the neverland wars · Uncategorized · writing

The Neverland Wars 3: The Grown-Ups’ Crusade

Gwen has returned to Neverland with Peter Pan and the lost children, but this time, the adults are following close behind. The Anomalous Activity Department has plans to finally conquer Neverland by bringing the final battle to the vulnerable island. The children will have to rally fairies, mermaids, and allies from other magical realms to… Continue reading The Neverland Wars 3: The Grown-Ups’ Crusade

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Hades, Wisconsin, San Fran, and Who Knows: What I’ve Been Listening To

These past few weeks have been so good. I can’t even begin to articulate how much work I’m getting done on exciting new books, as well as how much I’m getting to enjoy the spring and gather story fodder for whatever comes next. It seems like every time I turn around I stumble onto an… Continue reading Hades, Wisconsin, San Fran, and Who Knows: What I’ve Been Listening To

publishing · Uncategorized · writing

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between

Hello loves. I’ve had a pretty crazy two months. Long story short, you can now get The Piper’s Price through Amazon and Barnes and Noble in the US, and it should be in select B&N stores. The international release is still delayed, according to the emails I’ve gotten from fans. I’m sorry the release was… Continue reading Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between

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Guess What? SURPRISE BOOK RELEASE

Hello, hello! It is with great joy that I announce my first young adult science-fiction book has been revised, and republished in a whole new digital edition for Tapas Media! For Lindy Derosa, being the daughter of a mad scientist isn’t much fun. When her father was arrested for stealing cryogenic freezing technology in Trongodia,… Continue reading Guess What? SURPRISE BOOK RELEASE

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The Piper’s Price Pre-Order Plot + Giveaway

Hello everyone! What a mad, mad world. I just finished and printed draft three of a super-secret-sci-fi project last night, and keep your ears to the ground because *THERE IS A BOOK RELEASE NEXT WEEK* If you’re on the mailing list you already know what I’m talking about. Otherwise, I guess you’re just going to… Continue reading The Piper’s Price Pre-Order Plot + Giveaway

nanowrimo · Uncategorized · writing

NaNoWriMo: When the World Comes Crashing Down

Oh Boy. Hello? Hello, yes let’s start there. It’s been a wild month, and unfortunately not exactly in a good way… I really wish I could tell you I was keeping up with word count and had faithfully put in my 1,667 words everyday on The Neverland Wars III. I would love to just sort… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: When the World Comes Crashing Down

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Wonky, Quirky, Writing Resources for NaNoWriMo

One of the librarians I worked with during my book tour recently got in touch and asked if I had any resources for young writers. She runs a Young Author club through King Country Library System up in Washington, and has many ambitious writers gearing up for NaNoWriMo this year. At first I panicked, because… Continue reading Wonky, Quirky, Writing Resources for NaNoWriMo

life · Uncategorized · writing

Islands, Murders, and More in September

What a crazy end to summer! September was a wild month, especially after all the chaos and (wonderful) intensity of the 99 cent special we ran on the ebook when we announced The Piper’s Price. The book rocketed up into the top #200 of all the millions of Kindle Books on Amazon, and we got… Continue reading Islands, Murders, and More in September

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So Far Along and Yet So Far off Track

Greetings one and all! I’ve been AWOL online lately, first due to the mad rush of finishing edits to The Piper’s Price (the book is now with the editor!) then the mad rush of getting my seventh annual murder mystery party invitations out, and finally with the sweet slowness of camping on Patos Island, relaxing… Continue reading So Far Along and Yet So Far off Track

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How to Celebrate a Sequel? A 99¢ Ebook!

Hello, hello, hello! It is with great pleasure that I announce THE NEVERLAND WARS II: THE PIPER’S PRICE is set for release in February 2017. I’ve been working like crazy on it, and thanks to the support and effort of my publisher, we’re going to be able to bring this book into being less than… Continue reading How to Celebrate a Sequel? A 99¢ Ebook!