That Time I Signed A New Book Contract With Thomas Nelson/HarperCollins Christian Publishing

At long last I HAVE NEWS FOR YOU!!   Prepare yourself for several Fiddler on the Roof GIFs (can only be seen in the web browser–not in the email. So if you’re reading this in your e-mail click though to the blog for maximum GIF enjoyment). It is my favorite … Continue reading

How To Throw A Facebook Party In A Nutshell. (Not Literally)

So yesterday, authors Sara Ella, S. D. Grimm, and I exploded the internet along with the help of about 270 readers and fans. 😛 In other words, we threw a Facebook Party to celebrate the release of A Time to Rise. And it ROCKED. So I thought I’d do a … Continue reading

30 Day Countdown: A Time to Rise Pinterest Board & FB Party

Let the countdown BEGIIIIIIIN! *hands out Clocks* 30 days, my friends. Let’s start the countdown. Do you have your Clock? Good, because you don’t want to be Clock-checked by the Enforcers right now. The Council is getting a bit invasive with these new Clocks. Over the next 30 days I’ll … Continue reading

Pssst! I Have Secrets to Tell You. Pick One!

We’re coming up on that time of year again! Launch season. (Not to be confused with “Lunch” season. Because lunch season is EVERY DAY, my friends. *runs off to make pizza.* ) It’s the most wonderful time of the year (she says, as she drinks nine cups of tea and pulls out … Continue reading

A Time to Rise: Pre-Order & Swag!

That moment your publisher sends you an e-mail saying, “A Time to Rise is up for pre-order! Go tell people.” That is a happy moment, my friends. A very happy moment. So here I am, grabbing a megaphone and shouting from the mountaintop (or from my writing room . . . same … Continue reading

A Time to Rise: Cover Reveal & Giveaway

  Here we are, friends. The last and final cover reveal for the Out of Time Series. *deep breath* Three years ago–almost to the day–I received the contract offer for my trilogy from Marcher Lord Press (now Enclave Publishing, an imprint of Gilead Publishing.) At the time, only A Time to Die had been … Continue reading

A Time to Rise has a Release Date!

Well hey there, Ninjas! I’m off teaching at the One Year Adventure Novel conference right now (aka: eating pizza and hanging out with awesome cosplay bookworms.) So I’m going to keep this short. A Time to Rise officially has a release date!! I’ve been telling people, “Sometime in the fall” … Continue reading

My Summer Conference Plans (Will I See You?)

Many of you may have noticed I didn’t post on my usual Wednesday timeline. (Or, more likely, no one noticed and now I’ve pointed it out so now everything’s awkward.) I could say that’s because I studied algorithms and realized that Thursdays have a greater click-to-read turnaround. (Ha! As if. That sounds … Continue reading