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On Memorial Day Weekend, Build a Cult...

Can Peace Novels Make a Difference? You bet.Build peace by helping Ari Ara’s new novel reach thousands of new readers. It’s Launch Day for The Lost Heir! It’s also Memorial Day Weekend. The sound of motorcycles rumbles in the distance. The RVs are lumbering up the highway. The barbeques are firing up for the season. And, the war […]

The Lost Heir is here! Your New Favor...

The Lost Heir is here! Your New Favorite Book Awaits!

Join in the fun of the magical celebration of the Community Publishing Campaign for The Lost Heir, Rivera Sun’s newest, unforgettable, and heart-warming novel. Today’s the Day! Hooray for The Lost Heir! Your new favorite book is here! The adventure begins. You can get The Lost Heir here and help send this book into the world. In our Community Publishing Campaign, you’ll find the early-release, […]

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’...

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’s Newest Adventure Blends Action, Fantasy, and Fun with a Dash of Social Justice Thrown in for Good Measure

The Lost Heir: Ari Ara Is Back! An Unruly Royal. An Urchin Queen. A Quest for Justice. Are you ready for an adventure? The Lost Heir, sequel to The Way Between is almost here! In less than one month, the next part of our remarkable shero’s journey from mountain shepherdess to warrior’s apprentice to royal heir will be […]

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hi...

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, and New Novels

“The Universe is made of stories, not atoms,” said Muriel Rukeyser in The Speed of Darkness. View this email in your browse What Do Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, & Rivera Sun’s Newest Novel Have In Common? They all weave the story of the world, for better or for worse. Confession: I watch movies. I check out amazing […]

Hooray! We did it! Congrats and thank...

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Congratulations to everyone! This is a moment for gratitude. (And happy dances!) With your support, we reached and exceeded the goal of The Roots of Resistance’s Community Publishing Campaign. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. This helps bring all kinds of amazing writing into the world this year, along with The Roots […]

Gratitude for the Adventure Called Li...

Tis the season to talk about gratitude. And turkey. And colonialism, Indigenous peoples, Buy Nothing Day, Shop Local, consumerism, capitalism, and the growing list of ways humanity will come to an untimely demise. I’m going to leave all that aside for a moment. In other years, I’ve had a mouthful of opinions along with my […]

You. Are. Amazing. A Good News Letter...

You. Are. Amazing. It takes vision, love, and courage to change the story of our times. You’ve got it all. Thank you. Wow. I am blown away by the response to The Roots of Resistance’s Community Publishing Campaign. In two days, we are thirty percent funded, which reflects the incredible generosity, love, and vision of readers and friends far […]

Exciting News From Rivera Sun –...

Great news! You are just slightly over a month away from getting your hands on the long-awaited sequel to the much-loved Dandelion Insurrection. The manuscript is in the final, wildly exciting throes of editing. The cover is gloriously beautiful (I’ll share it in the next newsletter, I promise), designed by Asch Phoenix Design. And, I’m preparing […]

Alive, Kicking, and Turning 35! ̵...

Alive, Kicking, and Turning 35! – Birthdays Are For Celebrating!

Celebrate! Life is … adventurous. View this email in your browser Birthdays Are For Celebrating. On August 2, 1982, my mother brought my twin sister and I into the world. We were a month early. I just couldn’t wait to get here. Life! Watermelon! Siblings! Silliness! Imagination! Stories! Jumping into lakes. Sledding. Dance. Writing. Falling […]

Life of a Novelist … Rivera Sun...

The day begins with the sun rising over the Sangre de Christo Mountains, which stretch from the distant southwest horizon clear to the northeast corner of the round bowl of our sagebrush mesa. Snow clouds gather, grey and heavy, draping a mist over the mountains as the light slides into the glass bottle walls of […]

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