postapocalyptic, science fiction, writing, Young Adult

Wake Me After the Apocalypse

I'm very excited to announce the launch of my 13th novel! Wake Me After the Apocalypse is a young adult science fiction adventure. Think Passengers meets Deep Impact with a little bit of The Martian thrown in. It's a little different from my recent books. Looking forward to hearing what you think! Get the ebook and paperback on Amazon or read it for… Continue reading Wake Me After the Apocalypse

postapocalyptic, science fiction, writing, Young Adult

Cover Reveal: Wake Me After the Apocalypse

Just in case you missed the announcement on Facebook, here is the cover for my upcoming science fiction adventure, Wake Me After the Apocalypse. The design is by Dane at Ebook Launch, and I think it perfectly captures the tone of this story, a tale of resilience and optimism at the end of the world. The novel… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Wake Me After the Apocalypse

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The Burnt Sea audiobook is live!

The audiobook edition of Burnt Sea is new this week on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes! Narrated by Ray Greenley, it's a full-length prequel to Seabound that can be read before or after the trilogy (also available as Ray Greenley audiobooks). Burnt Sea follows the desperate survival efforts of a group of people who find themselves stranded aboard a cruise… Continue reading The Burnt Sea audiobook is live!

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Cover Reveal: Burnt Sea & Night of Flame

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… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Burnt Sea & Night of Flame

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The Complete Seabound Trilogy Box Set

I recently compiled the Seabound trilogy into a convenient box set for Kindle. It includes all of Esther's adventures (Seabound, Seaswept, and Seafled) but not the prequel, Burnt Sea. It will be on sale for under $5 until Sunday. Tell your friends!   In other news, I'm gearing up to launch my brand new fantasy series. The cover… Continue reading The Complete Seabound Trilogy Box Set

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SEASWEPT Cover Reveal and Blurb

Friends, today is the official public cover reveal for the second book in the Seabound Chronicles! Seaswept will be out in just a few weeks. Here's the blurb: Sixteen years ago, the Yellowstone volcano erupted and changed the world forever. A small group of survivors escaped on a cruise ship called the Catalina ahead of a choking cloud of… Continue reading SEASWEPT Cover Reveal and Blurb

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SEASWEPT, revised

Hi guys. I'm emerging from my editing cave (also known as the local Starbucks) to report that I've finished the penultimate draft of the Seabound sequel, Seaswept! I'm sending it to another round of beta readers now. If all goes well, it should be available for sale by the end of April. In Seaswept, Esther and the gang from… Continue reading SEASWEPT, revised

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Seabound Book Club (plus a video!)

Hey guys. I'm back in Hong Kong after spending four weeks in Arizona for the holidays. During my last week there I got to visit two schools to talk about being a writer and then participated in a local book club's discussion of Seabound! Full disclosure: it was my mom's book club (she's on the left with the… Continue reading Seabound Book Club (plus a video!)

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Would You Rather? The Seabound Apocalypse Edition

Want to play a game? Here is a Would You Rather quiz to go with Seabound. It has tough questions about how YOU would survive in a post-apocalyptic world. You don't need to read the book in order to answer the questions. They include such difficult quandaries as: Would you rather eat nothing but seaweed for… Continue reading Would You Rather? The Seabound Apocalypse Edition

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My NaNoWriMo manuscript is a hot mess–and that’s cool

It's December 2nd here on my favorite island in the South China Sea, and I am sitting on 53,000 words of NaNoWriMo success. While my keyboard cools down, I'm looking at the result of the past 30 days of work. It's not pretty. This NaNo manuscript is the final installment in my new trilogy, the… Continue reading My NaNoWriMo manuscript is a hot mess–and that’s cool