As long as she can remember, Emily Hayse has been avidly in love with story, a love that has only grown with time. A fascination with human nature and an ongoing quest for courage, hope, and beauty drive her writing passion.
When she isn’t writing, she can be found working with dogs or horses, studying historical tall ships, or trying a new recipe in the kitchen. Her hobbies include learning Maori and Gaelic, playing the bodhran, and trying to restore a classic car.
YA portal fantasy/May 15, 2018
Heaven Cassidy has only ever wanted one thing: a family. But when she opens a letter from her long-lost mother, she finds herself running for her life. Swept into a world of proud queens and ancient feuds, Heaven must decide whether her dream is worth taking on the responsibility of two kingdoms, one of which wants to crown her and the other to kill her.
YA Alaskan-style fantasy/August 20, 2019
“Let me tell you a story that happened so long ago that only the hills and rivers can remember the time . . . .”
All her life, thirteen-year-old Maki has heard tales of the legendary city of gold, buried deep in the northern frontier. But when her village is burned and her brother captured by cruel invaders, the legend becomes desperately real.
Armed with a wolf-dog and a heart of courage, Maki sets out on a journey that will demand all her strength and cunning. She is determined to bring her brother home at all costs. Yet as her quest leads her deep into a wilderness of ancient dangers, Maki realizes that even for her, some prices are too high to pay.
It is the first day of November and so, today, a writer will die. Haha, just kidding! I have never known NaNoWriMo to kill anyone. (And brownie points for whoever got that reference!) No, while NaNoWriMo is definitely intimidating, do not let it scare you; it is definitely conquerable, not just for superwriters like Cait … Continue reading How to Crush NaNoWriMo this November: [a survival guide]
Hi folks! I am so excited: my sophomore novel, Seventh City has finally arrived! There will be a blog tour running between now and the 30th so be sure to follow along and check out all the stops and give these wonderful bloggers some love! And now to the book and the goodies! Synopsis: … Continue reading Seventh City Is Here! (A Blog Tour Kickoff)