Come Away: Some thoughts upon FROM UNSEEN FIRE’s release

Now it's my turn, to tempt you off the path and into the wilds, to duck beneath the hanging branches, to slip between the hedges, to beckon you along with me, to some unknown adventure.

February/March Patreon Review

Mages of Aven Series, #1-9: A new microfiction project! Every week, patrons at the Senators+ ($3 and up) levels will get a new 100-word story set in the world of the Aven Cycle. Each will feature one of Aven's mages across the full spectrum of society: patricians and plebs, from high priests and tribunes to … Continue reading February/March Patreon Review

Signed ARC Giveaway!

It's the Ides of March! Some of y'all may know that I have a bizarre affection for this day. While working at the ASC, I blogged about it almost every year. This year, though, I thought I would commemorate the occasion by hosting a giveaway for my own tale of cutthroat politics in the classical world! … Continue reading Signed ARC Giveaway!

Pro Feminae

This is the world that Latona of the Vitelliae finds herself chafing against. Aven adds the component of magic, and Latona is incredibly gifted. She's never been allowed to discover just how talented she is, though.

The Mages of Aven: An Ongoing Series

So remember back when I made a list of all 300+ mages in Aven but managed to refrain from naming them all? Yeah, well, that's over. Not all at once, though! I'm launching a new series on Patreon. 100 words at a time, I'm going to explore those mages. I've always loved the drabble format, … Continue reading The Mages of Aven: An Ongoing Series

What makes you choose a book?

Writers are not normal people. And so, I'm genuinely curious, and truly not for my own selfish promotional reasons, but rather to re-center myself and remind myself of what really matters -- What makes you pick up a book?

Goodreads Giveaway!

The Goodreads giveaway for From Unseen Fire has begun! Enter now for your chance to win one of 10 Advanced Reading Copies.

How Cass Gets “Unblocked”

I would sum up my advice on feeling blocked as doing one of two things: dig deep, or try something new. You either have something bothering you about the story that needs rooting out, or you just need to look at it from a different angle for a little while.

The Turning of the Year

Y'all. 2017 has been rough. I don't think that comes as a surprise to anyone. Almost everyone I know feels a bit beaten about the head by this year, and when you look at our political circumstances... Well. It's been rough on a personal level, too. In the spring, I made the difficult decision to … Continue reading The Turning of the Year

Witches & Warriors: An Anthology

I'm delighted to announce that the Witches & Warriors anthology, in which I have a short story, is now available in both paperback and e-book format! This anthology of sci-fi and fantasy short stories benefits the Sirens Conference, an annual gathering dedicated to the diverse, remarkable women of fantasy literature: authors, readers, editors, bloggers, librarians, and … Continue reading Witches & Warriors: An Anthology