Hey everyone! I’m pleased to announce that the first book in my new Steel and Fire spinoff series will be out on the 15th of February. The Watermight Thief is a fantasy adventure about a scrappy magic thief, a dragon-riding princess, and a discovery that could doom the world. If you’re new to the world of Steel and Fire, you can absolutely enjoy The Watermight Thief without reading … Continue reading The Watermight Thief has a release date!
Night of Flame, the fifth and final book in my young adult fantasy series, launches this weekend. I’m excited to share the conclusion I’ve been thinking about since I first started working on Duel of Fire in 2015. I had a general sense of how I wanted this story to end, but this book included some surprises for me. It was a challenge to bring together the various … Continue reading NIGHT OF FLAME – The Steel & Fire series is complete!
I’m excited to announce that the updated cover for Burnt Sea: A Seabound Prequel is live on Amazon! It has been so fun to give my first series an updated look with the help of the wonderful Kerry Hynds. Here’s a post about why I decided to rebrand my post-apocalyptic adventure at sea, along with the first three covers. And here is the new cover for … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Burnt Sea & Night of Flame
I recently decided to get new covers made for my post-apocalyptic adventure at sea, The Seabound Chronicles, a series which has been complete since December 2015. With the original covers, I was going for the Wool look: a large, dramatic title on a relatively simple background. The old covers fit in fairly well in the adult post-apocalyptic category on Amazon. However, they don’t include a wasted landscape (there’s no land in the book), and … Continue reading Cover Redesign for Seabound
There’s this cool site called Booktrack that allows you to make a movie-style soundtrack for your books. I tried it out with a sample from Seabound. Here’s how it works: 1) I pasted the first two chapters of the book into the site. They take place during a storm, so there’s lots of potential for cool sounds. 2) I highlighted lines of text and chose from … Continue reading Fun with Booktrack