This was me the last few days… Okay, a lot less evil and a little less tired looking, but you get the idea. I had come to a pretty bad standstill in my WIP (but I have a deadline) so I pulled out my polka-dotted notebook and set to work writing longhand. For some reason … More I Finished a Giraffe
Last week, I finally got to pick up my Camp NaNo story again and put in some more words. It’s been so much fun getting to know these characters better and move the story forward. Some big things (and some cute things) have been happening. 😀 Here’s an excerpt… (Context, during a loooong game of … More Writing, Reading, Loving Lately
Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway last week! It was so fun seeing your entries come in, and I hope you had fun doing them. 😀 (Also, if you asked a question on Goodreads, I’ve answered them all now, so you can check those out here.) I used Rafflecopter to pick a winner … More Announcing Giveaway Winners!
Happy National Booklovers Day, y’all! It’s our day to shine. 😀 😀 Abigail from Books, Life, and Christ always has the best tags, so I’m stealing this fantastic one from her. I especially love that it makes me look harder at the books I own and identify what’s unique about each of them. ❤ Be … More Do I Have That Book? Challenge
Greetings from Lady Shelly Addison Middleton, a.k.a. me. I found this cool “author pseudonym generator meme”, and the name sounded rather royal and slightly medievalish, so yeah… 😉 Behold… As the creative title of this post suggests, I have a giveaway for y’all!! 😀 In celebration of my new book The Night Archers, I’m giving … More The Night Archers GIVEAWAY
Summer is just flying! Which is a good thing considering how warm it gets where I live. 😉 I’ve been so busy that I absolutely missed updating you all on June, so I’m gonna do these “evil twins” together… 😉 Here’s an update on my full plate… Pleasure read: The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe … More Plate Update: Superheros, Jabberwocky, and Christmas Cookies
My friends are some of the funniest people I know. They’re probably not technically my friends, but they’re the people I hang out with a lot, run in the same circles, with, etc., so I feel like that counts. Anyways, they’re hilarious. They are constantly joking about things and add such ironic positivity to situations … More Strange Friends (An Essay)
Last weekend, I spent my third year with Generation Rising at the AFHE homeschool convention. There were a ton of amazing, hilarious, goofy, and downright does-my-brain-even-exist-now-I’m-so-tired conversations. We met with friends, new customers, and fans. Some of my favorite moments were when readers stopped by to tell us how much our books have impacted them. … More Thank You, Wow
Just for fun, here’s chapter two of The Night Archers. If you haven’t read chapter one yet, catch it here. Chapter Two: Problems Soft light filtered through the blankets that covered the sides of the dining table. Gavynn sat up, careful not to hit his head on the low ceiling of the blanket house and … More Convention Countdown (+Chapter Two)
It’s just 62 hours until the homeschool convention, and the last of my book stock came!! These are the very first copies I’ve seen of The Night Archers, and I love how they turned out. ❤ (Big hugs to my cover designer!) Just look at them! One book, two book, green book, blue book! I’m … More Convention Countdown: Pretty Book Stock!!!