My characters mean a lot to me. I love creating them and I love sharing them with you all. 😉 Just for fun, I decided to “write” Christmas cards to my characters. 😉 Most of them are from published stories, except the last one… Enjoy! Dear Kiera, Merry Christmas to you and yours! I hope … More Christmas Cards for My Characters
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!
Greetings from Lady Shelly Addison Middleton, a.k.a. me. I found this cool “author pseudonym generator meme”, and the name sounded rather royal and slightly medievalish, so yeah… 😉 Behold… As the creative title of this post suggests, I have a giveaway for y’all!! 😀 In celebration of my new book The Night Archers, I’m giving … More The Night Archers GIVEAWAY
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)
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)