STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 5: Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?

For the final stop on the Steel Magic blog tour, I swung by the online home of YA Dark Fantasy author Andi Adams! She asked me to talk a little bit about the origin of the Steel Empires series. Read my post, “Evolution of an Urban Fantasy Series” to learn how Highlander inspired my love ofContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 5: Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?”

STEEL MAGIC Release Day and Blog Tour, Stop 4: After “The End”

It’s finally book release day! The Steel Empires series now has two books, making it officially a series! I know I’ve been spamming it a lot, but here’s the link to purchase your print or ebook copy of Steel Magic, just in case you’re new to my little corner of the internet. If you are,Continue reading “STEEL MAGIC Release Day and Blog Tour, Stop 4: After “The End””

STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 3: My turn!

It’s my turn on the grill today for the Steel Magic blog tour! First up: I answer some questions about the writing life on contemporary romance author Jennifer Loring’s blog! An excerpt: Do you have a special writing place? What’s in it? What can’t be in it? I have an amazing home office that IContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 3: My turn!”

STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 2: Let’s Get Meta!

Happy Independence Day to everyone else to who lives in the United States! (Please don’t blow yourself up.) Or, if you live in the old country: Today, I’m still enjoying my beach-side view for a final day in the company of my awesome husband. I think there are brunch plans in my immediate future. IfContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 2: Let’s Get Meta!”

STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 1: Werecreatures Galore!

YA humor and paranormal author A.J. Culey hosted me on her blog today for the first stop on the Steel Magic blog tour. To tie in with her newest release, The Trouble with Antlers (a.k.a. Melvin’s Rampant Rack), I introduced some of the werecreatures in my Steel Empires series as new students at Shifter High. This includesContinue reading “STEEL MAGIC Blog Tour, Stop 1: Werecreatures Galore!”

May Wrap-Up & June Goals

I’m not going to lie: This month has been really busy and kind of rough. I’m satisfied with my progress on some things, and not as happy with others. Unfortunately, June is looking like more of the same. May Wrap-Up: The Steel Magic cover reveal happened, to great success! A great group of people cameContinue reading “May Wrap-Up & June Goals”

Spotlight and Author Interview at U.S.-Brazil Book Review!

I’m pleased to announce that today I was featured over at the awesome blog U.S.-Brazil Book Review! Click here for a short excerpt from Steel Victory and an interview with me about the history of my debut novel and how my day job as a professional medical editor influenced my writing. It was especially coolContinue reading “Spotlight and Author Interview at U.S.-Brazil Book Review!”

Guest Post on Outlining at Jester Harley’s Manuscript Page!

I met author Anne E. Johnson at Cleveland ConConction last March, and we struck up some delightful conversations in Authors Alley on such topics as indie publishing and being a female speculative fiction writer. She invited me to write a guest post for her blog, which was published this morning. You can find the directContinue reading “Guest Post on Outlining at Jester Harley’s Manuscript Page!”

March Wrap-Up & April Goals

Some highs and lows this month, for sure. See last Friday’s post about the major milestones in my life I’m currently in the middle of. March Wrap-Up: Complete the scene-by-scene outline for book 4, Steel Time. It turns out that the power in the ‘verse that can stop me is my own brain! I haveContinue reading “March Wrap-Up & April Goals”

February Wrap-Up & March Goals

Though I didn’t hit any major milestones in February, I feel like I had a decently productive month. Let’s see how the numbers look. February Wrap-Up: Not look at book 3. Success! I did, however, do a bunch of fun work for book 2, Steel Magic, like write the back cover text, coordinate potential pre-releaseContinue reading “February Wrap-Up & March Goals”