Happy Birthday, Kingdom Above the Cloud!

Happy Birthday, Kingdom Above the Cloud!

Kingdom was published one year ago today! I am so thankful for all of you who purchased, commented, left reviews, and spread the word. I have the very best people in my life! What a year it has been. Launching a book during a pandemic was not how I imagined it would be. (Has ANYTHING [...]

Chapter One Sneak “Peak”

Chapter One Sneak “Peak”

Murky black eyes shining with reflected fire searched the mural for anything he could have missed. In the half-light of bracketed torches, the ruby on King Damien’s finger looked as black as his hair.  As he studied the images all around him, a dozen stealthy and agile guards stood at attention in the glittering throne [...]

It All Started in 1997

It All Started in 1997

It was October 1997, and I had just turned thirteen. The red ink at the top of my English homework was life-changing in a way that Mrs. Padgett never could have known.  “Wow! … You have a talent with words!” I don’t remember my first reaction when I read that statement. Reading it now, my [...]