The Sizzling Superheroes of the Checkmate Trading Cards

Ever since the end of my stupendous Pawn Takes Rook: Conventional Love blog tour, I had promised to reveal all 20 Checkmate trading cards I had drawn in one central location. So here we go! Now… Let’s have a moment of truth. I did a boo boo. Like. A big booboo. Yes. There are 20…

Pawn Takes Rook: Cashing the Reality Check Cover Reveal!

At long last, I can reveal the dynamite cover to the “Pawn Takes Rook” sequel, “Cashing the Reality Check!” If I’m being honest, I’m flipping out a bit. Okay, a lot! Paul Richmond, Dreamspinner Press cover artist extraordinaire, has really outdone himself this time. To my knowledge, it’s likely the only Dreamspinner cover, excluding Harmony…

Lily Velden Finds “How The Light Gets In”

To say Dreamspinner Press author Lily Velden has arisen from the turmoil of emotional tragedy and the magnificent madness as an artist would be an unfortunate understatement. Her novel series “How the Light Gets In” starting with the first installment called “Same Page,” Velden credits the saga with saving her from a darkness that has…

The Fuzzy, Fluffy World of Chris T. Kat

Bestselling Dreamspinner Press author Chris T. Kat makes no bones about her love for all cute, fuzzy creatures great and small. In her life away from the keys, she’s a special education teacher based in Western Germany. But her imagination, and Facebook feed is rampant with foxes, to lion cubs, and everything in-between. Kat’s Latest…

Traveling Through An Americana Fairytale

Now that I’ve got my “Americana Fairytale” first beta notes back from Cate Ashwood the revision can begin in earnest. Currently, I’m aiming for a November submission time, but we’ll see about that. What have I learned from Cate’s notes? I should never ever try to write a novel in a month I’ve been a…

My First Piece Of Checkmate Fanart!

I am extremely honored and touched that a local Checkmate fan, Mae Wynn Talley, made with her own two hands a Hogarth doll. I cannot describe how much I love it to bits. I’ve never met Mae personally, but her mother works at my doctor’s office so I’m always passing along treats and trinkets for…

[GUEST POST] Vona Logan with Tats of Honor

Please welcome Vona Logan to Lexchase.com today discussing the gorgeous scenery found in her Dreamspinner Press release Tats of Honor. I just want to thank Lex for taking the time to host me on her blog today. I’m celebrating the release of my first ever Dreamspinner Press book, Tats of Honor, on Wednesday, the 15th…

Kim Fielding Brings Readers Tales From Abroad And Closer To Home

In the interview seat today for this Cinco de Mayo interview is Dreamspinner Press author Kim Fielding. A university professor by day and author by night, she weaves tales about white collar werewolves, loveable brutes, and ex-cons just trying to make their way. Fielding prides herself on being a world traveler and finds inspiration for…

L.J. LaBarthe uncovers the clues in “Body On The Beach”

Today, L.J. LaBarthe is guest posting on my blog talking about the roaring 1920’s of Australia and uncovering the mystery in “Body on the Beach” from the “Under the Southern Cross” anthology for Dreamspinner Press. L.J. LaBarthe Takes The Floor My latest release is called “The Body on The Beach” and is set in Adelaide,…

Cover Reveal: Pawn Takes Rook

Ever get that week where everything that can possibly go wrong did and then finally something went unbelievably right? That’s today. The nail-biting, anxious email refreshing, real life invading dreams, and so on… It’s here. The wait is over. The cover to Pawn Takes Rook exists in the world. And it is magnificent. My cover…

Anne Barwell Reconstructs WWII In Shadowboxing

Anne Barwell’s father once told her stories that he sucked on lemons in front of brass bands during WWII. Now a Dreamspinner Press author with the WWII era story “Shadowboxing,” Barwell, a librarian by trade, considers herself a woman of many talents. She’s authored four titles with Dreamspinner, is 2nd violin in New Zealand’s Hutt…

The Next Big Thing: Pawn Takes Rook

Today, it’s finally my turn for the Next Big Thing Blog Hop where authors talk about their up and coming project. My author sister from another mister Cate Ashwood tagged me, so here we go with the nitty-gritty on my novella Pawn Takes Rook! What is the title of your book? Pawn Takes Rook. Due…