September 28, 2018

  It’s that time of year again, when the leaves fall, the jack-o-lanterns glow, and the witches come out of hiding.  To celebrate Halloween all month, I’m hosting a few witchy activities over on Instagram, so gather your wands and broomsticks! First, I’ll be hosting my first-ever month-long #bookstagram photo challenge: #WITCHYREADSOCTOBER I’ll be giving…

Skydancer-art-jo-painter
September 17, 2018

YOU GUYS!!!  It’s finally here!  I will be releasing the Veil of Thorns ebook on Kindle (and Kindle Unlimited) on: March 30, 2019 It will be up for pre-order on November 1st, and I will have a special gift for anyone who provides proof of pre-order (hint: it involves this gorgeous artwork by Jo Painter)….

September 14, 2018

It’s still technically summer, right?  Sort of?  As my friend Lenny says, it’s been a minute since I posted over here.  It was a very eventful summer! I finished the draft and am on to revisions of Veil of Thorns!  I actually finished the book in June, but then I found out we had to…

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Gwen is a scientist, philosopher, and artist of many forms who loves yoga, astrology, pin-up fashion, and all furry creatures. When not hiking or taking in a burlesque show, she can be found in her favorite cozy chair sipping tea (or tequila) and writing dark paranormal stories that don’t always end happily, but leave her characters satisfied none the less.


2019 Intention: Brick by Brick

2019 Intention: Brick by Brick

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Something Witchy This Way Comes

Something Witchy This Way Comes

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Veil of Thorns – Official Release Announcement!

Veil of Thorns – Official Release Announcement!

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(Belated) Summer Writing Update

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Storycraft: Scene and Sequel

Storycraft: Scene and Sequel

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The Traveler

The Traveler

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April Flash Fiction Challenge & Giveaway!

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Audiobook Giveaway ~ Win a set of BEATS!

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Interview with Narrator Daniela Acitelli

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Happy Ostara! (Spring Equinox)

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