Beth’s Blog

Author Interview: Hannah Heath

Hannah Heath is punny, sarcastic, nerdy, kind, and the author of incredible short fantasy stories.  I've been blessed to get to know her through social media and Phoenix Fiction, and she's also one of the few authors whom I've had the pleasure to meet in person. Hannah amazing and has a beautiful short story, "Flames of … Continue reading Author Interview: Hannah Heath

Phoenix Fiction Writers Sampler Bundle

This past year, I joined together with a group of incredible authors to form the Phoenix Fiction Writers (PFW).  We are a marketing collective of indie authors of science fiction and fantasy stories with similar themes and goals. I'm always excited about PFW, because these were (and are) among my favorite indie authors, and now … Continue reading Phoenix Fiction Writers Sampler Bundle

CotK Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

As you can see from the bar to your right, Child of the Kaites will be published in five--I repeat, FIVE--days!! Starting Saturday (two days ago) and continuing on past release day, I have a lot of fun treats for you. All of these treats have been made possible by the indie author community.  I don't … Continue reading CotK Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

Child of the Kaites Cover Reveal!

I started writing my fantasy series, now called The Firstborn's Legacy, around 2008/2009.  When I first started, I expected it to be a standalone book.  By the end of the first draft, I realized it would be a whole lot longer than that, with the first draft falling somewhere in the middle of the series. Over … Continue reading Child of the Kaites Cover Reveal!

Book Recommendation: The Electrical Menagerie

This month, I planned to feature one of the books I've loved for a long time.  Instead, I decided to tell you about the book I just finished reading: The Electrical Menagerie, by Mollie E. Reader. Why the change of plans? Because this book is simply magical. The Electrical Menagerie is perplexingly difficult to describe.  It … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Electrical Menagerie

The Lake of Living Water

Happy Monday!  As a teacher and writer, I'm thrilled for it to be summer.  I'm still teaching part-time, but fewer hours means I'm fully in get-Child-of-the-Kaites-ready-for-release mode.  I always feel the need to qualify statements about the future, as I have no idea what the next minute even holds, but as of now Child of the … Continue reading The Lake of Living Water

E.B. Dawson Cover Reveal

I've been puzzling over what to do with this blog since I finished sharing the early draft of Child of the Kaites with you.  I finally have decided.  At least for now, my goal is to bring you one of my original writings (short story or poem) per month and also share with you about one … Continue reading E.B. Dawson Cover Reveal

Travels in Japan

As mentioned previously, April was a busy month for me.  Part of that included a trip to Japan. This trip was my: second time out of the country second time off the continent first time flying alone first time to Asia first time in a place where I couldn't communicate well with others It was … Continue reading Travels in Japan

April Updates

April is shaping up to be an exciting month!  I have three exciting pieces of news, two writing related, one personal. First Piece of News: The Weavers' Blessing Update I previously announced the upcoming fifth birthday of The Weavers' Blessing.  In that announcement, I said its pretty new look would be coming to you on April 10th, its actual … Continue reading April Updates

Birthday Celebration: An Announcement

We've come a long way together, my dear readers, and we've got a longer way yet to go.  It will come as no surprise to you that I, an historian, love to look back.  I've been looking back over the past six-ish years since the founding of this blog recently, and I'm reminded of the … Continue reading Birthday Celebration: An Announcement