Alyssa Marie Bethancourt
author. autistic adult.
dog fan. tree enthusiast.
Alyssa is a lifelong fantasy fan and all around Nerd of Many Colors who has been writing her own stories since the first grade. She’s into trees, water, books, cool science facts, photography, dogs, music, and making things.
After spending 36 years burning to death in the Arizona desert, she ran away to the frozen moonscape of southwestern Pennsylvania, where she now lives with the most adorable husband and their husky. She shares her nerdy scribblings with Pittsburgh writer’s group Rust and Ink and has grand plans for many fantasy novels yet to come.
The Way of the Falling Star Book 2. Trajelon was released in 2020.
“Stylish prose… precise pacing… A detailed series entry that lives up to its predecessor.” — Kirkus Reviews
Beginning its life as a NaNoWriMo novel in 2015 and expanding to include more material over time, Tales From the Wayside is a collection of short stories set in the world of The Way of the Falling Star novels.
Read more about the individual stories and how to purchase them here.
Read an interview with Alyssa Marie Bethancourt at lopotterwrites.