New Year’s Giveaway!
Hello everybody! In celebration of the new year and 48 States getting named one of the Best Indie Books in 2022, I’m hosting a giveaway! 20 lucky winners will be sent a copy of all 3 of my books, a Flesh & Bone Publishing tote bag, and two pins that feature characters from my books! […]
A Season of Endings and New Beginnings
I meant to write this newsletter in December, but things took an unexpected turn, and what was shaping up to be a triumphant end of the year was overshadowed by sudden grief… It’s astonishing how you can experience tremendous happiness and heart-wrenching loss in almost the same breath. When it happens in a novel, it’s […]
48 States named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Indie Books of 2022!
A line from one of this year’s best books reads, “Life was a horror movie, but only if you looked for it.” No one needs to look for horror now; it’s all around us. The U.S. is morphing into Gilead, and we’re coining words like tripledemic and permacrisis. The real monsters walk among us. Fortunately, this year’s Best of […]
Olivia goes to the Library Laureates!
I’m excited to announce that Friends of the San Francisco Public Library has asked me to participate as one of the 35 Laureates for its annual fundraiser. When I read the email with the invitation I almost fainted, as I have long wanted to occupy one of the tables inside the Main Library as something […]
2017: Getting Back on Track
I’m not sure how it happened, but I misplaced a year and a half. In August 2015, I stopped blogging, put my e-newsletter on hiatus and left Facebook and Twitter for parts unknown. Well, not totally unknown. I was working on a first draft of a novel called 48 STATES, a stand-alone piece of fiction […]
Announcing 48 States!
To all my friends, fans, and family who have generously supported my writing career over the last couple years with Woman King and Dark Horse, I’d like to share with you some exciting news! Though some of you have long been awaiting the announcement for Book 3 in the Dark Horse Trilogy, this newsletter is […]
Dark Horse Picks Up Honorable Mention in San Francisco Book Festival!
I am excited to announce that Dark Horse, Book #2 in the Dark Horse Trilogy, recently picked up an Honorable Mention award in General Fiction at the San Francisco Book Festival! I am thrilled to have placed among inspiring writers like Gerard LaSalle, Terry Irving, and Catriona McPherson. This is a major milestone for any […]
Dark Horse Official Release and Launch Party!
I’m excited to announce the release of my second novel Dark Horse, Book 2 in the Dark Horse Trilogy! As of today you can officially find it on both Amazon and Goodreads! To celebrate, we are having a launching party on November 5th at Green Apple Books complete with drinks, appetizers, music, tarot card reading, […]