Sophomore Shuffle

I am just winding up the engine that will launch Broken Wave, the second installment of the Cryptid Coterie series, available in ebook and paperback on June 24, 2014. A cover reveal is around the corner, I’m composing a timeline of all the good things, many of which I bungled during the release of Girl […]

True Lies

The cliche is write what you know. Toni Morrison said something like “Write the book you want to read.” I did both of those things when I told a story about a young black woman making her way into adulthood in the secret supernatural underbelly of Seattle. I wanted more representation of characters like people […]

Nerds in Paris – Part 2

Remember the part of this blog where I am a published author of a gripping story about coming of mystical age when you’re black, urban, and nerdy? Me neither. However, Broken Wave, the next Cryptid Coterie installment is on the horizon, and there have been a few odd incidents of life imitating small sections of […]

Nerds in Paris Part 1

So I just returned from Paris. I know, I know, my life is hard. For the last three weeks I have been immersed in a language I don’t know, learning cultural etiquette via trial and error, and obsessed with butter in all of it’s glorious forms. I walked, and thought, and got lost in the […]

Nerding While Black with Seattle Geekly

Nerding While Black with Seattle Geekly This week I had a nerdy ramble with Shannon and Matt the awesome duo behind Seattle Geekly. They asked me a question I struggle with all the time: Winifred, how exactly are you nerdy? That’s the thing. I don’t separate my nerd self from my black self or even […]

Giveaway Goodness

Giveaway Goodness Win a personalized paperback copy of Girl Out of Water! Sign up before February 28th on Goodreads.

The first Mrs. Henry Yesler, Sarah.

Mark your calenders! On 2/27/14 I’m making an appearance on Seattle Geekly Podcast – Episode #213 – Geeks of Color

Girl Out of Water Now Available for Kindle & Nook

For the Kindle For the Nook



Welcome to the home of indie author Winifred Burton.

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