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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)



Q: Will there be a sequel to Of Fire and Stars?

A: YES! Thanks to the epic support of Of Fire and Stars fans, a sequel is forthcoming in 2019. Readers like you helped make this happen by leaving nice reviews on Amazon, B&N, and other book retail websites; asking your local library to order the book; and recommending it to your friends.


Q: What other books do you have coming out in the future?

A: Currently I have two more upcoming books:

Inkmistress (March 6, 2018) is a YA fantasy set 200 years before Of Fire and Stars. Asra, a demigod who can change the the future by writing in her blood, but only at the cost of her youth. When Asra accidentally kills everyone in her village trying to change the future, she must go on a quest of redemption to rewrite the past and stop the girl she once loved from murdering the king.

The other book is a YA contemporary co-authored with the fabulous Paula Garner called Starworld (Spring 2019). The novel follows two very different high school girls with painful home lives who fall into an intense text-message-based friendship built around an imaginary world, until their real lives unravel and one falls in love with the other.


Q: Will you read or critique my short story/novel/fanfiction/essay?

A: Alas, I can’t. I work a full-time job in addition to being an author, which means my free time is extremely limited and it is important to me to spend time with my friends and family. I highly recommend taking advantage of some of the critique partner matching services out there, or perhaps getting involved with a local writing group or organization. SCBWI or RWA are both great and have chapters in many locations. If being social online is more your scene, check out AbsoluteWrite or AgentQueryConnect.


Q: I can’t get your book in my country. When will it be translated/available?

A: Unfortunately, translations and foreign sales are not something I have any control over. However, Book Depository ships for free internationally, and is a great place to order a copy if you want one in English. Of Fire and Stars will be released in 2018 in German by cbt Verlag as Eine Krone aus Feuer und Sternen.


Q: Will you send me a free copy of your book in exchange for a review?

A: Prior to a book’s publication date, I will generally have some Advance Reader Copies that I will distribute to bloggers/booktubers/bookstagrammers/reviewers through giveaways on Goodreads or Twitter. The book will also be available on Edelweiss where you can request an e-ARC. Once a book is past its publication date, I no longer have any copies to give away.