STEEL BLOOD cover reveal contest announced!

The amazing cover artist for the Steel Empires series, Brad Sharp, did such a fantastic (fang-tastic?) job on the cover for Steel Blood that my publishers and I couldn’t decide between them! So we’re leaving it up to all of you with a vote. Head over to Raw Dog Screaming Press’ website to choose your favoriteContinue reading “STEEL BLOOD cover reveal contest announced!”

Holiday Romance Special Part 2: Victory & Mikelos

As promised, the husband and I shared a delicious meal of Indian food in front of the TV last night to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We watched another few episodes of The Grand Tour and then went to bed early. Today actually marks 8 years since we officially started dating! Not because of the holiday, butContinue reading “Holiday Romance Special Part 2: Victory & Mikelos”

January Wrap-Up & February Goals

I had a very good, low-key January that also included some major news and accomplishments. First of all, I’m excited to announce that Steel Empires #3: Steel Blood will be released July 2017 from Raw Dog Screaming Press, along with a full slate of other amazing books. Want to know what Victory has been up toContinue reading “January Wrap-Up & February Goals”

June Wrap-Up & July Goals

June has definitely been one of my rougher months in recent memory. The bad news is that I don’t feel like I got as far on a lot of my projects as I wish I could be. The good news is that I’m spending the long holiday weekend with my husband! Mississippi is hot andContinue reading “June Wrap-Up & July Goals”

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”

April Wrap-Up & May Goals

What a roller coaster of a month! April Wrap-Up: Vacation successful and new job started! I’m three weeks in and enjoying myself immensely. I’m doing a very different sort of editing, along with a bunch of other interesting projects. My small team is great, and I love the area of Baltimore that my new officeContinue reading “April Wrap-Up & May Goals”

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”

End of an Era

Today marks the end of a journey. If you’ve read my Bio page, you know that I’m a medical editor for my day job. That’s not going to change, but as of this morning, I can announce that I am no longer employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) , where for theContinue reading “End of an Era”

Final STEEL BLOOD Wrap-Up

Now that I’ve finally completed the first draft of book 3, tentatively titled STEEL BLOOD, I wanted to do a bit of a wrap-up on it. These questions were gleefully stolen from fellow writer Breeanna Pierce, and you can check out her final thoughts on her most recent novel here. Previous posts I’ve made aboutContinue reading “Final STEEL BLOOD Wrap-Up”

January Wrap-Up & February Goals

First of all, can we just spend a moment basking in the fact that this happened yesterday? I did a bit more tweaking today, and STEEL BLOOD is currently at 79,999 words and on it’s way to the beta readers! January Wrap-Up: Finish book 3: DONE! WOOT! Finish edits on prequel story 1: DONE! I’mContinue reading “January Wrap-Up & February Goals”