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
Thank you to everyone who helped make this book happen. My loving husband, my good friend Bree, my wonderful mother in law, my ARC reviewers, all the members of HRWC (my writing group on Facebook.) And thanks, of course, goes to you, the reader! I’m so thrilled and blessed to have an audience of such… Continue reading HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO FORCING FATE!
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
Because I have zero chill and even less patience, I’m skipping the teasers and just letting you all see this beauty! The cover for my next release, Reunited! An all new stand alone coming in April! Tropes you can look forward to: • Friends to Lovers • All grown up • Light Fake engagement •… Continue reading Suddenly! Cover Reveal!
Not directly tagged, but Reading with Jessica (Check out her blog!) tagged everyone who read her Cake Book Tag post, and since I did, I will! The images are not mine. Credit goes to NATALKA_DMITROVA@FREEPIK Let's get started! Since I haven't read a lot of dark books, my choices were limited. I'm OK with that… Continue reading The Cake Book Tag
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 been a rough week. Our son came down with Influenza A and ended up in the hospital with a 104.1F temperature. There are school things going on and he's missed three and a half days at this point. My day job has been more demanding than normal. And I haven't had a full, restful… Continue reading Mini update
This will be the second week in a row, and by happenstance coinciding with the weeks of the year, that I've done a weekly status update. Normally, I'd limit updates to monthly, but things are happening right along that make weekly updates possible. What I'm trying to get at is, don't get too used to… Continue reading I’m setting a dangerous standard