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
This week, I joined a group of authors writing for an anthology of short stories. To catch you up, here are the updates I posted on my Facebook page! Update 1: So, I'm going to try something a little different. Writing a Vampire short story for this anthology. It is erotica, also not normally my… Continue reading A return to my fantasy roots
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
We have a release date! Forcing Fate will be out August 20, 2020. This story follows Evan and Cece from hate to love through some fun summer hijinks. A fight at the county fair, a little skinny dipping, and a marriage of convenience, of course Thank you all so much for being patient while I… Continue reading Forcing Fate has a release date!
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 glad May is over but now it's crunch time! I felt like I was so busy last month, yet I barely got anything done! Except dragging two of our cats halfway across the state and back again for a mini vacation to my in-laws house. The car ride was less than desirable but the… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for May
I'm making this post as an encouragement. In case any of you have struggled or are struggling with a common stress a lot of writers have about not being original. First, let me tell you where this started. I was watching a new video from Alexa Donne. She writes YA fantasy and has a YouTube… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 17
A little late on the delivery but better late than never, right? April was a weird month, with the lockdown and the weather and the new release. I don't know about you, but my moods were all over the place! In the end though, it wasn't all that bad. I hope you're holding up as… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for April
🎂Happy first book birthday, Fake to Fate!! 🎂 One year ago today, I published my first book! Can you believe it?! I can't! lol In February of 2019, I got a wild hair to try out self publishing. I was frustrated with trying to find an agent to get traditionally published. Simply, lacking the patience it… Continue reading Happy first book and publishing birthday!