Mine Series News

It’s time for news! I’m ecstatic to have news for you on the Mine series. I’ve found that I loved that series, and so does everyone else. Some of you may have already heard that I’m making this young adult fantasy book series and continuing forward. For those who haven’t, more Mine books are in the works!

Cool, right?

For those that love the Mine series or any of my other books, I’m working on sharing the process with you as I go. From character insights to rough drafts to the final book, I want you all to be a part. Join me!

For anyone who joins and is a part of Patreon getting all the awesome insights, drafted chapters, extra short stories, a community, and so much more, will also get a bonus magnet of the cutest little monkey from Sands of Eppla, Tewy. Seriously guys, you want this. Alicia Morely Dodson did the cutest job making him. He’s totally adorable.

You can join my Patreon here.

Have questions? Hit me up! Excited about more Mine series material to read? Let me hear it!

Can’t wait to have you join me in the world of Chardonia and Envado!


Ask and Answer (#2)

The first Ask and Answer last week went awesome. Thank you all so much for your support! Back today with more answers. If you’d like to ask your own question, you can do so here. (and yes, I still had to correct those anwser)


And as much as it looks like it, no I didn’t just copy and paste that answer from last week. I don’t think I know how to write anything without romance in it. Love is part of life, whether it is siblings, parent/child, friends, romanctic, ect. For me, that means it’s a big part of my books. It was hard with Serena though, she’s been through so much and takes the brunt of everything. She needs time to heal and learn to love.

Mine to Spell, I think at least, contains more romance than You Are Mine. It will still be more of a subplot, but Cynthia isn’t as closed off which means love has an easier time happening. Notice that was easier, not easy? These poor girls just struggle with love. But then, don’t we all?

  • What are you working on next, writing wise? ~T.F. Walsh

Great question! Mostly things related to the Mine Series. The secret Mine project is very close to being ready to pass off to a critique partner. Once it’s done, I’ll start my next round of edits on Mine to Spell, probably next week.

When I have time (ha, ha, ha) I do a little work on a manuscript called Ever Darkening, a YA Fantasy/Utopian. I haven’t had as much time for this one since I know everyone is anxious for Mine to Spell, but it’s an idea I love. I really want you guys to be able to read it and not just have it playing out in my head. Plus, I just got a new, exciting idea for it so I try to sneak it in when I can.

  • When is the squeal coming out? ~Anonymous

Even though this is asked by anonymous, I can safely say there are many of you out there who have asked as well. As you can tell from the above answer, I’m working on it. I haven’t got detailed notes on it yet, but initial feedback is looking really good. I’m going to be brave and say less than a year from when You Are Mine launched. This is not set in stone, people. But hopefully it’s sooner. Like I’ve mentioned before, there should be something more concrete in a month or so.

BUT…if you want to be sure you know when the sequel is released, on Wednesday I announced a way to keep track. Mine Series Notification. If you didn’t already see, basically you can sign up and an email will be sent within a week of Mine related books being released, probably the day before or day of release.

  • Where did you get your inspiration for the world? It was so fascinating. And the ideas for all the fab dresses Katherine designed throughout the book for Serena. ~Rachel @ The Rest is Still Unwritten

I started answering this and went on and on and on. The answer is so complex and can go so many ways, so I decided to do a bonus Ask and Answer session. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting how I got inspiration for the clothing, cultures, and magic for Chardonia. Thanks for such a great idea, Rachel!

Thanks again for joining me! Hope you have a fantastic weekend!


Mine Series Notification

The question I get asked the most is “When is your next book going to be out?”

Makes me do this: 😀  …and then want to go write faster.

I don’t have an answer for you yet. Yes, I have a pretty good idea of when I want it to happen, but there’s a lot of factors that can change. Hopefully details in the next month or so. Until then know I’m working as fast as I can. For now I have something I think will help. Mine Series Notification.


If you’re one of those who enjoyed You Are Mine and want to know when the next book is coming out, sign up and an email will be sent within a week of a new book being released. Most likely the day before or day of release.

Please Note: I will only ever use this to contact you for a book release in the Mine world.

Mine Series Notification