Patrick Hodges has just dropped a new prequel fantasy book to his popular Wielders of Arantha series and I’m told it’s the BOMB! Deets below! On the planet Elystra, the all-female Ixtrayu tribe have thrived, hidden from their world’s male-dominated societies for eight centuries. Thirty-five generations of Protectresses have safeguarded their sisters from the men […]
Writing Tips from the Trenches Recently, I was asked how I write my characters and what is the trick I use that makes them “live beyond the book.” Honestly, I kinda got stumped when the question was asked of me. At first I wanted to blurt out, “Uh, I’ve no clue” and to be fair, […]
Back in 2013, before Undertow officially launched, I wandered into Titcomb’s Bookshop in Sandwich Massachusetts and happened to come face-to-face with owner Vicky Titcomb. I was hoping the fabulous, barn-like bookshop would take a chance on me – a self-pubbed weirdo from the Cape who wrote one YA novel on a sleep-deprived […]
ELEVEN DAYS until Eila and the crew are back in action! Have you missed them? Wanna sneak peek? The prologue is HERE! Are you a reviewer? You can request an ARC HERE. New characters! New twists! New love affairs! A heart-stopping bad-dude and a fanged kidnapper with a donut truck! Blood bombs, flying desks, dangerous […]
#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 9 Where I Write Where I write is on the 3rd floor of my home on Cape Cod. From the windows, I can see Cape Cod Bay all the way out to Provincetown. It is quite beautiful and I’m blessed to have such a view. But I also write in front of my […]
#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 6 WIP (Work in Progress) I’m working on Last Light . . . mainly because fans would knock down my door and burn my computer if I didn’t get the sucker done soon. I will admit . . . I LOVE this book . . . mwaa haa haa!
This is #IGAUTHORLIFEJAN Day 4: My TBR pile for the month Maybe it’s just me, but I have a hard time reading when I’m eyeball deep in writing. So while I did get to read The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia over Christmas break, I doubt I’ll get to read much of my TBR for […]
“Puke and rally, puppy dog. We’re needed on the rooftop.” – Kian, Last Light When I first started writing the Undertow series, I had no clue what the characters would do for people. What their lives and their story would mean to people. And honestly, I had no clue the impact that the fictional world and […]