Beth’s Blog

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

For the Perfectionists

You're worth more than the sum _______of your parts. Your value's established _______and firm. You're not _______a grade _______a job _______a diagnosis _______a gender _______a name _______a choice _______a failure _______a success-- You. are. you. There are no other yous in this _______whole wide world, nor have there ever been. You are invaluable _______precious _______dear. … Continue reading For the Perfectionists

The “What If?” Fantasy Tag

Kyle Robert Shultz, one of my fellow indie and, more specifically, Phoenix Fiction authors tagged me in a fun game.  It looked like fun, and I got to thinking that I haven't posted in a while, so here we go 🙂  The original post can be found here. Thanks for the tag, Kyle! For the … Continue reading The “What If?” Fantasy Tag

Until All Are Free: An MLKJ-Day Sonnet

If you follow me on Twitter, you saw that I participated in Dressember again this year.  Dressember is a movement of women (and now men) who commit to a fashion challenge during December to raise awareness of and funds to end human trafficking. Most commit to wearing a dress or formal attire every day of … Continue reading Until All Are Free: An MLKJ-Day Sonnet

Guest Post on Phoenix Fiction Writers

As you may recall, one of the exciting things that's happened in the past month is something called Phoenix Fiction Writers.  If your memory is a bit foggy, or if you were justifiably preoccupied with the holidays and missed the announcement, you can read all about PFW in my blog post. Today, I had the … Continue reading Guest Post on Phoenix Fiction Writers

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 47 (and final)

What a year this has been! In 2017, I substitute taught, tutored, started my first permanent teaching job, began posting Child of the Kaites, rewrote Child of the Kaites, joined Twitter, met amazing authors, joined Phoenix Fiction Writers, and a bunch of other things. Today, on the final day of the year, my gift to you is the … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 47 (and final)

Phoenix Fiction Writers

At last, the news you've long awaited: Revealing the super secret project I've been mentioning for months. *drumroll please* Now announcing Phoenix Fiction Writers, an indie author marketing collective. What in the world does that mean? I'm glad you asked. This year, I've been extraordinarily blessed by discovering the most supportive, fantastic community of writers … Continue reading Phoenix Fiction Writers

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 46

Merry Christmas! I know, I'm late. I'm sorry about that, and sorry for making you wait for this. Life sometimes moves too quickly, then I realize that it's already Thursday and I missed posting on Monday. If it's any consolation, you'll probably be glad that you didn't get this chapter on Christmas to ruin the … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 46

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 45

Friends, you know how I've been hinting at a super secret special surprise? It shall be revealed this week!!! Stay tuned for more information. I am SO excited about it! For now, here is your weekly chapter: Savi shakes me awake in the thin light of morning.  “Rai, wake up.” I tremble under his hands, … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 45