Today after making Paleo avocado toast for breakfast ( ❤ ❤ ) and rereading Kate’s Capitol during slow spots, I got together with my oldest sister Perry Elisabeth, my brother Paul, and my sister Anna to make a live Q & A video. It was all about our lives as authors and siblings, snacks, and … More A Day in My Life As An Author…
“A Green Ember story set during Heather and Picket’s arrival at Cloud Mountain, The Last Archer follows the journey of Jo Shanks. Jo is a gifted archer with a burden on his back and a fire within. Eager to see the Longtreaders receive justice, he travels from his Halfwind Citadel home to a Cloud Mountain … More Book Review: The Last Archer
This is not an official posting day for me, but I thought I’d just pop in and tell y’all who won the Kiera giveaway! Using the randomizer thing on the Rafflecopter widget, I drew a winner and all of this lovely stuff goes to… Brianna! (View on the widget) Congratulations, Brianna! Your treasure package will … More Kiera Giveaway Winner!
Hello, I’m tired, who are you? Last night after a long week and weekend of being an author and a social and a busy, I turned into a tired. Grabbing the next library book on my stack, I opened it up. This library book is no ordinary one–it has the most gorgeousest cover ever and … More Just What This Reader Ordered
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