Galley for My First Hardcover!

Everyone has dreams for their life, or I hope you do at least. Goals or wonderful things you'd like to happen. Dreams are a good thing. For me, being an author has always been the dream. But now that I am one, I'm finding that there are small things within that dream. To start it was... Continue Reading →

Author @ Boas & Tiaras 2022

I will be one of the attending authors for Fresh Fiction's annual Boas & Tiaras reader event this year! This is a live event in Dallas and chance to come meet some awesome authors. I hope you can make it! REGISTER TO ATTEND Date: June 11, 2022Time: 12-3pm CTLocation: Lavendou Bistro Provençal, Dallas Texas

April 2022 Writing Retreat!

I just got back from a writing retreat with two awesome author friends--Cathy Maxwell and Leslie Grace--and my writing tank is all full again. It's funny, because you'd think that going off to work almost nonstop for several days would be draining. For me, though, it's a different kind of work. It's fun. I get... Continue Reading →

Halloween Monsters: Ghosts

I am on a fact finding mission focused on the history of traditional Halloween “monsters” and the evolution in folklore, literature, and pop culture. Today, let’s take a look at GHOSTS! A ghost is defined as an apparition of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest to the living. The general... Continue Reading →

Halloween Monsters: Witches

I am on a fact finding mission focused on the history of traditional Halloween "monsters" and the evolution in folklore, literature, and pop culture. Today, let’s take a look at WITCHES! The origin of witches in historical context is unknown. One of the first references is found in the Bible--1st Samuel referring to the Witch... Continue Reading →

Make Your Dreams Come True Day

January 13 is #MakeYourDreamsComeTrueDay! Unlike in movies, your dreams won't happen by just wishing on a star and singing a song. Get out there and make them happen! Not sure where to start? You could try... Researching the topic. Talking to someone who inspires you. Writing down a plan. Giving yourself a deadline. Signing up... Continue Reading →

Publishing Routes | Pros & Cons

As a hybrid author, I get asked a lot about self-publishing vs. traditional publishing. I absolutely LOVE both. I have LOVED every single editor and publisher I've worked with so far, both self-pub'd and traditionally pub'd. I've been lucky, I think, that I haven't really had a bad experience with either (because I've heard stories).... Continue Reading →

100 Things to Do at Home

With quarantines quickly becoming a new normal for the moment, I think we can all agree most people aren't used to being stuck at home for long periods of time. Suddenly being contained in one place can be tough to weather. As a writer who works from home, a well as a natural introvert who... Continue Reading →

#MLKDAY – A Day of Service

Today, Jan. 20, 2020, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day - a federal holiday that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." ~Martin Luther King, Jr. King was the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil... Continue Reading →

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