February 12, 2019

Chapter One There is a monster trapped inside me. Except when it slips free. (Except when I unleash it.) And then I am the monster, and it’s the boy who is trapped. Quade Asher fixed upon these few lines. Merely ink on paper, and yet so much more. Beyond his tent the military camp hummed…

February 5, 2018

I haven’t been posting much lately about my writing, mostly because I feel as though I’ve been keeping a dirty secret. You see, I’m not just writing book four of The Marked Series, I’ve also begun a new project. Actually, I’m currently bopping between three different WIPs: Resolution of the Marked, my prequel Bray Novella,…

January 1, 2018

2017 was a big year for me, book-wise. You see, it was about this time last year that I had a realization: I write Young Adult fiction. You’d think I would know this, but I didn’t. It only took years of reviews labeling my Marked Series as YA, as well as a Bookbub ad in…

July 26, 2017

Music is a big part of my creative process. There’s a lot of power in playing just the right song, at just the right moment. The fight scene in the second chapter of Elevation, for example, would simply not exist as it does without Woodkid. I was stumped, and then those drums woke me up….

July 2, 2017

Hello, everyone! Release day for Lamentation is tomorrow, so to celebrate I did a quick video of myself reading the first scene from the prologue. Hope you enjoy it! (Particularly the weirdo glasses I’ve had to wear to stop my eyeballs from itching from screen fatigue). The full text is also included below. Lamentation of…

May 24, 2017

Lamentation is off for its first pass with my editor, currently. I am so excited to get this book finished and out to my readers. The book will be available on all platforms on July 3rd. It is up for pre-order now. I’ve set the pre-order at $3.99, as a thank-you price for those who have…

May 20, 2017

Have been completely neglecting my blog lately. All my focus has been on getting Lamentation revised and polished. But I figured I’d take a short break to share the cover with you. I’ve been wanting to share this for ages! Here you go: My hope when I painted this cover was to keep many elements…

March 3, 2017

In anticipation of the third book of The Marked Series, Lamentation of the Marked, here is a quick little interview with one of the protagonists, Bray Marron. *** This character interview is intended for those who have already read Division of the Marked and Elevation of the Marked. There are spoilers! If you haven’t read…