During a hot summer day, I was sitting on a bench in Marietta Square with one of my sisters. The day was beautiful and the sky was blue. That was the moment I read my first book review for Jade’s Awakening, my first book! Well, the glaring afternoon sun didn’t allow me to truly […]
About Isabelle Hardesty
Isabelle Hardesty was born and raised in Miami on a street that had coconut trees and the scent of a nearby Cuban bakery’s latest creations wafting in the warm air. Her interest in art and fashion lead her to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in Fashion Design. She worked as an assistant fashion designer for several companies in New York and Miami. Isabelle then left the fashion industry and became and art educator and continued painting and writing.
Currently, Isabelle lives in Atlanta with her husband and their cat and dog. She loves attending Dragon Con, being with her family and eating chocolate.
Isabelle’s short story, Jade’s Awakening, is published by Gilded Dragonfly Books and is featured in Legends of the Dragon Vol. 1. She is currently working on her first novel, The Witch of Belle Fleur.
Entries by Isabelle Hardesty
I’m over the moon about my new book release for Jade’s Awakening, a YA Fantasy novella. I’m having two separate parties! The first is on Twitter on May 24th 6-7 PM (Eastern Standard Time/NYC time) The second is on Facebook May 24th 7:30-8:30 PM (EST) Why? Because my readers are the BEST and they deserve […]
What would you do if you had only one pill left? One pill that could stop you from becoming a supernatural. Jade Delacourt has that pill and wants to avoid the chaos and fear that her recent supernatural powers have brought upon her and her family. On the night of her eighteenth birthday, Jade is […]
Shapeshifters and Fairies are being celebrated with color and sparkle! Seem like these fantasy may have inspired these colorful trends. But they have nothing on Jade Delacourt from Jade’s Awakening. She’s half shapeshifter and half fairy and she’s fabulous. Let’s see how people are having fun and playing a bit. See fur on nails, glitter […]
Manuscript finished, now what? It’s edited and polished…don’t let it gather dust. This is for writers who want to get their manuscript in the hands of agents or publishers. I have self published two novellas, Jade’s Awakening and Jade’s Descent. I plan on completing the series at five books. However, I have another book, my […]
by Isabelle Hardesty This Thanksgiving I am so thankful for my wonderful family. It’s humbling to have so much to be thankful for. This year, I am also thankful for the writing community who are so generous and helpful. I was able to finally get published this year, thanks to Gilded Dragonfly Books. My short […]
This fall, be sure to have your copy of Legends of the Dragon to read during those chilly nights. Enjoy Jade’s Awakening, a short story written by Isabelle Hardesty. Click the video below to learn more about Jade. Legends of the Dragon features seventeen short stories.