Dragonfly Publishing


Dragonfly Publishing is going through some changes! We’ve traditionally been an imprint of Moon Willow Press, a small indie press that published authors from around the world. Moon Willow Press is closing in August 2022 after the last of our author contracts are done. Dragonfly Publishing will stand alone as a self-publishing company that might occasionally print anthologies. We also have other services.

  • After a trial period with a separate blog website, I’ve decided that during our move to new hosting I will remove the Clara Hume blog and move the blog back to this site. Please visit the original blog to read more! I will also be removing the website I set up for Finn Wilder books. I just don’t have the time to produce enough content for that site, and all you really need is to follow along with any new books here.
  • During the whole month of July, our Smashwords e-books will be discounted! Use the code ML25Y.
  • If you loved Back to the Garden, its sequel, The Stolen Child, is available for pre-order at Smashwords. The print and e-book will be published on November 18, 2022!
  • Some fun news today! Temporarily, Back to the Garden is a pay-your-own price at Smashwords (minimum cost is $.99 USD). A new edition of The Little Big Town is available. Also,  the e-book version of Bird Song: A Novella has been reduced in price and, further, is 50% off from now until March 23 at Smashwords. Use the code DB85H when you check out.
  • As I continue to transition my own books from Moon Willow Press, and move away from Amazon, I’ve set up a Smashwords site for my e-books. Check there to buy Dragonfly Pub books in e-format.
  • I’ve created a new author site at Clarahume.com. It’s a more creative, personal space for me to talk about ideas behind books as well as a new place for writing about thoughts, dreams, and experiences on this blue dot. For now my old blog will be here until I figure out how to move years of posts, but check there for my new blog, as well as my fledgling thoughts on my next novel, Elk Stories.
  • I finally added some of the older books from Moon Willow, including the Lost Ages series of short stories and the children’s story The Little Big Town.
  • Dragonfly announces a new series of children’s books, which coincide with the birth of a young boy in the family: Finn Wilder. See the website for Finn and a new book announcement for Finn’s Tree Alphabet, on sale now!
  • Announcing the second edition of Winds of Change, an anthology exploring short stories about our climate. The title was originally published in October 2015, and 15% of its sales go to 350.org. The book is still being used in universities teaching about fiction and climate change. Because of this, we will not change any of the beloved stories but will offer a new cover, updated author biographies, and a new introduction.
  • Fairly new this year are two new services: book reviews and editorial.
  • I’ll be moving promoting other indie bookstores rather than focusing on Amazon for sales.
  • New at the site is a plugin called BookPress, which I’ll use to share more samples of Dragonfly’s books.
  • You can find news about my eco-fiction project and books at Dragonfly.eco. Sign up for the newsletter here.