Last weekend, I sold books at our local homeschool convention with my amazing Generation Rising team members. Here’s a quick recap and picture fest! While some of us set out decorations, arranged books, and fiddled with the tablecloth, Paul and Tanner rigged up our banner. It was my special job to cut tape for them. … More The Generation Rising Team Rides Again
Hey, y’all! Big doings coming up this weekend! 😀 The Generation Rising team and I are preparing to have another booth at the AFHE homeschool convention. Last year was a ton of fun, so we’re very excited to do it again! (We might get better pictures this time too…) 😉 Anna has been working on … More Convention Prep Time!
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
You know those pretty pictures you see online of people’s books posed with flowers or ice cream or Christmas lights? Those pretty “book aesthetic” pictures? I challenge you to take some of your own! Starting today, June 15th and running all the way to Saturday, June 23rd at midnight PST, I’m hosting a “booksthetic” photo … More Booksthetic Photo Contest!
I had planned this whole spoof of the Les Mis barricade song that went something like “this is the music of an author who is finished with red pen”, but I have a couple hours worth of bondage left. 😉 (Someone’s even holding up a piece of paper. It’s perfect!) My amazing editor, Kelsey, is … More Blog Tour, Anyone?
Sister: Have you seen [such and such] yet? Me: No, I haven’t seen much. I have six blog posts and two papers due. And that’s not an exaggeration. 😉 Fortunately it’s all pretty fun and easy, just time consuming. Did your ears perk up at the words “six blog posts”? In case you missed it, … More See You Next Week!