Introducing The Shadow Journals Ezine

You may have noticed that it’s been a little quiet around here lately, and that’s because I’ve been working on a new project. It’s still in the early stages, but you can check it out at TheShadowJournals.com–especially if you’re an urban fantasy fan, as I plan to post short fiction, book news, and articles aboutContinue reading “Introducing The Shadow Journals Ezine”

10 Great Urban Fantasy Book Quotes

I love a good book quote. I love urban fantasy. It’s not hard to figure out where the idea for this post came from. 😉 From funny first-person monologues to surprisingly deep insights gained between monster battles, urban fantasy has a lot of great lines. Here are a few of my favorites. I’ve talked beforeContinue reading “10 Great Urban Fantasy Book Quotes”

5 Reasons to be Scared of the Fae

Vampires and werewolves are thoroughly entrenched in horror movies and literature. The fae, though? Not so much. Which is a shame, because they can be super creepy and dangerous. The Wild Hunt Lock your doors. Hide your kids. The Wild Hunt is coming. What is the Wild Hunt? That’s actually up for debate. Sometimes aContinue reading “5 Reasons to be Scared of the Fae”

Demons, Superheroes, and Ghosts: An Author Update

Being a writer is weird. It’s April, and I haven’t put out any new books yet this year, which makes me feel unproductive. But I’ve been working so hard! So I figured I’d post an author update to prove to myself that I’ve accomplished things. First off, let’s talk about The Shadow Journals. This isContinue reading “Demons, Superheroes, and Ghosts: An Author Update”

Fae Friday: Favorite Female Characters

#FaeFriday is a set of weekly blog prompts hosted by Caffeinated Fae. This week’s topic is “What are some of your favorite female characters?” Talking about awesome female characters is my jam, so I had to jump on board. This is going to be one of those lists that should rightfully be about fifty charactersContinue reading “Fae Friday: Favorite Female Characters”

Dark and Otherworldly Mood Boards

I love book aesthetics so much. I’ve posted a lot of them for the Dark and Otherworldly series on Twitter and Pinterest, but unless you’re stalking me on those platforms, chances are you’ve missed out on seeing at least some of them. So here’s a handy roundup! This one was basically an exercise in findingContinue reading “Dark and Otherworldly Mood Boards”

I Should Have Read That Book Tag

I haven’t done a tag in a while and saw this one over at One Book More. It seemed like a good chance to examine my TBR pile, which–like the universe–is large and always expanding. A Book That a Certain Friend is Always Telling You to Read Well, NeriSiren does mention the October Daye series aContinue reading “I Should Have Read That Book Tag”

Opinion: Why the Fae are the most Versatile Creatures in Urban Fantasy

If you told me that I could only read or write about one supernatural creature for the rest of my life, I would choose the fae. This isn’t me trying to trash talk werewolves or demons or anything. It’s just that the fae can fill their role just as well. They’re like the jack ofContinue reading “Opinion: Why the Fae are the most Versatile Creatures in Urban Fantasy”

How I Outline a Novel

Warning: this post contains spoilers for The Cruelest Curse, the third book in my Dark and Otherworldly urban fantasy series. If you haven’t read it yet, skip this post and come back later. Plotters versus Pantsers. It’s the eternal writer debate. Like Kirk versus Picard or Batman versus Superman. The question is this: Is itContinue reading “How I Outline a Novel”

The Cruelest Curse is out now!

Are you ready to go back to Otherworld one last time? Because the final book in the Dark and Otherworldly series is here! I’m so excited to share the conclusion of Leigh and Dredarion’s story with you. A fabulous ending to a favorite series, and I’m already looking forward to rereading it! One Book MoreContinue reading “The Cruelest Curse is out now!”