Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ When Did I Get Old?

witter (ˈwɪtə)vb – (often foll by: on) to chatter or babble pointlessly or at unnecessary lengthn – pointless chat; chatter COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers Is it ageist of me to feel confounded by modern social media trends? After all, I'm in my early-30s. For most people, that could hardly be considered "old." I... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Teaser: Blackbriar Cove

It wasn’t as though Jo had forgotten who and what they were. But life as a human had been easier in so many ways. Faye never quite let her forget, and the life their parents presented for Amie’s sake had been false. But there had been moments when Jo could close her eyes and almost believe.  Faye had at least the presence of mind to pretend a while longer, until Jo could put Amie under. The spell wouldn’t last much longer, because Faye was barely under control, and Jo was weakening.

Tuesday Teaser: Blackbriar Cove

I hope today finds you in a good place. I hope you've enjoyed the sunshine wherever you are in the world, and that you're hanging in there one day at a time. Let's "keep swimming" and meanwhile, enjoy this week's sneak peek inside Blackbriar Cove. 

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ Why I Was Ready to Give Up Writing

After a year’s hiatus, I came back to publishing to a whole new world. Many of the authors I had followed were no longer publishing. The ones still around either rocketed to stardom or cut comfortable corners into their perspective niches. Many of the methods I had utilized at the start of my career were null and void, I just wasn’t aware until it was too late.

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ Dear Diary…

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.

Tuesday Teaser: Blackbriar Cove

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 →

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ What’s the Point?

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.

#FantasyforChristmas20 Grand Finale!

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 →

Melissa Wright with #FantasyforChristmas20

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 →

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