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Author: Ephie Risho

30
Dec

Article: Local family releases final installment of young adult fantasy book series

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We’ve been featured in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle again. Here’s the latest article. Enjoy! https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/dailyfeatures/local-family-releases-final-installment-of-young-adult-fantasy-book-series/article_7899da4a-a4d9-11ee-baa2-6b8e1402074d.html

13
Nov

Book 4 of The Elementalists is now available!

Kickstarter for book 4

Pre-order your copy on Kickstarter today It is with great pleasure that I am finally able to welcome you to purchase your very own copy of The Twelfth Scepter, book 4 of The Elementalists. The Kickstarter launches today, where we are pre-selling books in order to get them…

23
Sep

A Canoe Showed Up in Our Yard

Ephie and family rafting in Hurricane Hilary

It was a crazy big windstorm, the kind you only get in places like Montana where it blazes off the mountains and takes out everything in its path. We scrambled as it came in, trying to save our old wooden fence (we didn’t) and the trampoline (partly successful)….

08
Mar

Writing a Different Sort of Book

Right at the turn of the year, Celia told me she no longer wanted to work on the books with me. Devastated, I asked a dozen questions, but the more we discussed, the more it made sense. Celia, at 14, has simply moved on, and has other priorities. …

09
Nov

‘Just Keep Writing’

A great article about us was in the Bozeman Chronicle last week. Enjoy! We‘ve been selling our books locally, at the MADE fair in Bozeman, at the local bookstore, and upcoming at the two next MADE fairs in Helena and Missoula, MT. If you‘re around, we look forward…

23
Sep

Watch out! You might see a Kraken coming your way. 😉

One thing I’ve learned about self-publishing, everything takes longer than you wish it would! Between signing, organizing who gets what, packing them up with mailing labels, and taking up two lines at the post office (and feeling guilty about it!), we finally have sent out everybody’s copies of…

05
Aug

Ten days left

Our Kickstarter finishes on August 15th and we’re about a quarter of the way there. If you want to support us getting out book 3, now’s the time! Also, just a note to say we really do rely on our readers to keep writing and publishing these books,…

14
Jul

Book 3 Ready for Pre-Orders

After a year of hard work, we’re finally ready to start pre-selling book 3: Secret of the Kraken. Visit our Kickstarter page for more info and to support the effort. (you’ll also get to see Celia’s new hobby – animation!)

13
Apr

A Torrential Storm

Sometime before it grew dark, an enormous wind pounded into our valley, sending our pets scampering under tables and the kids wide-eyed at the windows. We live in the Rocky Mountains, so we don’t get big tornadoes or hurricanes, but this was about as big as it gets….

01
Mar

Dining with a Satyr Chef

Secret of the Kraken, chapter 1

As Celia and I sat at the booth of the Montana MADE fair, selling books 1 and 2 from The Elementalists to hundreds of strangers, we had a moment of quiet where she put her forehead on her hands and said, “I’m too tired!”  It was true. Every…