I got batteries for Chanukah (eight nights x one gift per night = eight traditionally practical gifts), and it’s been so amazing. 😉 My Dana Alphasmart electronic typewriter is delightfully ancient and completely useless without batteries, so I’m super happy to have it back in comission. I’ve already writen 5,000 new words (distraction free!) on … More Batteries and a Book Club
A long time ago in 2016, some friends and I were commenting on a sci-fi looking outfit. “Woah, that looks like it’s from 2020 or something.” Seconds later, we all freaked out when we realized that sci-fi-sounding date was only four years away. And now 2020 is today. O.o. Start practicing writing it on papers … More 2019 in Review 😉
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!
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
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!!!
Guys, it’s only three(ish) days until the homeschool convention! Once again, this year I’ll be selling my books at our Generation Rising booth. There have been meetings, errand-runnings, and eagerly-waiting-for-book-stock-ings (I’m still waiting for some XD). (There are some pictures on Generation Rising’s Instagram and Facebook pages, FYI…) In honor of the convention coming up … More Convention Countdown! (+A Free Chapter)
Does anyone know what happened to May? I have my calendar here to prove that it happened, but still… 2019 is galloping by. XD Last month’s plate was full of… more cake. I love this baking thing. 😀 (Oh, and this series is actually named after the idea of a “full plate” being all the … More Plate Update: Spies, Welsh, and Buddy Reads
December. A month of Advent candles and coldness and anticipation and family gatherings. ❤ December’s full plate was an…erm…stocking FULL of candy. 😀 Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. Pleasure read: Ember Rising (five stars) Anomaly (five stars) The Father Christmas Profession (four stars) Unshakable Hope (five stars) The Matchmakers of … More Plate Update: Christmas, Peppermint Bark, and Livestreams
Apparently blogging on schedule is not my thing during December. XD Sorry to leave you all in the lurch, though I have been having a great time celebrating and preparing for Christmas. ❤ My family and I are doing Advent again this year, and this time we’ve added watching Bible project theme videos to our … More A Christmas-y Update
November was so great. ❤ My state is finally observing autumn, which is quite lovely! November’s FULL plate was stacked high with Thanksgiving food and some Christmas treats that snuck their way in there somewhere. 😉 Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Kate’s Conundrum (five stars) Stanley in … More Plate Update: Buddies, Minibooks, and Paper Quilling