has created for my books, and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. They took the challenge of a character who can change her appearance at will and ran with it!… Continue reading Cover Reveal: A Traitor at the Stone Court

Empire of Talents, fantasy


I have something fun to share with you fantasy readers! This is the map for my new Empire of Talents series. The first book set in the Windfast Empire launches one week from today. I drew this map by hand, working on it intermittently while writing the book. I went with a slightly different style than… Continue reading The EMPIRE OF TALENTS Map Reveal

City of Wind, Dance of Steel, Duel of Fire, fantasy, King of Mist, Steel and Fire, writing

The Making of a Fantasy Map

I have always loved reading fantasy. The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings, and The Wheel of Time were the series that defined my childhood. (Well, Wheel of Time lasted longer than my childhood. Robert Jordan passed away while I was in college.) Since then, I've enjoyed the works of Brandon Sanderson, Sarah J Maas, George RR Martin, Sabaa Tahir, and… Continue reading The Making of a Fantasy Map