Today I have the pleasure of helping reveal the cover for a YA fantasy, The Hundredth Queen, written by my talented agency sister, Emily R. King. This is a gorgeous cover, and I can’t wait to read the book when it releases! Now, without further adieu… *drumroll* ……………….. ……………… ……………. ………….. !!!! About the book As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her sole dream is to continue living in peace in the Sisterhood’sRead More →

To celebrate the recent release of Sara Dobie Bauer’s Bite Somebody, I have the pleasure of hosting her today on the blog! She’s here to talk a bit about her publication journey. Take it away, Sara! How Bite Somebody went from dream to reality By Sara Dobie Bauer The easiest part of getting published is writing the book. People never believe me when I say that. My novel, Bite Somebody, finally (finally) came out June 21, 2016. I started writing the first draft May 25, 2014. I completed the first draft in 41 days. Please don’t think that’s normal. It’s not normal. I was on some sortRead More →

To celebrate the recent Nebulas, where women swept the awards, I’m running a giveaway where one lucky entrant will win the following: A paperback copy of Uprooted by Naomi Novik; A paperback copy of Binti by Nnedi Okorafor; An e-book of Machinations by Hayley Stone (delivered upon release, July 26th, 2016) One e-book of their choice (must be a female author of science fiction or fantasy)    Entry is simple! Sign up to the Rafflecopter below through Facebook or by entering your email, and follow the entry instructions. Note: if you no longer use the email address tied to your FB, you will most likely never seeRead More →