April is a big month of anniversaries for me—particularly this week. A year ago today, I published "The Lake of Living Water." Tomorrow marks the six-year anniversary of my very first publication, The Weavers' Blessing. There are several festivities happening this week! I recorded a Q&A video today about "The Lake of Living Water." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjWesdLAz8Q&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3oaIfD0U_yZ_qa1AeKrB4YQak65Ga3m94JNPDlUGvRqP6H7JSSxmqV3lE … Continue reading April Anniversaries
Hi all! There isn't going to be a featured author post this month, because I'm working on getting the Recommended Books section of this website off the ground and soon there will be MANY books featured there 🙂 We'll return to regular practice with that in February. In the meantime, here are my plans for … Continue reading 2019 Goals
There is so much exciting news recently! In addition to all the short stories I've been working on, including the Steward Stories collection and "The Word Thrower," which is for the Phoenix Fiction Writers' upcoming anthology, I'm also picking up book 2 of The Firstborn's Legacy (TFL) saga again. I have a complete first draft of this … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Steward’s Apprentice
Child of the Kaites has its first 10 reviews! I’m incredibly thankful for everyone who has read this book, and amazed with gratitude that so many have taken the time to leave reviews. As a token of my appreciation, CotK is on sale for just .99 this weekend. Starting today, get your copy here: amzn.to/2CcfCLp … Continue reading Child of the Kaites E-book Sale!
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!
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!
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
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
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)
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