So, this happened… 😉 I reached my Camp NaNoWriMo goal AND finished the second draft of “Kiera” today! ❤ Thanking the Lord for the oomph to do it and some encouraging fellow writers. 😉 Here’s a short excerpt. Kiera is Skyping her older brother when Jade decides to join in. 😉 “How are you doing?” … More Draft Two, Done!
Dun, dun, da!! Time for a book haul post! 😀 This lovely stack includes books I’ve bought and books I received for my birthday last month. So much gorgeousness!! The Aggie’s Inheritance series is one of my all-time favorites, and I’ve been wanting to own it paperback for a while. I knew I had birthday … More Spring Book Haul!
“Summertime is all fun and games …and spycraft. When Jaimie and her brother discover a hollow place in a half-dead tree, she and her friends decide it’s the perfect dead drop for their amateur spy-ring. As time goes on, the messages Jaimie receives become harder to decipher. Is one of her friends a real spy? … More Short Story Review: Dead Drop
Wow, this looks like an awesome tag. Thanks so much, Victoria Lynn, for tagging me! Rules Post the tag photo in the body of your post and copy your post name from mine. Tag at least three friends who you know enjoy being authentic and real, or their blog seems to have that message. Answer … More The Aesthetic Tag
I read Dreamlander because my sister Perry said it was something I might like. I picked up Heartless to decide once and for all what kind of book it was, thanks to a Goodreads controversy. 😉 I read Wings of a Dream (twice) because The Awesome Mikayla sent it to me for Christmas. 😀 I … More I Find the Books Because of You
“Jake’s grandfather, Billy, hears the talk of birds, is eighty-eight years old, and is going to live forever. Even when Billy gets sick, Jake knows that everything will go on as always. But there’s one thing Billy wants: to rebuild the sod house where he grew up. Can Jake give him this one special thing? … More Book Review: Kindred Souls
Hello mailbox, my old friend. I’ve come to check you once again. The email said my books were coming, but to the questions I’m succumbing… I ordered books last week. 😀 😀 Christian Book Distributors was having a big sale, so I picked up a book I’ve been wanting to read for a while and two … More Anticipation
Do you hear me screaming happily all the way from here??!! I mean, if you live all the way in Antarctica and you can hear me, either I’m really loud or penguins are really quiet. #deepthoughts Back to why I was screaming… Today I get to share the cover of Hope Ann’s upcoming book, The … More The Stealthmaster’s Shadow Cover Reveal!
“It’s the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar’s father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They’re just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on … More Book Review: Summerlost
After some setbacks last week, I started on my Camp NaNoWriMo goal today. Better late than never, right? 😉 I had a very successful editing streak last month (12 1/2 chapters!!) which brought me to the last quarter of “Kiera” draft two. I have a love/hate relationship with this spot in the story. I shifted this … More Camp NaNoWriMo Update