Night Blade: cover and sneak peek

I'm so excited to finally share the cover for NIGHT BLADE, book 2 in the Blade Hunt Chronicles! This lovely bit of prettiness was designed by the talented Tom Edwards. Check out the cover below, as well as the book blurb and a sneak peek from chapter 1… I have more goodies up my sleeve to... Continue Reading →

Book Cover Sunday: Back Cover Blurbs

*This blog post is a follow-up to Book Cover Sunday: Fantasy Cover Art and Book Cover Sunday: SFF Book Spines.* The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a blurb as, “a short publicity notice, as on a book jacket.” Wikipedia tells us that the term ‘blurb’ dates from the very early 1900s, and refers to “a short promotional... Continue Reading →

Heart Blade!

Finally, the cover I've been teasing you all with for months. I've been longing to share Merilliza Chan's gorgeous artwork, and here it is in all its glory. The official reveal took place on Sunday over at; check it out for an exclusive sneak peek excerpt. Heart Blade is now up on Goodreads, and... Continue Reading →

August Updates

August tiptoed in yesterday all ninja-like and sneaky. July went by so fast it was a blink-and-miss it month. Probably because I spent most of it buried in my laptop. So, what's new on the writing front? Plenty! I received my edit notes for Heart Blade and I'm deep into rewrites. Revisions are hard work, and... Continue Reading →

Book Cover Sunday: SFF Book Spines

*WARNING! PICTURE-HEAVY BLOG POST!* (A follow-up to Book Cover Sunday: Fantasy Cover Art) This week I got an urge to browse my local Barnes and Noble, and what better than use a blog post as an excuse? As I wandered up and down the science fiction and fantasy aisle, it struck me that we – writers... Continue Reading →

Book Cover Sunday: Fantasy Cover Art

I was browsing my to-read pile and ended up going for the new Kristell Ink anthology Fight Like a Girl, in part for the glorious cover. That got me thinking about cover art. Now, I’m not hugely influenced by book covers. I tend to go by synopsis and sample pages rather than looks. But I... Continue Reading →

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