Women and Our Choices: We Are All Amazing

It’s not often that I enter into conversations about controversial topics. I don’t like contention and confrontation, so I usually just keep my mouth shut about my ideals. Plus, as an author I’ve seen far too many colleagues slaughtered on the interwebs for voicing...

How The Dragon Kings Came To Be

As I near the end of The Dragon Kings, I find myself waxing a little nostalgic. You know, for how it all began. I thought you might like to hear the story. (Though, to be truthful, Virginia thought you might like to hear the story and I agreed).  Before I begin...

What it Takes to Write a Book

Virginia is usually the first person to read one of my books. Sometimes she even reads first drafts (not very often anymore.) When I finished the first draft of Valentine I sent it to her because I was debating whether or not to make some major changes and I wanted...

It’s not about Luck (Part three)

This is the final part of this series, but I really think it’s the most important. It’s about faith and passion. I know those are two different things, but they go hand in hand.   Do me a favor and watch this video before you keep reading. It’s short, just two...

It’s not about Luck Part 2

So maybe this is the part where I admit that there is a little bit of luck involved. I have been very fortunate to have been able to develop an incredible support team. It’s rare for an author to become successful without a good support system. It’s why...

It’s Not About Luck (Part 1)

With Obsidian out in the world, I feel like I’ve finally arrived as an author. This is my second series and people in my circle are starting to take notice. A phrase I hear all the time is—“Wow, you’re so lucky that you get to follow your dreams.” That phrase is...