One thing I hope you take away from my meanderings, is to enjoy your life. Don't beat yourself up for missing the occasional deadline or falling out of habits. Sometimes, we structure our lives too much, so much that we forget how to be part of the world outside our screens. I hope you find ways to surround yourself with beauty this week. I hope you are inspired 🙂
How do you tackle a sequel? Not just any sequel, either, but to your first big book baby? In 2017, I decided to finally act and rewrite/revise Silver Hollow. In the process, I started to plan ahead for what I hope to be many sequels (6 seasons and a movie! ;p j/k). I would love to say the road was easy-going, but when is it ever easy for an Indie?
You can’t totally escape the ugliness of this world. It’s all around us, sometimes within us. But it isn’t what needs to define us. If you’re brave enough, and allow yourself to be vulnerable enough, you can and will overcome it. But don’t do it alone.
On Tour with Prism Book Tours 12 Days of Fantasy for Christmas My book's big day is finally here y'all! And just because I love you, I'm sharing an extra exclusive excerpt the rest of the blogverse won't find. (Also, I'm the author 😉 If you want to dig deeper into the world of Silver Hollow, you... Continue Reading →
On Tour with Prism Book Tours 12 Days of Fantasy for Christmas It's not every day I get this excited for a book tour—okay, scratch that—I am always excited to talk about books! But it's very true #FantasyforChristmas19 holds a very special place in my heart. Three years ago, I was looking to do... Continue Reading →
witter (ˈwɪtə) vb - (often foll by: on) to chatter or babble pointlessly or at unnecessary length n - pointless chat; chatter Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 Hope everyone has had a lovely weekend and are ready to face... Continue Reading →
"I can tell you generally that when treating with magic in fantasy, you have to keep it magical. Many fantasy writers work out these detailed systems, and rules, and I think that's a mistake. For magic to be effective in literary sense, it has to be unknowable and strange and dangerous, with forces that can't... Continue Reading →
A few years ago, I wrote a love story simply titled Stay. I wanted to explore the subject of love because I had been in a very bitter and cynical position for some time prior to it. So like any true scholar, I decided to do some research. I thought there had to be a... Continue Reading →
Nothing pulls at your heartstrings like a baby's cry. I heard my son's cry before I could see him. The instant that sound pierced the air it suddenly became real for me. I had carried him for nine months, sure, but it wasn't until I heard his cry that I knew I was a parent.... Continue Reading →