Here’s your Christmas bonus!

Deep inside this mysterious tent in Indianapolis...... musicians Nathan and Sarah Partain are reading Cyndere's Midnight, introducing their son Amos to a whole new world of dangerous colors.Now, it may be a *bit* early for Amos to meet Jordam the Beastman, the ale boy, and Auralia. But who am I to tell them how to parent their child?By the way, if you pick up any copies of Cyndere's Midnight or Auralia's Colors for Christmas gifts, let me know and I'll send you signed Auralia … [Read more...]

Grasping for the Wind posts a review of Cyndere’s Midnight

I'm grateful for the review of Cyndere's Midnight that just appeared at Grasping for the Wind.So grateful, there's a single diamond sliding down my face. (Sorry. Inside joke.) … [Read more...]

Limited-time Christmas gift offer

Planning to give copies of Cyndere's Midnight and Auralia's Colors for Christmas gifts? Here's a bonus. … [Read more...]

Know anybody in Bellingham, Washington?

Tonight at 7 p.m., I'll be reading from Auralia's Colors and Cyndere's Midnight at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington.Know anybody in Bellingham? Tell them to come to the reading! I'll be signing copies for Christmas gifts and passing out free posters to anybody who wants one. … [Read more...]

Auralia’s Favorite Bookstores

Auralia's Favorite Bookstores You can find copies of Auralia's Colors and Cyndere's Midnight at any of your favorite bookstores, but these fantastic stores have been especially supportive in sharing The Auralia Thread with their customers and communities. Many thanks to all of them!The Next Chapter Third Place Books Eighth Day Books Village Books Barnes and Noble … [Read more...]

Cyndere in Singapore

Cynthia writes:Hello from hot and humid Singapore! I have become a fan of your blog for about 2 years now. It was introduced by a friend of mine who lives in LA. Generally I don't trust film critics, but I found an unpretentious opinion and style in your writing. I found myself going back to the blog over and over again, just to keep up with what's happening in the film world because obviously in this part of the world, we rarely get the non-blockbuster, mainstream, art-house/indie type of … [Read more...]

Win an Auralia Thread poster!

So... I spilled the beans and mentioned that I have some glorious new posters for The Auralia Thread.And I'm planning to give away ten of them.Want one?Come up with one of the ten most creative blog posts about Auralia's Colors or Cyndere's Midnight.Here are the guidelines:It must be new, not a re-post of something you've done before. It must introduce readers to Auralia's Colors and/or Cyndere's Midnight in a creative fashion, giving them some idea about the book. It … [Read more...]

Cyndere on the SciFi Channel!

Check out SciFi Wire, the news service for the SciFi Channel today, and scroll down through the headlines. You'll see a familiar face! … [Read more...]

The Flavor of Cyndere’s Midnight

When I wrote Cyndere's Midnight, I never even considered the possibility of a recipe book spin-off. But thanks to the inventive and resourceful Adrienne Lema, it just might happen. … [Read more...]

Browser, 10/29

When you say that The Bible is true, do you mean... literally?¬†I'm thrilled to see that Mark Shea has begun a series on rediscovering how the early church read The Bible. The series begins here. It should be a very stimulating series, with Shea at the helm. There aren't many voices in Christian writing as engaging, witty, and revealing as Shea's. And besides... he quotes Gandalf the way other scholars quote, well, other scholars.PopMatters gets one thing right: WovenHand is awesome. But I a … [Read more...]