Category: fantasy

Book Review: UPDRAFT, by Fran Wilde

Not since the Divergent books have I found a YA novel as energetic and exciting as Fran Wilde’s Bone Universe. UPDRAFT is the first in the series. And I devoured it like a skymouth! Towers made of growing bone rise above the clouds. The towers house the people. Oftentimes bridges stretch from tower to tower. […]

Book Review: FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY

I just finished reading an absolutely fun, action-filled steampunk novel. FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY was written by Jon Del Arroz. It is the kind of novel that, when you sit down to start reading –time gets away from you. As a reader I was sucked right into the story for two very key, and important […]

Welcome to the Severed Empire

While I am not a new author, I am new to the fantasy genre. Mirror Matter Press took a chance on my latest fantasy young adult saga. In February 2016, WIZARD’S RISE, was released. This was the first in a duology. In WIZARD’S RISE, a war is coming. There is no way to prevent it. […]

From Zombies to Wizards

In 2012, I signed a contract with Severed Press for a trilogy of zombie novels. To this day, the three books in that saga are still my best selling books. I wrote two more zombie books after the completion of the series. People love zombies. People love horror novels. No way around it. As a […]

My Top 10s

The idea of writing about my favorite movies and books sounded almost too simple. I thought it would be a blog I could rattle off and have Dragon speech-to-text my thoughts and be done. Easy peasy. You see, but then my mind started winding up. Titles floated in and out. I remembered snippets of tongue-in-cheek […]