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)
Today I… Did some final, minor edits on “The Night Archers”. Gawked over the full spread of my cover. Learned some formatting tips and tricks from my sister Perry Elisabeth over the phone. (Dropcaps are so cool! So is Perry.) Formatted. Almost bought an ice cream sandwich. Was saved by having no change on hand. … More A Phone Call with the Dropcap Ninja
It’s been a while since I’ve shared anything related to “The Night Archers”, so here’s an excerpt of what might be one of my favorite scenes. Gavynn and his archers are gearing up for action… (Insert obligatory this-is-not-the-final-draft warning here. 😀 ) A team of rebels rammed at the gates with a heavy log. Others … More The Night Archers Excerpt (+ Reviewers Needed!)
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
Guys, a thing happened. A shiny thing. 😀 Today I’m going to show you the AMAZING cover for “The Night Archers”!!!! But before I do, I just want to tell you… This has been a long journey. I had a lot of doubts about the story, a lot of roadblocks both emotionally and logistically, and … More A Shiny Thing!!! (A.K.A. Cover Reveal)
Sliding in late here… It’s been a very looong editing day, but I’m excited about how it went and very grateful for the progress I made. 😉 It did get a little crazy for a while there though. Here’s what I sent a group chat I’m part of. XD One of my friends suggested that … More When an Author Goes Crazy…
Camp NaNoWriMo day two is in the bag! 😀 I just hit halfway through chapter two of my story, and I’m still getting a feel for it. I plan for this mostly to be an epistolary (told through letters) story, but I have some setting up/character development to do before the letters happen. 😀 Right … More Half and Half
The super awesome Abigail Harder tagged me for this, and it looked like so much fun, I couldn’t resist. 😉 Thanks, Abigail! I hereby introduce you to… the Voted Most Likely Blogger tag! RULES Rule 1: The Doctor lies. Oops, sorry, that wasn’t it… Real Rule 1: Thank the lovely blogger who tagged you. (Thanks … More Voted Most Likely Blogger Tag
I knocked out four chapters of rewriting last week! Thanks to them being “easy” chapters, some really YUMMY chocolate, and God providing time and concentration. 😉 Today I emailed sent a preliminary email to my beta-readers, started work with my cover designer (SQUEEE!), and knocked out another chapter. Just two more to go! 😀 In … More And the Rewriting Continues!