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Erdemen Honor Boxed Set and Flower Pictures

How is your summer going? Is it summer where you are? I live in northern Virginia just outside of Washington, DC, and it is sweltering this week. My plants are happy, though! Here are some that are either blooming or just finishing up. If you’d like to see more, I post pictures on Instagram.    Thank you for your prayers! While I’m working on A Long-Forgotten Song 4, I’m also hard at work on other writing projects! I finally released the boxed set of Erdemen Honor, which includes ebooks of The King’s Sword, A Cold Wind, and Honor’s Heir. The cover image below is linked to […]


The King’s Sword Audiobook, The Lord of Dreams goes wide, and other news…  

Good afternoon! The audiobook of The King’s Sword is now on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes! It’s free for new subscribers to Audible, so if you’ve been considering subscribing, please use this as your first book! If you’re a current Audible subscriber, it should offer Whispersync (and the lower Whispersync price!). If it doesn’t now, it should in a day or two. The Lord of Dreams is now wide! It has been on Amazon for a while, but is now also available on other retailers. The cover image below is linked to the ebook on Gumroad. Here’s the link to the signed paperback on Gumroad. If you’re not comfortable […]


Calling All Heroes! A Hall of Heroes Giveaway

Unwilling or epic, tragic or super, heroes are key to any story. Join in our Hall of Heroes giveaway for a chance to add both ebooks and paperbacks by eighteen Fellowship of Fantasy authors to your library. Fellowship of Fantasy is a group of fantasy authors committed to publishing clean fantasy. My book in the giveaway is The King’s Sword. At the center of our giveaway is the Hall of Heroes short story anthology, jam packed with thrilling tales. Whether you win the paperback or not, you can still get the ebook now for FREE! I don’t have a story in […]


Still Waters – the first anthology by Spring Song Press!

I’m excited to announce the first project under my new publishing name, Spring Song Press. I’m putting together an anthology of clean noblebright fantasy short fiction titled Still Waters. This is a “traditional” anthology rather than a cooperative marketing effort among indie authors, so I’m paying the authors upfront for the right to publish their work. I’ve currently budgeted a minimal payment to authors, but I’d like to be able to both increase that payment and increase the number of stories I can include in the anthology, so I’ve started an Indiegogo campaign. This will basically be pre-sales – in return […]


What I’m Reading #11 1

These are some of the books I have been enjoying lately.  Memories of Ash by Intisar Khanani – This is the novel-length sequel to the novella Sunbolt that I enjoyed so much a few months ago. Sunbolt is on the longer end for a novella, so if you’re not normally a fan of shorter works, please don’t skip it! I believe this was planned to be novella-length as well, but grew into a novel. Not a bit of the extra length is extraneous fluff, either – this is rich and glorious and exceptionally fun noblebright fantasy. I was a bit worried […]


What I’m Reading #10 4

These are some of the books I’ve been enjoying lately:  Sunbolt by Intisar Khanani – This was recommended to me by W.R. Gingell, one of my favorite authors, and of course the cover was done by the ever-so-talented Jenny at Seedlings Design Studio, who did our cover for Light in the Darkness and also the cover for The Lord of Dreams. I loved it – loved the characters, loved the setting, loved the prose, loved everything. It is the first book in a trilogy, so do not expect complete closure at the end. However, the book does end in a logical place; it’s an obvious […]


The Lord of Dreams – New Release! 2

The Lord of Dreams is now available! (Paperbacks coming soon!) When a fairy king grants a human wish, there’s more at stake than dreams. Claire Delaney has a good life, despite her adolescent angst. But she wants more. In a moment of frustration, she wishes to be “the hero.” What she actually wants is to be the center of attention, but what she gets is a terrifying Fae king demanding that she rescue an imprisoned fairy, facing fantastical dangers and hardships she could not have imagined. Yet the dreams–and the rescue–are only the beginning of her journey. She is at the […]


What I’m Reading #9 3

These are some of the books I’ve been reading lately. What have you been reading? The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – As magnificent and creative and marvelous as one would expect from Neil Gaiman. I loved it… it was dark but also filled with beauty and a thread of noblebrightness. I read an ebook borrowed from my library, but I would like to get this one in print for my library. I love the cover, and I love the title. A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and […]


Noblebright News!

Noblebright, Heroes, and Villains – Post by Sherwood Smith on BookViewCafe – Sherwood wrote Lhind the Thief, part of Light in the Darkness: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed Set. I recently found this blog post she wrote back in November, and I thought it was particularly enjoyable. My Favourite Character in Fantasy – Guest Post by Aaron Hodges on Noblebright.org – Do you have a favorite character in noblebright fantasy? Or a favorite noblebright fantasy book? I would love to feature your guest post on Noblebright.org. You don’t have to be an author to write a guest post! Light in the Darkness: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed […]


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The Lord of Dreams – now up for pre-order!

The Lord of Dreams is now up for pre-order! When a fairy king grants a human wish, there’s more at stake than dreams. Claire Delaney has a good life, despite her adolescent angst. But she wants more. In a moment of frustration, she wishes to be “the hero.” What she actually wants is to be the center of attention, but what she gets is a terrifying Fae king demanding that she rescue an imprisoned fairy, facing fantastical dangers and hardships she could not have imagined. Yet the dreams–and the rescue–are only the beginning of her journey. She is at the […]