Luccan, future Suth Chiell of the Ethran Sunlands, also known as Lucky, has just completed a harrowing quest, but his adventures and hardships are only beginning. There’s little time to rest before his mother’s ghostly specter attacks, drowning Lucky in horrible nightmares that drain his life and nearly kill him. Only through the power of […]

Read More → News! Pre-order Lou Hoffmann’s *Ciarrah’s Light* Now—Brilliant cover by Catt Ford revealed!

Hi readers! As you’ve heard, book 3 of The Sun Child Chronicles, Ciarrah’s Light is due to be released by Harmony Ink, in October 2018. Dragon’s Rise book 4 in the series, is scheduled for a July/August window in 2019. I’m stoked, and writing ahead on book 5, working title Triad of Kaynenh.

Read More → Dragon’s Rise, The Sun Child Chronicles book 4, contracted with Harmony Ink Press

Hi! Just a little update. I finished the manuscript of Dragon’s Rise, book 4 of The Sun Child Chronicles a while ago and submitted it to the publisher. Hoping I’ll hear something good soon! Meanwhile we’re waiting for Ciarrah’s Light (book 3)—official release in October. Next up: Triad of Kaynenh, book 5. In other news, […]

Read More → Sun Child Chronicles progress, and a new look for Stories with Pride Queerly YA Blog

Hello readers! Progress on the Sun Child Chronicles continues. I just returned the final round of edits on Ciarrah’s Light (book 3), to the publisher, I have the mockup of a fabulous cover from Catt Ford (which I wish I could share, but can’t), and we’re rolling on to final preparations for an October release. […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles—fantasy with one foot in sci-fi territory

Hi friends! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but one of the things I’m set on making happen in 2018 is suiting up and showing up here more often. I’d like to make this blog a little busier in support of YA authors who are unafraid to represent people from across […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles continue in 2018—excerpts here!

Hi! This is it! Wraith Queen’s Veil is out October 6th, but the blog tour has already begun! Check out the stops below for some fun posts and ways to win some prizes. I hope to see you along the way. (I’ll post specific links to the posts as soon as they’re available for each […]

Read More → Wraith Queen’s Veil Blog Tour Stops: Links are here!

Dear Reader, When you read Wraith Queen’s Veil, you will go with Lucky down a long, winding, treacherous path. It will take you to the Wraith Queen’s veil and through it to reach dangers and glories awaiting beyond. But a fair amount of time has passed since book one was released, so while you’re packing […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles—get ready for book 2! Trailer, recap, and a chance to win book 1 Key of Behliseth

Hello! I let the blog sit undisturbed for so long, it fell asleep—at least that’s how it seems. But there are things coming up, particularly, book 2 in the Sun Child Chronicles series will be out this fall. It’s called Wraith Queen’s Veil, and today I’ve got a (not official) blurb for you, and a […]

Read More → Wake up, blog! We’ve got a post! Wraith Queen’s Veil is coming this fall from Harmony Ink

Hi everyone! I’m having a little fun with my characters today! Someone asked me for a list of five things my characters could not do without, so I tracked down Lucky, Thurlock, and Han, and asked them to remember where they were and what they needed on the day Lucky turned fifteen. That’s the day […]

Read More → Key of Behliseth characters: these are a few of their favorite things

I’m celebrating the beginning of my new blog, and to share the joy, I’m giving away a ebook copy of Key of Behliseth, the first book of the Sunchild Chronicle, which is out September 11th from Harmony Ink Press. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment that has something to do […]

Read More → Key of Behliseth releases tomorrow! (And I’ve got a brand new blog)