Interview with Shelf Addiction

Thank you so much for making Aurora Blazing’s release week awesome! I loved hearing from everyone and I’m so glad you’re enjoying the book! It’s always a bit stressful putting a book out into the world for others to judge, but you’ve all been extremely kind. :)

To answer a frequent question: yes, Chaos Reigning will be the final book in The Consortium Rebellion trilogy. Harper Voyager bought three books and my contract is complete at book three. They are indicating they would like to continue working with me (yay!), but on a new series.

For them, it’s a business decision, because unless you are a superstar author, readership falls off for every book in a series, and some readers won’t read a series at all unless it is complete. (Spoiler: I am not a superstar.)

So, while I do have more stories to tell in the Consortium universe, I will very likely work on a new series next, then come back afterwards and add another Consortium arc, probably another trilogy. These may end up being self-published unless the series unexpectedly takes off. But for now, book three will be the final book, and it nicely ties up the series (if I do say so myself 😉), so you won’t be dangling from a cliff waiting for the next arc.

And now that I wrote a novel when I meant to write a paragraph, on to the main topic: my interview with Shelf Addiction! Tamara was kind enough to invite me to be a guest on her podcast to talk about Polaris Rising, Aurora Blazing, and writing in general.

Shelf Addiction Podcast presents Book Chat interview with author Jessie Mihalik. Episode 289.

We recorded it a few weeks ago, so sometimes I get my timeline mixed up, but I had such a nice time! And it was my first podcast interview ever!

Hopefully I don’t sound as nervous as I was. 😅

Thank you so much to Tamara and Shelf Addiction for having me on! You can download it in a podcast app, listen on their site, or listen below. Maybe. If I can get it working. :)

6 Replies to “Interview with Shelf Addiction”

  1. It was kind of funny getting all the notifications about Aurora Blazing when I preorderd so early.
    It will happen again, sign I have already ordered Chaos Reigning.
    Enjoying your books. Looking forward to the next.

  2. Looking forward to Chaos Reigning.

    I also love your Rogue Queen series so can’t wait to see what the possible new series will be about.

    As much as I’ve joked that I want books for all of the von Hasenberg siblings and their friends (and I really do!) just knowing you want to eventually write them is enough.

    Off to listen to the podcast.

  3. I enjoyed Aurora Blazing and am looking forward to Chaos Reigning. I didn’t realise until I read the comments that I could pre-order it. I’ve now done so and May next year just improved with some quality reading to look forward to. Thank you for that.

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