A surprise landed in my inbox last week. It was a kind note from RJ Duperre, author of the Infinity Trials and the Breaking Worlds series. He had recently read Jess, Rising and decided to review it on his web site. It doesn't sound like a big deal, but writing is a solitary type of … Continue reading the greatest compliment
I don't know about you, but when I find an author I really like, I devour all of his/her books. My biggest problem is finding new authors to like, because my reading habit is a beast that is always hungry and must be fed. So, I've recently turned to Story Origins and Bookfunnel, two sites … Continue reading 70-plus free fantasy and paranormal ebooks. Woot!
It's here!! Get the ebook now: Amazon US, Kobo, Nook, Google Play, Apple, Smashwords, and more... Get the paperback now: Barnes & Noble and Amazon Jess, Redeemed is the electrifying conclusion to the Guardians of Salt Creek trilogy, a magical, super-powered teen mystery series for fans of Beautiful Creatures, X-men, Twilight, and Cassandra Clare. Jess Flowers is the … Continue reading Jess, Redeemed: Guardians of Salt Creek 3
Ugh. So it's finally happened to me. I've become a binge reader, and I'm not the only one. I've amassed a collection of to-be-read indie paranormal and fantasy ebooks and I've got to binge read them already because oh.my.god they've been on my Kindle forever. As in, an embarrassingly long time. So, I've lined up … Continue reading Binge-worthy paranormal/ fantasy ebooks, plus free ebooks!
I write all of my own books, and yes, in 2019, I have to actually say that so you, dear reader, can be one-hundred percent certain whose words you're actually reading. Buy my book? Those are my words, every single one. I don't hire ghostwriters. I don't lift phrases, lines or paragraphs out of any … Continue reading #copypastecris and the sad reality of book publishing
A weird thing happens when you're diagnosed with cancer: You start comparing your tumor to fruit. As in, the size of fruit. And nuts. And eggs, and other food products. And if you're really unlucky and your tumor is big enough, you'll start thinking in sports terms, like footballs. I blame the U.S. public education … Continue reading Stuck between an almond and a grape
Stephen King. Clive Barker. Shirley Jackson. Alfred Hitchcock. If you're a fan of anything vaguely supernatural, you've probably heard of them. They're legends, masters of their craft. But I posit that another name needs to be on that list: Michael McDowell. No, not the Nascar driver. The author. Michael McDowell wrote dozens of paperback horror … Continue reading The great master of horror fiction you’ve never heard of.