In Book News…

I spent the day at my sister’s house, hanging out with her and her boys and working with her on the final version of my book cover. It’s gonna look so great, y’all! I can’t wait to share it with you. 😉 *counts days on calendar* Also, today–HUGE MILESTONE–I actually wrote a good back cover … More In Book News…

Busy Day, Good Day

Raise your hand if you almost entirely forgot to blog today! Just me? XD What have I been doing instead? Reading… Beta-reader comments, emails, reviews, etc. This is one of my favorite things about the publishing process, and I’ve been blessed with a pretty cool crew. 😉 I’ve been working on it almost all day, … More Busy Day, Good Day

Plate Update: Rereads, Strawberries, and Drafts

So, if April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims, of course. (That’s my favorite joke. I just had to share it. Also, if you’re into that sort of thing, Happy Star Wars Day!) Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Word of Mouse (three stars) … More Plate Update: Rereads, Strawberries, and Drafts

Draft Two, Done!

So, this happened… 😉 I reached my Camp NaNoWriMo goal AND finished the second draft of “Kiera” today! ❤ Thanking the Lord for the oomph to do it and some encouraging fellow writers. 😉 Here’s a short excerpt. Kiera is Skyping her older brother when Jade decides to join in. 😉 “How are you doing?” … More Draft Two, Done!

Camp NaNoWriMo Update

After some setbacks last week, I started on my Camp NaNoWriMo goal today. Better late than never, right? 😉 I had a very successful editing streak last month (12 1/2 chapters!!) which brought me to the last quarter of “Kiera” draft two. I have a love/hate relationship with this spot in the story. I shifted this … More Camp NaNoWriMo Update

Plate Update: New Books, Nanaimo Bars, and Progress

March is over, spring has sprung, Christ is risen, and… hello. 😉 Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Three Little Words (four stars) Summerlost (four stars) Kindred Souls (five stars) Dead Drop (aloud to siblings, five stars) The Little Prince (five stars) Wings of a Dream (five stars, again) … More Plate Update: New Books, Nanaimo Bars, and Progress

Plate Update: Bookstores, Accents, and Five Chapters

February seemed like a very long month this time around, and it’s not even a leap year. 😉 (Also, can we talk about how weirdly it’s spelled?) My plate wasn’t super varied, but it was quite FULL! Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Slug Days (four stars) Muppet Sherlock Holmes … More Plate Update: Bookstores, Accents, and Five Chapters

Revising Day!

Hello, all! In this busy time of trying to balance school and life and blogging and stories, I’ve missed out on my revising time for a couple weeks now. Today I decided to take a snow day and work on my novel “Kiera”. 😉 I asked God last night if He would help that work … More Revising Day!

Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming

Thank you, Lord, for November. It truly was a beautiful month. This month’s full plate was stacked high with Thanksgiving food! I even made extra-special-but-not-so-traditional cheesecake for part of our celebration. So yummy. 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. 😉 Read for review: Suit and Suitability (four stars) Christmas Eve at … More Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming