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Playlist: THE LONGING AND THE LACK

Following my The Traitor's Tunnel playlist in what may be a new tradition, to celebrate the cover reveal for The Longing and the Lack, I put together a playlist of songs that I listened to while writing the manuscript! 😀 This book is quite different from T3. It's single-POV, for one thing, centered on protagonist Lucinda Hightower. Lucinda … Continue reading Playlist: THE LONGING AND THE LACK

Playlist: THE TRAITOR’S TUNNEL

I never used to be the kind of person who wrote while listening to music. Then my husband got a work-from-home job. We had to start sharing the office, and I started listening to music while I worked. After over a year of this, the music has become pretty closely entwined with my stories. To … Continue reading Playlist: THE TRAITOR’S TUNNEL

Event Recap: Ruth Tenzer Feldman at Broadway Books

Feldman was there to read from Seven Stitches, the third book of her YA Blue Thread Saga. The first book, Blue Thread, won the 2013 Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature and has been called one of the best feminist book for young readers by the American Library Association. I went into this reading knowing basically nothing about the series, so you can imagine how that piqued my interest.

A Brief History of Lucinda Hightower

If you read the original iteration of A Single Thread, you know Lucinda Hightower. Lucinda is an eighteen year old girl who has been followed by death omens her entire life--so in A Single Thread, when Morgan Fletcher tells her her brother's life is in danger, she takes him at his word and they team up … Continue reading A Brief History of Lucinda Hightower

“Information, at last!”: The Untold Read-Along Part Two

Welcome to The Untold Tale read-along! The Untold Tale by J.M. Frey is the first book in the Accidental Turn series, the second book of which, The Forgotten Tale, will be released on December 6th. To prep for book two, we’re sharing a ten-part series that will be part recap, part review, and part discussion … Continue reading “Information, at last!”: The Untold Read-Along Part Two

Overly Ambitious, or Just Ambitious Enough?: October Updates

Hello lovely people! This has been quite a year so far for me. From Under the Mountain was published, I went to three cons (with two more still to come), I took over as Marketing Director at REUTS, and came out as agender. I've been writing pretty steadily through the year, but it's occurred to … Continue reading Overly Ambitious, or Just Ambitious Enough?: October Updates