Plate Update: Princess Lessons, the FBI, and Celebrations

March was a fantastic start to this spring! (Although if you’re in a southern state like I am, it pretty much just launched in summer temperatures.) 😀 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate was overloaded with ice cream because of all the celebrations! (And it being one of the only … More Plate Update: Princess Lessons, the FBI, and Celebrations

A Storybook Birthday

I got older last week. I didn’t mean to; it just happened. There’s no controlling birthdays. They come suddenly with fire on candles and ice on cream. Dreadfully frightening. My birthday this year was pretty storybook in that it was charming and sweet and fun and also that it will enable me to write more … More A Storybook Birthday

Liebster Award Blog Tag

I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award Blog Tag by Victoria Lynn! Thank you, Victoria! I love your blog, and I love your book. 😉 The Liebster Award is an award passed around from blogger to blogger. The word Liebster is German, meaning sweet, kind, nice, dear, lovely, pleasant, valued, and endearing.  Victoria’s Questions of … More Liebster Award Blog Tag

Plate Update: Dessert, British Detectives, and Edits

February is the shortest month of the year, right? Well, this one felt very looooonnng and jam-packed! 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate was a pretty balanced diet. Not to mention that huge dish of dessert…  Beta-read and read for review: Emmeline (five stars!) Beyond the Horizon (four … More Plate Update: Dessert, British Detectives, and Edits

Draft One–Done!

I finished the first draft of “Kiera” last week. Saturday to be exact, so I had more time to write. It was also raining, so I was feeling extra creative. Armed with these advantages and one more ingredient–encouragement from my family and a friend who let me recite the whole plot to her–I finished. 😉 … More Draft One–Done!

Life in Pencil

I have this cute calendar that helps me keep my brain on straight. I tried the digital thing, and no sirree! I need paper. I use it to track everything I need to do (blog posts, dentist appointments, and other lovely, important things) as well as what I have accomplished because I need to be reminded … More Life in Pencil

Happy Year’s End!

Anno Domini Two-Thousand and Sixteen draws to a close, ladies and gentlemen! Time to look back on the blessings and happenings of this past year. In the blogging sphere… I launched this blog in June with this introductory post. Since then I have had the privilege of interviewing authors, reviewing books, and getting to interact with all … More Happy Year’s End!

Seeds of Story

The Christmas lights sparkle half on the tree and half off as the decorating begins this evening. Soon we will turn on Christmas carols and hang ornaments. We have a tradition where our parents give us a special ornament every year. I love reliving the memories of past years as I find a place on … More Seeds of Story