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It’s almost time for the release of book four in the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, and folk here in the great Northwest are pretty excited! The first three books brought to life the story of Jelani Marsh, a young barista who believed she was mostly a failure in life, having grown up an [...]

SFFS for November 3– why is a baby like a hot potato?

Today’s snippet is from the third volume in the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, THE ELF MAGE.  At the end of the second book, the newborn baby of the elf queen Jelani Marsh and her consort Astan Hawk has been taken, and no one knows by who. They, of course, expect the worst, caught in [...]

SFFS for September 1: It’s not easy being a technomage

This week’s snippet is from book four of the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, which I’m writing as we speak. It’s titled THE ELF GUARDIAN and is due out early next year. The quandary in the beginning of the story is that a defrocked but flashy paranormal investigator named Chiara DeLuna comes to the [...]

Author/artist Desiree Finkbeiner shares the story of ETHOS

Today we welcome sister Hydra author Desiree Finkbeiner! Thanks for being with us today. First, would you tell us a bit about yourself? It goes without saying that I love to create. Art, writing and anything crafty. I have 4 rowdy kids, one with Asperger’s Syndrome, which creates a unique challenge for our family. Working [...]