30 Before 30 Update

In April, I posted a 30 Before 30 List, a detailed collection of goals I'd like to accomplish before I turn 30. I'm pleased to say that 2 months into my 4-year challenge, I have made progress on a number of goals. Check them out: 1.  Pay off the mortgage. Ted and I continue to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows

How I came to read this book I received my advance reading copy of Black Bird of the Gallows at Book Expo America. I was first drawn to it by the appealing cover, and by the exuberant smile of the author, Meg Kassel, who performed a signing at the Entangled Publishing booth. I believe this... Continue Reading →

Book Expo: The Free Books!

I discovered something at Book Expo America 2017. I have a problem. As far as problems go, it isn't so serious. It's unlikely to derail my life or cause major hardship. Except that it may cause me to have shoulder, back, knee, and feet problems in the future. Here it is: I cannot resist free... Continue Reading →

Book Expo America 2017

  I am very excited to share that for the first time ever I attended Book Expo in New York City last week with Genevieve Raas. This trip was not only my first Book Expo, but my first time in New York. Going into it, I had no idea what to expect. I brought copies... Continue Reading →

30 Before 30

My twenty-sixth birthday came and went this month. It's that monumental age when... I don't know, I'm ineligible to be on my parents' insurance? That's the only milestone I can attach to that age. Regardless, 26 is no small achievement. Over a quarter of a century has passed since my birth, which prompted me to create... Continue Reading →

NaNoAnonymous Day 26

I've done it. I've completed the first draft of Spirit Seeker Book 4. My #NaNoAnonymous challenge, to write every day in November without checking word count, has been the best thing for me. I've managed to already complete everything I wanted for this month, not only in my writing but also around the house (as... Continue Reading →

NaNo Anonymous Day 15

We're over two weeks into my #NaNoAnonymous challenge. That is, my challenge to write daily during the month of November WITHOUT any word count quotas and without checking my word count at all. I am pleased to say I feel I have shaken the compulsive habit of word count checking. The urge does come, but it's... Continue Reading →

Giveaway

Quick announcement! I am running a giveaway for a $10 Amazon gift card. All you have to do is follow my social media accounts and share the giveaway link. Enter to win $10 in the next week!

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