Remember that fantasy book I got to help reveal the cover for? It’s out now!! 😍 😍 And there are more details, including this cool collage. *curiosity intensifies* I am really curious about the setting now. Fantasy elements + pseudo urban setting = coolness. XD There are also some beautiful collages for individual characters… Just … More New Fantasy Book!
November was a very unusual but very fun month full of celebration and beautiful rain. Last month’s full plate included some snacks with my nephews. 😀 Here’s an update on my full plate… Pleasure read: Remarkables (five stars) Supertruck (five stars), Noodle Man (four stars), and Baby Cakes (five stars) as read-alouds Hair Love (five stars) … More Plate Update: Fanfiction, Nephews, and Painting
I just ate an ice cream sandwich in December, yes. But I put crushed peppermint on it, so I think it counts as Christmas food, right? Speaking of Christmas food, there have already been a few rounds of hot chocolate and some cookies for our nightly celebration of Advent. Advent is my favorite part of … More O, Christmas Tree!
Somewhere between turkey and Black Friday sales, A Very Bookish Christmas released! ❤ I’m so excited to be sharing this anthology with some of my favorite authors, and I can’t wait for you all to read it. ❤ (I think I’ve said all that before, but it’s true. XD) Buy on Amazon Add on Goodreads … More A Very Bookish Christmas Is Out!!! (+free chapter)
I’ve fallen down on the job of keeping track of one of my favorite authors, apparently. When Hope Ann announced her upcoming book Dust to Flame, I was surprised and delighted. 😉 Today I get to share the (gorgeous) cover with y’all! I’m really fan of the fonts. They look as if they’ve been intricately … More Dust to Flame Cover Reveal!
Okay, so it’s Black Friday again. *sucks in breath* Remember that sale last year with 150+ indie books available? It’s happening again with 280 or so books in it this time. 😮 😍 I browsed through the titles today, and it was so exciting to see so many of my favorites on sale for $0.99 … More Oops, Books Are on Sale
Last Thursday, we hurried inside the church building, running a little late and more than a little in danger of getting wet from the rain that poured down. I love rain so much. Thunderstorms as wild and loud as a fireworks show… sheets of rain blowing sideways like unsteady toddlers… drizzles of rain too weak … More Baby in a Raincoat
Welcome to Kate’s Curation of Lovely Things, the part of the show where Kate comes out and curates lovely things. Or in English, she shares with you some things she’s been loving lately. 😉 My fantastic nephews were over a lot last week, and we took them to the library to bring home approximately a … More A Few Lovely Things
Not to freak anyone out or anything, but it’s 39 days until Christmas. Isn’t that awesome?!! And I *think* my crazy Southwest weather might finally be turning the corner into coldness. 😉 It’s also only 13 days until A Very Bookish Christmas (a.k.a. the first anthology I’ve ever been published in, and I love the … More A Very Bookish Christmas UPDATE!
Words are happening!!! Last week I added 4k, give or take, new words to my current story. I’m a NaNoRebel, and there were some snacks. XD My disastrous christening was perfectly disastrous, and I surprised myself with some new details and character developments I wasn’t expecting. The dog in it is slowly morphing to have … More More Words!