Tag Archives: The First

Why I hate nature

I like to hike in the forest as much as anyone. I’ve been known to backpack, pick flowers, even eat granola on occasion. But make no mistake, I am not a nature lover. Sometimes I even hate nature because nature is … Continue reading

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The First is out in paperback

The First is now available in good old traditional paperback! Not sure how Grandpa Baumler would feel about that, but it would sure make a nice gift for the YA reader on your Christmas list (or for yourself). Check it … Continue reading

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Climate changing lit?

A recent  Guardian post complained that there aren’t many novels that deal with climate change.* The article was met with multiple reading suggestions, mostly science fiction novels. And um, hello? I have one! My YA urban fantasy: The First. Below are … Continue reading

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Life’s a circus

Between the Bind, the latest  stop on The First Blog Tour, has something special in store for you. An unusual question: see my answer and then answer it yourself and you could win a free copy of The First. Also, there’s an excerpt … Continue reading

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It’s a Hardcover Life

Check out this lovely blog: It’s a Hardcover Life. I’m on there talking about how amazing I am-in an ever-so-humble way, naturally. Here’s a small bit of my guest post on writing The First… It’s all in my head: writing The First (or … Continue reading

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The First Blog Tour has begun!

Come on by Bound2Astound for some witty repartee and some virtual sparkling cider and cheese (that’s the kind you have to imagine.) And enter to win a free copy of The First. Next up is a guest post on how I … Continue reading

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The First is out on Smashwords

My awesome  YA fantasy novel, The First, is now out on Smashwords! That means if you have a Nook, iPad, or a smartphone, there’s now a version of The First just for you. It has been getting great reviews, and it’s only $2.99 … Continue reading

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