Hi, I'm back! Life has been oh so full, and lots of fun, so as usual, I haven't posted here. To the updates! I have finished draft 3 of the second book in the Memory Aether series and it is currently with Beta readers. While I wait for them to sink their teeth into it, … Continue reading Newsletter: Mug, Desk, & Scope
Meet Penny, our new puppy, who is a lab-hound mix. She is just the sweetest! We couldn’t be happier. I honestly didn’t know the level of happiness dog owners have, and now that I know, I really wish I would have gotten a dog sooner. The hassle and commitment it requires is all worth it. … Continue reading New Family Member and 2019 Books
Alexia was a character born out of a desire to create someone quickly and throw her into a world that I had already created. In the five years that I spent working on Memory Aether, she has transcended being defined by the world building around her and has taken on a life of her own. … Continue reading Spoiler-free Character Sketch: Alexia Sullivan
People both hate and love Pinterest. Some pay hundreds of dollars to learn how to use it so they can make a living pinning things for others (tempting). While some readers of this blog (hi Dad) have no idea how to even use it or why it might be helpful. My take on it: it's … Continue reading A Few Interesting Curations
Hey friends, sorry I just kind of skipped July there for a moment. Two quick things: I have started writing Memory Aether 2 (hence the lack of updates) and am about a third of the way through. There is so much stuff in this second book everyone, it's going to be quite the read when … Continue reading MA2 Update and Spec Fic Showcase
I am super excited to say that I am officially published now! Here's the link to Memory Aether. eBook version is up, paperback version to follow in a couple of days. Aside from that big news, here's two more exciting things happening: I'm going to be at 4th Street Fantasy Convention this weekend, and on a … Continue reading Memory Aether is published!
Hi friends. Spring and summer are coming and leaving at the same time, getting tangled up in each other! One day it's almost 80ºF, the next it's rainy and dropped to 37ºF. But my favorite thing about this time of year is the tree in our front yard. I'm not even sure what kind of … Continue reading Remember Good Things
This fantastic cover was created by Sarah Nelson of Auslandish, Co. I am so happy with what she's done! Working with her was pure joy. Thank you, Sarah! Memory Aether As a memory modification specialist, the last thing Alexia expected was for her boyfriend to be her next patient. Michael insists she must erase his … Continue reading Cover Reveal!
Hi friends. A quick update on what I've been up to. First, my novel! It is nearing completion. I am about halfway through the final version. I will be able to show you the cover soon. So close!!! Keep a lookout for more news about a publication date. Next, my children continue to be adorable. … Continue reading Quick Update on all the things (and a recipe)
Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr, Format: Audiobook, Rating: 5/5 stars I loved this second book in the Old Kingdom series. It was even more enjoyable than Sabriel (the first one), and has remained my favorite in the entire collection (with Clariel being a close second). First of all, the narrator, Tim Curry, did the best job with … Continue reading Book Review: Lirael by Garth Nix