Which Books Changed Your Life?

A couple weeks ago, Tamela Hancock Murray blogged about What Book Changed Your Life? — a blog inspired by Steve Laube’s keynote speeches. I loved the idea of  learning about all the books that changed other people’s lives, so I thought I’d borrow it and share it here! What books changed my … Continue reading

A Time to Rise is HERE: Confessions of a Freaked-Out Author on Release Day

It’s here. It’s today. I have released A Time to Rise into the world. (Okay, so my publisher actually let it loose, but still…) I feel like a parent letting my kid go off to their first day of school and hoping that they find the right friends and avoid the bullies and … Continue reading

48 HOURS: How to Survive the Launchpocalypse

Can someone just scream “48 HOURS!” in my face please? Thank you. This week’s “regular” blog post will be on Friday…THE DAY A TIME TO RISE RELEASES. Which is in 48 hours. FORTY-EIGHT HOURS, PEOPLE!! (Actually, technically less than that. Something like 36? BUT I’M AN AUTHOR I CAN’T DO … Continue reading

13 Random Facts About the Out of Time Series

A few weeks ago, you voted for what secrets you’d like me to blog about regarding the Out of Time Series for the launch of A Time to Rise. You all chose “15 Random Facts about the Out of Time Series.” I have been particularly excited to write this blog post, though I went with … 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