About a month before watching Cathy Hay's video, I pulled out my high school journals "for research." I've had an idea for a YA novel/novella series for some time, but I wanted to step back into the shoes of Fifteen. Boy, did my journals deliver.
Welcome back to another Tuesday Teaser, y'all! As some of you may already know, I was forced to put my plans for Blackbriar Cove on hold after the hellacious 2020. However...I'm excited to report I'm back on track with my second draft and plan to publish this year! Besides that, I'm also drafting a new,... Continue Reading →
On an October morning, a Klansman confronts seventeen-year-old David Walker at a hidden oxbow lake where he has gone to hunt. David accidentally kills the man and hides the crime. His determination to protect his family from reprisal drives him far from home and into manhood.
Let me preface this review by stating here and now how pleasantly surprised I was by Comfort Foods. Several times while reading, the author spun the usual tropes on their heads. The romance was slowburn perfection, the town felt like a real place, and the banter was superb. Needless to say, I am officially a Kimberly Fish fan and look forward to discovering her other works!
It's hard writing into the void sometimes. With traditional and original fiction, you often write something that people may or not read. Then they may or may not leave a review. If they bother leaving a review (this is not counting book bloggers btw) that's either because they loved your story, or they hated it. The average G.I. Jane doesn't review unless your story moved them to a strong feeling.
When you write, you tend to spend a lot of time in your head, and it’s easy to become discouraged and disheartened. It’s even easier to fall into a pit that doesn’t seem to have a way out.
As an author and project manager for a book design company, I can't help judging a book's cover. As Forrest Gump might say, "There's an awful lot you can tell about a book, by its cover." 😉 Some covers are designed to draw in the eye, with pops of metallic accents and bold colors. Others,... Continue Reading →
On tour with Prism Book Tours The Holidays are upon us! If you're like me, you've got lights up and presents (hopefully) purchased for your kin and friends, and are enjoying what I call the calm before the X-mas storm. 😉 Tours like this (and books in general) are the perfect distraction for those little... Continue Reading →
Can't believe we're almost at the Grand Finale! I hope everyone's enjoyed the tour, even though we didn't make as big of a hullaballo this year. I think we can all agree times have been crazy, but they're also a'changin'. As reader trends and demands shift, we try to shift with it. But it's fun... Continue Reading →
Hello and welcome back to the Fantasy for Christmas group tour! By now, I hope everyone has taken the opportunity to sign up for this awesome giveaway. And, of course, grabbed a few new reads from the tour's fantastical authors! All of us love both the fantasy and sci-fi genres for similar reasons. For me,... Continue Reading →