New Letterpressed Bookmarks

New Letterpressed Bookmarks

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Announcements, Bloodmark, Bloodrealms, Design

I officially have new bookmarks for Bloodmark and Bloodrealms! Designed, letterpressed and loved by yours truly. Takes a special kind of nerd for this kind of craft and I’m in luck I have a mini-helper too! I’m loving the bookmarks and feeling uber proud. It’s a darn good day with my little fella as he […]

Bloodrealms Wax Seal

Bloodrealms Wax Seal

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodrealms, Design

Without further adu I give to you the Bloodrealms wax seal. And isn’t it amazing! Really I don’t think there are words to express more than just seeing it in all it’s glory. I’m pretty much giddy. I can’t wait to wrap up more books in black tissue paper and seal them with this. So impressive, […]

Fresh off the Presses

Fresh off the Presses

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodrealms, Design

Bloodrealms has come home to me, and what a glorious feeling it is to hold my beloved story in my hands. From the black foil stamping on the hardcover to the rich green dust jacket. I picked them up from the distributor today and my car had that “new book” smell. Fresh ink, every book-girls […]

Bloodrealms Tattoos!

Bloodrealms Tattoos!

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Bloodrealm, Bloodrealms, Design

Just like with Bloodmark, Bloodrealms needs temporary tattoos! Check out this sweeeeeet new tats of the Stone Wolves symbol from Bloodrealms. I mean seriously who doesn’t want a real tattoo like this! Modeled by my sweet son. He said “put the puppy here momma.” He is irresistible and so are these tattoos. And it goes […]

Photoshoot Sneak Peek

Photoshoot Sneak Peek

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodrealm, Design, Inspiration

A delicious sneak peek of my photoshoot with the amazing Eliesa Johnson! She makes me pretty very time! I can’t wait to share all the photos with you next week! and I had this glimmer of brilliance the other day, We never know the destination of our path until we have the strength to pursue […]

Irish Love

Irish Love

Posted on May 21, 2014 in Bloodmark, Design, Inspiration

My beautiful, amazing and talented friend Laura Ivanova is a photographer of all things lovely. Seriously, stop what you’re doing and click this link to her site and admire her awesomeness. She took a personal trip to Ireland to travel, see the world, and shoot these lovely photos. I had the honor to watch her […]

Packs, Details and Family Trees

Packs, Details and Family Trees

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 in Bloodmark, Design

On the new website, I’m excited to talk about the packs, like the Boru, Ashling’s family. Each of the major packs in the Bloodmark Saga has a place on the site, in the World of Bloodmark. I made the family trees and hand drew the symbols so that all of my fans had a deeper […]

Map of Bloodmark

Map of Bloodmark

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodmark, Design

On the robust new Bloodmark website I have added a map page to help readers visualize the global aspect of the story. Bloodmark takes real places, mythical places and made-up places and mixes them together, so this is a great way to portray the world to the reader. My amazing, fabulous, talented friend Jen Rich […]

Internet Silence

Internet Silence

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodmark, Design

You may have noticed I went dormant and missed a Monday blog post this week. First time and well I think ever. Ha. So I do apologize for letting you all down, but you may notice some amazing changes on the blog today. It is no longer just a blog! There is now an entire […]

Bloodmark Solar and Lunar Calendar

Bloodmark Solar and Lunar Calendar

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in Bloodmark, Design

While creating the world within the Bloodmark Saga and writing the first book Bloodmark and the second Bloodrealms, I started taking Celtic and Pagan histories and combining them with Bloodmark’s world, and what came out was a calendar. An entirely hand drawn wheel of the year. The Bloodmark Calendar is a solar/lunar ritual calendar including seasonal […]