The Latest

Welcome to my blog! This is a quickie (sticky) post with the latest news and useful links to help you find what you need.


NEXT UP! I’m on a quest to complete my unfinished stories. It’s Savvy‘s turn. Expect weekly updates. And a exclusive, Mood Stripes – In the aftermath of the Final Battle, the victors lick their wounds and look ahead. However, a misspent wish on the Shikon-no-Tama changes minds, hearts, fates… and colors.

exclusive chapters: Mood Stripes
collecting prompts: Mood Stripes
collecting prompts: Savvy
read it here: Clumsy


Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox, the first book in the Amaranthine Saga [YA Fantasy, Adventure, Paranormal Romance] – NOW AVAILABLE!

Tsumiko, fanned

Squee Post (beware of spoilers)
Bookplates or Signed Copies
Photo Challenge (ends 5/22)
Review Challenge (ends 6/4)
FORTHRIGHT’s Amazon Author Page
FORTHRIGHT on Goodreads


Shipment of Signed Copies. If you connected with me for a signed copy (before this morning), your book is in the mail! Want one of your own? I have plenty more. Details here >>

Amazon Delivery. My pre-ordered copy of Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox arrived yesterday. FINALLY! Which means the book’s now in stock with Amazon and available for Prime delivery. If you’ve been holding back, waiting for a better time … this is it! ::twinkle::

Bookplates. I’ve been holding onto the bookplates people ordered until I knew Amazon was shipping their books. Because I slipped a little something spoilery in the envelope. Those are now winging their way toward readers. You’ll have mail soon! Want to add a bookplate to your book? They’re only $3 (four dollars for international shipping). Details here >>

Tsumiko bookplate

Photo Challenge. A snapshot is all it will take to gain entry into a drawing for fabulous prizes (sparkling nibs!). All the particulars here >>

Review Challenge. You would be helping me in a big way if you left me a little review. So I’m offering a little incentive for being part of the buzz. Take part here >>

Author Q&A. Save the date! I’ll be hosting a weekend-long post-release party here on the blog, which will include a Q&A session for all those questions you may have for me (or the cast). Everything will begin May 4, 2018.


Signed Copies

A (Nice Big) Box from the Printer! Once again, a handful of these books are already spoken for, but I have restocked. Author-signed copies of Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox are available. If you’re interested…

Tsumiko, jumbled

Prices and particulars here >>

I’ll let you know when we’re close to the bottom of the stack, but it’s first come, first served. And as always, I have signed and numbered bookplates available for those who’ve already purchased the book elsewhere. ::twinkle::


Show of Hands? That long-awaited email showed up in my inbox yesterday. Amazon has shipped my book. It will arrive Tuesday. Who else is a happy camper?

And this seems an appropriate time to remind you that …