1. It’s a quadruplet. This novella is one of four originally published in the limited edition anthology A Very Bookish Christmas last year. (Thanks so much to Sarah Holman for coordinating this! ❤ This book exists because of you.) 2. It’s loosely inspired by a classic. The pen pal relationship, Jessie’s aspiring writer-ness, and their … More 10 Random Facts About Sincerely, Jem
“Cousin Beth and Izzy bring Christmas to Emily’s apartment even though it’s August and over 100 degrees! Brent has disappeared and Emily hasn’t been able to reach him by phone for several weeks. She guesses he’s off on an assignment and can’t make contact for safety reasons… or can he? This short story takes place … More Short Story Review: Right Number
“Can they save Christmas for a town? Kate and the team couldn’t be spending the holiday season in a more picturesque town. They are in Franklin, Tennessee to find the person setting off bombs at random. Or could it be that the explosions aren’t as random as it appears? Can the team stop the bomber … More Book Review: Kate’s Christmas
My characters mean a lot to me. I love creating them and I love sharing them with you all. 😉 Just for fun, I decided to “write” Christmas cards to my characters. 😉 Most of them are from published stories, except the last one… Enjoy! Dear Kiera, Merry Christmas to you and yours! I hope … More Christmas Cards for My Characters
Hello, and how is your month going, aaaaaand I’m literally blanking on a good introduction to this blog post. 😉 #honesttogoodnesstruth Basically, I thought it would be fun to share another chapter of my new novella Sincerely, Jem. (If you haven’t read chapter one yet, catch it here.) Chapter Two: Between the Tree and the … More A Stray Chapter for You
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)
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!
With several emails and immensely helpful comments from beta-readers, feverishly scribbled Post-it notes, and a bullet list in my notebook of possible changes, I worked on “Sincerely, Jem” today and moved it several steps farther. 😉 Just for fun, here’s another excerpt… The only problem with sharing a room with her sisters, Jessie decided, was … More Thinking of Christmas…
Today’s the day I get to tell you all what I’ve been working on! *sets off cannon in celebration* That glowy, gorgeous cover (designed by Jessica Greyson!) belongs to A Very Bookish Christmas, an anthology of novellas written by Sarah Holman, J. Grace Pennington, Rebekah Jones, and yours truly. 😀 (I’m so grateful to be … More Announcing…