Home » Press Room

Press Room

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 is set to be released on November 24th, 2020.

“Stylish prose… precise pacing… A detailed series entry that lives up to its predecessor.” — Kirkus Reviews

Available for pre-order in eBook and trade paperback format on Amazon.

Press release.

The virtual launch party for Trajelon will take place on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. EST via Zoom. Access using passcode 2TRAJELON. Find the full FAQ with event flyer here.

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.

The first entry in The Way of the Falling Star, published in 2019.

“Readers who enjoy detailed worldbuilding will quickly fall in love with this novel.” — Kirkus Reviews

Available for purchase in eBook and trade paperback format on Aerio, Amazon, and most major online book retailers.

Read an interview with Alyssa Marie Bethancourt at lopotterwrites.

To learn more about Mornnovin and its sequel Trajelon, you can also visit the promotional materials that were published during their respective fundraising campaigns on Kickstarter here and here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s