Review of “Strange Luck” & “The Nightmare Birds” by Amie Irene Winters PLUS Early Look at “A Darling Secret”

First, beautiful cover.  I feel like it fits the playful, whimsical, slightly mysterious tone of the story. Second, I loved the complex and unique use of memories.  It was a great way to shape the fantastical world Daisy finds herself in, and it was a neat way to bring so many fantastical elements together –... Continue Reading →

Podcast Interview on The Kota, Writing, and More

What do you get when you put 2 musicians, a writer, a recording device, and a few beers together? The best bar conversation you're ever going to eavesdrop. Many thanks to Justin Stover of Blue Collar Songwriting for the rare opportunity to be interviewed alongside my brother, Christian Somerville, who co-created The Kota Series worlds... Continue Reading →

NEW Kota Art

After many, many hours drawing, here is some updated art for The Kota Series.  Take a look!  Anyone look like they did in your head? I mostly focused on Book 1, but more coming soonish.  🙂 See it all HERE: NEW Kota Art

Writing about Talking about Writing

Last week I went to my alma mater twice to talk about writing and Sci-Fi/Fantasy.  I also did an audio interview for a friend’s website.  So, since I did all this talking about writing, I had a lot of notes and points I naturally forgot.  Here’s the gist of everything I’ve been thinking about writing... Continue Reading →

#AuThorsday with Stewart Bint

Today I’d like to welcome Stewart Bint, paranormal & sci-fi author of In Shadows Waiting, Timeshaft, and others. Can you give us your quickest description of your books?  My new novel, Timeshaft, follows the fortunes of two sets of time travellers , rocking along to the past and future with twists and paradoxes galore.  Critics say... Continue Reading →

New Book Cover Reveal

Oh, what the heck.  I finished this up last night and can't wait to share it!  I mentioned in my February Update video that I was going to "start" working on a new cover for The Woman of the Void that's a little more sci-fi and a little less fantastical/girly.  Well, I'm already done, so... Continue Reading →

“The Poet Heroic” Sneak Peek

Hey, everybody! I'm in the final stages of prepping The Poet Heroic, the next Kota Short - releases 12/25/2015! (available for pre-order HERE) This book focuses on the origin story of Beathabane, the telepathic twin brother of Cruelthor, and shows how he becomes leader of the Hood rebel group in The Kota. Here's a first look at the opening pages!... Continue Reading →

#AuThorsday with Anita Kovacevic

Today I’d like to welcome Anita Kovacevic, author of both an adult book, The Threshold, and children's books, including Winky's Colours: A Penguin's Story. Can you give us your quickest description of your books? My adult books are almost always a mix of reality and fantasy, with elements of fantasy, paranormal, even horror. (This is not... Continue Reading →

#TheFourFriday – Beathabane

Every Friday, I’m posting something about how the real life “The Four” overlap with the fictional four Kota Warriors. As some of you know, The Kota Series is based on what “The Four” (myself, my brother, and our childhood best friends Kaly and Luke) played as kids.  Each of us is represented by one of the... Continue Reading →

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: