2023 is drawing to a close, and what a year it was! We achieved and grew so much as authors. Here’s a look at some highlights from J & K’s 2023 wrapped. Trials of the Innermost Published Trials of the Innermost (affectionately known as TOTI) was released in May 2023 from Midnight Meadow Publishing! We are so proud to have it in the world after a nearly decade-long journey, and we had fun getting out on the road to promote it with our first book signing events! TOTI is available in print and digital format from Midnight Meadow–including a book box with fun goodies–and throughRead More →

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Science fiction is a criminally underappreciated genre among today’s readers. Few people realize that Apple TV+’s glittering Foundation saga is based on the eponymous book series by Isaac Asimov. Fewer still have even read those books. This is disheartening given how much Asimov and other sci-fi writers like him contributed to pop culture. All right, the soap box moment is over. I’m here to remind everyone that science fiction has been pushing boundaries and quite literally broadening horizons for decades in ways that other genres (*cough* fantasy *cough*) have only tentatively embraced. Intrigued? Read on for a list of J’s favorite sci-fi reads. The IllustratedRead More →

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It’s the season of pumpkin-flavored everything. This is cause for rejoicing for some and eye-rolling for others. Love it or hate it, your selection from the fall drink menu says much about your preferences. Read on for some delicious pairings and learn what fictional character you are based on your favorite fall beverage. Hint: If you’ve read our book, Trials of the Innermost, you might recognize some names. Pumpkin Spice Latte What is it: The grand high poobah of fall beverages, blending pumpkin flavor with a mixture of spices like cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg to create a tasty treat that satisfies the palate and spursRead More →