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Just for Fun

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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Spring Cleaning Writer Challenge

Happy Monday! It’s definitely time for some spring cleaning around here. So when DJ Edwardson tagged me in this Spring Cleaning Writer Tag Challenge, I thought it the perfect opportunity to let you all know how things are going here, especially regarding Curse Bound. 1. Dust bunnies and plot bunnies: Reorganize your writing goals or … Continue reading »

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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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