RESISTANCE is the second book in my Replica trilogy, and it's hitting the shelves today (March 11). This is also the first day of my Three Nightmares You Can't Resist Tour with Mindee Arnett and Kristen Simmons. We'll be at the Joseph-Beth in … [Read more...]

Watchers in the Night Re-release Winner!

Today is the re-release day for Watchers in the Night with its shiny new cover! Congrats to Shal, who wins a copy of the new trade paperback edition for her comment on my previous post. Shal says: January 12, 2014 at 9:26 pm (Edit) I read … [Read more...]

Release, Cover Reveal, and Giveaway


On Tuesday, January 14, Tor will be re-issuing my very first novel, Watchers in the Night, in trade paperback format with a brand new (gorgeous!) cover. In fact, the entire series is due to be re-released over the course of 2014. I've seen three of … [Read more...]

When Confusing Your Readers is Okay

bone dance

In recent years, I've read a large amount of urban fantasy and dystopian fiction. These are books that fit under the speculative fiction umbrella and are often shelved with the more traditional, made-up-world science fiction and fantasy, but because … [Read more...]

The Problem with Butt-in-the-Chair Writing

The prettiest part of the backyard path, where I can't see any of the neighboring houses.

As writers, we are often told that the best way to get writing done is to get our butts into our chairs and get to work. It's very true that if you don't get your butt in your chair, you're not going to get much writing done. But the problem is … [Read more...]