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Get Brass & Glass 2 in Person!

| August 16, 2018

What does a man-sized squirrel with an hors d’oeuvre have to do with Brass and Glass 2? Not much, except that it’s advertising the next opportunity for you to get your hands on a SIGNED copy of my latest book! I’ll be at the Handmade and Haute Craft Show in Tacoma on Saturday, August 18th, with […]

Brass and Glass 3 is Drafted!

| August 2, 2018

On Sunday, I typed THE END as I finished up the first draft of Brass and Glass 3. There’s still a long way for it to go before it’s ready for the world, but I’m excited to have it drafted! For some fun statistics, the first draft wound up just shy of 50,000 words, which is […]

A Reader’s Review of Brass and Glass 2

| July 17, 2018

I’ve gotten my first review for Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map! In case you’ve been waiting to see what other people have thought of it, one reader says: Same fascinating world and characters but tighter writing and a solid, entertaining pace. The author is clearly growing into her art and a fun and unique […]

Brass and Glass 3 progress

| July 5, 2018

I’m chugging along with writing the first draft of Brass and Glass 3, which I’m hoping to have done by the end of July. I passed the 2/3 point on the manuscript over the holiday yesterday! One of the things that I’m finding as I work on this third book is that the number of times […]

Brass and Glass 2 in paperback!

| June 28, 2018

If you’ve been waiting to buy Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map in paperback format, now you can buy it! You can also still get autographed copies directly from me, of course!  

Tonight at Brick and Mortar!

| June 14, 2018

Tonight’s the night! I’ll be at the Indie Author Event at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond, 6-8 p.m., with 19 other authors! We’ll be talking about our books and signing copies of them! So please stop by if you’re in the Seattle area to find out about a whole lot of awesome books from local indie authors! I’ll […]

Brass and Glass 2 in the Wild!

| June 7, 2018

It’s been almost two weeks since Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map made its debut, and it’s almost time to come see it in person for yourself! Next Thursday, June 14th, I’ll be at the Indie Author Event at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond, 6-8 p.m., with 19 other authors! We’ll be talking about our assorted books […]

Brass and Glass 2 now out!

| May 29, 2018

In case you were waiting for Brass and Glass 2: The Long Cursed Map, I’m pleased to say that it’s now available! If you’re interested in a signed copy, let me know! I have physical copies (which aren’t available yet on Amazon). I’ll also be at some events in the coming months, where you can see […]

Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map

| May 22, 2018

Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map is out this Friday, May 25th! Here’s the summary! On the hunt for a legendary, cursed map that leads to treasure unimaginable, the crew of The Silent Monsoon, led by the pertinacious Captain Svetlana Tereshchenko, soon discover they aren’t the only ones hunting for riches. But there’s more […]

Getting Excited for Brass and Glass 2!

| May 8, 2018

We’re getting ever closer to Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map! To help tide you over, here’s a video of me reading a portion of Brass and Glass: The Cask of Cranglimmering! Now’s the perfect time to read Brass and Glass: The Cask of Cranglimmering if you haven’t already, so that it’ll be fresh in your […]