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Author Archives: J.L. Mbewe

Guest Post: World of Aletheia

Happy Wednesday! We are in the middle of mountains of boxes and paperwork and the BIG move. So naturally, Ralene Burke, one of my close friends and fellow writer (who may or may not have talked me off a cliff a time or two) would have a book releasing. Ha! I feel so bad to … Continue reading »

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Cover Reveal: Romanov

Happy Wednesday! Today, I’m excited to help Nadine Brandes reveal the cover of her upcoming novel, Romanov. The story sounds pretty epic, and yes, it is a young adult historical fantasy retelling of Anastasia. But I’ll the blurb tell you more. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia … Continue reading »

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We are moving!

Life likes to put a wrench into things, but sometimes it is for the better. My husband accepted a job in San Antonio, and we will be moving at the end of September. So now my days are filled with boxes and paperwork alongside my day job, keeping up with the kids’ school stuff, and … Continue reading »

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Cover Reveal: Armor of Aletheia

Happy Monday! Today the kids start school, and I will be diving into another year as a PPCD teacher’s aide. Meanwhile, the writing stuff has been put on hold for this transition. Give me a week or so, and I shall be back at it. I don’t do changes well. So I tend to be … Continue reading »

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Spotlight: Book Pourri

Happy Monday! I love homemade items and supporting others in their creative endeavors. So when a good friend, a fellow writer and book nerd began making book-inspired perfume oils, I had to share these with you guys. I am so excited for her. She sent me a few samples. And they arrived by Owl Post, … Continue reading »

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Cover Reveal: Black Blood

Happy Tuesday! Today, I am excited to be part of S. D. Grimm’s cover reveal of the third and final installment of her Children of the Blood Moon trilogy. So without further ado: So what do you think? All I gotta say is: PEGASUS!!!!! 😮 Although, you’ll have to wait until January 2019, but it … Continue reading »

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Plot Twists in Real Life

Plot twists in real life can suck, but they sure make a good story, don’t they? Even in fiction. Sometimes the road we must walk is not the path we would have chosen. A steep curve, a broken bridge, muddy ditches, an edge of a cliff. It doesn’t matter what makes us face those points … Continue reading »

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Worldbuilding: Victorian Life

Happy Wednesday fellow adventurers! The days are flying past me as life barrels toward an inevitable train-wreck. I’m doing my best to prepare for the collision, but we never can, can we? 19 days people!! I’ll be back at work, returning to my 5am wake-up call, and doing my best to juggle what I cannot. … Continue reading »

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Buried Lives

Life has a way of burying us. Layers of dirt and grime, fear and hurt, disappointment and lies, silencing our voices and confining ourselves to a box until we forget who we are. If we aren’t careful, those layers will eventually kill us. Because when life buries us alive and silences our voices, we self-destruct. … Continue reading »

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Book Review: The Story Peddler

Happy Monday! This past month we’ve been reading The Story Peddler by Lindsay A. Franklin in Spec Haven, our Facebook group for lovers of speculative fiction. There is a special nugget of wisdom hidden within these pages that really spoke to me that I will share later this month. But for now, the story. THE STORY PEDDLER … Continue reading »

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