Wednesday, December 31, 2014


Happy New Year from gorgeous Amsterdam! Thank you so much for being the most loyal, enthusiastic, and amazing fans in the universe. Kristin Cast and I appreciate you so very much. For the new year I wish you joy and prosperity and love, always love! XXXOOO PC

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Finally chosen by a lovely cat!

A cat finally chose me! I've been catless for several years since the death of the totally awesome Patchy Poo the Pud, who died gallantly at fifteen years old battling a bobcat out at my ranch. I've been waiting and waiting, and FINALLY! Please meet my new boy. He hasn't told me his name yet, but I'll be listening and let you guys know!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Blessed Solstice to you and yours!

I'd like to wish all of you a blessed, magickal Solstice celebration! May you hold Light in your heart during the longest night of the year, and always! Blessed be! PC

Friday, December 12, 2014

Movies ruin books? Nah!

With all the HoN movie discussions I feel compelled to write this post. Movies are movies. Books are books. A movie can do not one damn thing to a book. Nadda. Zip. Nothing. Book readers envision their own wonderful, miraculous, intricate versions of what a writer brings to life through her/his words. Writers weave their own kind of magick, casting a spell on their readers and taking them to worlds the authors create. No producer, screenwriter, director, or actor can touch the book they are attempting to adapt to an utterly different medium whereby only one version of what millions (in the case of HoN more than twenty million - THANK YOU HON FANS!) of different readers have been "seeing" in their imaginations. No movie can ruin the Nerd Herd we love! Or our batshit crazy Neferet! Or yummy Kalona, Darius, Rephaim (happy sigh), Travis and his Bonnie, Nala, Dutchess, Skylar, Grandma Redbird, etc. They will always live in your imaginations just as you envisioned them as you were reading the books. On film you may or may not enjoy a different version of the House of Night, but IT WILL BE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT EACH OF YOU IMAGINED IN YOUR MINDS. That's okay! That's an adventure! So, the series has been optioned for film by Samuel Hadida at Davis Films. I had my choice of producers, and chose Samuel because of his vision and enthusiasm for HoN, and for his desire to please my fans. The screenwriter is the utterly fabulous Marc Haimes. I have collaborated with Marc on the script for the first movie and it is awesomesauce. Everything else is up to Mr. Hadida. If you want to influence how, when, and if the movie(s) are made, tell him by posting on his Facebook page! Thank you for your passion for the House of Night. Kristin Cast and I heart our fans and wish you the brightest of blessings and love...always love! XXXOOOPC

Friday, December 05, 2014


As you guys know I'm working hard on the first book of my new fantasy trilogy, which means that I'm continually researching (before and during the entire writing process). Well, I just got back from an awesome research trip to WA where I stayed in a treehouse! It was a great experience and perfect research for the series. Check out a few research pictures and here's the link for the resort:

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The restaurant tour post!

Hi Guys! I've been meaning to do a restaurant post to shout out to the awesome places Kristin Cast and I ate while we were on tour - so here we go! After some health issues about a year and a half ago my Significant Other and I went on a 40 day Master Cleanse, and then switched to entirely vegan. I stay at least 90% raw, eating only living, plant-based, non-processed foods. ALL of my health problems are gone. ALL of my prescription medications are gone. I'm healthy, in awesome shape, and loving life! For those of you who also live a raw, vegan lifestyle, you know that it can be challenging when you travel. Well, Kristin Cast, who is mostly vegan, and I found some really wonderful restaurants, and we'd like to share them with you! First, in Tulsa the only restaurant that really understands vegan is the lovely Cafe Samana. I just wish they would expand their hours! Whenever I'm in town you can definitely find me there! Next up is the totally fabulous Lov'n It Live not far from the Atlanta, GA airport. I loved loved loved this awesome restaurant!

On to Denver, where I discovered a lovely little restaurant called Nectar House - Raw Vegan Cafe and Elixir Bar, inside a cool yoga studio. If I lived in Denver (a city I adore!) I would definitely frequent this place AND use the yoga studio! And then came Chicago!! I love Chicago. Seriously. So it didn't surprise me to find what I'm going to add to my top 10 favorite restaurants worldwide in that wonderful city! Kristin and I fell in love with Karyn's Raw! Karyn has three restaurants in Chicago, and I'm sure all are delicious, but Kristin and I stuck with the raw restaurant the whole time we were there. And I bought Karyn's cookbooks! And I met Karyn herself - she was gracious and welcoming and beautiful. (We also met the gorgeous Tasha Smith there that night as well. Thank you Tasha for the Uber tip!) A big bunch of awesomesauce happened in yet another of my favorite cities, San Francisco. Kristin and I discovered Samover Tea Lounge. They have great vegan dishes (though it isn't a fully vegan or fully raw restaurant) and absolutely delicious tea! Love love love the Green Ecstasy! Later that night after our wonderful event at the Emeryville Barnes & Noble, we discovered Pause Wine Bar, a fully organic wine bar with a wonderful manager who had great vegan dinner recommendations! Finally, we got to Vancouver, BC (another city I love!), and the fantastic Naam on 4th Street. The music was as great as the food and the atmosphere! Thank you Naam! So, there you have it! My favorite restaurants from the REDEEMED Tour! If you're near any of them, please check them out! Here's to your health and happiness! XXXOOO PC

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Want the HoN movies? Tell our producer!

Hi Guys! Kristin and I are in the air somewhere between Chicago and Denver, heading to our next tour stop. We wanted to post the Facebook info to our producer because so many of you want to show your enthusiasm for the movie(s). So, here you go - let Davis Films know how badly you want your HoN films! XXXOOO

Sunday, September 28, 2014


Hi Guys! A couples of changes and an addition to the REDEEMED TOUR! **St. Martin's Press is responsible for choosing all event locations.** 1. SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Event date change. Now on 10/22 @7:00pm at The King's English Bookshop 2. PORTLAND, OR: Event cancelled on 10/23, but is still on for 11/1 @4:00pm at Powell's Books At Cedar Hills Crossing 3. EMERYVILLE, CA: Event added! 10/24 @7:00pm at Barnes & Noble Emeryville, CA All events are free to enter, and tickets are not needed. Kristin and I hope

to see you there!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Friday, September 05, 2014

Sneak Peek #1 for REDEEMED!

…Neferet beamed a smile at her Dark minions that was both exquisitely beautiful and terrifying. “I have an answer to our dilemma, children! The cage we created to hold Redbird was a weak, pathetic attempt at imprisonment. I have learned so much since that night. I have gained so much power—we have gained so much power. We will not cage people, as if I am a gaoler instead of a goddess. My children, we are going to blanket the very walls of my Temple with your magickal, unbreachable threads so that my new supplicants will be able to worship me unhindered. And that will only be the beginning. As I absorb more and more power, why not encase the entire city? I know it now—I know my destiny. I begin my reign as Goddess of Darkness by making Tulsa my Olympus! Only this is not a weak myth passed down as trite stories from schoolchildren to schoolchildren. This will be reality—a Dark Otherworld come to earth! And in my Dark Otherworld, there will be no innocents being abused by predators. All will be under my protection. I hold their fates in my hands—they have only to look to my welfare to be fulfilled. Ah, how they will worship me!” Around her, the tendrils writhed in response to her excitement. She smiled and stroked those nearest to her. “Yes, yes, I know. It will be glorious!” —Redeemed, 10/14/14

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Vacay and an interview!

Hi Guys! I'm taking a much needed vacay in gorgeous Maui - resting and relaxing before I finish and turn in the proposal for my next awesome series and the madness of the REDEEMED tour begins (details on that to come soon!). And here's an interview I did for at: Happy reading! XXXOOO

Monday, August 04, 2014

Night Owls Interview

Hi Guys! Check out this short interview Kristin and I did for Night Owls!

Friday, July 11, 2014


KALONA'S FALL SIGNING! Hi Guys! Kristin Cast and I are going to be signing books at Powell's in Beaverton, OR, on July 29th! Here's the info. Can't wait to see our fans there! XXXOOO WHERE and WHEN: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:00 PM Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Kalona's Fall!

Ooooh! Just got my author copies! KALONA'S FALL is beautiful! Can't wait for you guys to read it! Release date is July 29th. If you're in the Portland, OR area, Kristin and I will be at the Powell's in Beaverton for a big signing party! Hope to see you there! XXXOOO

Saturday, June 28, 2014


I'm cleaning up my very messy desktop and had to share this coloring book illustration (by the awesome Aura Dalian) with you. It's one of my favorite scenes from the HoN. Do you remember which book? I do! Coloring book can be purchased worldwide at: OR you can get signed copies from Kristin Cast's store at: (she does ship worldwide!). XXXOOO PC

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Redeemed's cover is HERE!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Novella order clarification!

As we approach the release of KALONA'S FALL (July 29th) I wanted to be sure you guys know in what order the novellas should be read with the rest of the books because each of them hold an important piece of the HOUSE OF NIGHT story puzzle - especially KALONA'S FALL. So, here is the order in which they should be read: 1) DRAGON'S OATH 2) DESTINED 3) LENOBIA'S VOW 4) HIDDEN 5) NEFERET'S CURSE 6) REVEALED 7) KALONA'S FALL (release date July 29) 8) REDEEMED (release date October 14) I hope you enjoy reading the novellas as much as I've enjoyed writing them. It's been wonderful to delve into the backgrounds of the adult characters. Wishing all the brightest of blessings! PC

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A little R&R!

Had an awesome day today with Kristin and my two beautiful mares, Anjo and The Black. Check out our selfie with Black! Ha! (Just finished the copy edits on REDEEMED. I absolutely love the conclusion of the series! Can't wait for you guys to read it!!!) XXXOOO PC

Sunday, June 01, 2014


So, I'm working hard on the world building and the outline for my next series, and I know that I think better if I give my ideas time to percolate while I'm keeping myself busy - especially busy outside. I decided to create a fairy garden (while I'm creating a new world in my mind)! I started with two outside, but I'm also going to make one inside in my office. I have an Asian inspired mini garden that is linked to a mushroom/earth goddess garden by a cutie little red bridge. They're still under construction, but check them out! Have any of you ever created a fairy garden? (It's fun!) XXXOOO PC

Monday, May 12, 2014

Come see us in New Orleans!

Hi Guys! Kristin Cast and I will be attending the Romantic Times BookLovers Convention this week in lovely New Orleans! We'll be signing books at the Giant Book Fair on Saturday from 11:00am-2:00pm. We're also on several panels Friday and Saturday. You can learn more at: Hope to see you there! XXXOOO p.s. Kristin Cast and I will have HoN merchandise for sale all during the convention. Just look for the HoN booth! And there will be coloring books available!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014


THE COLORING BOOK IS FINALLY AVAILABLE! YEA! I am so happy with how it turned out. It's a gorgeous book! Aura Dalian's art is lovely, and the fan Q&A was a lot of fun. Here's how you get it: It's available to be shipped EVERYWHERE through CreateSpace. Just follow this link: Here's the Amazon US link (yes, it should be available in the new few days through Amazon UK, as well as Amazon Europe. Enjoy!

Friday, April 04, 2014


So, our lovely publisher, St. Martin's Press, has started working on our tour for REDEEMED. Here's your chance to be heard! Where do you want Kristin and me to come?! XXXOOO

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Coloring Book News!

As of today I have all of the images and text turned in for the House of Night coloring book! Yea! Design and proofing stages are next, then it will be available for you guys! I'm still on track for it to be released in May! I'll post links as soon as it's available. Until then, here's a teaser of Aura Dalian's lovely drawing that is being colorized and turned into an awesome wraparound cover for the book! (I especially love seeing Nala in the foreground!) Back to working on KALONA'S FALL for me! XXXOOO PC

Friday, March 14, 2014

My writing space!

I'm finishing the fan Q&A part of the coloring book manuscript, and because there were several questions about how/where I write, I thought I would post a picture of my Tulsa office. I've been writing on a TreadDesk ( since 2009. I love my TreadDesk, and I wouldn't write any other way. Not only is it way better on my body than sitting in front of a computer, but the movement helps me focus and be more productive. I do prefer the TreadDesk over other treadmill desk models. I've tried LifeSpan desks, and not only are they more expensive, but they're too bulky and cumbersome. So, do I have a writing ritual? I suppose I do! TreadDesk, Superman, candles, and a Scottie dog or two… Back to writing for me! XXXOOO PC

Monday, March 10, 2014

Submit questions to be answered in the coloring book!

As you guys know, I'm publishing a House of Night coloring book, with illustrations by my fabulous friend and tattoo artist/illustrator, Aura Dalian (releasing in May). As part of the book I thought it would be nice to include a Q & A with me answering questions submitted by you guys! So, ask away! I have to turn in the coloring book manuscript this week, and I will include as many of your questions as is allowed by the page count I have left. Here is a lovely preview of one of the coloring book pages. I absolutely love Aura's version of our Stevie Rae! Can't wait to read your questions! XXXOOO PC Photo: As I have mentioned before, I'm publishing a House of Night coloring book, with illustrations by my fabulous friend and tattoo artist/illustrator, Aura Dalian (releasing in May). As part of the book I thought it would be nice to include a Q & A with me answering questions submitted by you guys! So, ask away! I have to turn in the coloring book manuscript this week, and I will include as many of your questions as is allowed by the page count I have left. Here is a lovely preview of one of the coloring book pages. I absolutely love Aura's version of our Stevie Rae! Can't wait to read your questions! XXXOOO PC

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Earth Mother coloring book image!

You guys chose the second Earth Goddess illustration to open KALONA'S FALL, and I can't show IT to you yet. But I can show you the finished second image, which will be published in the HoN coloring book (release date in mid May). I think she's exquisite! Well done to my wonderful artist, Aura Dalian! Can't wait for you guys to see the finished version of the other image, too! XXXOOO PC

Friday, February 28, 2014

Hanging out with Kristin!

Sporting our HoN apparel! I love the hoodie - so nice and soft! And Odin hearts him some Kristin! Back to writing… XXXOOO PC