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In the months since the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA, I’ve heard from a lot of readers about loving Persis, loving Princess Isla, Persis and Isla’s relationship, general gender-flippery, and even wanting a star cove of their very own. … Continue reading

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So I go off and be Viv for one week and look what happens! * For Darkness Shows the Stars is named to the 2014 Lone Star Reading List * Across a Star-Swept Sea is named to the 2013-2014 Winter … Continue reading

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The day I thought might never come, as I waited, lo, this long, long year (and more) for the time when my book, Across A Star-Swept Sea would finally be out in the world. And now it is! Go forth … Continue reading

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In one more day, my ninth book,¬†Across A Star-Swept Sea, will be out in the world! To celebrate, I’ve been posting chapters: Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Read the latest below, enter the giveaway at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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(I’ll be posting a chapter a day of Across A Star-Swept Sea leading up to its release on Tuesday. Read along and then enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post.) _________________ CHAPTER THREE As the sun peeked its … Continue reading

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(I’ll be posting new chapters of my book until its release date Tuesday. To read chapter one, click here. I’m off to Capclave and to meet George R. R. Martin!) __________________ CHAPTER TWO The royal court of Albion was often … Continue reading

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So in a few days, my ninth novel ACROSS A STAR SWEPT SEA will be out in the world. My excitement cannot be measured. I love this heroine, Persis, so so much. She’s my favorite all-time BFF superstar character, and … Continue reading

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We’re at the two week countdown to the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA. How exciting is that? I feel like I’ve been waiting for this book forever. Oh, wait. I have. Fourteen months now since we sent this baby … Continue reading

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Back from DragonCon. I made it: my voice may not have. But this is a blog, so no one will ever know. Thursday was a crush — I met Vania of VLCPhoto early to start my massive author photo extravaganza. … Continue reading

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One of the most glorious moments for a writer is when a reader truly gets what the writer was trying to do. That moment is made all the sweeter when the reader is a reviewer for the notoriously cranky reviewing … Continue reading

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