Category Archives: Young Adult Fantasy

8 Weeks of Extras!

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN Playlist

I always have music playing when I write, but there have been certain songs that really resonated with me as reflecting the characters and themes of Dagger and Coin. Here’s the Spotify playlist where you can hear them all: Direct Link … Continue reading

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A DAGGER AND COIN Short Story: The Council of Four

Time for another Dagger and Coin extra! Today I am pleased to share a short story that bridges Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. This story shows the very first meeting of the new Ruling Council, and takes place between the final … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN Images

It’s been three weeks since Dagger and Coin made its appearance in the world, so I guess it’s time to start sharing some extras!  Today I’m sharing some of the images I have held in mind while writing the story. First, here … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN is here!

  Today’s the day! Dagger and Coin, the companion novel to Sword and Verse, is available NOW in hardcover and e-book. I like to think of this book as the rage feminism fantasy epic that we all need right now, featuring Soraya … Continue reading

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So many updates!

This month has been a whirlwind, and the next one looks like it will be the same!  I’ve got lots of news to share! Dagger and Coin releases next Tuesday! Kirkus calls it a “riveting fantasy sequel” and “[a] fine balance of … Continue reading

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Join the YA Scavenger Hunt and Win!

The YA Scavenger Hunt begins today! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me! The DAGGER AND COIN cover is here, and it’s beautiful!

Today is my birthday, and I had such a great present this week: the official cover reveal of Dagger and Coin this past Thursday!  Thank you so much to YA Books Central for hosting it! For those who haven’t seen the … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN cover reveal!

Today’s the day! Join me today at 11 AM EST for the reveal of the beautiful cover of Dagger and Coin over at YA Books Central!

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DAGGER AND COIN update – and cover reveal coming soon!

I’m so excited to announce that the paperback version of Sword and Verse will be published on October 23, 2018, followed by the hardcover release of Dagger and Coin on November 20, 2018! Join me on Thursday, February 8 at 11 AM EST … Continue reading

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