October 4, 2018

Alice

Many readers have wanted to know more about Alice in Eye of the Moon. Alice in the novel was inspired by my grandmother, Ava Alice Muriel […]
September 1, 2018

Gold Medal Winner: Readers’ Favorite Book Awards

I am thrilled to share with you that Eye of the Moon won the Gold Medal for “Fiction: Intrigue” in the 2018 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards! […]
June 22, 2018

Goddesses and Eye of the Moon

Egyptian mythology developed over a period of 3,000 years. This is an extraordinary amount of time when compared to the 600-year life span of the modern […]
June 7, 2018

First award: “Best First Book (Fiction)” in the IRDAs!

Eye of the Moon won the “Best First Book” in the fiction category of the 2018 IndieReader Discovery Awards (IRDAs). I received the award at BookCon in […]
April 26, 2018

IndieReader interviews Ivan for their All About the Book series

As an IndieReader Approved book, Eye of the Moon (and its author) were selected to be included in the IndieReader blog as part of the All […]
April 26, 2018

Book Blog Tour Update

February 1st: Compulsive Reader featured their review of Eye of the Moon in their newsletter announcement. February 2nd: Elizabeth A. White hosted Ivan for a guest […]
April 6, 2018

Library Reading

I did my first book reading as an author on March 28th at the Glendale Central Library, Arts & Culture. I have been to a few […]
March 15, 2018

Tucson

This weekend I participated in my first book festival as a member of the Southern California Mystery Writers of America at their booth at the Tucson […]
March 14, 2018

Review of Eye of the Moon by Athena Schaffer

Hereditary Witch and current High Priestess of the Sherwood Wiccan Coven, as well as an accomplished journalist, artist, and fellow author, Athena Schaffer reviewed Eye of […]
February 28, 2018

Interview on You Read It Here First

I was recently interviewed by Christina Hamlett for You Read It Here First. The interview in full: For readers who enjoy strong female characters, supernatural elements, […]
February 9, 2018

Guest post: “The Basis of Eye of the Moon

We are very excited to announce today’s book blog tour post: Nadene of Totally Addicted to Reading hosts Ivan, with the guest post “The Basis of […]
February 5, 2018

Eye of the Moon Available Now!

Today my debut novel is available worldwide, in hardcover, paperback and eBook for multiple devices:
January 29, 2018

New, expanded book trailer

An extended look at the upcoming novel “Eye of the Moon” through media and other industry reviews.
January 12, 2018

What’s in a Name?

A number of readers have asked me how I was able to write Eye of the Moon. It is one of those questions that can be […]
December 15, 2017

Assumptions

We all make assumptions and sometimes they trip us up. It is a theme that runs through Eye of the Moon. We assume that people are […]
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