Plate Update: Edward Bear, Beta-Readers, and Arrows

For some reason, for the last few weeks of May I never knew what day it was. Quite the confusingly busy month, but several amazing things have happened! It doesn’t feel quite fair to do the last month’s update on it’s very last day, but that’s just how the blogging schedule worked out. 😛 Here’s … More Plate Update: Edward Bear, Beta-Readers, and Arrows

Plate Update: “Camping”, Em Dashes, and Castles

April was a whirlwind! Is it really over already? Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate was a delightful mixture of Easter ham and Camp NaNoWriMo snacks. 😉 Beta-read and read for review: Shadows of the Hersweald (five stars) Lydia Howe’s current WIP “Echoes” 😉 Martin Hospitality (five stars and … More Plate Update: “Camping”, Em Dashes, and Castles

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

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

Plate Update: Mansions, Grammar Rules, and Hashtags

I blinked and January is over! Moral of the story–never blink. 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. As far as full plates go, this one was an all you can eat buffet. 😉 Beta-read and read for review: Hartly Manor (five stars) Diamond (five stars) Shadows of the Hersweald (I cannot … More Plate Update: Mansions, Grammar Rules, and Hashtags

Plate Update: Christmas, Mysteries, and a Scary Climax

Wow! Happy New Year, everyone! I already did my year in review, so this Plate Update might feel a little repetitive; but we can’t leave December out, can we? 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. As far as full plates go, this one was stacked with yummy Christmas cookies complete with frosting and sprinkles. … More Plate Update: Christmas, Mysteries, and a Scary Climax

Plate Update: Dragons, Mexican Train, and 11k Words

Eek! It’s December already! Christmas is coming up very quickly and the New Year after that. Are you excited? I sure am! 😀 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. As far as full plates go, this past month was a seven course meal! Read for review: None But You (three stars) Seascape (three … More Plate Update: Dragons, Mexican Train, and 11k Words

Plate Update: The Queen, Letters, and Friendship

Can you believe it’s November already? Here’s a quick update of what I’ve accomplished from my very full plate/platter/mound/to-do list/schedule. 😉 Beta-read: An amazing fantasy manuscript by Jenelle Schmidt An adorable short story by Rebekah Jones A super sweet contemporary manuscript by Lydia Howe (I honestly cannot wait until all of these are published, and you … More Plate Update: The Queen, Letters, and Friendship

Plate Update: Fantasy, Fortune Cookies, and 84 Emails

This autumn (HAPPY AUTUMN, by the way!!!), I’m pretty sure my “plate” has become a Thanksgiving platter. Here’s an update on what I’ve been doing. This past month, I… Beta-read: Part of an early draft for an amaaaazing fantasy story. I can’t wait to finish it. 😉 Pleasure read: The Willoughbys (three stars) Ella Enchanted (four … More Plate Update: Fantasy, Fortune Cookies, and 84 Emails

Plate Update: Parties, Shakespeare, and Autumn

I manage to tackle some things on my ridiculously full plate then someone inevitably offers me seconds. Who cares when the “food” is so good? 😉 Here’s an update on what I’ve been doing. This past month, I… Beta-read: You’ll Be Like Faye by J.C. Buchanan (four stars) The Silent Blade by Jesseca Wheaton (four stars) Operation … More Plate Update: Parties, Shakespeare, and Autumn