Under Construction…

I’m currently in the process of making this my main website once again. That means this site will be shifting appearance, some images will look weird, and some things may come and go, but the serial pages will remain accessible by the menu. So please be patient while construction slowly carries on…

Book Cover Insanity is my book cover website, where I primarily natter on about making book covers.

Links to My Fiction:

(Click on the title for more information about that book. List of short fiction at bottom of page.)

The Golden City Series:

The Golden City

The Seat of Magic

The Shores of Spain

The Seer’s Choice

After the War

The Truth Undiscovered

O Submarino

Palace of Dreams World:


Dreaming Death  and  Shared Dreams

The Horn: Oathbreaker, Original, and Overseer

In Dreaming Bound

And coming in 2020:

Dreams from the Grave


The King’s Daughter World:

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The Amiestrin Gambit

The Passing of Pawns

The Black Queen

On Common Ground

Serial work:

Knight and Nightrider (currently unavailable)

Princess, Empress, and Amazon (new serial)

A Study of Taste (for Patreon Patrons only)


Other Works:

Iron Shoes: Three Tales from Hawk’s Folly Farm

The Dragon’s Child: Six Short Stories

The Sparrow in Hiding

Whatever Else

Fleurs du Mal

A Hand for Each

The Stains of the Past


Short Fiction

The Nature of Demons, Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, August, ’13

Of Ambergris, Blood, and Brandy, in Abyss & Apex, January ’11.

Fleurs du Mal available in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, November ’10.

Snow Comes to Hawk’s Folly, Panverse Two September ’10.

Iron Shoes, Alembical 2, June ’10.

Afterimage, Jim Baen’s Universe, April ’10.

Early Winter, Near Jenli Village, Fantasy Magazine, April ’09.

The Dragon’s Child, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, December’08

The Bear Girl, Wolfsongs, Volume 1, December ’08.
Taking a Mile, Writers of the Future XXIV, Fall ’08

Masks of War, Fantasy Magazine, July ’07.

Touching the Dead, Jim Baen’s Universe, June ’07
Now available free here.
A Hand for Each, Shimmer Pirate Issue, November ’07
Now available free here.

The Stains of the Past, The Sword Review, Feb ’06
-Now available free here.

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