(Other) Excellent urban fantasy authors with Sara Dobie Bauer: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #5

There are honestly too many awesome urban fantasy writers in the genre to name right now, but fellow author Sara Dobie Bauer asked me to write about my top 5 favorite and most influential. Instead of a sneak peak at the text, I’ll just show you a picture of a bookshelf in my living room. […]

The history of Limani with A.M. Justice: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #4

For the next stop on the Steel Blood blog tour, I couldn’t miss a visit with my internet doppelganger, author A.M. Justice! We share a love of world-building in our fantasy novels, so she asked me to write a bit about how the city of Limani came to be. A quick look: But while the […]

State of the Empires at Raw Dog Screaming Press: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #2

For day 2 of the Steel Blood blog tour, I visited the Raw Dog Screaming Press blog for the first annual State of the Empires! Here’s a short excerpt: In the past few months, since the official announcement of Steel Blood, people keep congratulating me on finishing my book trilogy. While many fantasy series do typically come […]

My Favorite Things at Speculative Chic: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #1

On stop #1 of the Steel Blood blog tour, head over to my second home on the internet, Speculative Chic, to learn about some of my very favorite things. Here’s a sneak peak: Traditional space ships are cool and all, but there’s just something more magical and special about a strange blue box. Though I […]


Happy book birthday to one of the members of my sprawling writer family! I’m not familiar with books for this age group, but even I have to admit that this story looks adorable. If you have kids (or if you are a kid, though if you are, I’m not sure what you’re doing here *hands […]


The authors of the stories in Crazy Little Spring Called Love (order here) sat down to answer some questions for their readers. For links to the full list of interview questions, teasers, and more, visit the blog tour page. About the book: This delightful fantasy romance anthology features eight magical stories inspired by the awakenings […]

Guest Post: Cara McKinnon on Alternate History

I’m pleased to host author Cara McKinnon today for a discussion on alternate history. And it’s a special occasion! Today marks the release date of the second novel in her Fay of Skye series, A Theft of Magic. I’m a huge fan of the alternate history version of Victorian England McKinnon has created, as evidenced […]

Parallel Paths Interview with AM Justice

And then there was that awkward moment when my doppelganger on the Internet reached out to me…and turned out to be a lovely person. Speculative fiction author AM Justice says it best: Once in a while you run across a kindred spirit on the Internet, someone whose life has followed a path similar to yours. […]

Calico in Conversation Interview, part 3!

The final installment of my interview series at Calico in Conversation is now live! Go check out my thoughts on attending conventions, a few book recommendations, and other projects percolating in my brain. Don’t forget, there will be a quiz next week.

Calico in Conversation interview redux

The second installment of my interview series at Calico in Conversation is up! This week, I talk about writing, reading, gaming, and a little bit of everything in between. I hope you’re paying attention, because there will be a quiz later. No, seriously, there will be a quiz later. But also prizes.