Hi, y’all!! This is officially the last day of the tour, but don’t leave yet! I have just a few more special things to share with you. 😉 Today’s awesome bloggers Victoria Lynn spotlighted Kiera and had me share a short guest post. 😉 Abigail wrote a review and made me chortle aloud with the … More Kiera Blog Tour: Wrap-up!
Today is the day. The Day. Three years (+ a couple months) ago, I started a story. A story about a girl, a draft, a pastor, and some really fascinating side characters. That story grew by sideplots, wordcount, a through-line, and a message. There were snacks… Some sophisticated planning… XD Two sessions of Camp NaNoWriMo … More Kiera Release Day!!!
Hello, everyone! Today is not Friday. It is Thursday. (That was just as reminder for myself, because I’ve been having trouble remembering what day it is. 😛 ) Do you know what this means? Today is the 21st of June, the first day of summer! Happy Summer! Have a popsicle!! This is the fourth day … More Kiera Blog Tour: The Characters Recommend…
Welcome to day three of the blog tour! It’s been so much fun celebrating with you all. 😉 Today I want to share with you some of the songs that have encouraged or inspired me during the making of this book. 😉 Kiera’s “sparrow song” is real, and it’s been so important … More Kiera Blog Tour: The Sparrow Song + Others
My book Kiera is hard to categorize. Its setting falls somewhere between contemporary and dystopian, and so far, there’s not a genre for that. 😉 I chose to set it one generation in the future with more political and cultural persecution of Christians than happens in the United States right now. This presented some unique … More Kiera Blog Tour: Writing the Future
Hello, all! Cool thing today. 😉 Introduction to the blog tour This is a blog tour to celebrate and introduce my novel Kiera. It’s releasing this Friday the 22nd, and I’m so excited! I can’t wait to share it with you! Every day of the blog tour, I’ll be linking out to the lovely hosts … More Kiera Blog Tour: Introductions First
Just popping in to say…MY PROOF COPY CAME yesterday!!! The book. ❤ I’m so pleased with how the back cover turned out! Perry Elisabeth did an amazing job!! I’m really happy two of my favorite characters were able to be included. 😉 A sneak peek of the inside… I’m especially happy with how the formatting … More The Proof Is in the Copy
You know those pretty pictures you see online of people’s books posed with flowers or ice cream or Christmas lights? Those pretty “book aesthetic” pictures? I challenge you to take some of your own! Starting today, June 15th and running all the way to Saturday, June 23rd at midnight PST, I’m hosting a “booksthetic” photo … More Booksthetic Photo Contest!
Today I am privileged to review a new short story by Amanda Tero. 😉 “Leviathan took the life of Anath’s father. Anath has spent three years preparing for the voyage that will end the threat of Leviathan. Yet as the Valor launches into the depths of the Mediterranean, an inward quest also begins, taking Anath … More Short Story Review: Quest for Leviathan
It’s that time of year again! Earlier this month, some of my siblings and I signed up for our library’s summer reading program. (Half of them have already reached their goals. XD) I had so much fun helping my sisters pick out what to read! I passed out index cards and recommendations, and we spent … More My Summer Reading