Storming Time now available!

Hi, all: I am thrilled that the third book in my Universe Chronicles series—called Storming Time—has been released by Soul Mate press. This time it is our weather talent, Zared Hersh, who has his turn at love. Here is the Amazon listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08G53VMGX Starting on August 28th I will be doing a month-long blog tour.…

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New Universe Chronicles writing news!

Hi, all: I wanted to let you know about some exciting release information. On August 19th the third book in my Universe Chronicles series—called Storming Time—will be released by Soul Mate press. This time it is our weather talent, Zared Hersh, who has his turn at love. Blurb is below: Rescuing compromised Universe agents is…

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Life and writing in the time of pandemic

Hello, everyone! I have not blogged on my website for a long time, and I apologize for that. It, like many things, has taken a back seat during these unusual times. But I’m back and I hope to stay that way! When I left my office on March 13th (appropriately, a Friday) I had my…

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Writing and alligators

I wrote this one short week ago for Soul Mate Publishing’s blog site. Amazing how in just a week so much has happened! The Claire of a week ago was merely contemplating working from home—now it is a reality. Hospitals are struggling to keep up. Wondercon has been canceled. The NBA and NHL seasons are…

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New short stories for your reading pleasure!

Hi, all: I am pleased to let you know that not one but two of my short stories have been published in the last few weeks. First up is a story that falls somewhere between the intersection of fantasy and horror. It’s called Acceptance and is one of the stories in Aggregate’s debut anthology. This story…

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A trope is a trope – nope!

Happily ever after. That’s the classic trope, isn’t it? That’s what everyone says, whether good or bad, that romances lead up to—the entire point of the story, in fact. To a certain extent, that is true, but romances are so much more than that. What, then, are the fantasies that we as an audience look…

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New and exciting book information!

Hi, all! I am pleased to let you know that I have not one but two book release bits of news to share with you. The first is a YA dragon shifter box set called Queens of Wings and Storms that I have a novella in. My story is the story of a teenage dryad…

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The Mormo’s Protection – new release!

Exciting news! My contribution to the Souls and Shadows box set (that made the USA Today list and gave me my USA Today Bestselling Author designation) is going live tomorrow! It is on sale for .99 cents for a limited time, so if you wanted to read this book without committing to a huge box…

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Final week of blog tour

Hello everyone! I am happy to say that the blog tour has been a great success. I have had the opportunity to be on many different blogs and share my thoughts with lots of different people. For those of you who followed all or part of it—thank you! As the tour winds to a close,…

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