Happy September! Hello friends! Who's ready for Halloween?! I know I am. Ready to kiss summer goodbye and welcome fall with open arms! August was an interesting month. We were struck pretty hard by the derecho that swept across Midwest. The corn fields around us were flattened, silos, barns, and trees were ripped from the… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for August 2020
Hello friends! July was pretty laid back. Watched a lot of shows, read some books, spent a lot of time with the husband and son. It's been a long and short summer all at the same time but I'm ready for fall to get here! I don't know about you, but I can't wait to… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for July 2020 + A sort of short story
Hello friends! Well, June did not go as planned. It started out strong. Writing was going great and I was well on track to finishing Forcing Fate by the end of the month to get it out to beta readers. Then my computer crapped out on me. Fortunately, I was able to retrieve my files but… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for June + Cover Reveal
“I’m not going to make a promise I can’t keep, Lia. I didn’t come here with an ulterior motive. But I’m not going to lie and tell you, since seeing you again, I haven’t thought about… the possibilities.” Avery slid his hand across the table and lay it on hers. Lia swallowed the lump in… Continue reading Sneak peak: Reunited by Anastasia Austin
This book has been a constant fight but I'm loving the characters and their story is super cute. Revisions are coming along nicely. Slower than I'd like but nicely. lol I'm not exactly sure when it will be up for pre-order but you can now add FIGHTING FATE to your Goodreads lists! Without further ado,… Continue reading Fighting Fate Cover and Blurb Reveal!
It’s the first of the month, or close enough lol Time for another writing update! Querying: Things happened. Not going to go into detail today, but I am no longer going to be publishing with Fyre and Brimstone. So, I'm taking From Stars, Come Dragons back on the road! I submitted it to 2 agents… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for April
If you didn't see my last post [here,] I'll give you a quick recap. Starting in May, I plan to post a short story on the fifteenth of every month! I'm excited and a little nervous about this, but I think it will be good for me. A great way to keep me moving and… Continue reading Writing & Goals: Weekly Update
It’s the first of the month! Time for another writing update! Querying: While I'm deep in the revising trenches preparing to publish, querying will be on hold. Current WIPs: From Stars, Come Dragons (The Seven Stars #1) - Had a great month with this. I received feedback from my content editor. Not as bad as… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for January
Well, I thought things would get back to normal after my son got over Influenza A, but nothing is ever that easy, is it? Poor kid had one good day last week, then came down with the stomach flu. 😦 Fortunately, he's come out on the other side a little tired, but functional. Ready for… Continue reading Writing and Goals: An even minier update?
It’s the first of the month! Time for another writing update! Querying: If you haven't noticed already, querying went really well in December. I participated in #Pitmad on Twitter on December 7th. FaB liked on my pitches and I submitted my MS per their requirements. On December 21st, I woke up to an email in… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for December