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Bookish News

Happy Thanksgiving, if you’re celebrating this week’s holiday here in the U.S.A. I am happy to report this round of book three’s revisions are complete and the manuscript is off to get its first outside feedback. *Gulp* It’s always a time filled with anticipation mixed with excitement and dread. Ha! But to keep my mind … Continue reading »

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Realm Makers & Beyond!

Hey you guys! How is your summer going? Well, mine will be over with in eight days. I’m trying not to hyperventilate, so we won’t talk about that. If you’ve followed me via Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know that my family and I have just returned from an epic adventure. Two weeks worth of sight-seeing … Continue reading »

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Let’s Party!

Greetings fellow adventurers! I will be taking a break from my writing this Thursday to participate in a fun-filled Facebook Party with fellow speculative authors: Ralene Burke, Amy Brock McNew, and Desiree Williams. The evening promises plenty of prizes and bookish fun. Hope to see you there!

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Scarlet Moon: Meet Jayden

Greetings fellow adventurers! Have I got a new adventure for you! Scarlet Moon by S.D. Grimm. Doesn’t it look amazing? I invited Ms. Grimm to join us today and share about one of the main characters from her debut novel. And she has so graciously offered to giveaway one signed paperback copy! So stay tuned … Continue reading »

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The Best Redemption Story Silmaril

Before I hand this over to our esteemed host, I want to thank everyone who participated in the nomination process and for voting. We couldn’t do this without you. Again, THANK YOU! If you’ve seen the hint on the nomination post, you will have most likely guessed who will be giving away the 2016 Silmarillion … Continue reading »

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Voting Begins: Silmarillion Awards 2016

The time has come to vote for the first Silmarillion Awards for the best of the best in fantasy! The awards: Best Friend Silmaril Most Heart Wrenching Death Scene Silmaril Strangest Character Silmaril Most Nefarious Villain Silmaril Best Redemption Story Silmaril Riddling and Poetry Silmaril Best Fantasy Mount Silmaril Most Epic Hero Silmaril Wisest Counsellor … Continue reading »

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Nominations are open!

************ Nominations are now closed!************* Thank you all for participating! *** Welcome to the first ever Silmarillion Awards! The Silmarillion Awards have been created by DJ Edwardson and Jenelle Schmidt as a way to honor J.R.R. Tolkien as the Father of Modern Fantasy, open up a discussion about some of our other favorite fantasy works, … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon!

Greetings fellow adventurers! Something grand is coming. A celebration of special magnificence for fantasy lovers everywhere. A time to recognize the best of the best of heroes and riddles, of poetry and death. Of beloved friendships and counselors, and nefarious villains. Of trusted mounts and extraordinary weapons. It is why we read these stories, no? Along with … Continue reading »

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#BookChallenge & Blog Tour

Happy Monday! Funny thing with Mondays. I was all gung-ho for this week last night. Now I am dragging myself out of bed and working on my second dose of caffeine. I might regret this later. But no matter what, I must push through and tackle this to-do list. Darkened Hope will be here before … Continue reading »

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Darkened Hope: Sneak Peek

Happy Wednesday! As I have been polishing and preparing Darkened Hope for publication, I am reminded of the movies and stories that have inspired me or certain scenes in my stories. In Darkened Hope, Ayianna and her companions come across a place that looks quite similar to this. What do you think is going on here or … Continue reading »

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