Hello Everyone! Welcome to 2023! I hope you are having a peaceful and hopeful start to the new year. I myself survived the giant Deep Freeze of Christmas 2022 with minimal damage, although this gorgeous Tiger’s Eye viola blossom, alas, did not. It was lovely while it lasted, and maybe there will be another round […]Read more "Deep discount on audiobook of The Singing Shore I!"
Hi All, and Happy Holidays! Well, it’s nippy here in NC, and the big cold snap of next week hasn’t even started yet. I am trying to psych myself up for a white Christmas, but frankly snow and ice wreak havoc in this part of the world. Still, if it happens, it will at least […]Read more "Giant Smashwords Sale–Hundreds, if not thousands, of books on deep discount!"
Hello All! I hope you are doing well, and if you were in the path of Hurricane Ian, that it passed you by lightly. It roared over us last night, but it looks like our neighborhood has gotten off pretty easily so far. Fingers crossed that that’s it for the storm, and for hurricane season […]Read more "The Singing Shore II: Sky and Stone is out now!"
Hey Everyone! I hope the first week of August is treating you well! Here in NC, I’ve been trying to beat the heat while I work feverishly on the audiobooks of The Singing Shore II and The Singing Shore III simultaneously. I finished recording the audiobook of TSSII last month, and am now busily editing it, while also doing the initial recording […]Read more "Free books, five-star reviews, and an invitation to my ARC team"
Hello All! Whew (wipes forehead)! If you’re with me here in the Northern Hemisphere right now, you’re probably hotter than Heck and wondering when we’re going to get a break from the oppressive blanket of humidity that is currently smothering my corner of the world, at least. July is fun! Right? To give us all […]Read more "For the birds: What the skylark symbolizes in “The Singing Shore”"
Hello All! Happy (Northern) summer! I hope the summer/winter, depending on your hemisphere, is starting off well. Here it’s hot. And dry. So hot and dry that the ground is starting to crack. Fingers crossed for rain soon! While I languish under the midsummer sun here, my heroine Dasha is dealing with the chill of […]Read more "*Major* Spoilers Ahead! Sneak peek of “The Singing Shore II: Sky and Stone”"
Hi All! I hope you’re having a great April weekend, whatever that means to you. Over here in this part of the world, that mainly means pollen. Lots and lots of pollen. Between sneezes, though, I’m thrilled to say that my new release, The Singing Shore I: Sea and Song, has been chosen to be featured […]Read more "The Singing Shore I in Barnes & Noble’s Top Indie Favorites"
Hello Everyone! Happy December! Happy holiday season! Here in NC we’re currently experiencing a warm spell, with temperatures up into the 70s. Crazy but true. And we’ve got a big forest fire raging at a state park outside of town. So things are a little un-Christmasy around here. But, but but but! Despite warm weather, forest fires, […]Read more "The Midnight Land Omnibus Edition is now free!"
Hello Everyone! Happy November! Things are brisk and blustery here in NC at the moment. We even had our first frost yesterday morning. I snapped a quick picture of it for posterity: I’ve also been super busy with all kinds of things around The Singing Shore. As you know if you’ve been following me for a while, […]Read more "Free novella, NaNoWriMo, and more"
Hello Everyone! I hope you’re doing well and enjoying your October. Over here we’re having beautiful, if rather dry and dusty, weather. I’ve been amusing myself by photographing fall blooms and posting them on my Instagram feed. Here’s one I took this morning of a neighbor’s zinnia: However, the really, really exciting news is that The Singing Shore I is up for […]Read more "The Singing Shore I is now available for preorder!"