From Ashes to Magic: Deleted Scene

In celebration for From Ashes to Magic's release this upcoming Monday, I decided to dive into my files. Much to my joy, I found several deleted scenes from my short story in From Ashes to Magic, Life and Death. After going though them, I settled on my favorite bit that didn't make it to the … Continue reading From Ashes to Magic: Deleted Scene

My Semi-Secret WIPs and a Joint Project

Phantom Thirst is YA supernatural mystery that was born in a Twitter comment section about a stalkerish ghost, sexually confused vampires, and heroine who just can't even. The amazing Kate and I are writing a story that we've dubbed Signy and Sarah involving time travel, books, and an ex-shield maiden who is sincerely enchanted by … Continue reading My Semi-Secret WIPs and a Joint Project

Dreamy Book Cover Tag

Tiana from The Book Raven came up with the  Dreamy Book Cover Tag and I couldn't resist doing it.  I'm going to use the books that I've read this year for this challenge.  I'm tagging jenacidebybibliophile, A Whisper of Ink, and conquerorofworlds to complete this tag.  I hope you enjoy this! The Rules:  1. Thank the … Continue reading Dreamy Book Cover Tag

Quarterly Writing Goals: October, November, and December 2017

The last few months have been hectic to say the least.  Work, writing, and whatnot have dominated any free time I have had, but now I'm getting back into a working schedule (as opposed to the chaotic mess of before).  Of course, I'm in the midst of writing the second book of a five-book series, … Continue reading Quarterly Writing Goals: October, November, and December 2017

Book Haul: Friday the 13th

Yesterday I braved the ominous weather and raided the local library's book sale.  I went from amassing two hundred books and DVDs then downsized to about forty-four items.  My wallet is sad and deflated but my library is overflowing, so it was a good decision. Here are the DVDs.

Welcome to Chi-Town!

Despite the threat of a horrid downpour, my mother and I defied the weather and went to Chicago.  The train ride there was relaxing and nap-inducing.  The countryside changed into urban, and fellow passengers filled the nearly empty train as we approached our destination.  Once we got off at Millennium Station, we got a little … Continue reading Welcome to Chi-Town!

Quarterly Writing Goals: July, August, and September 2017

Three months ago, I came up with a list of goals for the second quarter of the year.  They were to update this blog regularly, finish planning the second book in my 5-book series, finish typing the first book, to finish a short story I've been working on for ages, and to keep reading.  I … Continue reading Quarterly Writing Goals: July, August, and September 2017

Quarterly Writing Goals: April, May, and June 2017

At the end of last year, I drew up a list of goals for this blog and other writing projects for the first three months.  What I wanted to do was update this blog regularly, write a short story, and continue planning my 5-book series.  While I didn't write a short story, I did finish … Continue reading Quarterly Writing Goals: April, May, and June 2017

2016-2017 Tag

  When I woke up this morning and got around to checking my email, I discovered that flawedsilence had nominated me to do the 2016-2017 tag.  (Thank you so much for thinking of me.)  If you haven't checked out her blog, I highly recommend you do so.  Whether you're into poetry, blog posts, or photography, you'll … Continue reading 2016-2017 Tag