The Tension Starts To Crackle in EARTHSINGER

Beautiful young smiling couple in love embracing indoor

In book three of my Elemental Destinies series, Earthsinger, we meet Matt – a long haul trucker who finds himself caught up in a mystery that’s been millenia in the making. All of his new friends are talking circles around him, and Manni – the girl he was sent to fetch on a top-secret run – is bewitching him with her body every time he tries to get a solid answer about any of the strange happenings around him.

In this scene, he’s finally had enough… Continue reading

Failure Is Not An Option…Until It Is

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I was all set last week for this to be a countdown post to the launch of Earthsinger – which is set for Monday.

It’s already a month behind schedule due to some mad scrambling on book two of my YA series  (under my alternate moniker). I feel really crappy about that, but the YA books are a major big deal since they’re being traditionally published, so they get priority. Continue reading

Help! My Brain Is Being Invaded By Pirates!

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I’m putting the finishing touches on Earthsinger so it can go out to my beta readers this week, but it’s been a real test of my patience.

Why? Because pirates have taken over my brain!

Back when I wrote Eight Nights At Sea, I had intended for it to be a stand-alone work, but my readers fell so in love with Aven, Rina’s silent but wonderful brother, and a grain of a thought started to grow: what if Aven went on a quest to find his voice?

And like all good stories, it’s taken root at started to burst out of the manure-ridden soil in my brain. Which is an unfortunate thing right now because I have two more books to finish in this current series first. Aaaargh. Continue reading

Tidbit Tuesday: Manni Makes Her Move

Beautiful young smiling couple in love embracing indoor

In the beginning of Earthsinger, we take the volatile Matt and our ballsy girl Manni, and we stuff them into a truck for a long road trip. By the end of the first day, Matt is ready to throw in the towel, that is, until Manni makes her move… Continue reading

Announcing My Return To Smashwords!!

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Yes, you read that right! The great Amazon Kindle Select exercise has yielded its results and the time has come to bid it adieu….

Sort of.

Here’s the deal: I get a lot of mileage out of Kindle Unlimited users, but only for the first 6 months or so after a release, and definitely a huge bump when I post a completed series as a set. So I’ve come up with the following parameters: Continue reading