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
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