Howdy! So, I've been meaning to do Beautiful People ever since I discovered Cait's blog forever ago, but have never gotten around to it. But now I'm in the middle of summer school finals and I'm really stressed and I haven't given an actual writing update or anything in forever. So I figured I'd introduce … Continue reading Look I’m Doing Beautiful People!
Howdy! Today I wanted to talk about something a little controversial. Cursing in books. Especially those books by professed Christian authors. Now I'm fully aware this is a hotly debated topic in some circles. It seems there are a few standard answers. A. No cursing at all. Get it out. B. Some is ok as … Continue reading The Words We Say
Howdy! Welcome to the final day of the 3 Day Quote Challenge. You can find the rules and Day 1's quotes HERE. You can find Day 2's movie quotes HERE. I'm having a lot of fun with this tag, and it's been quite difficult to narrow it down to the quotes I want to use. … Continue reading Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 3
Howdy! Today is part 2 of the 3 Day Quote Challenge. I was challenged by another blogger to post my favorite quotes for three consecutive days. You can find Day 1's quotes and the tag rules HERE! Today I've chosen to do movie quotes. I'm sure there's plenty of others that I love, but these … Continue reading Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 2
Howdy! A seriously long time ago, the amazing Phoenix Grey tagged me for the 3 day quote challenge. I've finally gathered together some of my favorite quotes (most are written on sticky notes on my desk), so here we go! Rules: Post three consecutive days You can pick one or three quotes per day Challenge … Continue reading Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 1
Howdy! Last weekend I embarked on a road trip across Texas, going from my little corner of west Texas, down to the coast and the sprawling city of Houston. The reason? A comic con of course! It's the biggest one I've particpated in as a vendor, and while I've actually done better at some other … Continue reading Houston Space City Comic Con Recap!
Howdy! I'm so excited to help announce Homeschooled Authors annual Read To Win kicks off today! Quite a few homeschooled authors, including yours truly, are working together for this event. We'll be offering our ebooks for only $0.99 over the course of the summer. In order for you to win a juicy Amazon gift card, … Continue reading Read To Win!
Howdy! In honor of Memorial Day, I'm posting a short story I wrote about this time last year in response to a prompt of "flowers". I hope you take some time out today to remember all the men and women who have served and paid the ultimate price for our freedom. I sit in the … Continue reading Rest Easy, Soldier
Allison gave a lovely review of Adela’s Curse over on her blog today! Check it out! 🙂
I read this book as part of a review exchange with the amazing Claire Banschbach, published author of two other YA fantasy novels, The Rise of Aredor and The Wildcat of Braeton. She kindly reviewed my novelette, Secrets in Seaport, and the wonderful things she had to say about it immensely relieved much of the low book-esteem I’ve been suffering with since publishing it. 🙂
An original story of love, conflict, adventure, and chock-full of mythical creatures, Adela’s Curse has to be one of the cleanest YA fantasy novels I’ve read in a while. Adela, a happy young faery, is tricked by a pair of conniving “mortals,” who bind her to them with dark sorcery and force her to use her magical powers to suit their twisted agendas. Adela is forced to do whatever they tell her – or die. And every faery fears death above all…
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Howdy! I wasn't sure what I was going to post about today, but I needed to come up with something since I've been really sporadic recently with the blogging and need get back to a schedule. So I decided that I would share some random facts about me because that's always fun. I'm on break … Continue reading Here’s Something Random