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

Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter One

Hey guys!  It's been a long time since I posted.  I decided to take some time to focus on querying literary agents for one of my novels, and I also was studying for the CSET (aka a very difficult test which one must pass in order to become a teacher).  With all of this going … Continue reading Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter One

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 21

Find previous chapters here. "It isn't working, Maxwell!" Louise greeted her husband in the dining hall.  She swept past the too-thin servants and the great roast turkey cooling on a garnished silver platter to join the king at the head of the table.  "The bounty hunters aren't finding him." Max shoved a turkey leg into his mouth … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 21

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 8

Find previous chapters here. ______________________________________             Trevor the sage did not often receive visitors to his cottage near the border of Clachan and Poldar.  When knocking on his door besieged his peaceful reading, he muttered to his old grey dog, “I wonder who that is?” The dog raised an eyelid, blinked, and fell back asleep. … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 8

The Kangraffs’ Curse, Chapter 6

Find previous chapters here. ______________________________________             Will fought.  He fought the branches of the tree that wrapped around him like vines.  He fought with everything he had.  And he cursed the foolishness of the girl for dragging him to Clachan and his eminent death. If only he could reach the dagger the king of Ferngold … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse, Chapter 6

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 4

Look for new posts on Mondays and Fridays.  Find Chapter 1 here, Chapter 2 here, and Chapter 3 here. ___________________________________             Sara’s worn soles slapped against the worn stone as she ran.  Words flew in her head: “Telling Tree frozen—air of Poldar—find Annette.”  Such horrible things were announced in the castle Great Room, such evil … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 4

The Kangraffs’ Curse, Chapter 1

Almost two years ago, I wrote a fairy tale called The Weavers' Blessing, posting it here as I wrote it over the space of about two months.  It can now be bought on Amazon, for those of you who are interested (and if you're not interested, it can still be bought there). At long last, I … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse, Chapter 1

Dreams Come True

As long as I can remember, being an author has been my dream job.  Most little girls want to be an actress or a ballerina or something of the sort; I wanted to be an author.  As this blog illustrates, that dream has lived on and gotten stronger. And so, today, it is with greatest … Continue reading Dreams Come True