Friday, March 17, 2017

Latest on Patreon (Vampire Edition)

New Echo Effect art is up on Patreon! This one features an AU where Nicholas is a vampire…

All my characters exist in the same ‘verse, so it’s actually possible for Nicholas to become a vampire someday. (He won’t, but still, he could.)

Because this AU is a Patreon exclusive, it’ll never be posted anywhere else, not even this blog. Become a patron today to see it!

Prefer canonical vampires? I shared some exclusive artwork of Spencer recently, too! My latest watercolor WIP even features him, which I posted previews of here and here.

Many thanks to everyone who's able to help support me on Patreon! I have heaps more exclusives planned for you guys there. And if you can't afford to pledge, don't worry, I have plenty of art to share on this blog still, too...

Monday, March 13, 2017

My Son the Vampire

Leroy is such a good father…

This is concept art I completed back in December for my horror comic, based on Spencer’s prequel. It was illustrated with watercolor pencils and ink, on watercolor paper. Everyone supporting me on Patreon can see a high-res version here.

Spencer’s relationship with his dad is the crux of the prequel, so you guys will be seeing a lot more of him eventually. Click here and here for past artwork of Leroy, in the meantime!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Cover Reveal: Dark Winds Rising by Mark Noce

Today, I'm helping out with the cover reveal for Mark Noce's upcoming release, Dark Winds Rising. Read on to learn more about the book in Mark's own words, as well as marvel at the gorgeous cover!

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Dark Winds Rising is the sequel to my debut novel Between Two Fires, and comes out with St. Martin’s Press December 5th 2017! Today is my cover reveal for the next book in my historical fiction series set in medieval Wales. A big thanks to St. Martin’s Press for the great cover art!

Dark Winds Rising (synopsis)

Queen Branwen finds her world once again turned upside down as Pictish raiders harry the shores of her kingdom. Rallying her people once more, she must face her most dangerous foe yet, the Queen of the Picts. Ruthless and cunning, the Pictish Queen turns the Welsh against each other in a bloody civil war, and Branwen must attempt to stop her before her country threatens to tear itself apart. All the while Branwen is heavy with child, and finds her young son’s footsteps dogged by a mysterious assassin. Branwen must somehow defeat the Picts and save her people before the Pictish Queen and a mysterious assassin threaten to destroy their lives from the inside out.

About the Author

Mark Noce writes historical fiction with a passion, and eagerly reads everything from fantasy to literature. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, he’s an avid traveler and backpacker, particularly in Europe and North America. He earned his BA and MA from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he also met his beautiful wife. By day, he works as a Technical Writer, having spent much of his career at places like Google and Facebook. When not reading or writing, he’s probably listening to U2, sailing his dad’s boat, or gardening with his family.

Dark Winds Rising is his second novel in a historical series published by St. Martin’s Press. His debut novel, Between Two Fires, (also published via St. Martin's Press) is available wherever books are sold. Learn more at or connect via his newsletter or blog.

Between Two Fires: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Macmillan

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ACEO Winners, Plus Abducted Life!

To celebrate the four-year anniversary of Echo Effect, as well as the one-year anniversary of my Patreon page, I decided to give away some personalized art of my characters. Alex J. Cavanaugh and Crystal Collier are the winners. Congrats, guys!

If you didn’t win, don’t worry, you can still receive a free ACEO! All you have to do is be a patron and message me with which Echo Effect character you’d like me to draw for you. You'll automatically receive an ACEO at no extra charge. This offer ends when February does, so don’t hesitate to make a request!

And since we're already celebrating, guess what? Patricia Josephine released a thrilling new book this month! Read on to learn more about Abducted Life...

Abducted Life

Savannah Janowitz’s perfect life was destroyed the night she and her boyfriend vanished without a trace. When she reappears a year later––alone––she’s a shell of her former self. Robbed of her popularity and her boyfriend, she has no memory of what happened to her. Savannah struggles to move forward as strange, new abilities manifest.

Evan Sullivan never gave extra-terrestrials much thought until the night he and Savannah were abducted. While Savannah’s memory was wiped clean, he remembers every horrific detail. Constantly reminded of the experiments that made him less than human, Evan hides in the shadows and watches Savannah rebuild her life without him. But neither can let the other go.

When their paths cross, Savannah and Evan finally see a glimmer of their old lives return. As they face what happened to them, they soon discover they aren’t safe. There’s more to fear than what’s hiding in the stars.

Available for 99cents at Amazon.

About the Author

Patricia Josephine never set out to become a writer. In fact, she never considered it an option during high school and college. She was all about art. On a whim, she wrote down a story bouncing in her head. That was the start of it and she hasn't regretted a moment. She writes young adult under the name Patricia Lynne.

Patricia lives with her husband in Michigan, hopes one day to have what will resemble a small petting zoo, has a fondness for dying her hair the colors of the rainbow, and an obsession with Doctor Who.

You can find her lurking on Twitter, Google+, Goodreads, and Wattpad. Find the latest news at her website or sign up for her newsletter. A link to all her books can be found here.