Art of Kell

Kell’s eyes crinkled at the corners. “One should never turn down the opportunity to meet a ghost.” — Kell, from Daughters of Fire & Sea (Daughters of Fire & Sea, Book One) Thank you to Mikhail (@mik__draws on Instagram) for this charming portrait of Kell! Kell has a complicated past, and I’m afraid his life […]

Art of Elaina

Elaina, the mother of Lyric and Runa in Daughters of Fire & Sea, is a fierce and driven character, determined to protect those she loves at all costs. In my upcoming book, The Dragon Flute, we see Elaina navigating her return to her childhood home with the man she loathes most in the world. You’ll learn more […]

A Conversation

It can be hard to talk about race and social issues, especially when people close to you have different views. I’ve always avoided talking about politics with my family, as I often end up in tears attempting to explain my thoughts, but I think it’s time to lean into the discomfort. Better we have the […]

Inspiration Images for Son of Tide & Sea

I finished my first draft of Son of Tide & Sea today (woohoo!), a novelette about Egan, Lyric & Runa’s father. This story addresses where he went after leaving Elaina in Elae’s Hollow and will be released sometime around The Dragon Flute.⁣ ⁣I had fun creating inspiration images for the story today but couldn’t decide […]

New Series Covers!

I’m excited to announce that I’ve released new illustrative covers for Daughters of Fire & Sea and The Dragon Flute! I loved the originals, but it’s a dream come true to see the characters how I’d imagined them. Aren’t they stunning? Salome Totladze, the artist who created Runa and Lyric’s portrait back in March, has […]

Daughters of Fire & Sea Book Look & Talk

Yaaay! Brittina from @booklooksbyb on Instagram has released her makeup look and book talk videos on YouTube for Daughters of Fire & Sea. Brittina’s book reviews are so much fun to listen to and her body painting is incredible! ⁣If you’re new to my epic fantasy series, I hope you’ll pick up a copy of […]

Art of Gandara

“I am your ancestor. Your blood sang out to me when you arrived.” — Gandara to Lyric, from Daughters of Fire & Sea⁣ If you’re on my Instagram, I recently shared that I got The Dragon Flute back from my dev editor! The final edits have begun! I’m looking forward to returning to my characters […]

Art of Elenora

“You are a Burner, a Raendasharan mage!” The old woman pursed her lips. “At least you will be once I’m done with you.” — Elenora, from Daughters of Fire & Sea⁣ Thank you to RinRinDaishi for this beautiful portrait of Elenora! I think I’m going to have to devote a book just to this sharp-tongued ancestor once […]

Art of Runa & Lyric

I’m beyond thrilled with the portraits I had commissioned of Runa and Lyric from my Daughters of Fire & Sea series. Don’t they look amazing? Thank you to Salome Totladze for this beautiful artwork. Here is a link for Salome’s Instagram account. For those of you who haven’t yet read the series, you can find […]

Cover Reveal! Daughters of Fire and Sea: Book One

I’m a couple of months out from releasing my new epic fantasy Daughters of Fire and Sea, Book One. It’s the first book in a new series, and I’m looking forward to sharing it with you! I hope you love this world as much as I do. A story of sisters, magical adventure, betrayal, war, […]