I feel like celebrating! Gifts all around! Er . . . I mean, gifts for all guild members!
in honor of the gift of spring, with its beautiful flowers and promise of new life to come, I give you a beautiful new high resolution screen saver and the promise of a book to come: Dragon Ascending is scheduled for release in October 2018. Stay tuned for further details. Read More
Yesterday, I woke to find a decapitated head in my refrigerator. The chest freezer held a still-articulated human skeleton that appeared to have been burned beyond all recognition and was missing one arm from the elbow down..
It was a nightmare.
It was a crime scene.
It was an anti-feminist comic book trope come to life.
It was April Fool's Day at my house. Read More
Well, folks it's been a frustrating month around here, as the crazy just keeps on coming. Forward motion is happening, however, if perhaps more slowly than I'd like, and I've updated the sliders on my Progress Meters page to reflect where I am on each project. Read More
Had a great time this past week at the Life, the Universe, and Everything writing conference in Provo Utah. Read More
To celebrate my book deal with Immortal Works, I have launched some brand new services for my fan community. Read More
One of the advantages of living with a detail-oriented autistic person like my son is that you get to see a lot of astoundingly beautiful little things in the world that you otherwise would have walked right past without noticing. Read More
I'ts THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT you've all been waiting for!
I'm thrilled to be able to officially announce that I've signed a contract with Immortal Works for the publication of Dragon Ascending, the first book in the Vanir Dragon Series. Read More
Whew! Well, the past few months have been a crazy ride, folks, but exciting things are peeking over the horizon as we speak. Read More
In the cataclysms of the Breaking, mankind was driven nearly to the edge of extinction. Read More
“You must learn that it is never, never tragic when something people think is bad happens to you. Because if you can learn to use it right, it can buy you a ticket to a place you would never have gone any other way.” [Joe Davis] Read More
I want to give a special shout out to the talented women in my writing group. They've been my guides in this new world I'm exploring. Read More
It was amazing how many of these dwellings are tucked away in the crevices and crannies along the canyon wall. Read More
"I think my favorite form of resistance is the unsung heroes, the people who just keep on going in the middle of war all around them. They're still going to plant their crops, they're going to have a baby. I think those are the stories that we probably don't hear enough." Read More
The old forests at the edges of the plains are the realm of the magical and mysterious alfkin, ruled over by the Woodland King. Read More
A thousand years before the events of the Vanir Dragon Series, the world of the dragons was shaken to its roots by a cataclysmic event known in the series as the Breaking. Read More
One of the reasons I choose to write fantasy is because I want to play in this grown-up fairy tale sandbox with Mr. Tolkien. But I don't want to play in Mr. Tolkien's sandbox, I want a sandbox of my very own. My writing will include elves, and dwarves, and dragons, but they might not act much like Tolkien's elves, and dwarves, and dragons. This is because I am not playing with Mr. Tolkien's toys. I'm just peering at history and myth through a keyhole that looks out on the same sweeping vista he found so inspiring, and which I, too, am enchanted by. Read More
We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. Read More